The Blue Oval has a long tradition of creating special Ford Mustangs to raise money for charities, but it usually takes a couple hundred thousand dollars to drive away with the car itself. For example, just last year, a 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 being auctioned to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation earned a $450,000 winning bid. That’s great news for the charities, but it’s a bit tough for the average gearhead to get involved in this kind of effort.
Luckily for Ford fanatics, the Michigan chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) is taking a slightly different approach with its Boss: The society is raffling a one-off 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca, and the tickets are just $10 each—or three for $20. The NMSS still expects to bring in $500K for the car, as it will only print 50,000 tickets.
It’s nothing less than a fantastic opportunity to own a fantastic car that usually starts at $49,195 and is capable of out-performing cars that cost triple that amount.
There is one hitch, however: Michigan law prevents raffle tickets like this from being offered online; to get your hands on them, you have to call the Michigan Chapter of the NMSS at (248) 996-5426, or visit the following link, download an order form, and then use fax or snail-mail: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/mig/fundraising-events/mustang-raffle/index.aspx.
The lucky winner will be chosen during a ceremony that starts at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern time) on Aug. 18, 2012, during the Woodward Dream Cruise in the metro Detroit area. You need not be present to win, but if you do want to be on hand for the drawing, it will be at Mustang Alley at the corner of 9 Mile Road and Woodward.