The Mercyhealth Development Foundation is pleased to announce its Community Charity Ball Raffle to benefit the House of Mercy Homeless Center, 320 Lincoln St., Janesville.
Proceeds from the raffle and charity ball support the House of Mercy Homeless Center, a 25-bed facility in Janesville that provides homeless families with short-term emergency shelter and access to housing, placement and support. child care.
This year’s grand prize is $5,000 in cash donated by Mercyhealth MD-1. The second prize is a sum of $2,500 donated by Rohlik Financial Group. Third prize is a $1,500 Diamond Center gift certificate. Fourth prize is a $1,000 gift certificate from Pierce Home Furnishings. The fifth prize is a sum of $500 donated by E&D Water Works Inc.
Raffle tickets are $5 each, or five for $20, and can be purchased at Mercyhealth Hospital gift shops in Janesville and Rockford, the MercyCare Building in Janesville, online at Mercyhealthsytem.org/charityball and at of the Charity Ball event. Tickets will also be sold at the following community events: Nights on Festival on August 18, Milton Community Days on August 26, Janesville Farmers Market on August 27 and September 17, Music at the Marv on September 6 and Beloit Farmers Market on September 10 september.
The raffle winners will be drawn at the Charity Ball on Saturday, October 1 at The Celtic House, 1417 W. Airport Rd., Janesville. The elegant evening will begin at 5 p.m. with a social hour, appetizers and cocktails. It also includes a gourmet dinner, an impressive assortment of silent and live auction items, raffles and live music by the band Eddie Butts. The winners of the raffle will be announced at 9:30 p.m. You don’t have to be present to win.
Tickets for the Charity Ball are $125 per person. Places are by reservation only. Sponsorships and monetary donations, as well as items donated to silent auctions or live from the event, are greatly appreciated.
For more information on the raffle, or to reserve seats or donate an item to the Charity Ball, visit http://mercihealthsystem.org/charityball or contact Jackie Lee at (608) 741-2422 or [email protected]