NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Boutte resident Dennis Mitchell was named Sunday as the winner of the 2015 St. Jude Dream Home. Of the 11,000 tickets sold, Mitchell's was drawn as the winner of the house, located on West End Boulevard in Lakeview.
Money raised from ticket sales and donations added up to over $1.1 million. Proceeds will go towards St. Jude Children's Research Center in Memphis, TN.
Other prizes awarded Sunday included a 2015 Honda CR-V LX, a year of free groceries (valued at $10,000) and a $2500 VISA gift card. The estimated total value of all prizes including the home is $700,000.