CHICAGO, IL (May 20, 2013) -- It's not too late to be entered into Grand Prize drawing for the final chance to win an exquisite $2.45 million Gold Coast dream home or $1.5 million in cash, in the Chicago Dream House Raffle to benefit The Hope Institute for Children and Families. Those who purchase their $150 tickets before May 24 will be entered into the grand prize drawing for a chance at the Dream House, along with thousands of dollars in cash and other prizes, at http://www.chicagoraffle.com. The grand prize drawing will take place on June 9.
All proceeds for the raffle will help The Hope Institute for Children and Families provide educational, residential and health care services to more than 23,000 Illinois children with developmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families each year.
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The grand prize Dream Home is a luxurious 3,900-square-foot custom home located in the Gold Coast in downtown Chicago. The three-bedroom home includes four and one-half baths, a 2,600- square-foot private terrace with panoramic city views, a gourmet chef's kitchen featuring a 250- bottle wine fridge, two family rooms, two guest suites and a private gym. For photos and descriptions of the Dream House, go to: http://www.chicagoraffle.com/Photos.aspx.
The Hope Institute will sell up to 50,000 tickets for the Dream House Raffle. For a complete list of prizes go to http://www.chicagoraffle.com.
Any individual who buys three or more tickets is automatically entered into a multi-ticket drawing for a chance to win a 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK 350 Roadster or $50,000 cash. Multiple tickets purchased at the same time are eligible for discounts. If ticketholders refer a friend to purchase a ticket, they will be included in the Refer-a-Friend drawing and given the chance to win $15,000 cash or a Smart Car.
To enter the Raffle, call 1-800-697-7734 or go to www.ChicagoRaffle.com and register online. Forms can be mailed to The Hope Institute at 15 East Hazel Dell Lane, Springfield, IL 62712. Entrants may also print online ticket forms and fax them to 312-254-5013. Ticket purchasers must be 18 years or older, have US residency and meet other requirements in the Rules and Regulations as specified on http://www.chicagoraffle.com/Rules.aspx.
The Chicago Dream House Raffle sponsors include Chicago's ABC 7, Comcast, Kinzie Chophouse, Boka Restaurant Group, Chicago Blackhawks Charities, O'Brien's Restaurant, Pearson Corporation and Ethan Allen.
About the Hope Institute for Children and Families:
Since 1957, The Hope Institute has provided living, learning and health care services to children with multiple developmental and physical disabilities from across Illinois. For more information, go to http://www.thehopeinstitute.us/ or call (217) 585-KIDS.