Car Raffle FAQs

Jun 22, 2018

How much are the tickets?  The more tickets you purchase the better the deal. For instance, one ticket costs $50 but six tickets are only $150.

Ticket pricing:

  • 1 ticket $50
  • 3 tickets $100 ($33 per tix)
  • 6 tickets $150 ($25 per tix)
  • 9 tickets $200 ($22 per tix)
  • 12 tickets $250 ($21 per tix)
  • 15 tickets $300 ($20 per tix)                   
  • 25 tickets $400 ($16 per tix)                              
  • 35 tickets $500 ($14 per tix)

May I purchase a ticket if I live in Texas?  No.  The raffle is open to New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts and Maine residents only.

Can summer residents enter the raffle? Yes. If you have a summer home in NH, VT, MA or ME you can enter the raffle. You will need to provide your summer home address as well as the address that is associated with your credit card.

Does purchasing a raffle ticket renew my membership with NHPR?  No.  Though the purchase of a raffle ticket supports NHPR, it does not renew your membership.

Is there an age restriction to purchase tickets?  You must be 18 years or older to purchase tickets.

What are the prizes?

  • 1st prize (or Grand Prize): $25,000 towards a new car at any one of Grappone Automotive Group dealers including Honda, Ford, Toyota, Hyundai, and Mazda. 
  • 2nd prize: a $2,000 gas card. 
  • 3rd prize: Trek FX 2 bike and Yakima bike rack donated by S&W Sports of Concord.
  • 4th prize: Liquidlogic Inuit 14.5 kayak donated by Portsmouth Kayak Adventures.
  • Early Bird Prize: a $2,000 gas card.
  • Early Bird Prize: a $2,000 gas card. 

When does the raffle end?

  • The Early Bird prizes (gas cards) raffles end on Saturday, July 21 at 2:00pm EST. 
  • The 4th prize (kayak) raffle ends on Friday, July 27 at 9am EST. 
  • The 3rd prize (bike and rack) raffle ends on Friday, July 27 at 7pm EST. 
  • The 2nd prize (gas card) raffle ends on Saturday, July 28 at 12 pm noon EST.
  • The 1st prize ($25,000 toward a vehicle) ends on Saturday, July 28 at 2:00pm EST. 

When will the winners be announced?  The two Early Bird winners (two $2,000 gas cards) will be announced on NHPR on Thursday, July 26, between 6am and 9am, during Morning Edition.  The other prize winners, including the $25,000 toward a new car, will be announced on NHPR on Thursday, August 2, between 6am and 9am, during Morning Edition.

Do I need to be listening to win?  No.  If you’re the winner, we’ll contact you.  See official raffle rules and regulations.

Where can I find the raffle rules and regulations?  Raffle rules and regulations can be found on our website at

How do I purchase tickets?  The fastest easiest way to purchase tickets is online at Or if you prefer, call 1.888.805.6477.

Are tickets tax-deductible?  Tickets are not tax-deductible.  However, when you purchase a raffle ticket, you are supporting the programs you hear on NHPR.

Are tickets transferrable? Can I give them away? Tickets are transferable, and you can give them away.  However, you are responsible for the taxes.

What if I want to purchase a ticket for someone?  How do I do that?  Call 1.888.805.6477.  We will gladly take down all the information to process this.  We will need your name, address, phone number and credit card information, and we will need the recipient’s name, address and phone number. You will be charged for the ticket.