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Bucks for Backpacks Raffle

Tickets are now on sale for the Bucks for Backpacks Raffle! It is a $20,000 cash raffle, and one out of every ten playing will win a cash prize. Tickets are $100 each and supplies are limited!

Cash Prizes:

  • 1st Place – $8,000
  • 2nd Place – $4,000
  • 3rd Place – $2,000
  • 2 Winners – $500
  • 15 Winners – $200
  • 20 Winners – $100

Call or text (218) 295-2424 or email elizabeth@unitedwaynemn.org to get your Bucks for Backpacks Raffle ticket(s)! This event helps support United Way of Northeast Minnesota’s Buddy Backpacks program and all ticket proceeds purchase food for local children at risk of hunger through their Buddy Backpacks program. Once you get your tickets, plan to join us at 6pm December 1st at the Sawmill Saloon Restaurant to find out if you’re a winner! Enjoy the free appetizers and side raffles while you’re there!

UWNEMN’s Buddy Backpacks program provides food-insecure children from across our service territory with nutritious, nonperishable meal kits on weekends. More than 35,000 weekend meal kits will be distributed to 1,000 children this school year thanks to your support!

If you would like to learn more about United Way of Northeast Minnesota, their programs or more about the Buddy Backpacks program visit them at their website!


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