When is the drawing?
The drawing will be live from Sparks Nissan on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 6 pm on KNOE TV8 and The Radio People stations.
What is the latest date I can purchase a ticket?
Tickets can be purchased until November 5, 2019 at 10:00 am.
What vehicles are being raffled off?
2019 Toyota 4Runner Limited and a 2019 Nissan Titan Pro 4X
Why should I buy a ticket?
Proceeds from this raffle benefit St. Francis’ neonatal, pediatric and critical care services. By purchasing your tickets you are investing in the future of our community and saving these precious lives.
What are the proceeds be used for?
Over the past two years proceeds from the car raffle combined with funds raised from our golf tournament and general donations throughout the year have been used for the following items: NICU: NicView Streaming Camera System and a transport isolette; Newborn Nursery: hearing screener, jaundice meter and warmette; Moms and Babies: Ultrasound; PICU: building a new 6 bed unit; Critical Care: constructing a helipad for our critically ill patients. This year funds will go toward the following: NICU: 66 vacuum and oxygen connections and a vapotherm for transport; newborn Nursery: 15 baby bassinets and 8 isolettes; PICU: 4 cribs; and to the construction of a new helipad.
How will I know if I win?
You will be contacted at the number provided by 8:00 pm on November 5, 2019.
Is my ticket tax-deductible?
The IRS has adopted the position that the $50 ticket price is not deductible as a charitable donation for Federal income tax purposes.
Can I purchase more than one ticket?
Yes, there is no limit on ticket purchases.
Where can I purchase tickets?
To purchase with a credit card, visit stfran.com or call 833-884-2277. To purchase with cash or check, visit the St. Francis Community Health Center (Admissions) on Tower Drive, Sparks Nissan, Van Trow Toyota, all locations of Ouachita Valley Federal Credit Union, the St. Francis Medical Center Gift Shop (Administration) Downtown, or in Ruston at the St. Francis Medical Office Building.
Do I need to be present to win?
No, winners need not be present to win.
Is there a minimum age to purchase a ticket?
Yes, you must be 18 years of age or older to purchase a ticket.
How soon will I receive a confirmation of my ticket purchase?
You will receive a confirmation email shortly after your ticket purchase.
Will I have to pay taxes if I win?
The IRS requires that taxes on prizes valued greater than $5,000 must be paid upon acceptance and before St. Francis Foundation may deliver the prize to the winner.