Ticket Contest - Rangers/Flyers - January 29, 2019

A few times a year, I run a contest to give away my season tickets for a Rangers game. The tickets are my normal seats - 3 seats in Section 224, Row 10 - for the Tuesday, 1/29 game vs. the Flyers.

The contest is the same as I’ve used before this season - for each $1 donated to the charity below, you will receive one entry to win the tickets, up to 50 entries. You have to donate at least $10 (which would get you 10 entries). If you donate $25, you get 25 entries, and so on. If you donate more than $50 though you only get 50 entries.

The charity this time is close to my heart - Girls Rock Philly. GRP is a nonprofit organization that supports and mentors young women interested in music and performace. My half-sister was very involved with GRP before she passed away suddenly a few weeks ago at a much-too-young age. I’d really appreciate any financial support you can send them, and I will make a matching donation of all the contrest entries.

Please comment below with the amount of your donation to confirm your entry. Keep your receipt in case I want to confirm ;)

The contest will run until midnight on Thursday, 1/24. The winner will need to give me a mailing address, and I will overnight the paper tickets by the end of the week.

Good luck and Let’s Go Rangers!

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