San Diego CA— Selling 44,748 raffle tickets and raising more than $2 million to support families experiencing a medical crisis, the 2021 San Diego Giving Back Raffle benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities® of San Diego is awarding more than 16,000 prizes, including $1 million to the grand prizewinner, Augustin Pavel of Temecula, Calif.
Proceeds from the Giving Back Raffle will support San Diego’s Ronald McDonald House, a “home away from home” for families with a hospitalized child, which provides more than 15,000 family members every year with services including lodging, meals, community support and a safe space to rest.
On top of the grand prize – which is guaranteed $1 million in cash – Robert Morton of San Diego, Calif. was selected as the second grand prizewinner, with his choice of a 2021 Lucid Air Dream Edition, a luxury home package including LE Signature OLED R, or a Baccarat Crystal chess game. Michael De Leon of Valley Center, Calif. was selected as the multi-ticket drawing winner and has his choice of a 2021 Porsche 911 Targa 4S Heritage Design Edition, a 2021 Airstream Interstate Motorhome or $100,000 cash. Multi-ticket drawing participants qualified for the drawing by purchasing three or more raffle tickets. All raffle participants had the opportunity to win one of thousands of prizes, including unique high-performance vehicles, awe-inspiring experiences, state-of-the-art technology and cash.
“To have this year’s Giving Back Raffle rank as one of the most successful in our history, after an unimaginable year of uncertainty and struggle, is astounding and a true testament to the generosity of our supporters,” said Chuck Day, president and CEO of Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego. “We’re incredibly grateful and humbled by all the raffle participants and their continued support that allows our organization to keep families together as their child goes through a medical crisis.”