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Empty Stocking Fund
December 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Each year around August the Gainesville Jaycees start to think about Christmas. It seems like an odd time to think about a holiday, but since 1955 the Gainesville Jaycees have been providing Christmas to needy children in the Hall County Community. The Jaycees in the past collected money on the streets of Gainesville, but as of late have been sending out donation letters and selling raffle tickets to raise the funds to provide Christmas to hundreds of children in Hall County. Once these funds are collected the Jaycees meet on a Saturday at Wal-Mart at 6:00 a.m. and buy the gifts for the children who have been chosen through our special partnerships.
This project not only provides Christmas to kids who otherwise may not have a Christmas, but we have found that this experience really makes Christmas even more special for the Jaycees that get involved.
2019 Empty Stocking Fund Raffle
We need YOUR help to make Empty Stocking Fund a success in 2018! Please consider purchasing raffle tickets or making a donation to the Gainesville Jaycees. All proceeds will directly benefit local children in need. You do not need to be present at the drawing to win. Tickets can be purchased as follows:
1 Ticket for $20
3 Tickets for $50
5 Tickets for $75
10 Tickets for $140
20 Tickets for $250
Each ticket purchased provides you an opportunity to win the three following prizes:
GRAND PRIZE: December 20th drawing ● $2,500
2 ND PRIZE: December 13th drawing ● $1,500
3 RD PRIZE: December 6 th drawing ● $1,000
We are also pleased to announce that four local businesses have been gracious enough to help us raise money this year by offering discounts at their business. Please present your ticket at the following establishments for a special discount:
- 37 Main: Buy one entrée get one free (Gainesville location only)
- Bamboo Car Wash: 50% off a $20 Bamboo carwash
- Inn Between Deli: Free chips & drink with purchase
- Smitty’s Cigar: 10% off cigars & tobacco or 5% off accessories