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It's time again for one of the more unique raffles and fundraisers in Lubbock. Casas for CASA is back this year and hoping to raise a ton of money to make up for the losses from last year during the coronavirus pandemic.

Casas for CASA is hosted by CASA of the South Plains and United Supermarkets Market Street located at 98th and Quaker. The raffle will take place from June 1st through Wednesday, June 30 so there is plenty of time purchase tickets.

So what could you win?

Those who purchase raffle tickets could win a $3,500 master card gift card or one of the amazing custom built playhouses, doghouse, or storage building donated by local community builders. And these builders go all out when building the custom buildings.

Raffle tickets can be purchased online from CASA of the South Plains or in person at the Market Street location at 98th and Quaker on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Friday's from 4-7 p.m. Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sundays from 1 to 6 p.m. Ticket's are $5 each or you can get 5 tickets for $20, 15 tickets for $50, and 40 tickets for $100.  The drawing will be held on Wednesday, June 30 at 5 p.m.

CASA is hoping that the raffle can bring in at least $35,000 in order to help cover for last year's losses. According to a press release, there will be some special Saturday events as well during Casas for CASA.

The funds raised during Casas for CASA go directly to CASA of the South Plains to help recruit, train, and support CASA Volunteers to serve as Advocates for children in foster care. A CASA, or a Court Appointed Special Advocate, helps a child in foster care navigate the child welfare system while working to ensure their needs are being met and help find a safe, permanent home.

CASA will also be hosting Special Event Saturdays during Casas for CASA. Fearless Champion and the Masked Rider will make an appearance at 11AM, June 5. The Lubbock High School Gold Dust Pom Squad will be showing off their new routines at 11AM, June 12. And the Lubbock Police Department SWAT Team will be giving tours of their armored vehicle and tactical gear at 11AM, June 26. The entire community is encouraged to come out and enjoy the festivities!

Get your raffle tickets today!

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