2016 Coats for Kids Car Raffle Winners
The drawing for car raffle prizes was held on August 17 during The Mike Trivisonno Show on Newsradio WTAM 1100. Congratulations to the winning ticket holders (subject to verification):
Grand prize – 2016 Nissan Versa Note SV, courtesy of Nissan of North Olmsted and I-90 Nissan – Michael Strand from Hinckley, Ohio (Ticket # 0956)
First prize – $7,000 – Michael Singerman from Beachwood, Ohio (Ticket # 0341)
Second prize – $3,000 – Jordan Wright from Chesterland, Ohio (Ticket # 0747)
Thank you again to everyone who supported Coats for Kids by purchasing a car raffle ticket and for making this our most successful car raffle fundraiser to date.
About Coats for Kids
In 1981, local radio station employees became aware of a large number of children missing school in the winter because they did not have warm coats. That November, Coats for Kids – Cleveland was founded when the radio station began soliciting donations of new or like-new winter coats.
That first campaign filled the studio, and subsequent campaigns brought in even more coats, along with monetary donations used to purchase new coats.
Since then, millions of dollars have been raised and hundreds of thousands of new and like-new coats have been distributed to children in need in northeast Ohio.
Coats for Kids conducts an annual collection campaign of new and like-new winter coats in all sizes – infant to adult. Each year, from November thru early January, collection bins are in place at area malls, other local businesses accept coat donations, and area organizations conduct coat collection campaigns.
The need to keep area children warm, however, is still great. Coat and monetary donations are always needed, and without your ongoing support, Coats for Kids would not exist.