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Sault Area Hospital Foundation names 5-Car Draw winners

Winners selected a cash prize or one of two offered vehicles
Connie Mollame of Sault Ste. Marie was a winner in SAHF's 5-Car Draw.

Six people have won in the Sault Area Hospital Foundation's 32nd Annual 5-Car Draw. They could choose between cash prizes of up to $60,000 or one of the two offered vehicles. 

For more information, read the news release below: 

On June 29, the Sault Area Hospital Foundation (SAHF) drew the lucky winners of the 32nd Annual 5-Car Draw. While an incredible six prizes were awarded, everyone in our community is a winner: proceeds from the draw will purchase vital medical equipment for Sault Area Hospital, making outstanding care possible. 

Each of the winners of the 5-Car Draw could choose between two vehicles or a cash alternative. The choices were difficult, with prizes including cars, SUVs, and pickup trucks along with cash prizes of up to $60,000. All winners this year were local to the Sault Ste. Marie area – showing the great support our community provides to Sault Area Hospital through this lottery. 

Grand Prize 1 winner, Brent MacMillan of Sault Ste. Marie (Ticket #DFC-2416606) couldn’t believe he got the call last Wednesday. Brent had his choice between a 2022 Toyota Tundra CrewMax, a 2022 Dodge Ram or $60,000 – and he chose the cash. 

Grand Prize 2 winner Richard Quesnele of Sault Ste. Marie (Ticket #DFC-1529060) responded with, “are you serious?!” when he found out he was one of the five lucky winners. He was given a choice between a 2021 Ford F150, a 2022 Chevy Silverado Trail Boss or $60,000, and he decided on the cash prize. 

Grand Prize 3 winner, Robert Calderhead of Sault Ste. Marie (Ticket #DFC-1945343) had to sit down and catch his breath when he learned he’d won. He was given the choice of a 2022 Ford Bronco Big Bend Sport, a 2022 Mazda CX5 Kuro or $35,000, and he took the cash option. 

Grand Prize 4 winner John LaRochelle of Sault Ste. Marie (Ticket #DFC-1369851) couldn’t wait to share the news with his fiancé that they’d have their choice between a 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe, a 2022 Volkswagen Taos or $35,000. They chose the $35,000 prize. 

Finally, Grand Prize 5 winner, Connie Mollame of Sault Ste. Marie (Ticket #DFC-2516157) said, “good golly!” when she found out she’d won her choice of a 2022 Kia Seltos EX AWD, a 2022 Honda Civic SND Sport or $20,000. Connie was the only winner to choose a car – driving home in the Kia Seltos! 

The 50/50 Jackpot ran throughout the 5-Car Draw Lottery (May-June), and the winner was also drawn on June 29. Keith Good of Desbarats (Ticket #DFF-5708069) said, “you made my day!” when he learned he won the jackpot of $142,800. 

“This draw is a great tradition for Sault Area Hospital Foundation, and we’re so happy to see so many local winners this year,” said Teresa Martone, executive director of Sault Area Hospital Foundation. “The community support has been incredible, and we’re thrilled to be able to give away these great prizes while raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for local care. With proceeds from these draws purchasing critical medical equipment for Sault Area Hospital, our whole community will truly win.” 

More prizes are yet to be announced. Those who purchased “Win Your Way” Calendar tickets are entered into daily draws between July 1 and July 31. Every day, three winners will be announced on SAHF’s social media channels and website! Calendar winners will have the choice between a $500 Esso Gift Card or $400 cash. 

Plus - SAHF 50/50 is back for July! This summer, you can beat the heat with some cool cash prizes. Tickets are on sale now! Get your chance on this website. The 50/50 ticket options include 10 tickets for $10, 60 tickets for $20, 200 tickets for $40, or 750 tickets for $75. With 3 x $10,000 Early Bird Draws, as well as the 50/50 Jackpot, you won’t want to miss this one! Must be 18 years of age or older and in the province of Ontario to play.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 32nd Annual 5-Car Draw. Your support is ensuring local healthcare professionals have the tools they need to continue to provide outstanding care to our community. 

For more information, visit this website or email