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Meat Raffle to benefit Special Olympics

Press Release

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Eric J. Guenther
Chief of Police
847-968-3775

For Immediate Release

Mundelein Police Department to Host Meat Raffle at Hitz Pizza—Proceeds to Benefit Special Olympics

Mundelein – 09/29/17 - The Mundelein Police Department is seeking your help in kicking-off its second annual meat raffle to benefit the Special Olympics of Illinois. Join the Mundelein Police Department for the Bears vs. Packers game and have the chance win some delicious meat donated from local vendors.  

The raffle will take place on Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Hitz Pizza, located at 700 Butterfield Road in Mundelein. Tickets can be purchased at the police department. Advanced tickets are $25, tickets at the door are $30, and include an all-you-can-eat buffet and 5 raffle tickets – you must be present to win the meat raffle. Additional Raffle Tickets are 5 for $10.  There also will be a 50/50 raffle – tickets are $5 or 4 for $20 and people can purchase them in advance – you do not need to be present to win the 50/50 raffle.

Every year members of the law enforcement community raise money to support participants and volunteers at the local, regional, state, and world Special Olympic Games.  The Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run started in 1986 and raised $10,000.  In 2016 more than $4 million was raised, Illinois is ranked #3 in the world, the Mundelein Police Department is ranked #10 in Illinois raising $38,056.11.  Our 2017 goal is to raise $40,000.

Special Olympics is a 501c3 organization so donations qualify for a charitable deduction.

Please contact Jennifer Marshall at 847-968-3775 or jmarshall@mundelein.org for more information. 

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