Checks are now being accepted as payment for tickets to the Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare Foundation's $100,00 Miracle Drawing.

The change to New York State raffle guidelines was passed as part of the 2017-18 budget in April and became effective 90 days after being passed.

“This is a very exciting change for all charities in NYS looking to raise funds through raffles, including other local charities that conduct raffles,” said Andrea MacDiarmid, Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals coordinator for the Mohawk Valley Health System. “Being able to accept checks gives those looking to support the women and children at FSLH who benefit from CMN Hospitals donations another option for purchasing tickets. We are grateful to Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi and Senator Joseph Griffo for their continued support in this effort.”

This year marks the 21st annual Miracle Drawing, where one lucky person will win $100.000 in cash.

A maximum of 4,300 tickets will be sold.  Just over 2,400 tickets remain for the October 11th drawing.

Tickets are $100 each and can be purchased by calling the FSLH Foundation at (315) 624-5600.