Press Release – Raffle Helps Kansas City Hospice Provide Compassionate Care

SNL Primetime RaffleRaffle Helps Kansas City Hospice Provide Compassionate Care to

Underinsured Kansas City Area Children and Adults


Kansas City, Mo., August 8, 2019 – Sunday Night Live Honorary Chairs, Marny and John Sherman and Event Chairs, Kim and Tom Curry invite community members and families across the country to purchase SNL Primetime Raffle tickets, with winners to be drawn at the Sunday Night Live event on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at the KC Live! Block in the Power & Light District.

The “SNL Primetime Raffle” features prize packages valued at more than $1,000, with raffle tickets selling for $50 each or six for $250. A special new prize package this year features a signed Patrick Mahomes jersey and tickets to the Chiefs home opener!

The public may purchase raffle tickets online at beginning today. There are packages to appeal to everyone, from a Foodie Tour of Kansas City, to vacation getaways, to sports packages. You need not be present to win.

 “Each year the Sunday Night Live Committee approaches area businesses, organizations and individuals to provide raffle prizes in support of our home town,” said Caryn Hohnholt, Vice President of Development. “Each year we are amazed by the generosity here in Kansas City, supporting end-of-life care for the area’s most vulnerable populations, especially children.”

The winning raffle tickets will be drawn at Sunday Night Live, the signature fundraising event for Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care. Last year’s event brought in about $400,000, all of it used right here in Kansas City to provide care and comfort to KC families. Last year, donors made possible:

  • $589,000 in care was provided to patients without resources to pay
  • More than 70 children and family members attended grief support camps, Camp Carousel and Camp Erin, at no cost to them
  • 63 little ones were cared for by our Carousel pediatric hospice team

For more information or to purchase raffle tickets, visit or call 816.276.2617.

About Kansas City Hospice

As Kansas City’s original hospice, Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care is at the forefront of how individuals should be cared for at the end of life, and how grieving families should be supported. Every dollar donated stays right here in Kansas City to help local families. Its mission is to bring expert care, peace of mind, comfort, guidance, and hope to people who are affected by life-limiting illness or by grief.

Media Contact:

Caryn Hohnholt, Vice President of Development


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