Win a Golden Ticket

To celebrate our 110th Anniversary we want give our supporters the chance to get their hands on a Golden Ticket.

Why? If you are one of the maximum 660 people who can get hold of a Golden Ticket, you have a 1 in 660 chance of winning our star prize - a 7 Night Stay in a beautiful Holiday Cottage in the Borrowdale Valley!

Take part in one of our Super Six

if you're one of the first 110 people to achieve one of our big goals, you will be the lucky owner of a Golden Ticket! 

Join our Lottery


Sponsor an Animal


Completed Coin Cards


Fundraising Challenge


Collection Tins


Write a Short Story




Be in the first 110 people in 2019 to Join our Lottery

By joining our lottery you are not only helping local animals in need, but you could win big too! For every £1 entry, Oak Tree receives 50p. Please consider joining today - it's a win win!

The first 110 new lottery players will receive a Golden Ticket! 

Join our Lottery

Be in the first 110 people in 2019 to Sponsor an Animal!

Several animals in our care will be with us for life and we need your help to support them for the remainder of their days. For just £1 a week you can sponsor one of our fabulous animals and receive regular updates and a welcome pack.

The first 110 new animals sponsors in 2019 will receive a Golden Ticket!

Find out more about Animal Sponsorship

Be in the first 110 people in 2019 to hand in a completed Coin Card

Just £12 can ...

  • Pay for a vaccination; buy an activity feeder; feed a dog for a week, power the heaters in a kennel block for a month; pay for a Community Worker to support an animal hoarding case; buy a tin of Babycat kitten milk to hand rear a litter of kittens; buy a week's arthritis medication for an elderly pony

The first 110 completed coin cards will receive a Golden Ticket!

Pick up a Coin Card at reception or call 01228 560082 and we'll pop one in the post for you!

Be in the first 110 people in 2019 to take on a Fundraising Challenge

This can be anything from ...

  • A bake sale; a Facebook birthday fundraiser; a sponsored walk; marathon running; sponsored silence; dryathlon - lots more ideas can be found in our Mini Fundraising Guide (please email or call 01228 560082 to get yours!)

The first 110 submitted plans for fundraising 2019 events will receive a Golden Ticket!

Be in the first 110 people in 2019 to find a new home for a Collection Tin

These cheeky orange chappies are looking for new homes throughout our region. Well trained, they sit quietly on your counter-top or in your workplace, ready to accept and tidy up any loose change that is causing clutter in your life.

The first 110 new collections points issued in 2019 will receive a Golden Ticket!

Pick up a cheeky orange chappy at reception! 

Put pen to paper in 2019 to write & submit a 500-word Short Story

Get your creative hat on and celebrate the special bond between animals and humans in just 500 words. There is no age restriction for entry and the stories will be judged within designated age categories. To get your Golden Ticket, we are not looking for the first 110 entries who submit a story but for the overall top 110 winners across all the categories.

Please either post your 500 words (along with illustrations if you would like to) to Oak Tree Animals' Charity, Oak Tree Farm, Wetheral Shields, Carlisle, CA4 8JA or email your entry to Please ensure you provide your full name, contact details and an indication of your age, when submitting your entry.

By entering the 500 Word Competition, you are giving Oak Tree permission to publish your story, along with your name. Please note, only the top 110 stories will be published and receive a Golden Ticket, but all entries will be read and appreciated! 

Please note the DEADLINE for submissions is October 1st 2019 


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