Raffle to Remember

Raffle to Remember

Buy a raffle ticket and you could win a great prize... And help a great cause!*

Raffle Prizes include:

  • Dallas Stars tickets
  • Gift certificates to Nike, iTunes, Buffalo Wild Wings and others 
  • And more!

If you would like to make a donation to the Dr. Vern Francis Student Assistance Fund in lieu of purchasing a raffle ticket, click here (Please put "Dr. Francis Fund" in the Comments section at the bottom): Donate

 

 

The proceeds from this raffle will benefit the Dr. Vern Francis Student Assistance Fund at the University of Dallas. Dr. Francis is a former professor in the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business at the university. Several years ago, he was injured while riding his bicycle, and today, he is a quadriplegic. Inspired by his courage and determination in the wake of his disability, the Dr. Vern Francis Student Assistance Fund was created to provide scholarships to students at the university with disabilities.

Note: Raffle tickets are not considered a donation by the IRS. Participants should consult with their qualified tax preparer. The University of Dallas may issue an IRS Form W2 to the winners and may withhold taxes depending on the amount of the winnings. Raffle prizes cannot be converted to cash and winners agree to hold the University of Dallas, its board, faculty, staff and all agents harmless by participating in this raffle.

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