Winning Together – PMH Staff 50/50 Payroll Draw – FAQs

How much does a ticket cost?

You can purchase one ticket for $5, three tickets for $10 or ten tickets for $20.

How do I buy a ticket?

Fill out the Enrollment/Change form found on the BRHC Foundation web page at www.brhcfoundation.ca.

Look for the money-bag icon (as seen at right) PMH Staff 50/50 Payroll Drawand send it to the Brandon payroll office via lab truck, fax, email, inter-departmental mail, or in person.  This is NOT a fillable form – please print a copy, complete it, sign it, and send it! Enrollment/Change forms for the first draw on July 31 must be received by July 12 at noon.  Enrollment/Change forms for subsequent draws must be received two weeks prior to the draw to be entered in to the next draw.  The amount of $5, $10 or $20 will be taken off your paycheque, depending on what you select, Brandon Foundation 50/50 will be the deduction code on your pay statement.

Brandon Payroll Office – Fax# 1-204-578-4938  ~  Email – brpayroll@pmh-mb.ca  ~ Inter-dept. BRHC – N313.

The Brandon Payroll Office is located at the BRHC site – Nurses Residence building – Room 313 – forms can be dropped off after-hours in the drop box at this location.

Where can I find the Enrollment/Change form?

The Enrollment/Change forms are located on the BRHC foundation web page at www.brhcfoundation.ca. Look for the money-bag icon (as seen above). Paper copies are located at the BRHC Foundation office which is located on the main floor of the BRHC (or call 204-578-4227).

Do I have to fill out an Enrollment/Change form for every draw?

No.  Once you have filled out the Enrollment/Change form and sent it in, you are enrolled for every draw for the 2019/2020 LGCA license.  If you wish, you can submit the Enrollment/Change form again indicating you would like to cancel your enrollment or change your ticket choice for the PMH Staff 50/50 Payroll Draw.

How do I get my ticket(s)?

Your ticket(s) will be emailed to you on the Tuesday before each draw.  Please be sure to fill out the form very clearly so that you receive your ticket(s).  Your ticket(s) will be emailed from the third party provider, Funding Change.  An email address in mandatory for enrollment.

How is the winner picked?

The winner will be picked on the Wednesday following paydays, at 2:00pm.  The draw will take place in the Atrium of the Brandon Regional Health Centre, with the service provider Funding Change, using electronic randomization equipment, approved by Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority (LGCA) of Manitoba. 

How will I know if I won?

The winner will be contacted by email and/or telephone.  The winner’s name will also be printed in Prompt and listed on the BRHC Foundation website.

I work casual, am I still able to buy tickets?

Yes, you can fill out the Enrollment/Change form and submit it to the Brandon payroll office.  You will only be entered in the draws when you receive a paycheque.  If you have not worked a shift within a pay period, you will not have received earnings to have your ticket amount deducted, and will not be entered into that draw.

I live in Saskatchewan, but work in PMH why can I not buy a ticket?

According to the LGCA of Manitoba, you must be a resident of Manitoba to participate. 

I work for Shared Health am I able to participate in the draw? 

According to LGCA of Manitoba, you must be an employee of PMH to participate in the draw.

Do I have to sign up for a whole year at a time?

When you initially fill out and submit your Enrollment/Change form, you are enrolled for every draw in the 2019/2020 license.  However, you can opt out at any time.  To cancel your enrollment you need to fill out the Enrollment/Change form indicating you would like to cancel your 50/50 payroll draw deduction, and then send the form in to the Brandon payroll office two weeks prior to the draw date.

Can I change my ticket choice? 

You can change your ticket choice at any time.  You need to fill out the Enrollment/Change form indicating you would like to change your 50/50 payroll draw ticket choice, and then send it in to the Brandon payroll office two weeks prior to the draw date to be entered into the next draw.

Can I re-register if I cancel?

Yes, fill out the Enrollment/Change form and send it in to the Brandon payroll office two weeks prior to the draw to be entered into the next draw.

Can I sign up any time throughout the year?

Yes, fill out the Enrollment/Change form and send it in to the Brandon payroll office two weeks prior to the draw to be entered into the next draw.

Can I buy more than one ticket per draw?

Yes, you can purchase one ticket for $5, three tickets for $10 or ten tickets for $20.

Where do the proceeds of the draw go?

Half the proceeds goes to the winning PMH Staff member, the other half goes to the BRHC Foundation for the purchase of equipment to benefit patients requiring care at BRHC from all across PMH.

What is the BRHC Foundation?

The Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation is a non-profit, volunteer-drive charitable organization whose mission is “To raise funds to support healthcare needs in the regional community”. Their fundraising efforts benefit all who are served at the Brandon Regional Health Centre.  

Who is organizing the draw?

The BRHC Foundation is the organizer and LGCA license holder.  

When is the draw made?

The draw is made on the Wednesday following paydays, at 2:00pm.  The draw will take place in the Atrium of the BRHC. 

How will I know who won?

The winner’s name will be published in prompt and listed on the BRHC Foundation website.

If I win how do I receive my money?

You will receive your winnings by cheque.  Arrangements can be made with the Executive Director of the BRHC Foundation (phone: 204-578-4226) to pick your cheque up at BRHC, or have your cheque mailed to you.  Should a cheque not be cashed within six months from the draw date, the BRHC Foundation will add the unclaimed amount to the proceeds.

Do I receive a tax receipt at the end of the year?

No, just like purchasing any other 50/50 ticket, you will not receive a tax receipt.

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