Lubbock radio host Randy “Mudflap” Smith on Wednesday spun a raffle drum prior to drawing the profitable ticket for a Winchester 26 gun safe at the Lubbock County Courthouse Gazebo.
The raffle was the very last of 3 fundraising occasions officials with the Legal Aid Culture of Lubbock arranged this calendar year to get area of its once-a-year Duck Derby fundraiser, which was cancelled mainly because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lee Ann Kidd, the group’s associate director, claimed the lawful help society bought tickets for the raffle for a few months through which they structured golfing and clay shoot tournaments.
“We experienced to come up with some type of response to nonetheless get the funding we desired to continue on to aid and aid our consumers and victims of domestic violence as nicely as small-cash flow purchasers,” Kidd claimed.
She claimed was grateful for the guidance from the group, which she described as too much to handle.
“We experienced an outrageous reaction to our golf event, possibly extra teams than we had had in the past,” she stated. “People today bought tickets even if they failed to want a protected, they donated. the community’s been super beneficial all through this full process.”
The Lawful Support Culture delivers lawful representation to victims of domestic violence and small-revenue consumers who have family members regulation troubles this kind of as submitting protecting orders, kid custody disputes, divorces, and grandparent rights.
This write-up initially appeared on Lubbock Avalanche-Journal: Lubbock Authorized Aid Society advantages from gun risk-free raffle