02/23/11 The Foundation of Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) is pleased to announce House Raffle 2011 will begin on Tuesday, March 1. This year marks the 20th Annual House Raffle, a fundraiser benefiting SJRMC’s Outreach Services programs and Women’s Care Center.
House Raffle offers will be available to purchase beginning Tuesday, March 1 at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, located at 5215 Holy Cross Parkway, Mishawaka, in the lobby. Offers are $150 each. Sale hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on weekdays only. Only 3,950 offers are sold and 42 House Raffle prizes are drawn, making the odds of winning one in 94.
On Monday, March 7, in celebration of House Raffle’s 20th Anniversary, twenty “Early Bird” prizes will be drawn from all paid entries received and recorded by Noon that day. The first place Early Bird prize is $2,011. There will be nineteen additional Early Bird winners, each receiving a $200 prize. All Early Bird winners are still eligible for the House Raffle drawing on May 6, 2011.
Built by Place Builders, specifically for House Raffle, this year’s grand prize house is located at 18195 Baldwin Drive in Bradford Shores at Knollwood. The 2,514 sq. ft. house is approximately valued at $375,000 and features a two-story great room with fireplace, specialty woodwork in the dining room, large kitchen with eat-in dinette area, 1st floor master suite with garden tub, 3 bedrooms on the second floor, 3-car garage, 2 ½ baths, 1st floor laundry, deck and a beautiful stone-accented exterior. There is also a spacious family/rec room on the lower level and a full bath. The alternative cash prize is $175,000.
Bradford Shores, an Adams Road Development community, is located southwest of the intersection of Adams and Ironwood Roads.
Second place winners can choose either a 2011 Ford Ranger or a 2011 Ford Fiesta, provided by Gurley-Leep Automotive Family. Second place alternative cash prize is $15,000. Forty cash prizes ranging from $5,000 to $175 will also be awarded.
Proceeds benefit SJRMC’s Outreach Services programs, which provide healthcare to medically underserved families and Women’s Care Center, serving new moms and their babies. House Raffle has made it possible for these organizations to return over $3.7 million in services to needy families, babies, and children throughout the community.
The House Raffle 2011 drawing will be held at 5:00 PM on Friday, May 6, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in the Lakeside Dining Hall, located on the lower level. Winners need not be present.
For more information on House Raffle 2011, please call (574) 245-4974 or visit www.sjmed.com.