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Amberly’s Place sends 10 lucky winners to paradise

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Top prizes include trips to Las Vegas and Hawaii

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Ten generous people will be richly rewarded for supporting Amberly's Place.

The organization announced the winners of its annual Week in Paradise fundraiser Friday night. Week in Paradise is one Amberly's biggest event of the season.

This year, coronavirus prevented the agency from holding its festivities in-person, but it didn't stop it from offering a supporters the chance to win a fantastic vacation for the price of a 10-dollar ticket.

Ticket holders also got a chance at winning some fantastic gift baskets filled with items like fine fragrance, tasty coffee and treats, or luxurious spa treatments. But, the trips are always the big draw. Here's a look at this year's winners:

Winners - Amberly's Place Week in Paradise 2020
Destination Winner
Hawaii - Grand Prizemyeyeball
DisneylandEmma Gauna
Deep Sea ExcursionPaul McLeod
Family Time - Knott's Berry FarmMonica Reichman
Las Vegas Getaway Coach Dee Dee
Beach Getaway - San DiegoDean Stevens
Grand CanyonTerresa Perna
White Mountains GetawayNicole Robinson
Weekend Getaway - San DiegoJoe Pazoureck
Staycation - Yuma RadissonGWU

Amberly's Place is dedicated to helping victims of child abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and elder abuse in Yuma County. It provides crisis intervention, medical attention, and shelter, in addition to numerous other recovery services.

Week in Paradise is its larger fundraiser of the year. This year, in spite of the pandemic, it not only reached, but surpassed its goal, selling more than 5,500 tickets.

The event may be over, but that you can still help. Visit the Amberly's Place website for information on how make a donation, or volunteer your time.

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Lisa Sturgis

Lisa Sturgis recently returned to KYMA as its Digital Content Director, but she has a long history with the Desert Southwest.

Christian Galeno

Christian Galeno joined KYMA/KSWT in July of 2019 as a Weekend Anchor and multimedia journalist.


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