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SYLVANIA, OH (Toledo News Now) -

The Sisters of Saint Francis are already gearing up for their annual fundraising event, with a new effort to raise money.

The gala isn't until September, and usually brings in around $100,000 for the Sisters, but they're hoping a new fundraiser will help them bring in money while putting money into the pockets of three winners.

They will be selling 800 tickets at $50 each. The tickets will go into a raffle, and the winner will receive $5,000. Second place will get $3,000 and third place takes home $2,000.

Sister Carol Ann Grace says the rest of the money raised will go toward their ministries.

"We're excited because there has been a lot of responses already, and we're hoping to use that money again for our ministries," she said. "We worked out a plan where we hope to get $40,000."

This year's gala will be September 28. Those who purchase tickets don't have to be present to win.

To purchase tickets, visit the Sisters of Saint Francis website here.

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