Car Raffle FAQs

Jun 29, 2017

How much are the tickets?  The more tickets you purchase the better the deal. For instance, one ticket costs $50 but six tickets are only $150.

Ticket Pricing:

1 ticket $50
3 tickets $100 ($33 per tix)
6 tickets $150 ($25 per tix)
$9 tickets $200 ($22 per tix)
12 tickets $250 ($21 per tix)
15 tickets $300 ($20 per tix)
18 tickets $350 ($19 per tix)
25 tickets $400 ($16 per tix)
30 tickets $450 ($15 per tix)
35 tickets $500 ($14 per tix)

May I purchase a ticket if I live in Texas?  No.  The raffle is open to New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts and Maine residents only.

Does purchasing a raffle ticket renew my membership with NHPR?  No.  Though the purchase of a raffle ticket supports NHPR, it does not renew your membership.

Is there an age restriction to purchase tickets?  You must be 18 years or older to purchase tickets.

What are the prizes?  First prize is $25,000 toward a new car at any one of Grappone Auto Group’s dealers including Honda, Ford, Toyota, Hyundai, and Mazda.  Second prize is a Necky Manitou 13 Kayak with paddle donated by Contoocook River Canoe Company.  Third prize is a Trek FX2 Bike and a Yakima Bike Rack System with one bike attachment donated by S&W Sports.  There are also two Early Bird prizes.  Two winners each will win $2,000 worth of gas cards donated by Irving Oil.  These gas cards are in $100 denominations so the winner can share them with family and friends.

When does the raffle end?  The two Early Bird raffles end on Saturday, July 22 at Noon.  The first prize raffle ends on Saturday, July 29 at Noon.  The second prize raffle ends on Friday, July 28 at 7pm.  The third prize raffle ends on Friday, July 28 at 9am. 

When will the winners be announced?  The two Early Bird winners will be announced on NHPR on Thursday, July 27, during Morning Edition.  The other prize winners, including the $25,000 toward a new car, will be announced on NHPR on Thursday, August 3, during Morning Edition.

Do I need to be listening to win?  No.  If you’re the winner, we’ll contact you.  See official raffle rules and regulations.

Where can I find the raffle rules and regulations?  Raffle rules and regulations can be found on our website at

How do I purchase tickets?  The fastest easiest way to purchase tickets is online at Or if you prefer, call 1.888.805.6477.

Are tickets tax-deductible?  Tickets are not tax-deductible.  However, when you purchase a raffle ticket, you are supporting the programs you hear on NHPR.

Are tickets transferrable? Can I give them away? Tickets are transferable, and you can give them away.  However, you are responsible for the taxes.

What if I want to purchase a ticket for someone?  How do I do that?  Call 1.888.805.6477.  We will gladly take down all the information to process this.  We will need your name, address, phone number and credit card information, and we will need the recipient’s name, address and phone number. You will be charged for the ticket.