SVHC Foundation Opens the Summer Gala Raffle
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SVHC Foundation Opens the Summer Gala Raffle

BENNINGTON, VT—May 11, 2022—After a 2-year hiatus, the Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) Foundation’s Summer Gala returns on June 11, 2022, at the 1768 Hubbell Homestead in Bennington. Among the region’s most anticipated charity events, the event includes an exciting raffle for more than $20,000 in prizes. Those interested should visit to learn more and purchase tickets.

This year’s Summer Gala raffle includes eight prizes: three cash prizes of up to $10,000, $5,000, and $2,500 each; gift certificates to the area’s best restaurants, valued at $1,500; and packages featuring arts & culture experiences, local luxury products, wellness-oriented items, and those you would need to enjoy the great outdoors.

Tickets are $100, and only 500 will be sold. The deadline for entering is Saturday, June 11 or until tickets sell out. The drawing will take place at the Summer Gala on the evening of Saturday, June 11. Raffle participants need not be present to win.  

This event would not be possible without Title Sponsors Allaire Health Services, Dartmouth Health, and Mack Molding. Presenting Sponsors include the 1768 Hubbell Homestead, the Richard & Pamela Ader Foundation, The Bank of Bennington, Monique and Peter Geannelis, John and Deborah Larkin, Montucky Cold Snacks, and the Rogge Family.

“We are deeply grateful to our generous sponsors and all the businesses and individuals who donated to the raffle. We are also thankful to the committee members organizing the event and to all in our community who participate in the raffle,” said Vice President for Corporate Development Leslie Keefe. “It is certainly among the most fun ways to support the health system and all it does for the community.”

All raffle proceeds support Southwestern Vermont Health Care, including services for patients. Those interested in purchasing a raffle ticket or in sponsoring or attending the Summer Gala, visit

About SVHC:
Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is a comprehensive, preeminent, healthcare system providing exceptional, convenient, and affordable care to the communities of Bennington and Windham Counties of Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties of New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. SVHC includes Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center, the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, and the SVHC Foundation. SVMC includes 25 primary and specialty care practices.

Southwestern Vermont Health Care is among the most lauded small rural health systems in the nation. It is the recipient of the American Hospital Association’s 2020 Rural Hospital Leadership Award. In addition, SVMC ranked fourth nationwide for the value of care it provides by the Lown Institute Hospital Index in 2020 and is a five-time recipient of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence. It has also received the highest marks possible from the Leapfrog Group. The health system is fortunate to have the support of platinum-level corporate sponsor Mack, a leading supplier of contract manufacturing services and injection molded plastic parts based in Arlington, VT.

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center provides exceptional care without discriminating on the basis of an individual’s age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture, language, physical or mental disability, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Language assistance services, free of charge, are available at 1-800-367-9559.

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