Dream car draw a win for all Ontarians affected by prostate cancer



February 22, 2019 – TORONTO, ON – A dream came true today for Harold Mutter (ticket #19273), the lucky winner of a 2018 Acura NSX valued at more than $235,000 - the prize for Prostate Cancer Canada’s seventh Rock the Road Raffle.


Stephen Pike, Treasurer and Chair of Prostate Cancer Canada’s
Board of Directors Audit and Finance Committee pulls the winning ticket from the raffle drum

 

Prostate Cancer Canada President and CEO Peter Coleridge said: “Today’s draw is incredible news for the winner – as well as the one in seven Canadian men who will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. This is Prostate Cancer Canada’s 25th anniversary year and in that time, we’ve contributed to the 50 per cent decrease in prostate cancer mortality. But we need to do even more. The proceeds from the raffle let us fund world-leading prostate cancer research in Ontario that’s going to help us save even more lives.”
                                          
Four months of tickets sales raised more than $600,000, bringing the total raised to nearly $2.5 million since the raffle started in 2013.

The Rock the Road Raffle sold out this year and every raffle to date thanks to the support of our partners. The Trillium Automobile Dealers Association has generously donated all seven of the superb vehicles that have been raffled off – with this year’s stunning car being the most valuable to date. The draw is one of the most anticipated events at the Canadian International AutoShow.
 
The Official Media Sponsor, The Toronto Star, played a significant role in getting the word out. The Canadian International AutoShow donated space to showcase the car, sell tickets and host the draw.

“The Rock the Road Raffle shows that working together, we can save lives. The funds we raise means we can continue to save even more. We’re so thankful to ticket purchasers, sponsors, volunteers and everyone who supports the raffle,” said Coleridge.
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About Prostate Cancer Canada
Prostate Cancer Canada is the leading national foundation dedicated to the elimination of the most common cancer in men through research, advocacy, education, support and awareness. As one of the largest charitable investors in prostate cancer research in Canada, Prostate Cancer Canada is delivering continuous improvement in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and support. Learn more at prostatecancer.ca


For more information please contact:
Paul Kilbertus
Director, Communications
Prostate Cancer Canada
416-441-2131 ext. 250
paul.kilbertus@prostatecancer.ca
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