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Entry purchaser, and anyone to whom an entry purchaser legally transfers an entry, must be an individual 18 years or older at time of entry purchase. Only one (1) individual may be identified as the purchaser (or buyer) of the raffle entry. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. All email communications, including the email ticket purchase confirmation for tickets purchased via the internet, will be sent to the email address supplied during the purchase. Each entrant, by entering the raffle agrees to release HOOW and its agents and employees from any and all liability with respect to all aspects of the raffle including, but not limited to the selection process. By entering the Raffle, the entry purchaser acknowledges that he or she is aware of, and agrees to abide by, the Official Raffle rules and regulations. Village of Wilmette employees and elected officials as well as HOOW's Board members are not eligible to participate in the Raffle.


There will be a maximum number of one-thousand (1,000) tickets sold. The cost to purchase a single entry (1) ticket for the raffle is $100. Purchases must be made in U.S. funds. Any entrant may purchase more than one ticket. Tickets may be purchased via www.housingwilmette.org/raffle or by mail to 1189 Wilmette Avenue #248, Wilmette, IL 60091.

It is the purchaser's responsibility to provide a valid, deliverable mailing address and/or email address to Housing Our Own- Wilmette (“HOOW”). HOOW and its agents, Board, vendors, volunteers and members assume no liability for lost, late, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, illegible, undelivered entries or entries without proper payment received, which entries shall be deemed invalid and shall be immediately disqualified.

All purchases of Raffle entries are non-refundable.


The Winning certificate number for the 2023 BMW i4 will be announced on December 19, 2023. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. (CST) on December 12, 2023 to be eligible for the drawing.

HOOW reserves the right to accept or reject any raffle entry, modify or extend prize drawing deadlines, and/or add additional prizes or drawings at any time, in their sole discretion.


The prize shall be listed on each ticket purchased. The prize awarded in the 2023 Housing Our Own- Wilmette Raffle shall be dependent on the total number of valid entries received. The prize may not be exactly as shown, is based on manufacturer availability and may be substituted with a prize of similar value or greater value or with the cash equivalent by HOOW. The approximate cumulative value of the grand prize is $24,000, the manufacturer's suggested 3-Year Lease price and is based on the pricing at the time of prize selection and assumes a minimum of 480 valid Raffle entries received.  In the event of a winning entry having more than one name, HOOW will award the prize to the first name listed on the entry. Records of HOOW shall be deemed correct if there is any discrepancy. HOOW is not responsible for resolving any disputes that may arise from different individuals listed on a valid Raffle certificate. With proper transfer documents bearing notarized signatures, as required by the Raffle, a prize may be transferred.

The vehicle grand prize is a 2023 BMW i4 3-year lease and comes base model factory equipped, with any add-ons determined by HOOW. All vehicles are subject to availability at the automobile dealer selected by HOOW and may be substituted with a comparable vehicle by HOOW in their sole discretion. All vehicle prizes are delivered F.O.B. Wilmette, Illinois. The winner is solely responsible for any and all state or local license, title, registration, taxes, or fees associated with the vehicle, as well as insurance (proof of which must be shown prior to delivery) and pickup or delivery costs at the dealership as well as any non-standard options chosen by the winner and negotiated with the dealership. All HOOW logo decals will be removed before delivery of the vehicle to the winner.

In the event that 480 or more tickets are sold the winner of the prize is entitled to a cash alternative payable in a one-time lump sum cash payment equal to the value of the prize amount of $24,000. The prize winner must also comply with all terms stated in the Official Raffle Rules. If any of the conditions above are not met, then the prize winner shall automatically receive the pay-out option detailed in this paragraph in full satisfaction of the prize. If a minimum of 480 tickets are sold in the 2023 Housing Our Own- Wilmette Charity Raffle by 11:59 p.m. (CST) on December 12, 2023, then the applicable drawing will be held as scheduled and the prize will be awarded as advertised. In the case of under 480 tickets being sold in the 2023 Housing Our Own- Wilmette Raffle by the deadline, the prize amount awarded to the prize winner of the 2023 Housing Our Own- Wilmette Charity Raffle shall equal fifty (50%) percent of the Net Proceeds from the 2023 Housing Our Own- Wilmette Charity Raffle ("Net Proceeds"). The Net Proceeds shall be determined by HOOW's Board of Directors on or before December 20, 2023, and their determination shall be final and binding. All other rules shall apply as stated including, without limitation, the application, payment and timing of the available cash alternative.


The winner will be notified in writing by email or U.S. mail, or by phone of the prize won and any requisite procedure to claim the prize. The prize winner shall have thirty (30) calendar days from notification of winning by HOOW, to inform HOOW of their choice to take the prize or accept the cash alternative. If HOOW is unable to contact or locate the selected winner after a period of four (4) months from the draw date of any Raffle drawing, the prize or its cash equivalent will be deemed to have been donated to HOOW for use by their charitable foundation. If the prize winner does not inform HOOW of their choice to take the prize or accept the cash alternative within 30 days but claims the prize prior to the four (4) month expiration period, HOOW shall determine whether the prize winner receives the car prize or cash alternative. The Winner, by entering, authorizes HOOW to publish their name, photograph and likeness on the website and for it to be used in other promotional materials by HOOW with no compensation, monetary or otherwise, due Winner. Participants may request a list of the raffle winner by sending the request to 1189 Wilmette Avenue #248, Wilmette, IL 60091.


All winners shall be responsible for any and all federal, state and local income or excise taxes, fees, assessments and like charges associated with the prize. Any applicable cash prize will be paid net of applicable income tax withholding. The winner will be required to provide a valid social security number and two forms of identification and must complete all IRS and similar forms requested by HOOW and its agents prior to delivery of prizes. Failure to do so within 14 days of the requests shall result in automatic forfeiture of the winner’s prize. In the event of a forfeiture, an alternate ticket will be used to determine a winner.


Entry purchasers, by participating (and winners, by accepting a prize) release Housing Our Own- Wilmette, and its respective board, committee members, volunteers, partners, vendors, agents, representatives, sponsors, service agencies and independent contractors, and each of their respective directors, officers, partners, employees and agents, including advertising, public relations, direct marketing and promotion agencies, from any and all liability with respect to participation in the promotion and possession or use of the prize(s) awarded and also acknowledge that they did not receive any representations, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness. Any liability of HOOW shall be limited to ticket price paid and in the case of any dispute; HOOW's decision shall be final. HOOW reserves the right to modify or amend the Official Raffle Rules without notice at any time.