Snowshoe Foundation Preps for Fundraiser

By AlpineZone News |
Dec 18 2012 - 11:47 AM

Over $250,000 in Cash and Prizes To Be Raffled Off at 5th Annual Treasure on the Mountain

SNOWSHOE, West Virginia – (December 17, 2012) – One of the hottest tickets in the town of Snowshoe, West Virginia are now on sale. The Snowshoe Foundation today announced tickets for the 5th Annual Treasure on the Mountain event are now on sale by phone, email or online. Treasure on the Mountain is a raffle that consists of $250,000 in cash and prizes. Numbers are drawn lottery style, from 3 pm to 7 pm with a winner every five minutes. Some of the prizes include, a Gulfstream 20’ camper, a 6-night vacation for 4 to Las Vegas, a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 4WD Duramax Crew Cab, 2013 Chevrolet AWD Equinox, a 2013 Ford F150, a 2013 Harley Davidson and over $78,000 in cash prizes. One drawing alone is worth $30,000.

“We only sell 5000 tickets so they go fast. Considering what great causes this event supports, there’s no way to lose,” explains Stephanie Dilley, executive director, Snowshoe Foundation. “The Foundation is particularly interested in helping projects involving youth and families in Pocahontas, Randolph and Webster communities.”

50 prizes, including a minimum of $1,000 in cash drawings will be handed out at the event on August 3, 2013 at the resort. In addition the Foundation will also be raffling off “early bird” cash prizes in January, March and June to those who purchase their tickets early. Early bird winners remain eligible for all drawings.

Each ticket costs $100.00 and you have two chances to win on each ticket. With the numbers being drawn lottery style, ticket holders are eligible for multiple wins. Each ticket holder is allowed to bring one guest for an additional $25. You do not need to be present to win. Tickets buyers and event attendees must be 18 years or older. The event will include entertainment, complimentary food and non-alcoholic beverages. The August 3 event is the largest of the 3 annual fundraisers the Snowshoe Foundation holds to help support the local community. Last year’s event raised over $140,000.
The Treasure on the Mountain tickets are available now by calling 304-572-8500 or by sending an email to treasure@snowshoemountain.com. The drawing will be held Saturday, August 3, 2013 at Snowshoe Mountain. A full list of the raffle prizes and additional information on the event can be found at www.snowshoefoundation.org.

Some of the projects funded completely or partially by the Snowshoe Foundation in 2012 are:

  • Pocahontas County Family Resource Network – safe sleep for infants
  • Randolph County – Valley Head Fire Department – smoke detector program
  • Webster County Family Resource Network – back to school splash.

At the conclusion of this year’s grant cycle, the Snowshoe Foundation has raised and returned to the community a cumulative total of over $1.1M. A full list of recent award recipients can be found www.snowshoefoundation.org.

For questions or additional information please contact Stephanie Dilley, Executive Director at sdilley@snowshoemountain.com or 304.572.6994.

About Snowshoe Foundation

The Snowshoe Foundation is dedicated to the financial support of local community organizations whose activities provide benefit to the people of Pocahontas, Randolph and Webster Counties of West Virginia. These counties are the residences of the majority of the employees at Snowshoe Mountain. As a caring foundation, we will seek to enhance the quality of life of the residents of our region while making our mountain community a better place to live. The Snowshoe Foundation organizes three major fundraising events each year. These events, among other initiatives throughout the year, will provide for fundraising to support a variety of community endeavors. Applications for funds must be submitted by organizations or individuals in the community and will be evaluated as to their merit by the Snowshoe Foundation allocation committee.

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