Over 2,000 dream prizes worth $3.7M won in support of cancer patients
CALGARY, AB, Oct. 19, 2021 /CNW/ - Today, the Alberta Cancer Foundation has announced this year's winners of the Cash and Cars Lottery prizes, which included over 2,000 prizes valued at over $3.7 million. All in support of the 17 cancer centres across Alberta, proceeds from the annual fundraiser will aid cancer patients and their families from diagnosis to survivorship, by contributing to investments in cancer research, detection, and enhanced care programs.
"We're so grateful to all Albertans who supported the Cash and Cars lottery this year," said Wendy Beauchesne, CEO, Alberta Cancer Foundation. "Every ticket purchased ensures Albertans facing cancer receive the best possible care and treatment close to home, no matter where in this province they live. With such great prizes up for grab, it's a win-win for everyone."
With a total of 149,678 tickets sold, this year's lucky winners included:
Lorraine Johannson of Calgary, who took home Grand Prize Package #1 valued at more than $1.3 million, with ticket number CNCD403711004. The prize includes a house in Calgary built by Truman that features 3,040 square feet of fully furnished living space, including four bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and $10,000 cash.
CNCC300252001 was the winner of Grand Prize Package #2, held by Ross Albert of Calgary, and includes a fully furnished home in Edmonton built by Kimberly Homes, valued at more than $1.2 million. This 2,765 square foot home has four bedrooms, 3.5 baths and includes $10,000 cash.
Linda Brunelle of Leduc County, winner of the 50/50 Cash Prize of $859,915 with ticket number CNCH800967016.
The Cash and Cars Lottery enables the Alberta Cancer Foundation to help fund such programs as Patient Financial Assistance, which aids Albertans who face financial uncertainty while undergoing treatment covering costs for food, transportation, and childcare. The need for this program continues to grow each year. In 2020, over 1,000 qualified patients accessed PFAP nearly 6,000 times at a cost of 1.3 million dollars. The Cash and Cars Lottery makes life better for Albertans and their families facing cancer.
Other major lottery winners are:
Jim Braun of Okotoks with ticket CNCD403203002, winner of the 2021 RAM 1500 BIG HORN 4X4 or 2022 ACURA MDX ASPEC or $55,000 cash
Chantal Adams of Spruce Grove with ticket CNCD402722012, winner of the 2020 BMW 228I XDRIVE GRAN COUPE or 2021 INFINITI QX50 ESSENTIAL or $43,000 cash
Susan Scheible of Edmonton with ticket number CNCC301531003, winner of the 2021 COOPER COUNTRYMAN ALL4 or 2021 HYUNDAI SANTA FE PREFERRED TREND or $35,000 cash
Craig Robertson of Edmonton with ticket number CNCD402944016, winner of the 2021 HONDA CIVIC SEDAN LX or 2021 JETTA COMFORTLINE or $23,000 cash
Tang Lee of Calgary with ticket number CNCD400858018, winner of the CASH PRIZE $10,000
Kirsten Lorraine Aasen of Airdrie with ticket number CNCD401269016, winner of the BEST OF GREECE 9 NIGHTS 2 PEOPLE or $8,500 cash
Grant Snider of Red Deer with ticket number CNCB203141002, winner of the JAMAICA 7 NIGHTS 2 PEOPLE or $6,000 cash
This year's early bird prize was a fully furnished two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo at Gateway in West District in Calgary or $275,000 cash, drawn on September 24, 2021. The lucky ticket number 400740002 was held by Alan Cunningham of Bentley, AB – with Alan choosing to take the $275,000 cash.
Names of all prize winners will be posted on cashandcarslottery.ca by Thursday, October 21, 2021. The 30 Win Daily winners will be posted on cashandcarslottery.ca every day during the month of November 2021.
About Alberta Cancer Foundation
The Alberta Cancer Foundation is the official fundraising partner for the 17 Alberta Health Services cancer centres across the province, including the Cross Cancer Institute and the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. From the Lethbridge skyline to the canola fields in Barrhead, the ACF directly supports Albertans facing cancer from diagnosis to survivorship, no matter the type of cancer they are facing – actively managing results-oriented investments in cancer research, prevention, early detection and screening initiatives, and enhanced care programs.
To learn more about the Alberta Cancer Foundation, please visit www.albertacancer.ca
To learn more about the Cash and Cars Lottery, please visit cashandcarslottery.ca
Lottery Licence #572702 50/50 Licence #572703 Win Daily Licence #572704
SOURCE Alberta Cancer Foundation
View original content to download multimedia: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2021/19/c7583.html