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Prizes for a Christmas Raffle

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Snoozy Sat 24-Nov-18 15:43:35

I have just 7 days to buy about 20 prizes for a Christmas Raffle and I'm desperate for ideas! I have around £25 to spend on each prize, although if I can spend a little less on some, I can spend more on others. Ideally the prizes should be suitable for either sex and most of the winners will be 50+. I'd be really grateful for any suggestions- have you bought or received a present you were really pleased with?

Maybelle Sat 24-Nov-18 16:06:45

Basket of preserves and pickles for Christmas.

Voucher for afternoon tea

Mapleleaf Sat 24-Nov-18 16:47:39

garden voucher,
afternoon tea voucher
bottle of whisky, fizz, wines (red, white & rose)
jams & marmalade selection
fancy biscuits and teas with a nice tea cup & saucer
coffee selection and cafetière
or make up a mini food hamper of Christmas goodies
chocolates selection

Scribbles Sat 24-Nov-18 16:54:52

Book token
Mini-cheeseboard from one of the supermarkets

ninathenana Sat 24-Nov-18 17:01:01

Garden centre voucher
Pamper session (good for men too)

Oakleaf Sat 24-Nov-18 17:48:12

Bluetooth speaker
Smart speaker
DAB radio
Rechargeable torch
Reusable coffee cup/hydro flask
Travel laptop backpack

Lynne59 Sat 24-Nov-18 19:12:45

voucher for a massage
basket of fruit
hat, gloves, scarf set
gift voucher for a garden centre

Snoozy Sat 24-Nov-18 20:37:46

Wow, there are some good ideas there. Thank you everyone!

Teetime Sat 24-Nov-18 22:07:27

Room diffuseres
Gardeners hand cream unisex
Card games
Non alcoholic drinks
Lovely posh biscuits
Boxed panettone

Jalima1108 Sat 24-Nov-18 22:53:50

It all sounds much better than one or two raffle prizes I have won over the years!

Are they able to choose a prize or are they allocated Snoozy?
Some people may choose a bottle of spirits (there are some deals at the moment), others may not want alcohol.

We have some prizes from local supermarkets which were donated for a charity DH organises and they gave us, in the main, chocolates, varied but nicely presented in cellophane with a bow, a bottle of fizzy and chocolates in a gift bag, biscuits and other Christmas goodies etc.

Gift tokens always make a good prize eg for a local garden centre, local shops, hairdresser's or beauty salon or a hotel for afternoon tea.

mumofmadboys Sat 24-Nov-18 23:00:04

A Christmas pudding!

Jalima1108 Sat 24-Nov-18 23:11:45

and a cake!!

MawBroon Sat 24-Nov-18 23:13:33

You could go for costume jewellery such as gold rings then calling birds, French hens, turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree grin

Snoozy Sat 24-Nov-18 23:33:23

Unfortunately, the winners can't choose, they get a randomly allocated prize. That's why the prizes have to be suitable for all as far as possible. Alcohol and chocolates are generally welcome, as are store vouchers but they expect a few "gift" type prizes.