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    Ten Yad Cancels Raffle

    Ten Yad has informed that they have canceled the raffle for a new condo, which was to have ended today. Full Story

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    Oy Vey
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    Oy Vey

    Lets just let them keep the money. They do such great things-now there s a chance to do a real Mitzvah of Tzedaka!!!

    Let it continue!
    Guest
    Let it continue!

    Why don’t they make it be for longer? whoever payed already 360 could have the option to continue donating 36 per month and whoever didnt have a chance to buy yet could buy now! maybe postponde it for an other couple month …
    that’s such a great raffle!
    but at least everyone already got the mitsva!

    Agree with #1
    Guest
    Agree with #1
    Any options?
    Guest
    Any options?

    Times are tough, Suely alot of thinking went into this final decision, However might there be a possibility of extending the date for the raffle drawing? or appealing to larger families in desperate need of larger condo by offering 500,000 toward condo of your choice possible?
    While giving tzedakah to ten yad is worthy cause of its own, the motivator for some was seeing a family who would otherwise have no means for improved living conditions, or home ownership be blessed with a miracle of their own to call home.

    Refund Shmefund
    Guest
    Refund Shmefund

    The judged ones are going to become those that bought and request a refund.
    Refund all the money and people can decide if they want to regift.

    TenYad was greedy
    Guest
    TenYad was greedy

    lower prices on the tickets or don’t try and sell 4000 tickets that is more then 3 times the cost of the condo

    agreed
    Guest
    agreed

    🙂

    dont agree with u
    Guest
    dont agree with u
    why 6?
    Guest
    why 6?

    someone has to cintinou give newly weds wedding packages and believe me in this economy they all need it so for it to be worthed you need at least double and probably ten yad was hoping begining f the year the economy will be better but sadly not so let ten yad refund the money and those who want to donate to newly weds let them do that too

    ten yad greedy??
    Guest
    ten yad greedy??

    tell that to a kallah who wont have help setting up her home because the organization is low on funds.

    to #10
    Guest
    to #10

    How can they be low on funds? they make a fortune on their auction. You’d never know there’s a recession the way some people spent there!

    It is a pity someone missed out on winning a new home.

    I vote for #1
    Guest
    I vote for #1

    I vote for #1
    Its a great mitzvah before Rosh Hashana!
    ppl who gave and do not ask a refund are going to be blessed with more than a condo in gashmius and rucnius

    too expensive
    Guest
    too expensive

    I wanted to buy a ticket but 360 is way too much. Maybe if they lowered it to like 300, or 275 more ppl would buy?

    Resident
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    Resident

    They should give everyone a refund. i give them tzedakkah al the time but this one was to win a condo i davened every day i should win the condo i really need the condo and have no money to buy one. i live with 3 kids in a 1 bedroom and really wanted it. i will ask for my money back!!

    nussi
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    nussi

    It is really sad that it didn’t work out… I am sure that just as I am dissapointed, a lot of people out there were hoping to experience first hand a “meshaneh makom meshaneh mazal”…. and with the economy as it is… most people can hardly afford a down payment, or even dream of having an apartment for which they spend so little… Yet… that little, right now, before Yom Tov… for many can hardly be called little!!! I honestly hope that the refunds are processed as quickly as possible, as at this point, the money that took a whole… Read more »

    Ten Yad
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    Ten Yad

    If you planed the raffel, and people gave money because of a chance of winning an condo, it’s not right to cancel. if they need more time extend the date but just to cancel it’s not right to the people.

    chana
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    chana

    who said that they have to sell 4,000 tickets and make $1,440.000.00 when that condo sells for under $500,000.00 they could have sold the tickets for less then $360 and sold a bunch more tickets and covered the cost of the condo and then some or what would be so bad if they only sold 1,500 tickets that still covers the condo plus $40,000.00 I hope another org picks up the ball where TenYad dropped it. and raffles a condo off and sells the tickets with a deal ie 1 for 100 3 for 250 at a lower price they… Read more »

    dovid
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    dovid

    TenYad was greedy in such economic times charging $360 per ticket.
    no wonder they didn’t sell 4000 tickets which is 1.4 million that is a mil over the cost of the condo

    Agree with 14
    Guest
    Agree with 14

    I bought 2 tickets really hoping to win. And if it weren’t going to be me, then another family that really needed it. It’s extremely disappointing! There really weren’t enough tickets sold to make it worthwhile?

    another solution
    Guest
    another solution

    Alot of people, including me were really excited and were sure they are winning. Yo can’t just cancel the last minute. Perhaps ask all donors if they want their money back or to go into a raffle where they winn 100,000

    why don't you chip in with family members
    Guest
    why don't you chip in with family members

    as brothers and sisters etc. (work it out) so at least you can work it out and share it if you win, but if you dont even do that, your a sure loser!

    buyer
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    buyer

    they did have a disclaimer that if they didn’t sell enough they would refund the money…(its too hard to ask everyone what they want and harder to come to an agreement)….i agree that they should just postpone….and or lower the ticket price (and for those that paid the higher price give a second ticket or part refund?)

    change the pri\ze
    Guest
    change the pri\ze

    i wonder why they don’t have a lesser ash prize like 50,000?

    wat is up?
    Guest
    wat is up?

    to those of you who bought a raffle ticket…you paid to buy a RAFFLE TICKET not a condo! (websters dictionary: raf⋅fle1  /ˈræfəl/ Show Spelled Pronunciation [raf-uhl] Show IPA noun, verb, -fled, -fling. –noun 1. a form of lottery in which a number of persons buy one or more chances to win a prize.) If you had lost, would you ask for the money back? No, The money you paid is for Tzedaka! Besides-ten yad said they are refunding the money-what the h is e/o complaing about? to #11 do you have any idea how many kallahs are helped by ten yad?… Read more »

    a resident in CH
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    a resident in CH

    those who need the money take it back you deserve it
    those who dont its a donation to a great cause but ten yad need to give a tax deductible receipt

    let it be
    Guest
    let it be

    Drizin could use the PR and the tax deduction by donating the condo and letting ten yad keep whatever funds they collected

    I dont feel so bad.
    Guest
    I dont feel so bad.

    I dont feel so bad.
    Ten yad did a good job of soliciting the rest of the country, yet they only support kallahs in CH. You want our support, you support us.

    OFFER A $100.000k PRIZ
    Guest
    OFFER A $100.000k PRIZ
    OFFER A $100.000k PRIZE!!
    Guest
    OFFER A $100.000k PRIZE!!

    EXTEND RAFFLE PERIOD!

    RAFFLE OFF RAFFLE TICKETS $20.

    IT SEEMS TENYAD WISHES TO MAKE 100% PROFIT BANKING ON 99% WONT REVERSE THE $360!!

    DRIZEN is being knocked and slandared!!
    Guest
    DRIZEN is being knocked and slandared!!

    despite initiating a meeting to workout a counter offer to help ten yad pull off the Raffle successfully!!

    give him some time!!

    dan lekav zechus! its almost RH judgement day!

    /*drizen IS IS IS TRYING TO WORK OUT A PLAN
    Guest
    /*drizen IS IS IS TRYING TO WORK OUT A PLAN

    hold ur horses! give them some time to hammer out the details

    to #27
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    to #27

    not true. my wife is not from NY, or CH for that matter, and they kindly helped before she got married.

    y is everyone being so nasty?
    Guest
    y is everyone being so nasty?

    If you read the article, they clearly stated that they will issue a refund if anybody wants it, or give a credit to their next auction. And all of this was stated in the fine print: that if there aren’t enough tickets sold, tickets will be refunded.
    I think people should realize that we are talking about a tzedakkah organization, who helps our community in a very real, tangible way, doing one of the greatest mitzvos. May ten yad go from strength to strength, and raise a lot of money in their upcoming auction! Hatzlacha Rabbah

    Weird
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    Weird

    Its very strange how everyone is so upset about this being canceled, considering only one of you would have won….

    why were they promoting it at the last minute
    Guest
    why were they promoting it at the last minute

    Why did they continue to promote it until the last minute. Did they think thatthey would get a deluge of purchases? I think not. They knew that they did not have enough last week.

    I think that they should refund the money no questions asked and they should disclose exactly what happened.

    CH resident
    Guest
    CH resident

    what is it about raffles?
    to me its just gambling. i think they are all a waste of money.
    and dont get me started on the auctions. People “shop” for tickets for the items like they are buying them.
    People you are not buying the prize! The only winner is Ten Yad. what a scam

    Dont Blame Drizin
    Guest
    Dont Blame Drizin

    What does this have to do with Drizin?
    They were going to sell a condo to them like to anyone else.
    They are innocent in all of this.

    Mendel
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    Mendel

    Obviously its becuase of the economy that they could not sell enough tickets. noone could afford to spend so much on maybe winning.

    Legal gambling
    Guest
    Legal gambling

    I think that too many people bought this for the chance of having a condo. I raffle is supposed to be to giove to a cause and the prize is an extra enticemnt. IT is not meant to take food off your table to think that you will for sure win. Rabbonim have to sit down and figure out if this is not becoming a form of leagalized gamling that ius inappropiate and destructive. I think that someone should look at the list of people who purchased and see how many of those people had no buissness giving this money.… Read more »

    Why not make a smaller prize?
    Guest
    Why not make a smaller prize?

    I dont get why they didnt just take the money they did actually make and use part of it for a prize. $100,000 is also a very nice prize and would have made someone very happy.

    LLOO
    Guest
    LLOO

    Whats the rush?
    why not just extend the contest?
    give it another 6 months, thats what I sayl
    why just cancel without even giving it another shot.

    HHHaaaa Haa!!!
    Guest
    HHHaaaa Haa!!!

    All you losers talk liek u alraedy won.
    what a joke.
    its about tzidaka and evrything else is extra

    I think we all need a little focus here/.....
    Guest
    I think we all need a little focus here/.....

    I think that many people are losing sight of the fact that when you donate to a Tzedakah raffle you are DONATING TO A CAUSE. That is the point. The raffle is just the incentive, and its very nice, and ONE PERSON will win.
    Everyone else gets a MITSVAH.
    Keep that in mind and you won’t be so disappointed.
    Personally, I did not buy a ticket because it was too expensive for me, but for those who did, I don’t understand what all the fuss is about.

    to 1 and 3
    Guest
    to 1 and 3

    your right but not evry body could afford it just like that

    I AGREE WITH #35
    Guest
    I AGREE WITH #35

    35
    why were they promoting it at the last minute
    Why did they continue to promote it until the last minute. Did they think thatthey would get a deluge of purchases? I think not. They knew that they did not have enough last week.

    I think that they should refund the money no questions asked and they should disclose exactly what happened.

    Why Cancel (Rush?)  ... EXTEND IT!
    Guest
    Why Cancel (Rush?) ... EXTEND IT!

    whats more dissapointing to the ticket holders?
    a) Cancel
    b) Extending deadline
    c) $100,000k prize!

    everyine wins!

    btw

    they sold close to 1100 (=400,000)

    100k prize = 300,000 profit!!!!!!!!!

    yes 46! smells abit sinister!
    Guest
    yes 46! smells abit sinister!

    why must they rush to CANCEL?!

    whats soo holy about keeping to the ORIGINAL deadline?!

    the hopes and wishes of the 1100+ people who purchased tickets are not given any consideration!!

    why NOT offer to split the POT!

    between the winner and the mosad!
    approx 200 grand = very happy winner
    not to mention
    200 grand for tenyad can help 200 kallas! thats one kallah each day of the year minus SFIRAS HAOMER!

    as a benifactor of tenyad! we have recieved nearly $500. in value between bed sheets and kitchenware!

    they doo plenty of good !!

    but dont use shady tactics to make your fundraising easier!

    Why Cancel (Rush?)  ... EXTEND IT!
    Guest
    Why Cancel (Rush?) ... EXTEND IT!

    whats more dissapointing to the ticket holders?
    a) Cancel
    b) Extending deadline
    c) $100,000k prize!

    everyine wins!

    btw

    they sold close to 1100 (=400,000)

    100k prize = 300,000 profit!!!!!!!!!

    yeh, why no $100K PRIZE
    Guest
    yeh, why no $100K PRIZE

    AT LEAST

    hey # 27...this is for you
    Guest
    hey # 27...this is for you

    I got married 2x, and both times Ten Yad gave me everything I needed….and I am NOT FROM CROWN HEIGHTS! They are an amazing organization, they really give a chosson and kallah some of the basics that they may not get otherwise. I agree with all the posts- those that bought a ticket should let Ten Yad keep the money and consider it TZEDDAKAH!

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