The 2021 BIG Raffle

The BIG Raffle – Where Everyone Wins

Since 2011, parishes and schools of the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw have raised more than $700,000 through the Big Raffle.

The Foundation administers the St. John Neumann Catholic Education Endowment, which provides grant dollars to programs and initiatives in communities served by the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw.

In addition to the many programs supported, the BIG Raffle offers an annual opportunity to win major prizes.

Prizes

2021 Big Raffle Prizes* are:

  • Grand Prize: NEW Chevrolet Spark or $10,000
  • $5,000 Home Improvement Project.
  • Airfare for TWO to anywhere in the continental United States.
  • Apple iPad

* In the unlikely event that less than 10,000 tickets are sold, there will be one cash prize of $5,000 awarded.

2020 Participating Organizations

You can buy BIG Raffle Tickets for $5 a ticket from any of the following organizations:

All Saints Elementary School Sacred Heart – Gladwin
All Saints Middle/High School Sacred Heart Academy & Parish
Assumption of BVM Ss. Francis and Clare
Auburn Area Catholic Schools St. Agnes Parish
Ave Maria Parish St. Athanasius
Blessed Trinity Men’s Club St. Brigid of Kildare Parish
Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption St. Catherine of Siena
Christ the Good Shepherd St. Dominic Parish
Corpus Christi St. Elizabeth School
Holy Apostles Parish St. Frances Xavier Cabrini
Holy Family – Saginaw St. Francis of Assisi
Holy Family St. John Paul II
Holy Trinity Parish St. Joseph Men’s Club
Mary of the Immaculate Conception St. Joseph the Worker School
Nativity of the Lord Parish St. Mark
Nouvel Catholic Central Elementary St. Michael School
Nouvel Catholic Central High School St. Michael-Maple Grove
Our Lady of Consolata St. Peter Parish
Our Lady of Czestochowa Our Lady of Grace
Our Lady of Hope St. John Vianney-sell every other year
Our Lady of Peace

BIG RAFFLE 2020 Event

 

2020 BIG Raffle Winners Announced

 SAGINAW, MI [July 20, 2020] — The Catholic Community Foundation of Mid-Michigan drew the winners of its BIG Raffle during an event at the Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption via live stream on Monday, July 20. More than 16,000 BIG Raffle tickets were sold by 41 parishes and schools in communities across the diocese.

Since 2011, parishes and schools of the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw have raised nearly $700,000 through the BIG Raffle.

The Foundation administers the St. John Neumann Catholic Education Endowment, which has been provided almost $155,000 in grants to programs and initiatives in communities served by the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw since the fund was created in 2012.  Grants benefit communities in a variety of ways including vacation bible school and food pantry gardens.

“The Foundation coordinates the annual BIG Raffle event to help parishes and schools raise funds for programs that benefit many different kinds of ministries,” reflects Foundation President Mike Shabluk. The BIG Raffle is one way the Foundation helps people help others in need.

In addition to the many programs supported, the BIG Raffle offers an annual opportunity to win major prizes. The following is a list of the Big Raffle’s top prizes along with the 2020 winners:

  • Chevrolet Spark or $10,000 cash sponsored by McDonald Chevrolet:

Erica Patera, Mt. Pleasant, MI

  • $5,000 Home Improvement sponsored by Jolt Credit Union and R.C. Hendrick & Sons:

**Brenda Berdella, Saginaw, MI

  • Airfare for two to anywhere in the continental U.S. sponsored by Morley Companies, Inc.:

Barb Kehr, Saginaw, MI

  • Apple I-Pad sponsored by Looby Baumgarten PC:

Karen LaFreniere, Sebewaing, MI

  • Laptop Computer sponsored by Yeo and Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants:

Allan P. Nelson, Bay City, MI

 

** An error was caught following the Facebook Live Event in which the sold by name was read instead of the purchaser.

 

Top seller incentive winners:

Warren Mault (St. Brigid Parish, Midland), Sr. Kathy (Ss. Francis and Clare, Birch Run), M. Kennedy (Our Lady of Hope, Clare), Tom McCann (St. Brigid, Midland), Sarah Wright (St. Frances Cabrini), Juan Hinojosa ( St. Francis of Assisi), Nick Cooper ( St. Francis Cabrini), Ginny Sutter ( Our Lady of Consolata), Chris Allen ( Our Lady of Consolata), Marcia Kleinebreil ( St. Mary Cathedral)

 

Annually, the Catholic Community Foundation of Mid-Michigan (CCFMM), a nonprofit organization, distributes over one million dollars in support of ministries that are provided through the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw, its parishes, schools, agencies and partner organizations. The Foundation honors faithful giving by responsibly managing and distributing donor gifts in a manner reflective of the teachings of Jesus Christ.

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Thanks for making a difference in our communities today and tomorrow through the Catholic Community Foundation.

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