United Way $100K Payday Raffle

United Way $100K Payday Raffle...$100,000 could be yours for only $100!


Enter to Win $100,000 and Change Lives!!

Win a BIG payday for a good cause with United Way of Southeast Mississippi’s $100K Payday Raffle! Every ticket you purchase supports our nonprofit programs and partner agencies serving the Southeast Mississippi region. These funds help improve the health, education and economic mobility of everyone in our communities. 

Click here to learn more about our mission.

One hundred thousand DOLLARS could be yours for only $100!

How to Purchase a Ticket

You can purchase tickets in a variety of ways. You could even MULTIPLY your chances of winning when you buy 3 tickets and get 1 FREE! Ticket sales will be limited, so don’t miss your chance!

  • Option 1: Purchase HERE or click the button at the bottom of this page.
  • Option 2: Text PAYDAY to 91999, fill out the form, and submit your ticket purchase by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2023.
  • Option 3: Call 601-545-7141 by 4 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2023.
  • Option 4: Buy in person at the United Way office in downtown Hattiesburg (210 W. Front Street); Corner Market stores in Hattiesburg or Petal; OR one of the select branches of Citizens Bank, Community Bank, Grand Bank, Hancock Whitney, and Magnolia State Bank until 4 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2023.

Participating Ticket Locations

The following banks and stores sell raffle tickets:

  • Corner Market: Hattiesburg (Kamper Park, Midtown, Oak Grove, Bellevue, Lincoln Road); Petal
  • Citizens Bank: Hattiesburg, Sumrall
  • Community Bank: Hwy 98 W, Hwy 49 S 
  • Grand Bank: Westover
  • Hancock Whitney: Lincoln Road, Oak Grove, Petal, Purvis, Prentiss
  • Magnolia State Bank: Oak Grove, Petal
  • Anderson Design Center: Oak Grove

Click here for a full list of raffle terms and conditions.


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Be an Early Bird and You Could Win a Bonus $1,000 Airbnb!

Buy a ticket before the clock strikes midnight on Sunday, Feb. 5th and be entered to win the Early Bird Prize – a $1,000 Airbnb gift card! The Early Bird winner will be selected on Friday, Feb. 17th.

Watch live on our Facebook or Instagram to see if your ticket is chosen. But don’t worry – the winning Early Bird ticket goes back in the pot for the Grand Prize drawing.


How The Payday Raffle Helps The Community

Every ticket sold goes to support the work of United Way of Southeast Mississippi’s nonprofit partners. That means your purchase helps individuals and families across Forrest, Lamar, Marion and Perry Counties in need of education, economic mobility, healthcare and support services. 

The following local nonprofits potentially benefit from the proceeds of our raffle:

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United Way $100K Payday Raffle Grand Prize Drawing Invitation

Join us on Tuesday, March 16, 2023, 6 p.m. at Keg & Barrel West in Hattiesburg as we pull the winning raffle ticket! You do not have to be present to win. The drawing will tentatively air live on WDAM TV, WUSM Radio, and on our Facebook and Instagram.

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