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St Jude Dream Home Giveaway

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Starting today you have a chance to win a new home under construction in Lakeview .

It's this year's annual St.Jude Dream Home Giveaway to help raise money for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to continue its research efforts to find cures for childhood catastrophic illnesses.The home on Stafford Place is close to 3,000 feet.

It is a two story home with four bedrooms and three bathrooms with a special spiral staircase.  Tickets to reserve a chance to win the home are $100.00 each for a home worth $600,000. It's St. Jude's largest fundraiser yearly to help with its research efforts .

The money also financially helps families with children facing life threatening illnesses such as cancer. Many of those who benefit are families who live in Southeast Louisiana. Thanks to your donations those families never receive a bill; those fundraising dollars make it possible for the hospital to cover the costs for families to travel to the hospital in Memphis, the medical treatments and their temporary housing while they are there receiving treatment.

If you purchase your tickets early you also have the chance to win a car and gasoline for a year valued at $2,500. The winning ticket will be drawn on June 26.The number to call to order a ticket is 1-800-327-2559.

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