Saturday, Nov 26, 2016 


Start off Year in Winning Mode

Restorative society holds 50/50 fundraiser to help kids

Debbie Biggin/CRYAA


ickets for Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Advocacy Association‘s 2nd Annual "Longest Running 50/50" are selling fast for the draw December 31!

After a busy weekend at the Public Safety Expo and the Chilliwack Craft Market we have an accumulated winner’s total of $1,100! Last year’s winner took home over $2,700 and we are hoping to exceed that amount.

The funds raised from this raffle will be used for prevention programs in the schools and helping at risk youth in the community.

Tickets are selling for 10 tickets for $10.00 or 30 tickets for $20.00.

Tickets can be purchased at the Chilliwack Community Policing Office at 45877 Wellington Avenue, Bella Clothing Boutique at 130A-6640 Vedder Road, Cottonwood Mall at 45586 Luckakuck Way or Studio B Yoga at 8-45540 Market Way. Call 604-393-3023 for ticket enquiries.

"Our 2nd 50/50 raffle has gotten off to a great start and we are excited about the growing jackpot total. We are offering a "Business Challenge" again this year and the business buying the most tickets will have their name placed on the very first Buddy Bench at McCammon School in the new year." comments Leanna Kemp, Program Director.

The winning ticket will be drawn in the afternoon of December 31, 2016 at the Cottonwood Mall, 45586 Luckakuck Way and the winner does not have to be present to win. The winning number will be published in the local paper, announced on the local radio station and the Restorative Justice Facebook page and website Good luck to everyone and enjoy the most wonderful season of the year!

For additional information please contact:  Leanna Kemp, Program Director – 604 393 3023

About Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Advocacy Association

We are a volunteer-based, non-profit organization, aimed at fostering a safe and caring community. The CRJYAA mandate of the organization is to bring youth offenders and victims together in order to discuss criminal incidents and to find ways to repair the harm caused. Since our inception, in 1998, we have provided restorative services to over 3,500.



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