It’s one thing for a non-profit to win something that will bolster its regular offerings or a few hundred dollars to help with operating expenses.
But a car? That’s almost unheard of.
Unless you’re Manteca’s FUN Club.
Earlier this week the organization – which stands for Family Unity Night – learned that they were one of two grand prize winners that would be awarded a 2013 Ford Fiesta courtesy of Phil Waterford’s Manteca Ford Mercury. They purchased the $100 raffle ticket to benefit Manteca’s massive Memorial Day celebration at Woodward Park and looked at it more as a donation than a chance to win.
Until they got that phone call.