Monday, 02 June 2014 14:00 AM


THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO BOUGHT A TICKET!
TICKET SALES HAVE ENDED.

 

TO BENEFIT:



The home is located at 78 Bellegrass Blvd. in the Bellegrass subdivision of Lamar County.


View pictures of the home
View floor plan of home
Download a raffle brochure


  • Designed and built by Madewell Home
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and 2 half bathrooms
  • Bonus room, screened-in porch and additional study
  • 2,400 square feet
  • Value of $315,000!
  • Located in the award-winning Bellegrass subdivision close to neighborhood amenities such as swimming pool, tennis courts, soccer fields and more! 




EARLY BIRD PRIZE: Congrats to Ann Miller of Hattiesburg (ticket number 2050) for winning the early bird prize, a 5-night stay at a beach home in Watercolor, Florida! Pictured above are Brooke Bryan and Mike Collins of United Way after drawing the winning name.

BEAT THE HEAT SPA PACKAGE: Congrats to Keith Radley (ticket #2203) for winning a spa package from Shoots Salon and Spa during our special weekend giveaway! Pictured above are United Way's Tracie Fowler and Heather Chopin after drawing the winning ticket.



FISHERMAN SPECIAL: Congrats to Robert Walker (ticket #2760), winner of the guided fishing excursion on Big Bay Lake! Pictured above is Amanda Lamb of United Way after drawing the ticket.


GOLF SPECIAL:  Congrats to Elaine Cooley of Petal, who won a golf club membership fee for one year to Canebrake Country Club! Thanks to our volunteers from Phi Mu at Southern Miss who helped with the Home Sweet Home Raffle recently.

FREE TICKETS: Anyone purchasing a ticket at an open house will be entered into a drawing after each weekend for a chance to win a second ticket for free!

RUNNER-UP PRIZES include: a new computer from Owens Business Machines and a social membership to Canebrake Country Club for one year!


The winning ticket will be drawn Monday, August 25, 2014, at 6 p.m. on location at 78 Bellegrass Blvd. in Hattiesburg. The winner will be announced on WDAM’s 6 p.m. newscast. You do not have to be present to win.



United Way's Renita Hatten and Amanda Lamb draw for a FREE raffle ticket among buyers at this past week's open houses (August 11-15). Benny Evans was the big winner! Congrats, Benny!


United Way's Brooke Bryan and Amanda Lamb draw for a FREE raffle ticket among buyers at this past weekend's open house (August 16-17). Wanda Faye Hinton was the big winner! Congrats, Wanda Faye!


Open houses will be held every weekend until August 17 on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Sundays from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Open houses will also be held on the weekdays of August 11-15 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.


Directions to home: From Hattiesburg, travel west on Highway 98. Turn left on to Highway 589. Travel 1.9 miles and turn right into the Bellegrass subdivision. Continue straight on Bellegrass Blvd. for .1 mile then veer right when the road splits. Travel .2 miles, and the house is on the right.



  • Online -  Online orders ended at 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 17, 2014. 
  • Mail - Mailed orders had to be postmarked by August 11, 2014.

  • Phone or Fax - Phone and fax orders had to be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, August 15, 2014. 

  • In Person - Ticket sales at the United Way office; local Corner Market and Sunflower stores; and at select locations of Citizens Bank, The Citizens Bank, Community Bank, The First, Grand Bank, and Regions Bank ENDED at 5 p.m. on Friday, August 15, 2014.

    Tickets may also be purchased during open house weekends. See above for times. The last day to buy a ticket will be Sunday, August 17, 2014 at the open house or online - by 4 p.m.!




The 2013 Home Sweet Home Raffle winner was Alana Abney!  Learn more about other past winners.


• American Insulation

• Impact

• Baggett A/C and Heat

• James Hardie Siding

• Bellegrass, LLC

• Keg and Barrel

• Big Bay Lake Development

• L.A.N. Construction

• Blakeney Communications

• Lamar Advertising

• Blossman Gas

• Lane’s Dozer Service

• Breeland Plumbing

• Lowe’s

• Build.com

• ME Deen Painting

• Caesarstone

• Madewell Home, LLC

• Camp Shelby Youth Challenge

• Magnolia Construction Supply

• Canebrake Country Club

• Martin’s Roll Off Dumpsters

• Citizens Bank

• Mingoti Construction

• The Citizens Bank

• Owens Business Machines

• City Glass

• Pine Belt Portables

• Clear Channel Communications

• Pine Belt Custom Cabinets

• Coffee News

• ProBuild Company, LLC

• Columbia Block and Brick

• R&M Services

• Comcast

• RTA Construction

• Community Bank

• Regions Bank

• Copy Cats Printing

• Shoots Salon and Spa

• Corner Market

• Signs First

• The First

• Southeastern Concrete

• FOX23

• Southern Interiors

• Emerge Events

• Stoneworks

• Espitia Construction

• Systems 9

• Ferguson Plumbing Supply

• Termite Control Specialists

• Foley Tile and Marble

• Toney Weldy Trim Carpentry

• G&B Masonry

• Visual Comfort Lighting

• Grand Bank

• WDAM-TV

• Hattiesburg American

WHLT – CBS22

• Herzog CPA Company, PLLC

• York Developments

• Hub City Spokes

 






SPECIAL THANKS to  for financing construction on this year's raffle home!


SPECIAL THANKS also to  for providing furniture to display during our open houses!

    • provide a meal for a hungry person at Christian Services AND 
    • provide materials for an individual to participate in the Real Cents Money Management class taught by Friends for Financial Freedom AND 
    • provide a hot meal from American Red Cross for a disaster victim at a shelter or through mobile feeding AND 
    • buy socks and underwear at the beginning of the school year for a grandchild being raised by grandparents with help from Pinebelt Association for Families AND 
    • give a child access to the reading improvement program at Aldersgate Mission AND 
    • allow 8 girls to learn strong values, conviction and self worth through Girl Scouts


    All ticket holders understand and agree to the terms and conditions of the United Way Home Sweet Home, LLC home raffle for the benefit of United Way of Southeast Mississippi set forth herein:
    • A ticket represents a chance to win the opportunity to accept an offer of the stated prize as per the terms and conditions set forth herein and in the Winner Notification Agreement.
    • The purchase of a raffle ticket constitutes full agreement by the purchaser to all terms and conditions set forth herein and in the Winner Notification Agreement.
    • No one will be eligible to win who procures a ticket through a check returned for “insufficient funds” or through charge to a debit or credit card that is “declined”, “invalid”, or “stolen”.
    • Mailed application forms must be postmarked by Monday, August 11, 2014; faxed and phone orders must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, August 15, 2014; and online orders must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 17, 2014, to be eligible for the drawing. United Way Home Sweet Home, LLC is not responsible for applications lost in the mail.
    • A maximum of 5,000 tickets will be sold. If less than 3,150 tickets have been sold by 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 17, 2014, the raffle will be cancelled, and each ticket holder will be refunded their $100 purchase price, and the home will be sold on the open market. The house will be sold by United Way Home Sweet Home, LLC for reasonable fair market value, as may be determined by United Way Home Sweet Home, LLC in its sole discretion.
    • All tickets purchased by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, 2014, will be entered into an Early Bird Prize Drawing with the winner of the Early Bird Prize Drawing winning a five (5) night stay at a Luxury Beach Home in Watercolor, Florida.
    • All tickets purchased at a weekend open house will be entered into a drawing which includes only that weekend’s open house ticket purchasers with the winner to receive an additional ticket at no cost. All tickets purchased at the open house held the week of August 11 – 15, 2014, will, likewise, be entered into a drawing with the winner to receive an additional ticket at no cost.
    • United Way Home Sweet Home, LLC reserves the right to conduct additional drawings throughout the raffle. All Early Bird and additional raffle winners will remain eligible for the home raffle to be held on August 25, 2014.
    • After the raffle ticket drawing Winner is selected on August 25, 2014, runner-up winners will be selected for prizes to be announced at the time of the drawing.
    • All ticket purchasers agree that the raffle ticket drawing Winner (unless the cash option is exercised) or open market sale buyer will become the Grantee of the house and that the said Grantee will take the property "AS IS, WHERE IS." Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, the Winner or purchaser will be provided by Madewell Home, LLC, the builder, with a New Home Warranty limited solely to statutory remedies set out in the Mississippi New Home Warranty Act as set forth in Sections 83-58-1 through 83-58-16 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended. The deed from United Way Home Sweet Home, LLC conveying title to the house will reflect the “AS IS, WHERE IS” nature of the conveyance and standard exceptions.
    • Winner will be notified of winning by Winner Notification Agreement, to be sent via certified, return receipt U. S. Mail by United Way Home Sweet Home, LLC. Winner will have 10 calendar days from the date of their receipt of the Winner Notification Agreement to accept the house or a cash option prize in the amount of $100,000.00, net of taxes, by executing and returning to United Way Home Sweet Home, LLC, the Winner Notification Agreement pursuant to the terms and conditions stated therein. Upon receipt of the Winner Notification Agreement, the appropriate deed will be executed and delivered or the cash option prize tendered to the Winner. If the executed Winner Notification Agreement is not received by United Way Home Sweet Home, LLC, within said period, the prize will be automatically forfeited and will be offered to the next runner-up in the same manner and under the same conditions above stated. For a Winner who selects the house as the prize, no formal closing need occur and transfer of title will be accomplished by delivery of deed, which shall occur no more than sixty (60) calendar days from the date of the Winner’s acceptance of the prize as evidenced by execution of the Winner Notification Agreement and payment of all applicable federal, state, and local taxes. For a Winner who selects the cash prize, the net cash prize of $100,000.00 will be tendered within thirty (30) calendar days from the date of the Winner’s acceptance of the cash price as evidenced by execution of the Winner Notification Agreement.
    • Access to the house by Winner will be restricted until fully and unconditionally accepted by the Winner pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth herein and in the Winner Notification Agreement and complete delivery is made to the Winner. The house remains the sole property of United Way Home Sweet Home, LLC until delivery of deed.
    • The Winner in the United Way Home Sweet Home, LLC, raffle is subject to any and all applicable federal, state and local taxes payable due to their acceptance of their prize. The Winner of the home agrees that the written determination of a licensed appraiser will be used to determine the value of the house for income tax purposes. If the cash prize option is exercised, income taxes will be deducted prior to disbursement to result in a net cash prize payable to the Winner in the amount of $100,000.00. All winners of Early Bird, additional raffle and/or runner-up prizes are responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes payable due to their acceptance of their prize, if any.
    • The Winner of the house will be responsible for property taxes, assessments and insurance accruing after the date of transfer of title to the Winner.
    • The Winner of the house will be subject to all applicable zoning laws and land use regulations, including covenants and/or restrictions imposed by Bellegrass Subdivision.
    • In the event the Winner exercises the cash prize option, United Way Home Sweet Home, LLC, will sell the house on the open market upon such terms and conditions as it may determine in its sole discretion.
    • United Way Home Sweet Home, LLC reserves the right to use the names, pictures, video images and relevant quotes of Winner.
    • The $100 ticket price, payable to United Way Home Sweet Home, LLC is not deductible for federal income tax purposes.
    • Furniture and accessories in the home are for display only and not included in the prize.
    • Winner need not be present at the drawing to be held on Monday, August 25, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. on location at 78 Bellegrass Blvd., Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
    • Participants must be twenty-one (21) years or older.
    • Void where prohibited by law.
    • The Managing Manager of United Way Home Sweet Home, LLC and the employed staff of the United Way of Southeast Mississippi and their immediate family members are not eligible to purchase a raffle ticket. • Ticket sales and drawing will be verified by an independent accounting firm.
    • Raffle proceeds will be used to pay United Way Home Sweet Home, LLC’s administrative costs; Madewell Home, LLC’s actual cost and expenses of the house, including the cost of the parcel; all non-donated closing costs; and realtor’s commission, if any. All remaining proceeds will benefit the United Way of Southeast Mississippi.
    • United Way Home Sweet Home, LLC and Madewell Home, LLC are only independent contractors of the other, and are not intended to be and should not be deemed to be operating as joint venturers, partners, principals-agents, employers-employees, or under any relationship other than that of at-arm's-length independent contractors.