AR Gould's Virtual Holiday Raffle to support the United Way of Aroostook

Please join us as part of this year’s virtual event as we raise support for our local friends and neighbors!

For a copy of the rules and more info click here.

Items up for bid:

Item #1: A Night at the Rink
4 admission tickets to skating at the PI Forum plus scarves and mittens, hot cocoa and mugs along with some sweet treats to keep you warm.
Item #2: Pine Cone Perspective
A 20 x 16 canvas print of a beautiful photo 
Item #3: Christmas in the County
Many beautiful ornaments and more, all from Monica's Scandanavian Gift Shop.
Item #4: Kitchen Help
A set of 3 collanders from Pampered Chef and a set of cutting boards to make your holiday kitchen time easier.
Item #5: Family Fun
3 fun board games as well as a floor sized puzzle for an entertaining evening at home.
Item #6: Crafting At Its Best
Knitting Studio and a Quilt Making Kit for that creative member of the family.
Item #7: Scrapbooking Bonanza
Frozen scrapebooking kit, a Pirate Scrapebook, along with stickers, markers and more to create lasting memories.
Item #8: Let's Build It
250 Mega Building Bloks plus 25 smaller bloks for little hands. Also includes a Spiderman Legos car chase set.
Item #9: SpyGenius Binoculars
High powered binoculars for concerts, theater, travel. BK4 Roof Prism FMC lens great for bird watching.
Item #10: All Things Sugar-Free
Includes water bottle, diabetic socks, Gold Bond Lotion, Smart Blood Sugar Book, ReliOnGlucose Tablets, Gum, and many other delicious sugar-free items.
Item #11: Gourmet Food Basket & Dinner Out
The Connoisseur Gift Basket- an arrangement of gourmet snacks in a beautiful carry tote as well as a $40 gift certificate to Governor's Restaurant.
Item #12: Roadside Travel

Everything you'll need for the drive...Box tote, Booster cables, Windshield cover and washer fluid, blanket, HEET, and some "Emergency Cash."
Item #13: Christmas on the Go
Large red country farm truck décor, decorative pillow, air freshners, $25 gas cards, Pat's Pizza certificate, Dunkin gift card, De-Icer, Mug, Car cleaning supplies and more!
Item #14: Everything Maine

Beautiful basket full of handmade bags and all sorts of wonderful Maine treats!

Item #15: Winter Basket
Snowman shutter, rope basket, Nut Cracker, Hand soap, fleece, electric blanket, candle, cozy socks, cocoa and mugs and more!
Item #16: Holiday Cheer

Various Christmas decorative items
Item #17: Kids Art Basket

Various art supplies
Item #18: Love Your Furry Friend

A wonderful collection of healthy treats and toys to keep our four legged family members happy and healthy. Includes a gift certificate to Tractor Supply!
Item #19: ...Coming Soon! Item #20: Snowshoe Anyone?

Beautiful set of Tubbs Women's Snowshoes complete with Black Diamond Trail Sport Trekking Poles

Item #21: Snowshoe Anyone?

Handsome set of Tubbs Men's Snowshoes complete with Black Diamond Trail Sport Trekking Poles

Item #22: A Cozy Night In

A beautiful fleece blanket, some tea, cookies and much more will make a night in on a cold winter night delightful!
Item #23: Boat Basket of
Cookies & Cocoa

Everything you need to whip up some yummy cookies and hot cocoa on a cold winter's night.
Item #24: Holiday Wreath

A beautiful holiday wreath with a mixture of greenery and pine cones so realistic, you can almost smell the freshness. Adorned with a red, black and silver ribbon. From Ravenwood Gifts and Antiques.

A printed catalog of items will soon be available.  “Virtual” tickets go on sale for $1/each starting on Wednesday, November 18. There will be individual raffles for each donation. Only those 18 or older may purchase tickets. 

  1. Virtual tickets may be purchased from guest relations at the main desk between 0730 and 1500 daily using cash, check, credit, or payroll deduction or in the cafeteria during usual hours using payroll deduction or credit. Off-site staff members interested in purchasing tickets may contact Stephanie Budreau at 768-4301 or to arrange for ticket purchase.

  2. Those purchasing tickets will need to provide their names and contact numbers at the time of purchase. The purchaser will then be given the option of completing either a paper or on-line ticket submission form. Once payment is confirmed, these forms will be used to enter the appropriate number of entries into each of the individual raffles.

  3. All employees who submit pledges as part of this year’s United Way Workplace Campaign will be provided with five free entries in our virtual raffles. Please contact Joe Siddiqui at with questions about your free entries or regarding pledge opportunities.

  4. Winners will be selected on FaceBook Live at noon on Friday, December 11, and will be contacted via the information provided at the time of ticket sales. There is no limit to the number of items an individual can win.