Who Will Hold the Winning Super Bowl Raffle Ticket?
It’s football season and at the Center for Hope, that means it’s time once again for our annual Super Bowl raffle. This is our 23rd year and as always, the grand prize is a pair of tickets to the big game, which will be played on February 3, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. The grand prize also includes voucher for up to $1000 for airfare (double the value of prior years’ vouchers) and a three-night complimentary stay in an Atlanta-area hotel. Second prize is a 65-inch high-definition smart TV and third prize is a $500 VISA gift card.

Details about the Super Bowl raffle are are here. Raffle tickets are only $10 each and there are several ways to get yours:

  • Fill out the online request form on the website here
  • Call Christina in the Center office at (908) 889-7780
  • Come to Peggy’s House (1900 Raritan Rd., Scotch Plains) or the Center's Elizabeth residence (111 Dehart Place, Elizabeth) to pick them up
  • Stop by the Hope Chest Thrift Store, 26 Prospect Street in Westfield
  • Visit the Unity Bank branches in Linden and Scotch Plains.

NOTE: The winning tickets will be drawn promptly at 7:00 p.m. on January 17 (winners need not be present); tickets may be purchased until 5:00 p.m. that day.  The raffle drawing will be streamed live on Facebook.

All proceeds from the Super Bowl raffle support the Center’s Charitable Care Program, which in recent years has provided nearly $3.5 million in free or reduced-cost residential hospice care. We need your support to help us meet our goals, and enable us to continue bringing high-quality care to all who need it. 

For further reading, click the links below to access archives of previous blog entries.

​Building the Center’s Volunteer Corps—and a Caring Relationships with our Patients

September 2018: The Value of Hospice Volunteers

August 2018: Caring for Hospice Patients During Times of Extreme Heat

July 2018: ​Why We Love Our Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses

June 2018: ​Assisted Living at the Center for Hope

April 2018: National Healthcare Decisions Day

March 2018: Music Therapy in Hospice

​January 2018: Hospice Care for the Terminally Ill Who Wish to Remain at Home

November 2017: Grief and the First Thanksgiving

October 2017: Charity Hospice Care, Fundraising and the Center for Hope

September 2017: What is an Ethical Will?

September 2017: The Importance of Advanced Directives for Hospice and Palliative Care Patients

August 2017: Choosing a Hospice Provider or Facility - What To Look For, Questions to Ask

July 2017: Addressing Your Family’s Needs When a Loved One is Terminally Ill - Part 2

July 2017: Addressing Your Family’s Needs When a Loved One is Terminally Ill - Part 1

June 2017:  Just as Cultures Vary, So Do End-of-Life Issues

June 2017: Knowing When It's Time for Hospice Care

May 2017: The Role of Nurses in Hospice and Palliative Care

April 2017: Finding Meaning and Acceptance in the Face of Loss

November 2016: Dealing with Grief and the First Thanksgiving … and Beyond

November 2016: What is Hospice?