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We have some incredible prizes for our 2024 Advocacy Awards Brunch Raffle, and the even better news is – you don’t have to attend to win! While we would love to see you there to celebrate our incredible Advocates of the Year on June 29th, you can still get in on the fun even if you are unable to join us. And, all proceeds will support Empower Missouri’s work to change policies that will eradicate poverty in Missouri!

Check out the fun prizes we have available now (hover over each image for more details), and purchase your tickets below for your chance to win!

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Sunsets & Sangria: Spanish Getaway

Escape to Tranquil Spain: Win a Dream Villa Getaway!

Imagine waking up to breathtaking views, exploring quaint villages, and savoring delicious local cuisine. This is your chance to unwind, recharge, and create unforgettable memories in rural Spain! Win this dream villa getaway , valued at $3,000, and immerse yourself in the authentic Spanish way of life.

What’s included:

  • A stay in a beautiful villa: Soak up the serenity of the Spanish countryside in this private accommodation. This bed-and-breakfast experience is for a week-long stay for two, which can be used either from September 6-16, 2024 or negotiable dates in 2025.
  • Experience the local culture: Discover the charm and traditions of Spain.

Please note: Airfare is not included.

Raffle Tickets: $50 each

Booked for Bliss: A Book Lover's Gift Basket

Calling All Bookworms! Win a Literary Escape with “Booked for Bliss”!

Calling all bibliophiles! Enter to win our “Booked for Bliss” raffle basket, valued at over $550, and prepare to be swept away to a world of words!

This curated basket, is overflowing with literary delights:

  • Be a Bookseller Experience and Collection of Books from The Novel Neighbor: Step into the shoes of a literary curator, hand-selecting a personalized collection of books that will transport you to new worlds and ignite your imagination.
  • Autographed Novel by Bobby Bostic: Treasure a signed copy of this inspiring memoir by Bobby Bostic, a testament to the power of redemption and the resilience of the human spirit. Bostic’s journey from a troubled youth facing a 241-year sentence to a mentor and advocate for justice will captivate and inspire readers of all ages.
  • $25 Gift Card to Kaldi’s Coffee: Sip on a soul-warming brew while diving into your next literary adventure, fueling your imagination with every page turn.
  • $15 Gift Certificate to MoKaBe’s: Indulge in a delightful brunch spread, pairing your favorite reads with delicious dishes and stimulating conversation.
  • $30 Gift Card to Mylk and Hummus: Savor the flavors of the Mediterranean with a culinary adventure that will transport your taste buds to exotic lands.
  • $25 Gift Certificate to Broadway Oyster Bar: Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of this iconic St. Louis establishment, where fresh seafood and lively music create a perfect backdrop for literary discussions.
  • 5-bottle live or virtual wine tasting for 14 to 18 people with a private Wine Advisor from Wines for Humanity: Gather your fellow bookworms for a sophisticated soirée, exploring the nuances of fine wines and sharing your literary passions.

Tickets: $5 per ticket, or 5 for $20

Meet Me in St. Louis - Fun for Two

Calling All Cardinals Fans & Muny Maniacs! ⚾️

Win a St. Louis getaway for two that you won’t forget! This incredible raffle basket, valued at over $600, will let you experience the best the city has to offer with someone special!

What’s included:

  • Two tickets to a thrilling St. Louis Cardinals game! Cheer on your favorite team and create unforgettable memories at Busch Stadium.
  • Two tickets to a magical performance under the stars at the Muny! Enjoy The Little Mermaid in the iconic Forest Park setting – a truly magical experience.
  • Autographed Sports Illustrated signed by Kurt Warner, the St. Louis Rams Legend. Capture a piece of St. Louis sports history with this autographed issue of Sports Illustrated, celebrating the iconic quarterback who led the Rams to Super Bowl victory.
  • An Urban Chestnut Brewing prize pack! Savor the rich flavors of St. Louis’ finest craft beers, perfect for a pre-game toast or a post-show nightcap. 
  • Two Tickets to St Louis Aquarium: Immerse yourselves in an underwater wonderland and discover the wonders of marine life.
  • Date Night Scavenger Hunt Two Pack: Embark on a thrilling urban adventure, solving clues and uncovering hidden gems as you explore the city together.
  • 2 Tickets to Helium Comedy Club: Share laughs and create lasting memories at St. Louis’ premier comedy club.
  • $30 Gift Certificate to MoKaBe’s: Indulge in a delightful brunch for two, savoring delicious dishes and handcrafted coffee creations.
  • Power Card with 133 Chips – Dave and Busters: Unleash your competitive spirit and enjoy hours of fun with arcade games, sports watching, and delicious food.

Tickets: $5 each, or 5 for $20

Gateway Getaway - Family Fun

Win an epic St. Louis adventure with your Crew!

Our “Gateway Getaway – Family Fun” basket, valued at over $1,000, will create memories that will last a lifetime!

This jam-packed basket includes:

  • Pizza Ranch Feast: Fuel your family’s fun with a t-shirt, a free large one-topping pizza, three Pizza Ranch gift cards to satisfy those pizza cravings, three FunZone gift cards for arcade thrills, and a coupon for 1 BOGO large pizza per month for a year of cheesy goodness.
  • Family Scavenger Hunt Six Pack: Embark on three exciting scavenger hunts turning ordinary days into extraordinary adventures.
  • 4 One Day Passes to The Magic House: Spark imaginations and ignite curiosity with a day of play and discovery at this beloved children’s museum, where learning comes to life through interactive exhibits and hands-on activities.
  • $60 Gift Certificate from MoKaBe’s: Gather the family for a delicious brunch filled with mouthwatering dishes and warm hospitality, the perfect way to start a day of fun.
  • Tour Pass for up to 4 people from Endangered Wolf Center: Get up close and personal with majestic wolves and learn about their vital role in our ecosystem at this unique conservation center.
  • Family of 4 Membership to HealthWorks Children’s Museum: Embark on a year of play-based learning and exploration at this interactive museum, where kids can climb, build, create, and discover.
  • Saint Louis Chess Club Family Fun Pack: Sharpen your minds and bond over the timeless game of chess with a joint family membership, a stylish water bottle, a Cairns cup visor, a vinyl board, triple weighted pieces, and the official Rules of Chess to guide your strategic moves.

Tickets: $5 per ticket, or 5 for $20

Arch City Expedition

Call all thrill seekers! Get ready for an adrenaline rush in the heart of St. Louis valued at over $550! Enter our raffle for a chance to win the ultimate “Arch City Expedition” prize pack, filled with heart-pounding thrills and unforgettable experiences.

This incredible prize pack includes:

  • Two Go-Kart Races (Single or Double) at Amp Up Action Park: Feel the wind in your hair and the thrill of victory as you race around the track, competing for the checkered flag.
  • Four Laser Tag Sessions at Amp Up Action Park: Gear up for an epic laser battle, strategizing with your team and outmaneuvering your opponents in a futuristic arena.
  • Two One-Day Passes to Six Flags St. Louis: Embark on a day of exhilarating rides and thrilling attractions. Scream your heart out on roller coasters and create memories that will last a lifetime.
  • One Hour of Mini Bowling for up to 6 Guests + Swag at Playtime Arcade Bar: Gather your friends and family for a fun-filled hour of mini-bowling, complete with stylish swag to commemorate your victory.
  • 4-Pack of Tickets to Victory Raceway – Indoor Karting: Experience the thrill of indoor karting as you race your way to the finish line, competing for ultimate bragging rights.
  • $25 Dewey’s Pizza Gift Card: Refuel with delicious, handcrafted pizzas, featuring fresh ingredients and creative flavor combinations.
  • $25 Mission Taco Joint Gift Card: Savor the bold flavors of authentic Mexican street food, from tacos to burritos to margaritas.
  • $15 Sauce on the Side Gift Card: Indulge in mouthwatering unique sauces that will tantalize your taste buds.
  • Two Tickets to The Rep: Immerse yourselves in the captivating world of live theater, experiencing the magic of storytelling and the power of performance.
  • $30 Gift Certificate from Biggies Restaurant and Bar: Toast to your St. Louis adventure with delicious food, refreshing drinks, and a lively atmosphere.
  • Two Tickets to Helium Comedy Club: Laugh your worries away with a night of side-splitting stand-up comedy from some of the funniest comedians around.

Tickets: $5 per ticket, or 5 for $20

Fido Fiesta Gift Basket

Calling all dog lovers!

Calling all dog lovers – a pooch party paradise valued at over $550! Enter to win our Fido Fiesta Raffle Basket, overflowing with tail-wagging treasures to celebrate your furry friend’s special day in style!

This paw-some prize pack includes:

  • BarkBox Bonanza: Spoil your pup with a one month subscription full of surprise goodies, toys, and treats delivered right to your doorstep.
  • BarK Birthday Bash Box: Throw the ultimate dog party with tasty treats, and festive decorations that will make your pup the star of the show.
  • $15 Gift Certificate to MoKaBe’s: Enjoy a delicious brunch on the patio with your four-legged companion, where you can indulge in tasty treats and celebrate your unbreakable bond.
  • Night out at Up-Down: Hit the town and enjoy pizza, games, and arcade fun, all while sporting a stylish fanny pack filled with goodies.
  • $15 Gift Certificate to Sauce on the Side Snack Attack: Spice up your palate with a gift card to this local favorite, known for its creative sauces.
  • $10 Gift Certificate to Gus’ Pretzels: Treat yourself with a gift card to Gus’ Pretzels, where you can indulge in handcrafted, gourmet pretzels.
  • $50 Gift Card to STL BLT’s Breakfast, Lunch, and Tacos: Indulge in a culinary adventure at this St. Louis favorite, where you can savor a breakfast burrito overflowing with flavor.

Tickets: $5 per ticket, or 5 for $20

Arch Your Worries Away: An STL Relaxing Adventure

Feeling stressed? Enter to win our “Arch Your Worries Away” raffle basket and unwind in style!

This St. Louis self-care retreat, valued at over $800, is the perfect way to de-stress and recharge.

Here’s what you’ll win:

  • Gift Basket and 2 one-day passes to PALM Health: Indulge in a luxurious spa day, complete with pampering treatments and rejuvenating therapies. 
  • Brielle Medallion Necklace + Leighton Pearl Drops – Kendra Scott: Adorn yourself with these exquisite pieces of jewelry, a symbol of elegance and grace that will complement any outfit.
  • $15 Gift Certificate to Botanical Design Studio: Bring the beauty of nature into your home with a stunning floral arrangement, crafted with care and creativity. 
  • Gift Basket donated by Board Member Jennifer Shotwell: Unwrap a collection of curated self-care essentials, including a blanket, decorative items and soothing scents designed to relax your senses and nurture your well-being.
  • $30 Gift Card to Mylk and Hummus: Embark on a culinary journey with flavorful Mediterranean cuisine, a feast for both your palate and your soul.
  • Lux Tasting for 4 from Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants: Gather your loved ones for an unforgettable wine tasting experience, complete with an ambiance of sophistication.
  • $200 Gift Card to Amini’s: Treat yourself to a shopping spree at this upscale furniture retailer, where you’ll find unique treasures. 
  • 2 Tickets to Helium Comedy Club: Laugh your worries away with a night of side-splitting stand-up comedy, a guaranteed mood booster.
  • $15 Gift Certificate to MoKaBe’s: Enjoy a delicious brunch filled with mouthwatering dishes and warm hospitality, the perfect way to start a day of fun.

Tickets: $5 per ticket, or 5 for $20

Thank You to our Raffle Donors

Amp Up Action Park
Biggie’s Resturaunt and Bar
BLTs: Breakfast Lunch and Tacos
Bobby Bostic
Botanical Design Studio
Broadway Oyster Bar
Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants
Dave and Busters
Dewey’s Pizza
Endangered Wolf Center
First Things First Foundation

Gus’ Pretzels
HealthWorks Children’s Museum
Helium Comedy Club
Jennifer Shotwell
Kaldi’s Coffee
Kendra Scott
Scavenger Hunts by Let’s Roam
Mallory Rusch
Mission Taco Joint
Mylk and Hummus
PALM Health: Health & Wellness Center
Pizza Ranch
Playtime Arcade Bar

Saint Louis Aquarium at Union Station
St. Louis Cardinals
Saint Louis Chess Club
Sauce on the Side
Six Flags Saint Louis
The Magic House
The Novel Neighbor
The Rep
Tranquila Vida Retreat
Donated by Amy Blansit
Up-Down Arcade Bar
Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
Victory Raceway
Wines for Humanity