KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee is hosting a Cash for Kids’ Sake Reverse Raffle and Auction to raise money for the organization.
The event is Thursday, November 3, at The Standard. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the vent begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets to the reverse raffle are $250 and allow dinner for two. Corporate tables are available for $1,000 and allow for 10 guests and four raffle entries.
Unlike in a typical raffle, the purchaser of the last ticket drawn wins the grand prize of $15,000 A total of 249 tickets are in play at the beginning of the raffle. Big Brothers Big Sisters holds on to one ticket that will be auctioned off to the highest bidder and then placed in the drawing as one of the final 10 in play for the grand prize.
Other cash prizes will be awarded for the first, 50th, 100th and second to last tickets draw, and all tickets that did not win a prize will be entered for a second chance drawing for a cash prize.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters is also looking for volunteers to join the organization. You can apply here: http://www.tennesseebig.org/volunteer/