Seattle United Raffle Underway!

Seattle United Raffle Underway!

Seattle United Raffle Has Kicked Off!

Dear SU Families:

The club is rolling out its annual Raffle fundraiser this week.  All Raffle net proceeds support our financial aid fund. The club saw significant increases in financial aid applications this year over past years, and while the club awarded an unprecedented amount of aid ($183,000) this year, unfortunately the demand continues to exceed our resources.  One way to bridge that funding gap is through our club-wide fundraising efforts.

The success of last year’s raffle provided program fee assistance to many boys and girls with select/premier soccer skills but whose families lacked financial resources to play at this level.  Due to your amazing support, Seattle United has never turned down financial aid to any qualified applicant.

Your participation and support of this year’s Raffle will make it an even greater success than last year.  Here’s how it works:

-The Raffle runs from November 12th to January 9th, 2017
-Anyone eighteen or older may purchase tickets
-Your Team Manager will assign a parent to act as Team Raffle Manager
-Your Coach will drop off Raffle packets this week
-Each player will be issued ten tickets; tickets sell for $10 apiece
-Additional tickets will be available from your team’s Raffle Manager

ALL UNSOLD TICKETS must be returned to your Team Raffle Coordinator; State law prohibits the loss and/or destruction of licensed raffle tickets.

2016 Raffle Prizes:

-One Grand Prize: 2017 Volkswagen Golf TSI
-One Runner-up Prize: $1000 Amazon.com Gift Card
-One Third Place Prize: $500 Amazon.com Gift Card

2016 Raffle Ticket Sale Incentive Awards:

-2017/2018 Program Fee Waiver (or $500 Amazon Gift Card): Top 2 Boy Sellers
-2017/2018 Program Fee Waiver (or $500 Amazon Gift Card): Top 2 Girl Sellers
-All players who sell 50 or more Raffle Tickets will receive a $100 Soccer West gift card!
-Pizza & Indoor Soccer Party courtesy of Arena Sports-Magnuson, Top Two Team Sales – Girls
-Pizza & Indoor Soccer Party courtesy of Arena Sports-Magnuson, Top Two Team Sales – Boys

The Raffle Drawing will be held at the Seattle United Gala at the Fremont Studios, 155 N. 35th St., Seattle, WA 98103, on Saturday, February 4, 2017, at 8:00 PM.

We are very excited about this year’s grand prize, as it is a sweet car that gets terrific gas mileage while also looking very sporty! We can’t wait to see you driving it!

Thank you in advance for your support of this important annual club fundraiser. And a very special thank you to Campbell Nelson Volkswagen for their support of Seattle United and our Financial Aid Program!

Seattle United Development Committee

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