United Way announces last week for Home Sweet Home raffle tickets

United Way announces last week for Home Sweet Home raffle tickets

 This is a news release from the United Way of Southeast Mississippi 

The 13th Annual Home Sweet Home Raffle is almost over, but you still have time to purchase your $100 ticket for a chance to win your choice of a new home valued at $275,000 or $100,000 (pre-tax). The community has until June 21 to get their tickets. Throughout the week of June 15, tickets will be sold at the home located at 8 East Yellowstone in the Preserve from 4:30 pm until 6:30 pm. On Saturday the home will be open from 10 am until 4 pm and on Sunday from 2 pm until 4 pm. Tickets can also be purchased online, in-person at the United Way office located at 210 West Front St. Suite 400, local area banks and grocery stores and by mailing in a brochure with a post mark date before June 15, 2015. Brochures have been mailed to the community and are available at local businesses.

This year's home is built by D.R. Horton in one of Hattiesburg's newest subdivisions, The Preserve, at 8 East Yellowstone. This year's home is 2,323 square feet featuring three bedrooms, one bonus room, two and half baths, dining room, living room and family room with a fireplace. There is a two car garage with stair access to the bonus room on the second floor.

Tickets will be sold until June 21, 2015 with the drawing for the grand winner on June 29, 2015. Ticket holders do not have to be present to win. Throughout the sale of tickets, additional drawings for prizes for local businesses will take place. The prizes and dates of additional drawings will be featured on the United Way SEMS website and social media channels.

United Way of Southeast Mississippi is a local non-profit organization that strives to make a positive impact in Forrest, Lamar and Perry counties. By providing funds to partnering agencies, United Way addresses community issues in the impact areas of education, financial stability, health, and support services. For more information about United Way of Southeast Mississippi or to learn more about supporting United Way's work, visit www.unitedwaysems.org or call 601.545.7141

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