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Crossing the Line Charity Event Launches Progressive 50/50 Raffle

Brandon, MB – Crossing the Line, the highly anticipated charity event dedicated to raising funds for transitional housing in Brandon, is thrilled to announce the launch of its Progressive 50/50 Raffle. This exciting addition to the event promises not only generous cash prizes but also the opportunity for participants to contribute to a vital cause supporting the construction of a transformative 24-unit transitional housing facility with essential community services.

The main objective of this raffle is to bridge the funding gap of $1 million needed to make this facility a reality.

● Participants can purchase raffle tickets at various price points, including $5 for 1, $10 for
3, $25 for 10, $50 for 50, and $100 for 200 tickets.
● The pot is drawn on the last day of each month in September and October, with a grand
draw scheduled for November 16th at the Crossing the Line charity event.
● An exciting twist: 25% of all tickets purchased will be entered into the jackpot draw!
Participating in the Progressive 50/50 Raffle is easy. Simply purchase your tickets before the deadline of midnight on October 31 to qualify for the next draw on November 1st.
Anyone in Manitoba can buy tickets online at:
The Crossing the Line charity event will be held on November 16th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Victoria Ave. It’s an evening filled with laughter, entertainment, and, most importantly, a chance to support the creation of transitional housing in Brandon.

“I was excited to be invited to be the Chair for Crossing the Line. This initiative gives Brandon businesses an opportunity to take a leadership role in making a positive impact on our downtown. I invite businesses large and small to do what they can to make the Transitional Housing project a success. There are many ways to get involved: purchase a ticket or table for the event, provide a gift for auction at the event, be sponsor for the event or a purchase 50/50 raffle ticket.” Jason Roblin, CEO Vionell Holdings Partnership.

Crossing the Line is a fundraising initiative dedicated to creating transformative transitional
housing in Brandon. The project aims to provide a safe, stable environment that fosters healing.growth, and community for individuals transitioning out of incarceration. To date, Crossing the Line has secured significant funding but requires additional support to achieve its $1 million funding goal.

For media inquiries and further information, please contact:
Ross Robinson
Executive Director