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The 23rd Annual Miracle Drawing Kicks Off

The 23rd Annual Miracle Drawing Kicks Off

The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Foundation, in partnership with WKTV NewsChannel 2, The Observer-Dispatch and PJ Green, announce the start of the 23rd annual $100,000 Miracle Drawing to benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals at MVHS. One lucky person will win $100,000 in cash. Tickets go on sale Monday, May 6, 2019. 

For the past two decades, the $100,000 Miracle Drawing has helped create miracles for the children of our community and raised more than $5.2 million to benefit women’s and children’s services at MVHS.

A maximum of 4,300 tickets are available beginning Monday, May 6, 2019. The winner of the Miracle Drawing receives a $100,000 cash prize. Bonus prizes will also be given away. Tickets may be purchased for $100 by cash or check at one of our participating ticket locations.  

Participating ticket locations include; AmeriCU Credit Union locations, the MVHS Boonville Medical Office, Chanatry’s Hometown Market, Countryside Stove & Chimney, MVHS’ St. Luke’s, St. Elizabeth and Faxton Campuses, GPO Federal Credit Union locations, Jay-K Independent Lumber Corp., Remington Federal Credit Union and Special Metals Federal Credit Union.

Per guidelines from the New York State Gaming Commission prohibiting online sales of charitable raffles, tickets are not available online at this time. 

The drawing will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at 6 p.m. at the St. Luke’s Campus in New Hartford, New York.

Projects such as the $100,000 Miracle Drawing allow MVHS to make a difference in the lives of children and families by providing critical and life saving care, pediatric medical equipment and vital programs and services. Funds raised stay in our community, and help local children and their families.

Miracle Child Story – Blake, 4  

Blake spent time recovering at the Pediatric Unit at the St. Luke's Campus after having surgery. During his time there, Blake received care from our incredible staff, including our child life specialist, whose position is funded through CMN. Child life professionals help infants, children, youth and families cope with the stress and uncertainty of illness, injury and treatment. They help reduce fear, anxiety and pain through therapeutic play, preparation and education.

For more information or to purchase a ticket, call the MVHS Foundation at 315-624-5600.

Photo: 2019 Miracle Child Blake, New Hartford, NY

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