Deniliquin Central IGA will be selling tickets for the Lions Australian Grocery Raffle this month.SHAUN CONNOR September 5, 2014 3:33am
When shopping at Deniliquin Central IGA this month be sure to keep an eye out for tickets being sold for the Lions Australian Grocery Raffle.
Deniliquin Lions Club in conjunction with IGA will present a $300 grocery voucher to a lucky local shopper in early October.
Money raised will help support the Lions Cord Blood Foundation Inc and local club projects.
Lions member Geoff Riley said the annual raffle was a great fundraiser.
‘‘Tickets are only on sale for a month and cost a dollar each. Last year we sold 1000,’’ Mr Riley said.
The Lions Cord Blood Foundation was launched in 1996 with an aim to raise funds to provide equipment and storage tanks for blood samples, and research into improving the success rate of this process.
Cord blood can be used to assist those suffering from leukemia and other blood disorders.
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