Together We Dream 50/50 Draw selects first winner


Media Release

December 18, 2020

Windsor, ON - A lucky winner has been selected to claim United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County's Together We Dream 50/50 Draw prize. United Way congratulates Joanne Meloche as the selected entrant of the jackpot.

Meloche, from Windsor, who held the winning ticket (A-8563539), will take home $11,775 while the other half of the jackpot will be distributed to programs that support vulnerable children and youth in Windsor-Essex County through United Way.

"Funds raised from the draw will be invested back into the Windsor-Essex community to give children and youth the resources they need to reach their full potential," says Lorraine Goddard, CEO, United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County.

Proceeds from the draw will be invested into local programs and services including mental health counselling, the Windsor-Essex food bank network, helping family members with a disability, mentoring, online and in-person after school tutoring programs, high school completion programs, and 211 Information Services.

United Way plans to launch another 50/50 draw in April 2021 at www.weareunited5050.com

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