Raffle winners announced

2 Oct, 2018

$428 raised for our community food pantry!

You may recently have seen our friendly staff around and about, selling raffle tickets over the past couple of months. You may have even bought one or two.

If you did buy a ticket, we’d like to say a big Community Gateway thank you for raising money towards our community food pantry, based in Lismore. This food pantry provides non-perishable food for people experiencing difficulty and for people on a low income.

Congratulations to all six winners of the raffle! They are:

  1. Eleonora Cheles
  2. Tom Rixon
  3. Matt Scarlett
  4. Dianne Creighton
  5. J Magner
  6. Jessica Wade
Community Gateway food pantry raffle 1st prize winner Eleonora Cheles

Congratulations to Eleonora for winning 1st prize in our Community Gateway food pantry raffle, who is excitedly receiving her 1st prize to Byron at Byron Resort and Spa!

Community Gateway food pantry raffle 2nd prize winner Tom Rixon

Congratulations to Tom Rixon for winning the 2nd prize hamper of goodies in our community food pantry raffle. Spare a thought for those who did not win anything, seen here sulking in the background.

Community Gateway food pantry raffle 6th prize winner Jessica Wade

Congratulations to Jessica Wade for winning the 6th prize hamper in our community food pantry raffle!

A massive thank you to all those generous people and organisations that donated goods and services as prizes for our raffle, including (in alphabetical order):

  • AJ Magnay
  • Alstonville Meats and Deli Plaza
  • Alstonville Quality Meats
  • Astrid
  • Aussie Diggers
  • Banzai restaurant
  • Bird’s Nest Mullumbimby
  • Bluey’s Cafe
  • Bunyips Camping
  • Byron at Byron Resort and Spa
  • Chemist Warehouse
  • Chempro Chemist Lismore Central
  • Chempro Chemist Lismore
  • Chicken Mania
  • Dalley St. Butchers
  • Farmer Charlie’s
  • Food Works
  • Garden Plate Café
  • Goonellabah Pharmacy
  • Grill Shack
  • Healthy Life Lismore Square
  • Helms and White Dentist
  • Judy
  • Keye’s butcher
  • Lismore Worker’s Club
  • Matt’s Tennis Coaching
  • Mecca Café
  • Options Alstonville
  • PJ Fruit Shop
  • Priceline Lismore Square
  • Ramada Ballina Hotel and Suites
  • Snowy’s Bakery
  • South Lismore Chemist

Many tracks, one road, sustaining community.


Community Gateway is a registered charity and QIP accredited, assessed against the Quality Improvement Council Health and Community Services 7th Edition Standards.


We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work and meet, and offer our respect to their Elders past, present and future.

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