Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Gift Basket Raffle

Purchase Tickets for United Way of Lake County's Gift Basket Raffle  

United Way is doing a gift basket raffle! Drawing is going to be on November 20,
and the winner does not need to be present. Tickets are 1 ticket for $1 and 6 tickets
for $5. If interested in purchasing tickets, please contact Makella Slavick at or 440-639-4583. If ordering via email, please specify the
basket(s) you would like for your tickets. The proceeds go towards the programs
that United Way of Lake County helps to fund.
There are 14 total baskets; continue reading for a decription of each.
1. Agency Basket #1
Agency Basket #1 includes a polartec blanket, painting, handmade plate and candle, three knit potholders
and handmade cards from the Fairport Harbor Senior Center, a painting, wooden necklace, leaf pin and
santa ornament from Mentor Senior Center, an 'Over the Hill' doll from the Willowick Senior Center,
a pen, tape measure, and chip clip from Lake Geauga Recovery Centers, watermelon lip balm from
the Lake County Free Clinic, a keychain from Western Reserve Community Development, the client
mission statement from New Directions for Living, and silverware wind chime, votive candle and
holder from Madison Senior Center.
2. Agency Basket #2
Agency Basket #2 includes a framed starfish poem from Lake County Church Network, two tickets  
to Seusical and two ceramic leaf pieces from the Fine Arts Association, a $40 gift certificate for
services from the Lake Health Wellness Insititute, three stuffed fish from Captains Charities, men's
and women's travel bags including toiletries from the Salvation Army, a tote bag from Starting Point,
a pem from Western Reserve Counseling, a coolie from Lifeline, watermelon lip balm from the
Lake County Free Clinic and client success stories from Catholic Charities.
 3. Agency Basket #3

Agency Basket #3 includes a framed self-portrait from Forbes House, a handmade quilt and  
stuffed toy from Birthright, a ceramic santa from Eastlake Senior Center, a portfolio, coffee mug
and pen from Neighboring, a backpack, pedometer, watermelon lip balm and two pens from
Lake County Free Clinic, a letter opener and keyboard cleaning tool from the Salvation Army,
two wood frames, scratch-off lottery tickets and a pen from Senior Independence/Faith in Action,
and a hyacinth potpourri door hanger from the Madison Senior Center.
4. Agency Basket #4
Agency Basket #4 includes a crocheted afghan, four cross-stitch items and a tote bag from  
Perry Senior Center, a flower arrangement from Wickliffe Senior Center, a golf shoe bag,
accessory bag, and travel coffee mug from Big Brothers Big Sisters, a placemat made by art
therapy client and related article from Hospice of the Western Reserve, a client story DVD
from the Kidney Foundation, a letter opener and keyboard cleaning tool from the Salvation  
Army, homemade honey from the Kirtland Senior Center, and a framed photo from Camp
Sue Osborn.
 5. Agency Basket #5

Agency Basket #5 - Council on Aging provided an igloo cooler, magnets, grippers, water bottle,
note pad and pen. YMCA donated a T-shirt, sandals, swim goggles, swim cap and tote bag.
Lifeline provided a coolie. Child Care on the Square provided crafts made by children and
a basket. American Red Cross provided a personal protection pack. A brochure from Crossroads,
a travel cofffe mug from Project Hope, an excercise DVD from Arthritis Foundation, a pen
from Western Reserve Counseling and a book of meditations, a tote bag and a notebook from
Lake Geauga Recovery Centers are also included.
6. Tailgating Season Basket
The Tailgating Season Basket includes a 6-pack of Mike's Hard Lemonade, a 6-pack of

Leinenkugel's Sunset Wheat, a 6-pack of Edmund Fitzgerald (Great Lakes Brewing Co.), a
6-pack of Heineken Light, a 6-pack of Dos Equis, a 6-pack of Mooshead Lager, a 35 oz. jar  
of Planters Cocktail Peanuts, one bag of Kings Delicious Roasted Gold Trail Mix, and one
bag of Hampton Farms Peanuts.
7. At the Movies Basket
The At the Movies Basket includes ten packs of movie candy, two bottles of water, two bags
of Nature's Basket organic popcorn, one can of pringles and four movie tickets for Atlas Cinemas.
8. Cook with a Foreman Basket

The Cook with a Foreman Basket includes a slope patented George Foreman Grill, three
kitchen towels, a two piece pocket pot-holder and oven mitt,  one bottle of Petite Sirah 'Fusion'
Zinfandel Red Wine from Borra Vinyards, one Farberware serving fork, and one grill spatula.
9. Taste of Italy Basket
The Taste of Italy Basket includes one Bottle of Bella Sera Pinot Noir, one book - 'Pizza, Bread,
and Savory Tarts,' $10 to Scotti's Italian Eatery, $10 to Mario Fazio's Restaurant, three free
large pizza coupons for Longo's Pizza, one bottle of Bertolli extra virgin olive oil, one bottle
of Ragu pasta sauce, and two boxes of Barilla pasta.
10. Bundle of Joy Baby Basket
The Bundle of Joy Baby Basket includes two Build-A-Bears, a plush baby blanket, diapers,
children's books, baby-wipes, baby-wash, a bib, pacifiers and a bottle.
11. Inner Bliss Zen Basket
The Inner Bliss Zen Basket includes Terra Verde handmade organiz body products - lavender
mint solid lotion, lavender eucalyptus body soap, and lavender lemongrass lip balm made
from local ingredients, a lavender gel candle, an in-home yoga DVD, a ceramic tea cup and
herbal teasan with morrocan mint tea, and lavender socks.
12. Sports, Food & Shopping Basket

The Sports, Food & Shopping Basket includes two tickets to a Cavs game, two tickets to a  
Monsters game, two tickets to a Lake Erie Storm game, $50 to Legacy Village, $25 to Skye
Fine Dining and $15 to Giant Eagle.
13. Gone Fishing Package

 With the Gone Fishing Package, you and three of your friends will be treated to a day on
Lake Erie. Lunch and beverages will be provided and with a little luck you will catch some  
fish to take home.
14. Happy Birthday to You Basket


The Happy Birthday to You Basket includes a $50 gift card to Macy's, a $50 gift card for
Cheescake Factory, birthday cards, candles, five lottery tickets, a bottle of Ferrante Jester's  
Blush wine, happy birthday glasses, and a box of Lindt Gourmet Truffles.
 15. Best of Baking Basket


The Best of Baking Basket includes the book, 'Crazy About Cookies' by Kristina Castella,
the book 'Fabulous Cookies' by Hilaire Walden, a gift certificate for one of Miss Betsy Crocker  
(UWLC staff member)'s homemade pumpkin rolls, a jar of cookie mix by Miss Betsy Crocker,
a baking tin, two box cake mixes and a  holiday plate.
16. Cuisine Basket


The Cuisine Basket includes a selection of Giant Eagle's Market District cuisine - a bottle
of Sonoma County Chardonnay, gouda cheese, petite toasts, italian pepperoni, whole wheat
penne pasta, herbed olive oil, diced tomatoes and pumpkin pasta sauce.
If interested in purchasing tickets ($1 for one ticket, $5 for six tickets), please contact
Makella Slavick at, or call 440-639-4583. The proceeds from the
baskets go towards the many programs that we help fund. By purchasing tickets, you
getting the chance to benefit yourself, but you are helping your community!


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