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Great Gorilla Raffle 2013 winners drawn


The winners of the 2013 Great Gorilla Raffle were drawn this week at The Gorilla Organization's London office.

The winners of the 2013 Great Gorilla Raffle were drawn this week at The Gorilla Organization’s London office.

Over the course of the summer, thousands of tickets were sold to supporters across the UK and beyond, including several books of tickets sold at the pop-up store on Carnaby Street in central London.

Drawing the winners, Gorilla Organization fundraising officer Kym Dhudwar (right) said: “Thank you so much to everyone who took part in the Great Gorilla Raffle. We have had a fantastic response, with over £15,000 being raised for this year’s raffle.

“It is because of your support that we can continue our important work in central Africa of protecting the world’s last remaining gorillas from extinction. So, thank you again from all of us at the Gorilla Organization!”

The top prize is £1,000, with a second prize of £500 and a third prize of £100.

The lucky winners are:

First prize: Mr M Perkins from Chesterfield. Ticket number 044941

Second prize: Mrs M Skorupka from Harrogate. Ticket number 043325

Third prize: Mrs M Iddon from Cheshire. Ticket number 033362