Sherman Oaks News
Special Olympics Lottery For $4 Million Home
By Katherine Noland
Jan 9, 2013 - 12:54:39 PM

SHERMAN OAKS—The Special Olympics Southern California is hosting its fourth annual Dream House Raffle, where participants have the chance of winning at $4 million estate in Sherman Oaks.


With a 1/50 chance of winning one of the 1400 prizes offered, the SPOSC is offering the grand prize of a 7500 square foot home in Sherman Oaks, or the choice of a $200 million cash payout. The raffle offers a number of other prizes, including cars, vacations, and other large amounts of cash in the top tier of winners. The proceeds will go toward training programs for individuals with mental and physical disabilities and “giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community,” according to the SPOSC website.


Tickets are currently $150, and the deadline for purchasing them is May 24. However, sets of early bird drawings will have the deadlines of February 15, March 15, and April 12. Participants have the choice to purchase three-packs for $400, and 5-packs for $550.


A view of back yard area of a dream house offered by

According to the Dream House website, the $4 million Sherman Oaks estate is a Mediterranean style home with six bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, a pool, spa, cascading waterfall, gourmet kitchen, and four door garage. Among many other luxuries, the house also has an elevator for its three levels, a two-story living room, wine cellar, and a guest suite. The house’s property contains 3/4 of an acre of land.


The 2nd prize winner will have the choice between an Audi Q5, Mercedes-Benz C 250 Coupe, a BMW X 3, or $45,000 cash prize. The prizes following include vacations ranging from various locations such as Paris, Venice, Alaska, Ney York City, Australia, New Zealand, Cayman Islands, Beijing, and Honolulu. The alternative to these vacation spots is a $5,000 cash payout. Prizes 11-1400 include a variety of different items, including a platinum T.V., camcorder and jewelry.


If interested in purchasing a ticket or for more information, visit the following link:


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