Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois plans an early bird drawing Feb. 14 for a chance to win $1,000 on its cash raffle offering a $50,000 grand prize.
Only 1,900 certificates will be sold at $100 each for a chance to win four cash prizes, with the grand prize being $50,000 in cash.
The grand prize drawing will be held at 6 p.m. March 26 at Bella Milano in Edwardsville.
Sponsors of the event include, J.F. Electric, Bella Milano. 97.5 The Rock, Holland Construction Services and Ameren Illinois.
To purchase a certificate and for official rules and details go to bbbsil.org/cashraffle.
During the last 40 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois has served thousands of at-risk children across Clinton, Madison, Monroe and St. Clair counties through one to one mentoring.
Each ticket sold supports life-changing mentorship to keep kids in school, out of trouble and on the path to post-graduate success.