Big Money Raffle
The Ashburnham Westminster Foundation for Academic Excellence is taking its fundraising efforts online for Spring 2021. In the absence of our annual “Night for Excellence” back in November, the foundation has created an alternative way for the community to help us fund our mission.
Here’s how the Big Money Raffle works: 300 tickets will be available for $100 each starting on Sunday, February 14. On St. Patrick’s Day, a winner will be drawn from all ticket purchases, with a grand prize of $5,000 available.
See the Official Rules for details.
How Do Your Donations Help?
Your donations fund the Foundation’s ability to provide grants to the Ashburnham Westminster Regional School District. For more than a decade the Foundation has been able to provide the money needed for exciting programs and equipment which can enhance learning, and sometimes result in life-changing outcomes – take the story of former student, and now Technology and Engineering teacher Peter Jones for example.
In this video, fellow Technology and Engineering teacher Greg Secino recounts how the Foundation’s funding of two 3D printers came about through Peter’s independent study project, and how the printers are now a key resource in Design Technology classes and Engineering classes, giving the students real world experience with cutting-edge technology.