Winner Wonderland 50/50 Raffle

Heartland Dental's Winner Wonderland 50/50 raffle, sponsored by DDS, was a record breaking success! In total The Heartland Dental Foundation was able to raise over $120,000 in ticket sales.

Heartland Dental Foundation's chairperson, Brandon Belford, and DDS Lab, LLC representative, Katrina Dahdah, drew the winning name on February 1st at 1pm at Heartland Dental's main office in Effingham, IL.  Lynette Llinas was the winner of $60,371, with the other $60,371 received by the Foundation.

The proceeds benefit the Heartland Dental Foundation Economic Hardship Fund. This Hardship Fund helps Heartland Dental supported doctors, team members, and support professionals who are experiencing economic hardship and are unable to afford housing, utilities, and other basic living needs because of a qualified disaster, serious or life-threatening illness or injury, death or other catastrophic or extreme circumstances beyond the employee’s control.

Heartland Dental Foundation is a program of Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All gifts are tax-deductible to fullest extent allowed by law. Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation manages more than 160 affiliated funds for the immediate and long-term benefit of communities in southeastern Illinois. For more information, contact Alex Pleasant, President/CEO of Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation, at 217.342.5409 or