The Spark of Hope Foundation and Tempe Firefighters Local 493 are Proud to Present the 3rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Raffle

In conjunction with the St. Patrick's Day Weekend concerts at Tempe Town Lake, The Spark of Hope Foundation and Tempe Firefighters Local 493 are hosting a raffle to raise money for the TIE (Tempe Impact Education) Foundation Beans and Rice Program. With the purchase of each $5 raffle ticket, you will provide a local family in need with TWENTY servings of beans and rice. The Beans and Rice Program donates 120,000 portions of beans and rice to families here in the Valley. 100% of the proceeds raised from the raffle will be matched by the Spark of Hope Foundation and The Tempe Sports Authority Foundation and donated directly to the TIE Foundation Beans and Rice Program. For more information about the Beans and Rice Program, click here.

This year, by entering the raffle, you will have the opportunity to win:


  • An Eric Clapton Crossroads backpack - stuffed with a solar flashlight, Crossroads ball cap, Crossroads t-shirt, Crossroads DVD, hiking snacks, etc. The value is $800.

  • A Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers prize pack – including a shirt, CDs, stickers and autographed drum head and drum sticks!

  • A Flogging Molly prize pack – including an autographed drum head and other band merchandise

  • A Rebelution prize pack – including signed copies of the band's CDs, an album cover and an autographed laminate

  • A Pepper prize pack – including a signed drum head, in addition to a hat and shirt

  • Two (2) Mill Avenue Tempe dining gift baskets from La Bocca and Handlebar valued at $50.00 each.

  • A ride-along with a Tempe firefighter. For one night, experience life in the firehouse! Winners will be given a shirt and ride on the fire trucks during emergency calls.

Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers Prize Pack
Pepper Prize Pack
Flogging Molly
Mill Avenue Tempe Dining
Rebelution Prize Pack
Tempe Firefighters Ride-Along

Tickets to the raffle can be purchased on-site during the concerts on the 15th and 17th by visiting our booth at the entrance to the venue. Firefighters and staff will be on hand to answer questions about the Beans and Rice Program and add to the fun. The winning numbers will be posted on this website on March 18th and winners will be contacted by email.


If you want to see Rebelution on the 15th or Flogging Molly on the 17th, tickets can be purchased by visiting


Thank you in advance for your participation in the 3rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Raffle and for attending the concerts. With your efforts, we will continue to have wonderful events in Tempe and support a great cause!