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Valley woman organizes essential employee appreciation raffle

11 months 3 weeks 2 days ago Sunday, April 19 2020 Apr 19, 2020 April 19, 2020 1:28 PM April 19, 2020 in News - Local

One Rio Grande Valley woman organized a raffle for essential employees who are still working amid the coronavirus pandemic.

One by one, 25 essential employees were picked at random in a raffle to win $10 dollars – not a grand prize but a gesture of appreciation.

Michelle Castillo organized the raffle by asking her friends on Facebook to tag someone who is still going out to do a job amid the outbreak – 209 names were entered.

She says she hopes to hold another essential employee raffle in about two weeks once she finishes distributing the money.

For more information watch the video above.

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