VIDEO: Marrero woman reacts after winning $725,000 St. Jude Dream Home in Lakeview
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -A Marrero woman is this year’s winner of the St. Jude Dream Home in New Orleans Lakeview neighborhood.
Jimyria Payne purchased a $100 ticket a few months ago making her eligible for Thursday’s drawing.
Payne, who found out live on FOX 8 Morning Edition, says she is expecting a baby soon and she and her boyfriend were looking for a new home.
The 2,800 square foot home features four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, cathedral ceilings in the great room and kitchen and a second floor game room for the kids.
Also given away were several other prizes to those who purchased Dream Home tickets.
Alaina Cannon of New Orleans won a $10,000 American Express gift card, courtesy of Assurance Financial.
The early bird prize, Don Carter of Kenner, won a 2021 Infinity Q50, courtesy of Ray Brandt Automotive Group.
Collis Parham of Westwego won a $2,500 American Express gift card, courtesy of Gulf Coast Bank & Trust.
The St. Jude Dream Home was built by Hyman L. Bartolo Jr. Contractors, Inc.
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