The Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation has teamed up with organizations
throughout the Central Ohio community to assist with their fundraising
50/50 Raffle Program presented by Coldwell Banker King Thompson
The 50/50 Raffle is a fundraising program
that gives participating non-profit organizations an opportunity to raise funds
at Blue Jackets hockey games.
The 2012-13 season will be the Foundation’s
inaugural year of implementing 5050 Central, an automated raffle system that has
proven significant increases in raffle prizes for other professional sport
franchises. The 50/50 Raffle will be held during all regular season home games
at Nationwide Arena this season. The 50/50 winner gets 50% of the total sales
and the remaining 50% will be split between the participating
non-profit and the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation.
To participate in the 50/50 Raffle Program, an organization must fulfill the following requirements:
- Be a
charitable organization under s. 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
- Be a
charitable organization with a primary focus in line with the Blue Jackets
Foundation's four pillars of giving of pediatric cancer, youth and amateur
hockey development, children’s health and safety, and education.
- Provide 25 volunteers (over 18 years old) on assigned 50/50 Raffle game
- Have a
history of excellence in regards to performance and volunteer cooperation
if a charitable organization is a returning organization.
the pre-season 50/50 Raffle Program meeting (doors will lock at meeting
selected charity must sign a participation agreement with the Columbus Blue
Jackets Foundation at the time of selection. In addition, the Executive
Director/President or Volunteer Coordinator of all selected charities will be
required to attend an information session prior to the season. This attendance
is mandatory. Charities will be disqualified if they are late or
do not attend this meeting. Details are made available to charities upon
Note the Following:
- All volunteers
must be over 18 years old.
must arrive 2.5 hours prior to the start of the game and will be expected
to work for approximately 6 hours.
duties include selling tickets, counting cash, and handling tickets. More
details will be provided if your charity is selected to participate.
is required to coordinate volunteer schedules including completed
paperwork, attendance at training session and at scheduled raffle game
date(s). Discounted parking may be provided by the Columbus
If you have questions, please send an email to Colleen Cheek at 5050Raffle@bluejackets.com.
- To raise funds through Blue Jackets Group Tickets please contact call or 614.246.3735.
- Non-profits can also work Nationwide Arena Concession Stands, please contact Tammy Wissinger at email@example.com or at 614.246.3686.