The Arizona Lottery has been spreading holiday cheer again this year by hosting the second annual Willie’s Virtual Holiday Party Giveaway! This epic 4-hour livestream featured impressive giveaways, exciting holiday games, charitable giving and more. The livestream benefited foster children across the state. For every unique livestream view, the Arizona Lottery donated the Arizona Association of Foster and Adoptive Parents (AZAFAP), with a cap of $20,000.

Watch it on Facebook here!

The giveaways, local celebrities, exciting holiday games, charitable giving included:

  • Musical acts from Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock Teen Center and local bands, like Jim Bachman and the Daydrinkers
  • Arizona chef Matt Carter from the Mission
  • Mascots from the D-backs, Cardinals, Coyotes and Mercury,
  • Wildlife from the Phoenix Zoo and the Arizona Game and Fish Department. The Arizona Lottery is the sole funding source for their Heritage fund, now celebrating its 35th year, which protects our states iconic wildlife and landscapes, as well as educating our children about our unique environment.
  • Comedy stylings from local funny favorites – Pizza Party
  • Craft brewing insights from Four Peaks and tequila tasting tips from Sarah Foote of Corrido Tequila
  • Local TV news and radio personalities competing against each other in a variety of fun and entertaining “Holiday Warrior” themed games