Young Associates May 24, 2012 Tax & Law We held a fundraising raffle. Can I issue charitable donation receipts for raffle ticket purchases? Young Associates May 24, 2012 Tax & Law No.You can’t issue a charitable donation receipt for a lottery ticket or other chance to win a prize. Your supporters have purchased something from you – the chance to win. They have not made a donation.Here’s the citation from the CRA website.