Igniting Healthcare spring 50/50 kicks off

The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation’s Igniting Healthcare spring 50/50 fundraiser is now underway.

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Launching last week, one lucky winner will take home the grand prize jackpot on May 3.

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Proceeds will go towards the highest priority needs at the hospital, allowing the foundation to continue to invest in equipment and facility upgrades.

“In our current healthcare landscape, the greatest needs and priorities of our hospital are always changing, which makes it so important for our foundation to remain responsive and adaptable in our commitment to meet these evolving needs,” foundation president and chief executive Christine Mitchell said in a release.

“Thanks to you, our community, these 50/50 campaigns have had such a profound impact on our hospital over the past five years, and we are so excited to kick off our first lottery of 2024 to see just how much of a difference we can make it together this year.”

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In addition to the grand prize jackpot, four early bird prizes will be awarded every Friday throughout the campaign, donated by local businesses:

• Chilly Moose Cooler (valued at $649.99), provided by Schinkels’ Gourmet Meats
• $1,000 prize, provided by Lambton Conveyor Ltd.
• $1,000 prize, provided by Chorley & Bisset Ltd.
• $1,000 prize, provided by the Glasshouse Nursery and Garden Center

Tickets can be purchased online at www.ignite5050.ca In-person ticket sales will also be available at the foundation office (9 Ursuline Ave., Chatham), Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

“We love this 50/50 because it gives us a chance to give back to some of the amazing people who support our foundation each year, and nothing makes us happier than surprising someone with a great big check,” Mitchell said.

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“And since we all rely on the services that our hospital provides, when you purchase a ticket for this fundraiser, we all end up winning. That’s what really matters.”

Community members are encouraged to follow the foundation (@ckhafoundation) on Facebook, Instagram and X for campaign updates.

Tickets can only be purchased by Ontario residents over 18 years of age.

The Igniting Healthcare 50/50 is licensed by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario and conducted in accordance with AGCO-approved rules that can be found on the lottery website at www.ignite5050.ca

For more information, visit www.ignite5050.ca or call the foundation office at 519-436-2538.

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