TMC Mega Raffle Reveals Second Grand Prize, Valued at $150,000

Package includes Consumer Report’s “Best Car of 2014”

Online PR News – 19-March-2014 – Tucson, AZ – TUCSON, ARIZ. (March 12, 2014) – TMC Mega Raffle announces its top secret, second Grand Prize – a 2014 Tesla Model S, the first ever electric luxury car. The package valued at $150,000 will allow the winner to fully customize their Tesla, selecting its interior, exterior, added features and battery package, and still have cash left or they can opt to leave the car and walk away with $150,000 in cash.

“Each year I try to find prizes that will turn heads and making people stop in their tracks,” said Kathy Rice, executive director and spokesperson for the TMC Mega Raffle. “The Tesla is that and more. I can hardly wait to meet the lucky winner who will be getting the keys to the car of the future.”

The Tesla S was recently named Best Overall Car of 2014 by Consumer Reports, which cited the electric luxury vehicle’s “blistering acceleration, razor-sharp handling, compliant ride and versatile cabin,” calling it “a technological tour de force.” The Tesla S has a keyless operation system and boasts 17-inch touch screen controls, full Internet access and zero-emission driving capabilities.

TMC Mega Raffle’s other grand prize package is valued at more than $700,000, and includes a customizable A.F. Sterling home, a 2014 luxury Hyundai Equus Signature and cash. The winner can also opt to keep the car and forgo the home, driving away with $655,000 in cash.

Each TMC Mega Raffle ticket has a one in 20 chance of winning. Other prizes include some of the coolest new car models from local Tucson dealers, a variety of exciting vacation packages, and a selection of popular electronics, jewelry, and home accessories.

“The Mega Raffle helps support patient care at Tucson Medical Center,” said Michael Duran, vice president & chief development officer of TMC Foundation. “It will enable the hospital to raise money for expanding the innovative health care services and many health programs we offer our community.”

To be eligible to win, tickets must be purchased by Thursday, April 3. Tickets are $100 each with a limited number of three-ticket packages available for $250. To buy tickets, visit or call (800) 395-8805.

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Grand Prizes
Two top winners will be drawn on April 9, 2014 to receive:

Grand Prize #1: New A.F. Sterling Home with design features and upgrades of choice, a 2014 Hyundai Equus Signature and cash – a prize package with a total value of more than $700,000. (Winner may opt to forgo the home, taking the car and $655,000 cash).

Grand Prize #2: Customized 2014 Tesla S, plus cash – a prize package with a total value of $150,000. (Winner can also forgo the car and take the cash option.)

Early Bird Prizes
Raffle participants who purchase their tickets by midnight March 13, 2014, will be eligible to win an Early Bird prize:

Early Bird Prize #1: His and Hers 2014 Chevrolets, plus $20,000

Early Bird Prize #2: Seven-night Mediterranean cruise for two, plus a 2014 Fiat 500L and $10,000.

Early Bird winners will be drawn March 19, 2014.

Important Raffle Dates
Midnight Thursday, March 13 -Early Bird Cut Off
Friday, March 19 -Early Bird Prize Drawing
Midnight Thursday, April 3 -Final Cut Off
Monday, April 9 -Final Drawing

About Tucson Medical Center Mega Raffle
Tucson Medical Center Mega Raffle is the first ever large-scale raffle focused in Southern Arizona. Net proceeds from the raffle will benefit Tucson Medical Center and its commitment to providing the highest standard of patient care to Southern Arizonans. Spring 2014 raffle participants have a one in 20 chance of winning the 2,800 featured prizes. To learn more about the TMC Mega Raffle or to purchase tickets, visit or call (800) 395-8805.

About Tucson Medical Center
Tucson Medical Center’s mission is to deliver caring, personalized, quality healthcare to patients and their families in an environment that is supportive, education-focused and compassionate. TMC is licensed for 629 adult, pediatric and behavioral health beds. The hospital serves more than 30,000 inpatients and 122,000 outpatients yearly and has several emphasis areas, including maternal and child health, cardiac care, hospice care, neuroscience, orthopedics, diagnostic services, behavioral health and senior services. TMC also created the region's first emergency department dedicated specifically for kids. For more information