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Summer 2018 Raffle Winners

Drum roll, please…


Congratulations to all of our summer 2018 raffle winners
Thank you to all who purchased raffle tickets and donated their models and services

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Fall 2018 Raffle Winners

CONGRATULATIONS to the NOCF Fall 2018 Raffle Winners!


Special thanks to all who purchased raffle tickets and donated models and services in this season’s raffles.

223 Orders
2276 Tickets Sold
$4,552 Raised
Gamers in 19 Countries Participated!

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2018 DONATION ANNOUNCEMENT: $85,000

The NOVA Open Charitable Foundation (NOCF) held its final Board meeting of the year on Monday, 12/03/18. After careful review of the Treasurer’s Report, we are proud to announce that NOCF will be donating – in the name of Tabletop Wargamers Worldwide – $85,000 this year!

The Board is also excited to share that these donations will raise the total given away since 2013 to over $210,000. Equally impressive, this year’s donations will double what NOCF gave to these charities in 2017:

  • Doctors Without Borders, $40,000
  • Breast Cancer Research Foundation, $20,000
  • Fisher House Foundation, $20,000

A $5,000 donation was also made to the Arlington County Police Department, Friends & Family Funds in appreciation for their support of NOCF at NOVA Open 2018.

The NOCF enjoys substantial support from donors who target their contributions on specific costs, like tangible property, support products, storage, space, move-in/move-out costs, and more. In 2018, the value of these donations exceeded $55,000. These donations allow monies from the fundraisers to be available for the charities you support. If you get a chance, write to customerservice@novaopen.com and thank the NOVA Open and its all-volunteer staff for making this possible.

Congratulations to the winners of the 34 online raffles run by NOCF in 2018. Special thanks to those who participated in those online Raffles, supported the Silent Auction at NOVA Open, and spent time in the Foundation Lounge at the NOVA Open convention. Join us in sending sincere appreciations, as well, to Susan Perkins and the lounge staff who always exceed expectations – and to the entertainers who provided interest and activities in the Foundation Lounge for five nights in 2018.

Beyond those three fundraisers, special recognition for the success of 2018 NOCF goes to NOVA Open attendees who donated during registration, as well as the following donors: Marc Raley and the NOVA Open 30K team, Figure Painting Magazine, Historicon, Sam Sedghi, KR Multicase, Tablewar Designs, Game Envy, Remembrancer’s Retreat, and Epic Quest Master.

Best Regards,
NOCF Board of Directors

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2018 SUMMER RAFFLES – Sales Closed

The NOVA Open Charitable Foundation began operating in 2013. Its mission, as a non-profit, is fundraising to demonstrate the compassion and generosity of the world-wide tabletop wargamer community. To date, over $130,000 has been donated to numerous charities – primarily, Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres, Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and Fisher House Foundation.

This summer’s TWENTY-TWO (22) SUMMER RAFFLES focused on those three amazing charities.
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2018 SUMMER RAFFLES – LIVE!

The NOVA Open Charitable Foundation began operating in 2013. Its mission, as a non-profit, is fundraising to demonstrate the compassion and generosity of the world-wide tabletop wargamer community. To date, over $130,000 has been donated to numerous charities – primarily, Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres, Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and Fisher House Foundation.

This summer’s TWENTY-TWO (22) SUMMER RAFFLES will focus on those three amazing charities.


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SAGA 6-Point Viking Warband

SAGA 6-Point Viking Warband

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scroll down for more pictures of the professionally painted models!
Tickets go on sale MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2018

Welcome to the second NOCF raffle of 2018!  We have partnered up with Wargames Illustrated, Gripping Beast, and KR Multicase to be able to not only run this raffle online, but also introduce wargamers at SALUTE 2018 to the good things that the NOVA Open Charitable Foundation does each year. We were inspired by the recent release of Saga 2.0 from Studio Tomahawk to create one of their most iconic war bands – the Vikings!

This raffle is for an elite 6-point Warband for Saga, and includes:

• A Viking Warlord
• 4 Varangian Guard (Hearthguard)
• 4 Varangian Guard Axemen (Hearthguard)
• 4 Viking Hirdmen (Hearthguard)
• 4 Viking Berserkers (Hearthguard)
• 8 Viking Bondi (Warriors)
• 12 Viking Archers (Levy)
• A case from KR Multicase

Miniatures supplied by Gripping Beast. The Varangian Guard and Hirdmen are painted by Richard Rush, while the rest are painted by Dave Taylor of Dave Taylor Miniatures. Shield and Banner transfers are from Little Big Men Studios.

Tickets sales end April 16 at 12pm EST (or earlier if sold out). There are only 1,000 tickets available, at $5 each, which means your chances of winning are much better than surviving a clash with these fierce Northmen!

The winner will be announced later that day and broadcast via our social media channels.
Join us on Facebook at NOVA Open Charitable Foundation (www.facebook.com/thenocf/).

On March 19, 2018: Purchase tickets here.

Proceeds will benefit Doctors Without Borders.