The Special Olympics Illinois Land of Lincoln Raffle is a large fundraiser. The raffle aims to raise funds for Special Olympics Illinois in its continuing effort to empower individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society. In addition to supporting Special Olympics Illinois, the raffle will be giving away over 150 prizes, of which the grand prize is a Winner’s choice of a Chevy Equinox, Chevy Silverado, Chevy Tahoe, or $50,000.
Receipts are delivered within 5 minutes after an order is processed to the email address provided at the time of entry. If you did not receive your email receipt, check your SPAM folder or add firstname.lastname@example.org as a trusted name in your address book.
Tickets are 1 for $30, 3 for $60, or 8 for $120.
You may buy as many as you’d like.
Only 75,000 tickets will be sold. The chances of winning are based on that number. If fewer tickets are sold, the chances of winning the Grand prize and other prizes improve. There are 150 total prizes. Purchasing more than one ticket increases the chances of winning.
150 prizes are awarded including the grand prize, vehicles, vacations, and electronics.
There is one Early Bird Prize. This is meant to encourage people to purchase tickets sooner rather than later. If you purchase a ticket before an Early Bird Deadline you are included in the Early Bird Drawing, AND included in the Grand Prize Drawing. All tickets entered into the Early Bird Drawings, as well as Early Bird Drawing winners are included in the Grand Prize Drawing.
Individuals with intellectual disabilities served by Special Olympics Illinois, as well as the winners of the raffle drawings.
The raffle begins on August 23, 2021 and ends on November 5, 2021.
Winners will be notified by phone or email based on the contact information provided at the time of ticket purchase. The winning names will also be posted on this website shortly after the drawing.
Any person 18 years of age or older may purchase a ticket. Employees and members of the Board of Directors of Special Olympics Illinois, employees of their agents, consultants, attorney, independent accountant firm, their spouses and children living in the same household are excluded from participating and are not eligible to win a prize. All federal, state, local laws and regulations apply. The raffle is void where prohibited or restricted by law. An affidavit of eligibility, provided by Special Olympics Illinois, may be required from prize winners.
No. The IRS does not allow raffle tickets to be a tax-deductible contribution.
Yes. In addition, Special Olympics Illinois will withhold required federal taxes for all prizes over $5,000 in accordance with federal law and the organization will remit the balance of the cash prizes to the winner.
Yes. They may be viewed under the Rules and Regulations section of this web site.
Prize winners will be contacted according to the contact information provided at the time of ticket purchase. In addition to a list of winners posted on the Special Olympics Illinois raffle web site, a list of winners may be obtained from Special Olympics Illinois by an email to email@example.com, within one week of the Grand Prize Drawing date.
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