The Comox Valley Food Bank Society fundraising raffle came to a successful conclusion Sunday afternoon when the three winning tickets were drawn.
The first prize, a trip for two anywhere that Air Canada flies in North America; Canada, United States, Mexico The Caribbean and Hawaii was won by Betty Kelly.
Second prize, two nights at the Kingfisher Resort and Spa in their Romance Suite was won by Poe Freeborn.
Jill Lobb won the third prize of two gift certificates for Locals Restaurant.
All three winners are Comox Valley residents.
“The food bank would like to thank all the wonderful people who made our raffle possible,” said food bank president Jeff Hampton.
“Air Canada, The Comox Valley Airport YQQ, Ms. Laara Gabriel a Kingfisher Resort employee who contributed the Romance Package in conjunction with the Kingfisher Resort and Spa and the Locals Restaurant.
“Further thank you to the Comox Valley Exhibition’s Fall Fair for giving us a place to draw the tickets, to Courtenay Coun. Doug Hillian, who volunteered to pick the winners. Much appreciation to the volunteers of the food bank who generously donated their time and energy to make our fundraising successful, also to all the people who bought the tickets.”
The raffle raised approximately $12,000. All funds raised will be used to buy food.
–Comox Valley Food Bank