On 26th June, representatives from Regus, DEBRA, Macmillan Cancer Care and DM Thomas Foundation for Young People met to draw the winner of the New York, New York National Raffle.
The raffle sale period ran from 7 March to 29 May and tickets were sold in Regus Business Centres, selected Hilton Worldwide hotels, and charity shops run by DEBRA and Macmillan Cancer Care. For the first time ever, tickets were also available to buy online. Net proceeds from the raffle will be split between the Foundation, DEBRA and Macmillan Cancer Care.
More than 8,000 tickets were sold for the chance to win the star prize of a three-night stay at Conrad New York. Other prizes included a stay at a 5* Chateau in Provence, a tour for four people backstage at ITV’s This Morning and a £100 voucher for Rowley’s Restaurant in Covent Garden, London. A full list of the prizes along with the winning ticket numbers can be found here.
The raffle is part of the Foundation’s ongoing partnership with Regus. The New York, New York Raffle is the sixth to have taken place and more than £71,000 net has been raised to support the work of the Foundation, DEBRA and Macmillan Cancer Care as a result of this collaboration.
Debra is the national charity working on behalf of people in the UK with the genetic skin blistering condition Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). Debra supports affected children and their families with specialist nursing and advice, and also funds vital research into this traumatic condition. Macmillan Cancer Support offer a wide range of practical and emotional advice and support to patients with cancer from diagnosis through treatment and beyond, helping patients feel more in control of your life.