FAIRFIELD, Calif., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Excitement filled the air February 28, 2011 as boys & girls from Children's Nurturing Project nonprofit in Fairfield, CA drew names of winners from the Raffle drum at the SF Bay Raffle Early Bird prize drawings. The Raffle is a collaborative charity fundraising campaign of the Grants For Good Foundation (GFGF). Lucky ticket buyers were awarded Visa gift cards ranging from $200 to $1,000 and up to $33,000 in cash. The grand prize was won by Roger Fortier of Phelan, CA. For a complete list of winners visit http://www.sfbayraffle.com/prizes.html. For program information visit us online at: www.sfbayraffle.com, facebook.sfbayraffle.com and twitter.sfbayraffle.com.
Jesse Razo, Raffle Manager says, "Congratulations and thank you to all the winners. We are very excited for these Early-Bird winners and especially the Visa card winners who get their gifts right away. The charities benefiting from the Raffle are grateful for the contributions to their programs. With many more drawings ahead, we encourage people to get involved and gain a 1-in-75 chance of winning more prizes while helping those most in need."
Debbi Davis, RN II, Executive Director of Children's Nurturing Project says, "We are very thankful for the Grants For Good Foundation and the SF Bay Raffle's support. We are already seeing proceeds come into our agency which is helping us to provide services to high-risk infants, children and families. Thank you, Grants for Good for helping CNP help children!"
The SF Bay Raffle offers the Grand Prize winner a $2.5 million total value dream home anywhere in the Bay Area and cash. Each ticket costs $150 and multiple ticket discounts are available. SF Bay Raffle also benefits the following additional Community Partners in California: Building Opportunities Through Self-Sufficiency (BOSS); California Parenting Institute; Drawbridge; Mission Graduates; San Francisco Adult Day Services Network; Self-Help For the Elderly; and West County Community Services.
About SF Bay Raffle and Grants For Good Foundation
The 2010 San Francisco Greater Bay Area Dream Home Raffle (SF Bay Raffle) is a charitable program of Grants For Good Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization formed in 2009. Money raised benefits vital programs of nine well-established but smaller charities throughout the Greater Bay Area benefiting at-risk youth, elderly and homeless. For more information: www.sfbayraffle.com and www.grantsforgood.org.
About Children's Nurturing Project
Children's Nurturing Project (CNP) is a 501c3 charity serving children and families in Solano County, California. CNP was founded in 2001 by several community-based professionals who saw that more work was needed in the community to support high risk infants, children, and their families. For more information : www.childrensnurturingproject.org.
Diane Castro, SF Bay Raffle Public Relations,
Young at Heart Communications, www.youngatheartcommunications.com
Ann Taylor, Fund Developer
Children's Nurturing Project, www.childrensnurturingproject.org
SOURCE SF Bay Raffle