The FriendsLottery (VriendenLoterij) gives an extra bit of support to thousands of people with an illness, disability and social initiatives that can provide people with a day free from care, finance promising research or make a valuable contribution to society in another way.
At VriendenLoterij your ticket number is your mobile number supplemented with two letters (for example: 06-12345678-AA).
Results & key success factors
1998 – 2019: 969.1 million euros for health and welfare
FriendsLottery players can make their own choice which organisation they want to support. For each lottery ticket sold, at least 40% of the ticket price goes to the chosen organisation. About 3,200 clubs and associations take part in this, ranging from small associations with only a couple of tickets, to very big ones.
Figures for 2019 VriendenLoterij
|649,625 players||Revenue €123.7 million|
|811,515 tickets||To charities €61.8 million|
|1,230,775 prizes||1998-2019: €969.1 million to charities|
|55 charities and 3,266 clubs and associations||
donated in 2019
The FriendsLottery has a strong team of ambassadors who spread the word about the importance of the lottery and he good work of its beneficiaries.