24th Annual Raffle for Resistance - 2012

WRL Raffle for Resistance 2012

Nearly Twice as Many Prizes!

$3 per ticket, $25 for a sheet of 12

Raffle Drawing: Nov. 29, 2012


Your raffle contribution directly supports the campaigns and programs of War Resisters League in our efforts to end war and eliminate its causes. You can also order more tickets to have more chances or sell. We have a profit-sharing plan for groups that sell more than 50 tickets. For information, contact us at wrl [at] warresisters.org.

Have a quiet getaway on Cape Cod, MA. The three-room house, kindly offered by member Craig Simpson, is next to a nature preserve near Hyannis and Woods Hole and includes a wonderful screened-in porch! (Travel is not included.)

2nd Prize - Art Song 
Composer H.E. Cicada B. Dennis will write a 3-4 minute original art song with piano accompaniment dedicated to you or a person of your choice. Choose a poem or text (in public domain or for which rights are secured) and Cicada will put it to music. Includes autographed copy of the score.

3rd Prize - Copper Cuff 
Stunning hand-cut, rolled, and hammered bracelet by designer and metal-smith Roxanne Munksgaard, of Maine Peace Works and co-owner of Maine Jewelry & Art Gallery, Bangor, Maine.

4th Prize - Handmade Wooden Bowl
WRL member Ed Wujciak does traditional woodturning with a lathe and has donated a beautiful hand-made bowl. Great for serving or as a decorative piece.

PM Press5th Prize - PM Press Gift Certificate
Peruse the PM Press web site (www.pmpress.org) and select $75 worth of entertaining, educational, and inspirational gifts: radical and stimulating fiction and nonfiction books, pamphlets, and visual and audio materials, plus attractive t-shirts.

Donnelly Colt6th Prize - Donnelly Colt Gift Certificate
Long-time WRL members Kate Donnelly and Clay Colt (www.donnellycolt.com) produce and distribute a huge selection of peace and social justice buttons, stickers, mugs, books, DVDs  and much more. Use a $50 gift certificate to choose items or request a custom creation.

Arundhati Roy7th Prize - Arundhati Roy Package 
WRL Member Donna Mae Spring has donated these six books:  An Ordinary Person's Guide to Empire, War Talk, Power Politics, The Checkbook & the Cruise Missile, Walking with The Comrades, Field Notes on Democracy,  and the DVD An Evening with Arundhati Roy

8th Prize - Four Hours of Graphic Design 
Need a flyer or poster designed? Have a small document to lay out? Enjoy $300 worth of graphic design work by Movement Graphics.†

Doing Time for Peace9th Prize - Two Peace Books 
National Committee member Rosalie Riegle has two new titles:  Doing Time for Peace: Resistance, Family, Community (Vanderbilt UP) and Crossing the Line: Nonviolent Activists Speak Out for Peace (Wipf and Stock).

10th Prize - Kiwi Necklace
Wear or give this dazzling pendant made from a slice of real fruit on a silver chain! Designer Zoe Einbinder, of Real Fruit Jewelry, carefully preserves the beauty of nature and seals it with a hard, waterproof coating. Durable and absolutely unique.

This Is Where We Take Our Stand
11th Prize
- Winter Soldier DVD
This is Where we Take our Stand is a documentary film following three participants of the 2008 Winter Soldier gathering,  a powerful storytelling event organized by Iraq Veterans Against the War.

12th Prize - Peace Banner 
Member Sandy Berrigan offers another hand-made quilt wall-hanging,  Peaceful Coexistence  as modeled by a cat and a goldfish!

This Changes Everything13th Prize - OWS Book
This Changes Everything: Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement by Sarah Van Gelder & Yes Magazine.  This book shows how the movement is shifting the way people view themselves, the world, and the kind of society they believe is possible.

14th Prize - Big Green Cookbook
Hundreds of Planet Pleasing Recipes & Tips for a Luscious, Low Carbon Lifestyle by Jackie Newgent.

Bayard Rustin: The Singer15th Prize - Bayard Rustin CD & Booklet
Enjoy Bayard Rustin: The Singer CD - 26 movement songs by the architect of the Civil Rights and Poor People Campaign marches - and Matt Meyerís recent booklet about Rustin.

We Have Not Been Moved16th Prize - Book on Racism & Militarism
We Have Not Been Moved: Resisting Racism and Militarism in 21st Century America. Edited by WRLís Mandy Carter & Matt Meyer, and Elizabeth Betita Martinez. Foreword by Cornel West.  Afterword/poems by Alice Walker & Sonia Sanchez. Co-published by WRL & PM Press

17th Prize - Nine David Rovics CDs
Touring regularly on four continents, Rovicsí music has been featured on Democracy Now!, BBC,  and Al-Jazzeera. His songs have been downloaded more than a million times.

Tais Weaving18th Prize - Hand-Woven Tais
This traditional textile was brought back by National Committee member, John Miller, who coordinates the East Timor Action Network. Typical of crafts created by East Timorese women, it makes a wonderful throw or wall hanging.

19th Prize - Quartz Bookmark
Member Patricia Frezza-Gressler offers a lovely bookmark made of silver and a Herkimer diamond, a double-terminated quartz found in upstate New York.

Blood on the Tracks
20th Prize
- S. Brian Willson Book 
Blood on the Tracks: The Life And Times of S. Brian Willson is the gripping memoir of a Vietnam veteran and nonviolence activist who was nearly killed protesting U.S. involvement in Central America. Signed copy.

21st Prize - Poster by J.S. Mooney 
After the Meltdown was inspired by the Fukushima nuclear accident and is a meditation on a cherry tree. Signed reproduction of a watercolor painting printed on photo paper.

22nd Prize - Framed Photo
You choose one of Fundraising Committee member Ellen Davidsonís photographs of nature or people.

Bread and Puppet23rd Prize - Bread and Puppet Banner
Donated by Karin Digia and created by the renowned puppet theater company, this powerful image of horses (red paint on off-white fabric) can be hung indoors or outdoors.

24th Prize - War Resisters League Loot! 
A baseball cap, t-shirt, and cast metal pin with our classic broken rifle logo and an Alternative Apparel t-shirt with a Cristy Road graphic of a broken rifle and dove.





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2012 Raffle Tickets
War Resisters League
339 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10012