Who: Local Knights of Columbus councils, members of the Hamilton Police Service and Niagara Regional Police Service; and Special Olympics Ontario athletes.
What: Operating for over 40 years, the Ontario Knights of Columbus Charity Raffle is now known as the “Charities Lottery”. This year’s lottery consists of over 500 prizes, with a value of over $500,000!
When: Thursday, July 13, 2017
Where: Best Western Premier C Hotel By Carmen’s
1520 Stone Church Rd. E, Hamilton, ON L8W 3P9
Suggested press time, 9:00 a.m.
Objective: An opportunity to witness the Charities Lottery live and meet with local Special Olympics Ontario athletes. This year’s lottery again is in partnership with Special Olympics Ontario helping optimize the benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle through sport to improve the well-being of individuals with an intellectual disability. Since the lottery program began, the Knights of Columbus Ontario Charities Foundation has donated over 10 million dollars to local non-profit organizations across Ontario.
Knights of Columbus
In Service to One. In Service to All.
Knights of Columbus Ontario is part of an international organization of Catholic men whose principle work involves helping others in need. From international charitable partnerships with Special Olympics, the Global Wheelchair Mission and Habitat for Humanity to our own Food for Families, Coats for Kids projects and other local charities we are men of faith and action.
Special Olympics Ontario
Special Olympics Ontario is part of a dynamic worldwide charitable organization dedicated to promoting a more active and better quality of life for people with an intellectual disability. Through sport, the organization is building communities of acceptance and inclusion for all people.
For more information, please visit www.specialolympicsontario.com or