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The Working Lunch Raffle

RAFFLE SALES EXTENDED: so many of you tried to purchase raffle tickets at the event that we literally smashed the system, we are extending raffle sales until Wednesday, May 31st at 11:59 p.m. CT to ensure you can get your tickets.

With a $500 purchase, you'll be entered to win our

Get ready to get out and enjoy life! Drive around the Midwest for a long weekend in a Porsche*-the tank will be filled and ready to go! Keep the fun going with 4 tickets to a Shania Twain concert from Live Nation. And if you want to take your adventure even farther, hop on a flight with 2 international round-trip Southwest Airlines tickets! After all that, relax at home with an in-home wine tasting for up to 12, courtesy of PRP Wine International. Plus you’ll get a free entry to the Platinum Plus and Platinum Packages, along with 10 entries towards a Deluxe Package.

*Drivers of the Porsche rental must be at least 25 years old.

With a $250 purchase, you'll be entered to win our

The weather is getting warmer, and if you’re ready to adventure get out and have some fun, this is the package for you! From a one-week pass to AIR Aerial Fitness to, two “Learn the Ropes” classes at Brooklyn Boulders, there is something for everyone. Soccer fan? Cheer on the Chicago Fire and Chicago with 4 tickets each!  Head to Joliet to enjoy four passes to the Porsche Drive Experience*—a half day of excitement with racing around a track followed by a happy hour at the SoHo House in Chicago upon your return. And if you’re ready for even more action after that, zoom out anywhere Southwest flies with one round-trip international ticket! Plus, you’ll get a free entry to the Platinum package, along with 10 entries towards a Deluxe package!

*Participants in the Porsche Drive Experience must be at least 25 years old

With a $100 purchase, you'll be entered to win one of our

Platinum Package 1

Check out all Chicago has to offer with 4 passes to the Chicago Architecture Walking Tour. In addition, enjoy screenings throughout the year plus the Chicago International Film Festival with a 12-month membership to Cinema Chicago. Sip on Chicago-brewed drinks with swag from Metropolis Coffee (including 3 bags!) and Revolution Brewery (including a $100 gift card to their taproom). Get your local sports fix with 4 full-access tickets to see the Chicago Dogs and 2 tickets to see the Chicago Wolves. After all that, hop on a flight with a round-trip international Southwest Airlines ticket. Plus, you get an additional 5 entries towards a Deluxe package!

Platinum Package 2

You deserve it! Prioritize your self-care with a $50 gift card to Merz Apothecary for natural healthcare, $100 gift card to Rizos Curls to nourish your hair, and a beautiful medium bouquet from Flowers for Dreams. Treat yourself to a dinner at The Dearborn (covered by a $100 gift card) and dessert from Jeni’s Ice Cream (covered by a $50 gift card). Make a night of it a movie pass for two at The Music Box Theatre and an overnight stay at the downtown Swissotel. And if you just need to escape, Southwest Airlines makes it easy with an international round-trip ticket! Plus, you get an additional 5 entries towards a Deluxe package! 

And for as little as $25, you could win one of our

Deluxe Package 1

The Midwest has so many local breweries and wineries to enjoy — get just a “taste” with tours of the Goose Island and Alarmist breweries. If you like things a little bittersweet, use your $50 gift card from women-owned Eris Cider (along with a swag bag) to check out all they offer. And if you get tired of going out, stay in and let PRP Wine come to you with a tasting for up to 12 from a selection of their exclusive brands. 

Deluxe Package 2

Start your summer fun with some thrills with a friend with two day passes to Six Flags Great America. Keep it moving with a voucher for 10 visits to any of First Ascent’s climbing gyms throughout the city — you’ll be a pro in no time! Speaking of being a pro, check-out a Chicago’s women’s professional soccer game with two Red Stars tickets. And after all that action, head over to Roselle to relax at a wine tasting at Lynfred Winery.    

$25 for 1 Deluxe entry $50 for 3 Deluxe entries $75 for 6 Deluxe entries $100 for 1 Platinum entry + 5 Deluxe entries  $250 for 1 Platinum Plus entry + 10 Deluxe entries $500 for 1 Grand entry + 1 Platinum Plus + 1 Platinum + 10 Deluxe entries

Raffle tickets support Women Employed’s work to create a better economic future for women. Raffle sales will close at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, May 25th, 2023 and we will contact the winner by email.


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