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Tammy Lapointe wins $112,262.50 in the November SAHF 50/50 Draw

On November 30th, Tammy Lapointe of Brantford, ON won a $112,262.50 jackpot in the Sault Area Hospital Foundation (SAHF) November 50/50 draw. Her lucky number (NV-9155535) was drawn electronically, and she was contacted immediately.

Photo of Tammy's face, with the interior of a car in the background. She has glasses and blonde hair.
Tammy Lapointe sends a selfie from Brantford

“I’m still in shock!"

While Tammy lives in Southern Ontario, she grew up in Echo Bay – just outside of Sault Ste. Marie. Many of Tammy’s extended family members, including her son, still live in the Sault Ste. Marie area. She has been supporting the SAHF 50/50 for a while, and was floored when she got the call.

When asked about her plans for the winnings, Tammy said “I’m still in shock! I’m certainly going to have a great Christmas, and I’ll save some for my retirement.”

Tammy was one of 10 winners this month!

Congratulations are also in order for early bird prize winners:

  • On November 9, $2,000 each to: Allan Lago (NV-8116394) of Sioux Lookout; Linda Smith (NV-1499344) of Thessalon; and Chris Borgo (NV-8577044) of Thunder Bay.

  • On November 16, $2,000 each to: Lesley Higgins (NV-5292876) of Erin; Shirley Yun - Group of 18 (NV-1026895) of Sault Ste. Marie; and Glen Kent (NV-1089547) of Sault Ste. Marie.

  • On November 23, $1,000 each to: Paula White (NV-7370953) of Sault Ste. Marie; Sandra Airdrie (NV-2840978) of Fort Frances; and Laurie Smith (NV-7163374) of Sault Ste. Marie.

Tickets for SAHF’s December 50/50 draw are on sale now, and an early ticket purchase could put an extra $15,000 under your tree! Get your tickets before 2pm on December 14th for a chance to win the $15,000 early bird prize – plus every ticket has a chance at the growing jackpot.

Tickets are 10 for $10; 60 for $20; 200 for $40; or 750 for $75. In addition to online sales at, tickets can be purchased in person at the Sault Area Hospital Foundation Office (750 Great Northern Road) from 8:00am-4:30pm, Tuesday through Thursday. Ticket buyers must be 18 years of age or older and in the province of Ontario to play.

“As we head into the holiday season, we’re grateful for the incredible support of our community” said Teresa Martone, Executive Director for Sault Area Hospital Foundation. “Whether you’re buying 50/50 tickets, attending one of many holiday fundraising events, or making tax-deductible donations – a gift to Sault Area Hospital Foundation is a gift to our whole community. The funds we raise are invested back into critical equipment at our hospital, which helps make outstanding local care possible. If you support – you are part of that, and we thank you!”

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