Mercer Island Youth and Family Services Foundation announces raffle prizes for annual breakfast

The biggest fundraiser for MIYFS is coming up on Feb. 7, but raffle tickets are on sale now.

  • Wednesday, January 10, 2018 1:00pm
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Every year, the local community comes together to celebrate and support Mercer Island Youth and Family Services (MIYFS) at its biggest fundraising event of the year. The Annual Breakfast is the biggest event on the fundraising calendar and the Raffle has become a much anticipated component.

Buy tickets now for the 2018 Raffle and to have the chance to win one of three wonderful prizes. Winners will be drawn at the Annual Breakfast on Feb. 7 (need not be present to win).

Raffle tickets are $10 each and available for purchase at the following locations: MIYFS admin offices (brick building at Luther Burbank Park), Mercer Island Thrift Shop, Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce and Mercer Island Athletic Club.

Prize One, titled “Take Me Away,” has a total value of $2,500. It includes two airline tickets to anywhere Alaska Airlines flies, Cuba excluded. The tickets must be used within one year from Jan. 7, 2018.

Prize Two is “Valentine’s Day Any Day,” valued at $1,865. It includes one night in a Deluxe King room at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle ($439 value) and a $200 gift certificate to Heavy Restaurant Group (includes Purple, Barrio, Lot No. 3, The Commons, Thackeray, Meet the Moon and Pablo Y Pablo).

It also includes two tickets to the Pacific Northwest Ballet ($360 value), two massages from Bonnie McCaffrey ($200 value), a $500 gift certificate to Lisa Esztergalyos Jeweler, which can be used toward purchase, repair or custom work, one bottle of Champagne and a gift card for one dozen roses, a cheese assortment or whatever you may desire from QFC North Mercer Island and a 30-piece box of chocolates from Oh! Chocolate.

Prize Three, titled “Wellness + Mind + Body,” has a value of $1,130. It includes four Blu Room sessions at Mercer Island’s new Spa Celeste ($240 value), a two pack of three private Pilates lessons at 5Elements Pilates ($390 value), two sessions of 60-minute massage with 30-minute infrared sauna at Revive Day Spa ($250 value) and a fitness package for 10 club visits to Mercer Island Athletic Club, plus one 45-minute personal training session with owner Ginny Pietila and a body composition analysis ($250 value).

See www.miyfs.org for more information about the Annual Breakfast, the 2018 Raffle and how to get involved.

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