Raffle winners and thank you to our sponsors and donors

March 28, 2022

Raffle winners and thank you to our sponsors and donors


The Gateway Foundation Raffle on March 18, 2022 was a great success, raising over $12,000 for the services and programs of Gateway Hudson Valley who serves our community members with intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities and those in recovery along with our seniors aging in-place. Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets and came out to have fun!

CONGRATULATIONS to our Raffle winners! Our first place winner who took home $10,000 was John Gavaris; second place winner with $1500 was Kara Augustine; third place winner was Chris Harris and fourth place winner was Ed & Eileen Draves both taking home $500.

A special thank you to our event sponsors Ulster Federal Credit Union and Ellenville Regional Hospital and our supporting sponsors: Marshall & Sterling Insurance, Ulster Savings Bank, Rondout Savings Bank, The Devine Agency, Salisbury Bank, Dr. Michael Doyle, and SVN Deegan-Collins Commercial Realty. Thank you to our basket sponsors who helped us create beautiful prizes during the event: Colleen & Valerie Connors; Helen Edelstein; Ann Martin; John Tremper; Jeff Lowe Plumbing, Heating, & A/C; Johnny on the Spot; New Paltz Police Association; RCAL; Ryan & Ryan Insurance; Williams Lumber & Home Center.

We’d also like to thank the following businesses and people who donated gifts, experiences, and handcrafted items for prizes at the event:

Anne Abrams

Sue Schwenk

Black Creek Mercantile & Trading

Hutton Brickyards

Emerson Resort & Spa

Hotel Kinsley

Mohonk Preserve

YMCA Ulster/Kingston


Veritas Farms

The Marshal


Woodstock Film Festival

Dixon Roadside

Sunflower Market

Health & Nutrition Center – New Paltz

Hannaford Kingston Plaza

The Paper Mill restaurant

Hops Petunia

Petalos Floral Design

Dream Weavers Style & Health Center

Yard Owl Brewery & Mudd Puddle Cafe

Uptown Coffee

Oliver Kita Chocolate Studio

Hamilton & Adams

Exit 19

River Mint Finery


Headless Horseman Haunted Hayrides and House

Dallas Hot Wieners

Advance Auto Parts – Kingston Plaza

Hoffman Car Wash

Flora Beauty/58Flora

Woodstock Chimes


Whitecliff Vineyard & Winery

Theresa & Co.

Far Shot – Albany

Autobahn Raceway – Palisades

Potter Brothers

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

First Capitol Bistro at the Best Western

Brian Recchia Pottery

The Culinary Institute of America

Your CBD Store

Frank Guido’s Little Italy

Sight & Sound Theaters

Kingston Candy Bar

Sweet Maresa’s Bakery

Herzog’s Kingston Plaza

Kenco Outfitters


Blue Byrd’s

The Parish restaurant

JK Wine & Liquors

Next Boutique

The Repair Shop

Coldwell Banker Village Realty, Guy Barretta

Tri-City ValleyCats Baseball

Hudson Valley Renegades Baseball

Arrowood Farms – Brewery & Distillery


Bark & Biscuit

We look forward to next year’s RAFFLE! Thank you!