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Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Hospital Foundation
50/50 Charity Lottery

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PLUS a chance to win 2 early bird prizes of $500 cash!

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Proceeds from the raffle will help improve critical health services available to individuals and families right here at the Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Memorial Hospital.

First Early Bird Deadline on December 9 at 11:59 pm

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Who You Help

The Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Memorial Hospital is one of Ontario’s most rural hospitals, serving the communities of Red Lake, Ear Falls and our neighbours to the north. Living in rural and remote communities, our neighbours, families and friends count on their local hospital to deliver the healthcare they need close to home. The RLMCH Foundation was created to raise funds that will support the RLMCM Hospital. Together, we are transforming healthcare in the vibrant community of Red Lake, for generations to come. Your support will enable improvements in the delivery of patient care by helping our Hospital acquire new, specialized technologies and upgrades to the latest patient care equipment. The RLMCH Foundation counts on the continued generosity of the community and partners to support the priority needs of our local Hospital.

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Rules of Play

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  1. All draws will take place on-line.
  2. All tickets will only be sold to people who are 18 years of age or older.
  3. Must be in the province of Ontario at the time of purchase.
  4. Tickets are 3 for $5, 10 for $10 or 100 for $20.
  5. Purchases can be made online at redlake5050.ca with a credit card only.
  6. Tickets will be sold using electronic raffle system supplied by Ascend Fundraising Solutions.
  7. After buying, patrons will receive a confirmation e-mailed with their 50/50 registered numbers from a Random Selection System. No specific numbers can be given as numbers are generated randomly.
  8. The winning ticket number will be selected by a Random Number Generation (RNG) system from all raffle numbers sold for the draw.
  9. The amount of the 50/50 will be displayed on the official hospital websites of Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Hospital Foundation at redlakehospital.ca/rlmcmhf.ca. and redlake5050.ca.
  10. The winning number will be announced on the RLMCH Foundation website and all official media platforms managed by RLMCH Foundation.
  11. The winner may claim their prize by contacting the Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Hospital Foundation at: (807) 728-2084, or by email at rlhdraw@redlakehospital.ca. The ticket may then be brought to the Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Memorial Hospital, 51 HWY 105, Red Lake at an agreed upon time for ticket verification. The winner will then be paid by cheque for the amount posted at the event for which they bought their ticket. Winners must have the original winning ticket and no copies. All payments will be made by cheque.
  12. The winning ticket holder has 6 months in which to claim their prize from the date of the draw their ticket was purchased for.
  13. The winner must provide his/her name, address, and phone number with picture identification for our report sheet.
  14. Once the certified winner is verified, and provides identification with photo ID, they will be given a cheque in the amount of the declared prize which is, at minimum at least $1,000.00 or fifty (50) per cent of the total sales for that draw. If the winner cannot provide photo ID, then the winning proceeds will be held until such identification can be provided. The winner of the prize consents to release their name and picture for the promotion of the Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Memorial Hospital and Foundation.
  15. In the event that no winner comes forward, the winning stub will be kept in a safety deposit box and held for 6 months. After that time period has elapsed the prize will be donated to a charity other than Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Hospital Foundation, with the approval of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO).
  16. The following individuals are not eligible to participate in the 50/50 draws:
    Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, members and immediate family members residing in the same household.
    Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Memorial Hospital Employees are eligible to purchase tickets; they are governed by a separate entity unrelated to the application of the lottery license.
  17. The above set of rules will be posted online at redlake5050.ca.
50/50 Lottery Draw Schedule

The lottery will take place online only according to the following schedule; all times are in the Central Time Zone:

  1. Draw #1: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:00 am on March 2, 2021 to March 30, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on March 31, 2021 at 10:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales, guaranteed minimum prize of $1,000
    • Early-Bird Prizes: All tickets purchased between March 2, 2021 at or after 11:00 am and March 16, 2021 at 11:59 pm will be entered into the early-bird prize draw. The draw for the early-bird prizes will take place March 17, 2021 at 10:00 am. It is possible for the same number to win one of the early bird prizes and the grand prize.
      1. March 17, 2021 Early-Bird Prize #1: $250 Gift Certificate Red Lake IGA
      2. Prize #2: $500 Gift Certificate Fountain Tire Red Lake
  2. Draw #2: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:00 am on March 31, 2021 to April 29, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on April 30, 2021 at 10:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales, guaranteed minimum prize of $1,000.
    • Early Bird Prizes: All tickets purchased between March 31, 2021 at or after 11:00 am and April 14, 2021 at 11:59 pm will be entered into the early-bird prize draw. The draw for the early bird prizes will take place April 15, 2021 at 10:00 am. It is possible for the same number to win one of the early bird prizes and the grand prize.
      1. April 15, 2021 Early Bird Prize #1: $250 Gift Certificate Red Lake IGA
      2. Prize #2: $500 Gift Certificate Fountain Tire Red Lake
  3. Draw #3: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:00 am on April 30, 2021 to May 31 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on June 1, 2021 at 10:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales, guaranteed minimum prize of $1,000.
    • Early-Bird Prize: All tickets purchased between April 30, 2021 at or after 11:00 am and May 13, 2021 at 11:59 pm will be entered into the early-bird prize draw. The draw for the early-bird prize will take place May 14, 2021 at 10:00 am. It is possible for the same number to win both the early bird prize and the grand prize.
      1. May 14, 2021: Early Bird Prize $250 Gift Certificate Red Lake IGA
  4. Draw #4: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:00 am on June 1st, 2021 to June 29, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on June 30, 2021 at 10:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales, guaranteed minimum prize of $1,000.
  5. Draw #5: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:00 am on June 30, 2021 to July 29, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on July 30, 2021 at 10:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales, guaranteed minimum prize of $1,000.
  6. Draw #6: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:00 am on July 30, 2021 to August 30, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on August 31, 2021 at 10:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales, guaranteed minimum prize of $1,000.
    • Early-Bird Prizes: All tickets purchased between July 30, 2021 at or after 11:00 am and August 12 at 11:59 pm will be entered into the early-bird #1 prize draw. The draw for the early- bird #1 prize will take place August 13, 2021 at 10:00 am. All tickets purchased between July 30, 2021 at or after 11:00 am and August 19 at 11:59 pm will be entered into the early-bird #2 prize draw. The draw for early-bird #2 prize will take place on August 20 at 10:00 am. It is possible for the same number to win any and all early bird prizes and the grand prize.
      1. August 13, 2021 Early Bird Prize #1: $250 Esso Gas Card
      2. August 20, 2021 Early Bird Prize #2: $250 cash
  7. Draw #7: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:00 am on August 31, 2021 to September 29, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on September 30, 2021 at 10:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales, guaranteed minimum prize of $1,000.
    • Early-Bird Prizes: All tickets purchased between August 31, 2021 at or after 11:00 am and September 13 at 11:59 pm will be entered into the early-bird #1 prize draw. The draw for the early- bird #1 prize will take place September 14 at 10:00 am. All tickets purchased between August 31, 2021 at or after 11:00 am and September 20 at 11:59 pm will be entered into the early-bird #2 prize draw. The draw for early-bird #2 prize will take place on September 21 at 10:00 am. It is possible for the same number to win any and all early bird prizes and the grand prize.
      1. September 14, 2021 Early Bird Prize #1: $250 IGA Gift Card
      2. September 21, 2021 Early Bird Prize #2: $250 Cash
  8. Draw #8: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:00 am on September 30, 2021 to October 28, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on October 29, 2021 at 10:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales, guaranteed minimum prize of $1,000.
    • Early-Bird Prizes: All tickets purchased between September 30, 2021 at or after 11:00 am and October 12 at 11:59 pm will be entered into the early-bird #1 prize draw. The draw for the early- bird #1 prize will take place October 13 at 10:00 am. All tickets purchased between September 30, 2021 at or after 11:00 am and October 19 at 11:59 pm will be entered into the early-bird #2 prize draw. The draw for early-bird #2 prize will take place on October 20 at 10:00 am. It is possible for the same number to win any and all early bird prizes and the grand prize.
      1. October 13, 2021 Early-Bird Prize #1: $250 IGA gift card
      2. October 20, 2021 Early-Bird Prize #2: $250 cash
  9. Draw #9: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:00 am on October 29, 2021 to November 25, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on November 26, 2021 at 10:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales, guaranteed minimum prize of $1,000.
    • Early-Bird Prizes: All tickets purchased between October 29, 2021 at or after 11:00 am and November 11, 2021 at 11:59 pm will be entered into the early-bird #1 prize draw. The draw for the early- bird #1 prize will take place November 12, 2021 at 10:00 am. All tickets purchased between October 29, 2021 at or after 11:00 am and November 16, 2021 at 11:59 pm will be entered into the early-bird #2 prize draw. The draw for early-bird #2 prize will take place on November 17 at 10:00 am. It is possible for the same number to win any and all early bird prizes and the grand prize.
      1. November 12, 2021 Early Bird Prize #1: Bearskin Airline return flight for 2 anywhere Bearskin Airlines flies with Bearskin Airlines scheduled service. All travel must be completed by May 31, 2022 without exception. This prize does not include the Government imposed Air Travelers’ Security Charge, AIF and any required taxes, which must be paid prior to departure.
      2. November 17, 2021 Early-bird Prize #2: $500 cash
  10. Draw #10: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:00 am on November 26, 2021 to December 30, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on December 31, 2021 at 10:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales, guaranteed minimum prize of $1,000.
    • Early-Bird Prizes: All tickets purchased between November 26, 2021 at or after 11:00 am and December 9, 2021 at 11:59 pm will be entered into the early-bird #1 prize draw. The draw for the early- bird #1 prize will take place December 10, 2021 at 10:00 am. All tickets purchased between November 26, 2021 at or after 11:00 am and December 16, 2021 at 11:59 pm will be entered into the early-bird #2 prize draw. The draw for early-bird #2 prize will take place on December 17 at 10:00 am. It is possible for the same number to win any and all early bird prizes and the grand prize.
      1. December 10, 2021 Early-Bird Prize #1: $500 cash
      2. December 17, 2021 Early-Bird Prize #2: $500 cash
  11. Draw #11: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:00 am on December 31, 2021 to January 27, 2022 until 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on January 28, 2022 at 10:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales, guaranteed minimum prize of $1,000.
  12. Draw #12: Ticket Sales - Starting at 11:00 am on January 28 to February 27, 2022 11:59 pm. Draw to take place on February 28, 2022 at 10:00 am. The winning prize will be half of the sales, guaranteed minimum prize of $1,000.

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