With less than a month remaining until the Alton Educational Foundation's 3rd annual Redbird Raffle drawing, organizers are making a final push to raise additional funds. The organization provides grants ranging between $200-$1500 to teachers fund programs for students in both public private schools in the Alton School District.

President Lisa Long says her organizations focus remains to be the education of students in the district.

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The Alton Educational Foundation's 3rd annual Redbird Raffle will be held on November 24th during halftime of the final game of the Alton High School Basketball Tip Off Classic. The Grand Prize is $20,000.

Redbird Raffle tickets are available at any of the schools in the district and at a number of businesses throughout the Riverbend. You can find a list of those businesses calling 618-208-7747 or by following the link provided on this story at AltonDailyNews.com.


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