Lions 50/50 raffle to benefit Buffalo disaster relief


The Detroit Lions and Henry Ford Health Systems will be operating the 50/50 raffle when gates open for Monday night's game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets. The proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross of Western and Central New York Disaster Relief Fund.

The team's 50/50 raffle pot has averaged nearly $100,000 through each of the first four home games this season.

Fans can participate by purchasing tickets from Henry Ford Health System volunteers who will be wearing 'safety green' Lions 50/50 branded shirts while carrying tablet devices and mobile printers or at any Lions 50/50 kiosk throughout Ford Field.

Tickets are cash only and available at price points of 3 for $5, 7 for $10 and 25 for $20. Buyers will receive a lottery-style ticket printed from volunteer or kiosk mobile printers.

The Lions 50/50 pot will update in real-time on various digital media throughout Ford Field including stadium signage and raffle kiosks.

The winning number will be announced and displayed on stadium signage in the fourth quarter. After the game, the number and additional information will be available at Winners have 30 days to claim their winnings.

Be sure to purchase a ticket at the game to do your part in supporting relief efforts in the Western New York Region!

Photos of One Bills Drive and Ralph Wilson Stadium following a record snow storm in Buffalo.

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