HCGM Raffle 2023



Thanks to the support of the sponsors of the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal (HCGM), the Hellenic Festivals 2023 Raffle will give away exceptional prizes totalling approximately $10,000, including a trip for two to Greece, compliments of HCGM! 

You can purchase a $5 ticket to participate in the raffle and with a little luck you could win one or more of our prizes!


The draw will take place on Sunday, October 1, 2023!


1st Prize: Round-trip airfare for two to Greece, (Valid until September 30, 2024) compliments of the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal (HCGM) (value $3,400).

2nd Prize: 1 Unisex FENDI watch, compliments of B. Serkos Jewellery (value $2,000) 

3rd Prize: A $1,000 discount on École Socrates-Démosthène 2023-2024 annual tuition, compliments of the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal (HCGM) (value $1,000)

4th Prize: 2 weeks of 2024 HCGM Summer Camp (for two), compliments of the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal (HCGM) (value $880).

5th Prize: 1 year of tuition (for one person) at the Agios Nikolaos, Platon – Omiros, Aristotelis 2023-2024 Supplementary Education Schools, compliments of the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal (HCGM) (value $807)

6th Prize: 1 year registration (for two) at the Folklore Workshop of Montreal (LEM) 2023-2024 for Greek dances, compliments of the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal (HCGM) (value 350$)

7th Prize: 1 night’s accommodation (for two) at the Old Montreal William Gray Hotel with breakfast, compliments of the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal (HCGM) (value $500) (Valid until April 30, 2024. Some blackout dates may apply)

8th Prize: 1 meal (for two) at Rib n’ Reef Restaurant, compliments of Rib n’ Reef Restaurant (value $400)

9th Prize: Golf (for two), at the golf club of your choice, compliments of the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal (HCGM) (value $400)

(Prizes with a total value of about 10.000 dollars)

(Good luck!) Γκουντ Λακ! Kali tichi! (Καλή τύχη)

Raffle tickets are available for sale at the following addresses:

HCGM Head office: 

5777 Wilderton Ave., Montreal, QC, H3S 2V7, Monday-Friday 09:00 – 17:00

HCMM Churches during church hours on Sundays and Holidays:

(St.-George Cathedral) Agios Georgios, 2455 Côte Ste-Catherine, Montreal, Québec, H3T 1A8
(Annunciation of Virgin Mary) Evangelismos Tis Theotokou, 777 St-Roch, Montreal, Québec, H3N 2K3
(Dormition of the Mother of God) Koimisis Tis Theotokou, 7700 De L’Épée, Montreal, Québec, H3N 2E6
(St. John the Baptist) Agios Ioannis o Vaptistis, 5220 Grande Allée, St-Hubert, Québec, J3Y 1A1
(The Holy Cross) Timios Stavros, 4865 du Souvenir, Chomedey, Laval, Québec, H7W 1E1
(St. Nicholas) Agios Nikolaos, 3780 du Souvenir, Chomedey, Laval, Québec, H7V 1Y3

Greek Festivals 2023:

South Shore: 5220 Grande Allee, 

St Hubert, Quebec J3Y 1A1

Laval: 4865 du Souvenir

Laval, Quebec H7W 1E1

Montreal: 777, rue Saint-Roch

Montréal, Québec H3N 2X2

Friday, June 23

5 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Friday 30 June

4:00 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Friday, August 18

5 p.m. – 11 p.m. 

Saturday 24 June

12 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Saturday 1 July & 

4pm – 12am

Saturday 19 August

12 pm – 11 pm

Sunday 25 June

12 pm – 12 am

Sunday 2 July

12 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Sunday 20 August

12 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Monday 26 June (additional day: from 5.00 p.m. in case of bad weather and stock of goods during the festival). Monday 3 July (additional day: from 5.00 p.m. in case of bad weather and stock of goods during the festival).


Participation is reserved exclusively for people 18 years of age or older who are in the province of Quebec at the time of the ticket purchase. 

The HCGM has issued 10,000 tickets for purchase, numbered from 00001 to 10000 and priced at $5 each. Quebec Ministry of Alcohol, Lottery and Gaming (RACJ) Licence number: 1183

The draw will take place on Sunday, October 1, 2023, after the service at the Church of the Evangelismos Tis Theotokou (Annunciation of Virgin Mary) ** and the winning numbers will be announced on the HCGM website the following day Monday, October 2, 2023. (**The church was selected by the Presidents of the regional councils at random so that all Churches would have an equal chance of being selected. (June 5, 2023))

Support our Greek Festivals and the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal (HCGM)! 

All proceeds from the Raffle go to our churches and schools!

Only 10,000 tickets available! 

(Good luck!) Γκουντ Λακ! Kali tichi! (Καλή τύχη)




The Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal has been serving the Greek population of the greater Montreal area (Montreal, Laval and South Shore regions) since 1906. For over 100 years, the HCGM has continuously been representing proud Quebec citizens of Hellenic Origin. The HCGM provides the population of Greek origin with a variety of services: Education, Church, Cultural, Social Services, Sport, Volunteer, Member Services, and much more. The HCGM’s mission is to ensure the progress of the culture of the population of Greek origin in the Region of Montreal, and especially to preserve and promote the Greek language; to set up charitable, welfare, and educational organisations for the benefit of the population of Greek origin; to preserve and perpetuate the Greek Orthodox faith and tradition.

Main Sponsor:

  1. Serkos Jewelry: 

Welcome to Bijouterie B. Serkos, a respected and iconic jewelry store, renowned for proudly serving the Greek and Armenian community since 1957. With their relocation and expansion in Laval, they now bring their exceptional collection of high-end jewelry and watches to an even wider audience. Being a family-owned business for over 65 years, Bijouterie B. Serkos takes great pride in delivering unparalleled customer service and expertise. Their team of knowledgeable and professional staff is committed to assisting customers in finding the perfect piece that reflects their individual style and captures the essence of special moments. Whether in search of a customized engagement ring, a timeless necklace, an exquisite timepiece, or a professional watch or jewelry repair service, Bijouterie B. Serkos is the trusted destination for fine jewelry, impeccable craftsmanship, and distinguished taste.

Partner sponsors:

Steakhouse Rib N Reef

Family-owned Steakhouse Rib N Reef is a 62-year-old landmark on Decarie Boulevard in Montreal.  This quintessential Steakhouse with an atmosphere of new and old charm makes it a choice for young and old customers as well. Specializing in USDA Prime beef, fresh fish and seafood along with a thoughtful selection of only the finest ingredients that is sure to satisfy the most discerning palate. At Rib N Reef Steakhouse, guests can enjoy an authentic dining experience of dishes prepared in front of their table. Each dish can be complemented with wines from the extensive wine cellar that includes approximately one thousand wine selections.

JONARTS printing

Jonarts specializes in commercial printing and packaging and offers a comprehensive suite of services, across North America. 

Employing a diverse team of professionals along with 50 years of experience in the industry, Jonarts has a reputation for excellent reliability and quality work serving a diverse client base in a variety of sectors. Innovation is a core value of Jonarts and its recent purchase of new equipment will enable it to continue to grow and provide more services to its customers.


  • In case the winner does not contact HCGM to claim their prize within 10 business days after the drawing, a new drawing will be held after the service at the Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary on October 15, 2023. The new winning number will be announced the next day, October 16, 2023, on the HCGM website!
  • No Releve 24 document is provided for income tax returns to winners since the fees are paid by third parties (donors).How to claim the prize: 

-By going to the HCGM headquarters (marketing department) during working hours with the original winning ticket. (Keep a photocopy of the winning ticket).

-Presenting two identification documents (driver’s license, health insurance card or passport, etc.). 

-Filling in and signing a document (stating that you are the sole holder of the lottery ticket and that all the information you have provided is accurate).