About us

By choosing the International Rescue Committee (IRC), you can give families a sense of home – no matter where they are. We have been responding to humanitarian emergencies around the world for more than 85 years and help people whose lives have been shattered by conflict and disaster survive, recover and regain control of their future.

Here are four key reasons to support the IRC.

  1. We go where we are needed.
    The IRC works in more than 40 countries and 26 U.S cities.
  2. Our programmes are impactful
    IRC teams provide clean water, shelter, health care education and empowerment support to refugees and displaced people.
  3. We give families a sense of home
    For so many refugee families, home no longer exists. Home may be far away for refugee and asylum – seeking families, but because of you, rescue is close by.
  4. We help people gain control of their future

Our lottery offers the opportunity to win weekly cash prizes as well as raising money to support the IRC respond to the world’s worst humanitarian crises.

Entry costs £1 a week and 42 prizes must be won every week, including our £500 first prize. All proceeds from our lottery will go on to fund the IRC’s vital work across more than 40 countries.

First prize


Second prize


Third prize: 40 winners of £5

All prizes guaranteed to be won every week!

£1 per play

Enter now!