Tucson Medical Center Mega Raffle Enters Fourth Year
Tickets available to the public February 2016
TUCSON, ARIZ., February 19, 2016 (Newswire.com) - Tucson Medical Center (TMC) welcomes back its annual Mega Raffle with proceeds dedicated to enhancing programs and services that directly benefit patient care. The 2016 TMC Mega Raffle will once again give away more than 2,000 prizes totaling more than $2 million dollars. Tickets are available for purchase by the public beginning Friday, Feb. 19.
“The raffle is very important to TMC,” said Judy Rich, Tucson Medical Center president and CEO. “Last year’s raffle generated more than $1 million, allowing us to continue to advance our patient care programs for the people of southern Arizona.”
Tickets purchased by March 17 will be eligible to win the two Early Bird prizes. The first is a 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport plus an Italy adventure vacation for two and $16,000 cash. The second includes a vacation to majestic Scotland and 2016 Lexus NX plus $15,500 cash.
Each raffle ticket has a one in 20 chance of winning, including two amazing grand prize packages. This year’s first grand prize includes a 3,000-square-foot A.F. Sterling home located in Bear Canyon, or the winner can take the cash option of $600,000. The second grand prize is $150,000 cash. The raffle will also include 14 of the latest car models, 24 luxury vacation packages for two to some of the most beautiful cities in the world, the latest in electronics, jewelry and more.
“Every year we try to add something even more MEGA than the year before,” said Kathy Rice, executive director and spokesperson for the TMC Mega Raffle. “This year we added more prizes, more cash, more cars, more trips, along with more ways to win, introducing a 50/50 cash raffle for first time.”
The final cut-off for purchasing tickets is Thursday, April 7. Winners of the more than 2,000 prizes will be drawn on April 13.
“TMC touches the lives of so many families and individuals. Entering the Mega Raffle has become a fun way for people to connect with an organization they love,” added Rice.
Tickets are $100 each with a limited number of three-ticket packages available for $250. To purchase tickets or learn more, visit our website or call (800) 395-8805.
Important Raffle Dates
Friday, Feb. 19 – Raffle launches to the public
Thursday, March 17 — Early Bird ticket purchase cut off
Wednesday, March 23 — Early Bird prize drawing
Thursday, April 7 — Final ticket purchase cut off
Wednesday, April 13 — Final Drawing
Two top winners will be drawn on April 13, 2016 to receive:
Grand Prize #1: A luxury A.F. Sterling Home or $600,000 cash option
Grand Prize #2: $150,000 cash prize
Early Bird Prizes
Raffle participants who purchase their tickets by March 17, 2016, will be eligible to win an Early Bird prize:
Early Bird Prize #1:
2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport
Italy Adventure for two + $16,000 cash
Early Bird Prize #2:
2016 Lexus NX
Scotland Vacation for two + $15,500 cash
Early Bird winners will be drawn March 23, 2016.
About Tucson Medical Center Mega Raffle
Tucson Medical Center Mega Raffle is the first ever large-scale raffle focused in Southern Arizona. Net proceeds from the raffle will benefit Tucson Medical Center and its commitment to providing the highest standard of patient care to Southern Arizonans. Spring 2016 raffle participants have a one in 20 chance of winning one of the over 2,000 featured prizes. To learn more about the TMC Mega Raffle or to purchase tickets, visit our website or call (800) 395-8805.
About Tucson Medical Center
Tucson Medical Center’s mission is to deliver personalized, quality healthcare to patients and their families in an environment that is supportive, education-focused and compassionate. TMC is licensed for 629 adult, pediatric and behavioral health beds. The hospital serves more than 30,000 inpatients and 122,000 outpatients yearly and has several emphasis areas, including maternal and child health, cardiac care, hospice care, neuroscience, orthopedics, diagnostic services, behavioral health and senior services. TMC also created the region's first emergency department dedicated specifically for kids. For more information visit our website.
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