2020 Toys for Tots Charity Raffle Update

WDCABBC Members,
I hope that you and your loved ones are all healthy and staying safe! Our Browns are 5-3 and that is still something to celebrate at this point in the season, compared to the last few years. Of course, not a lot of things are normal in 2020.

With the economic impact of the pandemic, Toys for Tots needs us more than ever this year. Even though we are not meeting in-person to watch our Browns, we can still do some good as a club to help make Christmas special for low-income children.

Please consider participating in our fundraiser for Toys for Tots. The proceeds will be split between Toys for Tots in DC and Cleveland. There are three ways to donate:

  1. Venmo:
    First Name: Washington DC Area
    Last Name: Browns Backers
  2. PayPal: Email is WDCABBC@gmail.com
  3. Check: If you would like to send a personal check, please email us for the mailing address

We are suggesting $20, but any amount is appreciated. Thanks in advance for your support and Go Browns!!

Neil
November 7, 2020

Previous Year’s Raffles

Every year the Washington DC Area Browns Backers Club hosts a raffle benefiting charities in Washington DC and Northeast Ohio. Just like in previous years, the proceeds will be split equally between the Toys For Tots chapters in Washington, D.C. and Cleveland. This way, we are helping the community we are a part of now, as well as helping the place we proudly call “home”—Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.

Last year, the raffle was held on Sunday, December 15th at Fadó Irish Pub and our club raised $5,200 for Toys for Tots, exceeding last year’s total by $2,100!! $2,600 ea. will go to Toys for Tots in DC and Cleveland. Thanks for your generosity and for being the best sports fans around. Here’s a list of last year’s lucky raffle winners:

Prize 1 – Browns Jersey: Your Player-Your Size
Kevin Mooney
Steve Sweeney

Prize 2 – Fan Cave Prize Package
Mark McCants

Prize 3 – Browns Memorabilia Package
Shannon Marchand

Prize 4 – OSU Alumni Package
Kristen Prather

Prize 5– Great Lakes Brewery Package
Brian Glance
Steve Sweeney

Prize 6- Browns Knitted Hat and Scarf
Jeff Calvert

Prize 7- OSU Knitted Hat and Scarf
Craig Dukin

Prize 1 – Browns Jersey: Your Player-Your Size (TWO WINNERS!!)

Get your favorite player’s jersey in YOUR SIZE!! Choose from Baker Mayfield, Myles Garrett, Denzel Ward, Jarvis Landry or any other readily available Browns player at a comparable price. We will purchase the brown jersey with orange lettering or another comparable jersey from NFLShop.com and ship it to you.

Prize 2 – Fan Cave Prize Package

Grab some great wall décor for your home or office. This FANtastic package includes:

  • Browns Dog Flag (33” x 58”)
  • Brownie 2018 Training Camp Sign (41” x 28”)
  • Browns Wall Plate (6” x 12”)
  • An original piece of artwork hand painted by a member of the Marion, OH Browns Backers. This unique canvas painting has the Browns Dog logo over the cityscape of Cleveland. (20” x 16”)
Prize 3 – Browns Memorabilia Package

Don’t fumble away your chance at these items that would look great in any living space.

  • Autographed Football with signatures from Christian Kirksey, Freddie Kitchens and others
  • JC Tretter Autographed Framed Photo (8”” x 10”)
  • Joe Thomas Bobble Head
Prize 4 – OSU Alumni PackageSigned T-Shirt

What spells O-H-I-O better than two autographed items from former Buckeyes? This package includes:

  • Football signed by Denzel Ward
  • An OSU Alumni Shirt signed by Cardale Jones (Size Large)
Prize 5 – Great Lakes Brewery Package (TWO WINNERS!!)

Great Lakes BreweryThis package includes lunch or dinner for 2 and tour at the Great Lakes Brewery in Cleveland. Not only do you get a free dinner, but you get free beer!!

 

Prize 6 – Cleveland Browns Scarf & Hat Set

Browns hand-knit scarfAlways a favorite, once again the lovely wife of our President emeritus has hand-knit these beautiful these beautiful scarves for the club! This package includes one in our favorite colors—brown and orange. And for the first time ever, she’s also knitted a gorgeous brown knit hat (picture coming soon) to complete the set!

 

 

Prize 7 – OSU Scarf & Hat Set

Tony modeling Ohio State scarfJust like the last package, this set includes a beautiful scarf and hat generously hand knit by Rod’s lovely wife! Except this time in scarlet and gray for you to wear with pride as you cheer on the Buckeyes!

 

2018 Charity Raffle Results

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2018 Toys for Tots Charity Raffle. Even if you were not a prize package winner, you helped contribute to a great cause!

Also, thank you to everyone who joined WDCABBC this season or renewed their membership! Based on our membership income and raffle ticket sales, our club raised $3,100 for Toys for Tots in DC and Cleveland ($1,550 each). If the Browns continue to improve on the field, I have no doubt we will exceed this amount next year! Here is a list of this year’s prize winners:

Prize Package #1 — Cleveland Browns Jersey

Dan Irwin
Kyle Angelotti

Prize Package #2 — Joe Thomas Beer and Browns Cooler

Brandon Brys

Prize Package #3 — Ohio State Comfort Package

Leslie Rhodes

Prize Package #4 — Browns Comfort Package

Kyle Angelotti

Prize Package #5 — Great Lakes Brewery Tour and Dinner for Two

Brian Glance
Nate Shubick

2018 Raffle Prizes

Prize Package #1 (Two Winners!)
Browns Jersey: Your Player—Your Size

Get your favorite player’s jersey in YOUR SIZE!! Choose from Baker Mayfield, Myles Garrett, Denzel Ward, Jarvis Landry or any other readily available Browns player at a comparable price. We will purchase the brown jersey with orange lettering from NFLShop.com and ship it to you.

Prize Package #2
Joe Thomas Beer & Cleveland Browns Cooler
Enjoy 36 cans of Great Lakes 73, a Kolsch-style beer that was co-created and inspired by the great Joe Thomas. This beer is not currently sold in the DC-VA area!

And, the lucky winner can keep their prized beverages cold in their very own insulated Browns cooler. Unfortunately, this canvas cooler tote only holds 30 cans of your favorite beverage. However, if you don’t know what to do with that extra six-pack of 73 beer, just contact your WDCABBC President ; )

Prize Package #3
Ohio State University Comfort Package
Stay warm and show your Buckeyes Pride with the OSU comfort package. The prize includes: OSU hat, gloves, a super cozy fleece blanket and of course the totally awesome, extremely warm, incredibly famous, hand-knitted scarf!!

Prize Package #4
Browns Comfort package
Stay warm and show your Dawg Pride with the Browns comfort package. The prize includes: A Browns hat, gloves, super cozy fleece blanket and of course, the totally awesome, extremely warm, incredibly famous, hand-knitted scarf!!

Prize Package #5 (Two Winners)
Great Lakes Brewery Tour and Dinner for Two

Take a free tour (includes tasting) of Great Lakes Brewery in Cleveland, Ohio and enjoy dinner for two afterwards. If you win this prize you get fantastic beer, delicious food in the best location!! What’s not to love?

Great Lakes Brewery

Dinner for 2 at the Great Lakes Brewery in Cleveland, followed by a tour.

2016 Raffle Prizes

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2015 Raffle Prizes

The 2015 Charity Raffle took place  on Sunday, December 13th at RFD Washington.

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