Cash Raffle

FAQS

Q: What do I win if my ticket number is chosen?
A: There will be one winner for each cash raffle. That winner will receive $20,000 (minus taxes).
Q: When will a winner be selected for a DCU for Kids cash raffle?
A: The winner selection process may take up to 90 days after 3,000 tickets for a raffle have been sold. A new cash raffle may begin before the winner of a previous cash raffle has been selected.
Q: How will I know if a winner has been selected?
A: Winners are listed on the DCU for Kids and DCU websites once the winner has accepted the prize. Also, a winner notification will be sent to the members that opted to receive it. You may opt in to receive a winner notification when you are purchasing a raffle ticket. It may take up to 90 days after 3,000 tickets have been sold for a winner to be chosen.
Q: Who chooses the winner of a DCU for Kids cash raffle?
A: An independent, third party, auditor will randomly select the winner. Digital Federal Credit Union employees are not eligible to be a part of the selection process.
Q: What do the proceeds of the DCU for Kids cash raffle benefit?
A: Proceeds from the DCU for Kids raffle benefit children in need who may be facing challenges such as poverty, illness, or developmental impairments. Nonprofit organizations that serve children and families receive grants through DCU for Kids for support services, enrichment and education programs, scholarships, and medical research. Your ticket purchase supports this mission. Thank you!
Q: Is my cash raffle ticket purchase tax deductible?
A: Raffle ticket purchases are not tax deductible per state regulations. If you’d like to make a tax deductible donation to DCU for Kids, please visit our website for more information.
Q: Can I purchase more than one ticket?
A: Yes, you may purchase more than one ticket. There is no limit. The average ticket purchase is between 1 and 5.
Q: How do I purchase a ticket for the DCU for Kids cash raffle?

A: You may purchase a DCU for Kids cash raffle ticket if you receive an inbox notification within your DCU Account Manager. You may access your Account Manager the following ways: through your DCU mobile banking application, a desktop computer, or at your local DCU branch. The instructions are as follows:

  • DCU Mobile Banking Application: Login to the mobile app, visit your Account Manager, select “DCU for Kids Raffles” from the options, then follow the steps to purchase.
  • Desktop Computer: Login to DCU.org, go to Account Manager, select “DCU for Kids Raffle – Raffle Entry” from the options, then follow the steps to purchase.
  • Walk-in and purchase at your local DCU branch utilizing the internet café: Members must have access to the cash raffle inbox message link to purchase tickets.
Q: Who is eligible to purchase a DCU for Kids cash raffle ticket?

A:  Only Digital Federal Credit Union members who are at least 18 years old are eligible to purchase a ticket, with the following exceptions:

  • Present employees, volunteers, and affiliates of Digital Federal Credit Union and the independent CPA firm conducting the drawing, and relatives of employees whether through blood, marriage, or adoption, are ineligible to enter.
  • Members residing in the following states are ineligible to enter due to individual state laws and regulations: Alabama, California, Hawaii, Indiana, Kansas, Montana, Louisiana, South Dakota, Utah and Washington.
Q: How many cash raffles does DCU for Kids host per year?

A:  Generally, one to two cash raffles are hosted per month.

Q: How do I know if a cash raffle has tickets available?

A:  Eligible Digital Federal Credit Union members will receive an inbox notification within their DCU Account Manager inbox.  Once the cash raffle has sold out, that inbox message will expire and disappear.

Q: Can I purchase a cash raffle ticket with a check, or over the phone?

A:  No.  A ticket purchase must be linked to your DCU membership, and therefore must be purchased electronically through your Account Manager inbox notification.  Digital Federal Credit Union employees are unable to purchase a ticket on the member’s behalf.

Q: Where is my ticket purchase confirmation?

A:  A history of cash raffle ticket purchases can be found within your DCU Account Manager, by selecting DCU for Kids raffles from the options.  An email notification will not be sent.

Q: How will I know if the cash raffle is sold out?

A:  When a DCU for Kids cash raffle sells out, the inbox notification containing the link to purchase tickets for that cash raffle will expire and disappear.

Q: Who can I call if I have additional questions about the DCU for Kids cash raffle?

A:  You may call the Digital Federal Credit Union’s information center at 1-800-328-8797.