Valley woman organizes essential employee appreciation raffle
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.
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