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SAH Foundation Announces 33rd Annual 5-Car Draw Winners

On June 17th, the Sault Area Hospital Foundation (SAHF) announced the lucky winners of the 33rd Annual 5-Car Draw. While an incredible five grand prizes were awarded, everyone is a winner: proceeds from the draw will purchase vital medical equipment for Sault Area Hospital, making outstanding care possible.

A woman in an organe top smiles from the inside of a white truck as she drives it away from the dealership!
Trudy Pettenuzzo drives away in a brand new Honda Ridgeline!

Each of the winners of the 5 Car Draw could choose between two vehicles or a cash alternative. The choices were difficult with prizes including cars, SUVs, and pickup trucks along with cash prizes of up to $90,000.

Grand Prize 1 winner, Sylvia Van Hoof of Echo Bay (Ticket #CD-1022447), had to call back to confirm she’d actually won! Sylvia had her choice between a Kia Forte, Hyundai Elantra or $20,000 cash – and she chose to ride off in the Hyundai Elantra.

Grand Prize 2 winner, Jake Speers of Sault Ste. Marie (Ticket #CD-3897887), couldn’t believe he was one of the 5 lucky winners. He was given the choice between a Kia Sportage, Toyota RAV4 or $32,000 cash, and he decided on the cash prize.

Grand Prize 3 winner, Randy Kreller of Kitchener (Ticket #CD-3154926), shouted “woohoo” when he learned he’d won. He was given the choice of a Hyundai Sante Fe, Volkswagen Tiguan or $35,000, and he took the cash option.

Grand Prize 4 winner, Trudy Pettenuzzo of Sault Ste. Marie (Ticket #CD-6933493), couldn’t wait to share the news with her husband that they’d have their choice between a Honda Ridgeline, Toyota Tundra or $55,000. They danced around the parking lot at the Honda dealership when they decided to drive off in their 2023 Ridgeline.

Finally, Grand Prize 5 winner, Nicholas Pozzebon of Sault Ste. Marie (Ticket #CD-3081296), was speechless when he found out he’d his choice of a Chevy Silverado ZR2, Ford F150 Lightning or $90,000. A new father as of just a few weeks ago, Nicholas chose the $90,000 cash prize.

There were also two local winners of the Car Draw’s Early Bird Prizes. Janna Laughlin of Sault Ste. Marie (Ticket # CD-1917337) won $5,000 in gas gift cards provided by McDougall Energy and $10,000 cash on May 19, and Anthony Bumbacco of Sault Ste. Marie (Ticket # CD-3182278) won $5,000 provided by Pino’s Get Fresh on June 16.

“This draw is a great tradition for Sault Area Hospital Foundation, and we’re so happy to see so many local winners this year,” said Teresa Martone – Executive Director, Sault Area Hospital Foundation.

“The community support has been incredible, and we’re thrilled to be able to give away these great prizes while raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for local care. With proceeds from these draws purchasing critical medical equipment for Sault Area Hospital, truly our whole community will win.”

If you missed your chance at the Car Draw, there is still a monthly way to support SAHF and win. SAHF 50/50 runs all year, with 5- and 6-figure jackpots EVERY MONTH! This summer, you can beat the heat with some cool cash prizes. Tickets are on sale now for June’s draw at the end of the month. Get your chance at 50/50 ticket options include 10 tickets for $10, 60 tickets for $20, 200 tickets for $40, or 750 tickets for $75. Must be 18 years of age or older and in the province of Ontario to play.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 33rd Annual 5-Car Draw. Thank you to our Early Bird sponsors – McDougall Energy and Pino’s Get Fresh. Thank you to the dealerships who partnered with us – World Cars Kia, World Cars Hyundai, Northside Toyota, Northside Volkswagen, Great Lakes Honda, Prouse Chevrolet, and Maitland Ford. Thank you to our outstanding partners at the Queen Street Cruise. And thank you to everyone who bought a ticket – your support is ensuring local healthcare professionals have the tools they need to continue to provide outstanding care to our community.

5 Car Draw Licence No. RAF1304169

50/50 Draw Licence No. RAF1243498


Get your 50/50 tickets to be our next SAHF lottery winner!




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