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And the winner of our 34th Annual Car Raffle is…

Posted 07/28/2022

Little Sister Nekylah and Big Sister Aiko helped draw one of the winning tickets; Nekylah and Aiko pose with the car, Herb Chambers BMW of Boston GM, Melissa Steffy, and WBZ-TV News Anchor, Lisa Hughes; Big Sister staff with the car and Big Sister President & CEO, Deb Re.

First-time ticket buyer, Tara Reddington, was today’s grand prize winner of our 34th Annual Car Raffle! Though she has yet to decide if she’ll take the car or the cash, the win was especially meaningful for Tara. When a friend shared the raffle information with Tara, who says she “never wins anything,” Tara knew immediately that she had to enter this year’s raffle. Tara’s daughter passed away three years ago and her birthday was today. Her favorite color had been purple. When Tara saw that we were raffling off a purple car and the winner would be drawn on her daughter’s birthday, she asked for a sign…and today she got it.

And the winners are: 

Grand Prize: 
2022 BMW 230i Coupe or $40,000 in cash

Tara Reddington
Ticket #499

Runner up prize #1: $1,000

Mark Burbine
Ticket #290

Runner up prize #2: $500

Todd Burne
Ticket #1621

Runner up prize #3: One free month of parking at 100 Summer Street

Sandra O’Donnell
Ticket #788

Thank you to everyone who purchased ticket(s) in this year’s 34th annual Car Raffle! Because of you, we sold out of all 1,951 tickets for the second year in a row. The proceeds raised from the raffle will directly benefit our mentoring and enrichment programs for girls, making them the real winners today.

We also wish to extend our thanks to: 

Lisa Hughes and WBZ-TV/CBS Boston

The Boston Globe

100 Summer Street

Beasley Media Group, iheartradio, and Mix104.1

Cityscapes/TransPLANTEDed Roaming Greenhouse

Special thanks to our raffle partner: