Veterans Guest House raffle underway until today

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Could you use an extra $7,500 this holiday season? Now you can support the Veterans Guest House in Reno and have a chance to win $7,500. All it takes is the lucky $100 raffle ticket, and you can’t win if you don’t buy one!

The "Salute and Support Our Veterans" annual fundraising raffle is going on until noon Saturday, December 9. With the purchase of a $100 raffle ticket, you get a chance to win either a $7,500 cash grand prize or one of five $500 prizes. Only 500 tickets will be sold!

All raffle proceeds support the Veterans Guest House. For more than 23 years, the Guest House has been providing U.S. military service veterans and their families with caring support and temporary housing during times of medical need.

Raffle tickets can be purchased online at veteransguesthouse.org. You must be 21 to purchase a ticket.

You can also buy a ticket in person at the following locations: the Flag Store at 155 Glendale Ave. in Sparks; PJs & Co, Restaurant & Salon at 1590 S. Wells Ave in Reno; St. Ives Florist at 700 S. Wells Ave. in Reno; Steve’s Army Surplus at 3000 Mill St. in Reno and the Veterans Guest House at 880 Locust St. in Reno.

The winning tickets will be drawn Saturday, December 9 during halftime of the Army vs. Navy Football Game Party at the Veterans Guest House. The party starts at noon. You are invited to attend, but you need not be present to win.

The Guest House is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit Nevada corporation. All donations are tax-deductible.