Charity marks 25th anniversary car raffle launch

MPMC Community Foundation car raffle 25th anniversary
MPMC Community Foundation car raffle 25th anniversary

MK Community Foundation marked the launch of the 25th anniversary of its Charity Car Raffle partnership with the Volkswagen Group UK and thecentre:mk in Middleton Hall on Monday.

This year’s grand prize is a VW Polo Match, generously donated by Volkswagen Group UK.

Thanks to the continued support of thecentre:mk, local voluntary community groups and charities will be raising funds for their organisations in Middleton Hall throughout November and the Christmas period.

Shahnaz Hussain, Voluntary Sector Development Officer, said:“We have raised £986,869 for local voluntary, charities and community groups since the car raffle began.

“his year our aim is to raise £40,000 and reach our goall of over £1 million raised through the 25 year history of the car raffle.”

100% of the money raised from the tickets goes to local community groups and charities, each group retaining at least 50 per cent of the profits, with the remainder used by the MK Community Foundation in its grant making programme.

Tickets are on sale in Middleton Hall .

It’s not too late to register your group to take part; for further information please contactShahnaz Hussain – Voluntary Sector Development Officer Tel: 01908 690276 or emailshahnaz.hussain@mkcommunityfoundation.co.uk