H&R Block Sweepstakes Winners Rolling In; Have Big Plans for $1,000
Have you won $1,000 in our sweepstakes contest yet? We’ve given away millions of dollars to clients who have filed their taxes with us this year. Simply because this is how we like to celebrate refund season!
And we are celebrating it with some of the best people around. Our winners have lots of ways to use their $1,000 prize (see some of them on social media by searching #mygrandplan). Most heart-warming to us has been the winners who are sharing their good fortune with others. Whether it means helping a family member or donating to their favorite nonprofit, many are telling us that they plan to give away some – or all – of their $1,000.
I would give 10% to my church and save the rest for graduate school!!! Yay for learning!!! #mygrandplan
— Kent Hess (@KentPittsburgh) January 31, 2016
Then, there’s serendipity. The brand-new mom who is notified that she won $1,000 on the same day her baby is born – that happened! For this couple, winning while pregnant has brought important piece of mind that they can financially prepare for their child.
#mygrandplan .it would help me with my first baby on the way,help me&my wife settle down ¬ worry about day\day money for our first child.
— elias garcia (@eliasgarcia9190) February 1, 2016
Another real story: a client’s car was about to be auctioned off when he found out he won $1,000 and could reverse the process. Or how about winning $1,000 on the same weekend you get married? Some might say it’s the recipe for a fantastic honeymoon. This couple is putting it toward their first house.
While those plans are all pretty exciting, a poll on the H&R Block newsroom found that nearly 80% of people would save the money or use it to pay off debt if they won. How financially responsible!
Office Manager Kimberly Butler helps to celebrate our 13th WINNER Jereldlene Tate at H&R Block Chicago South!!! Ms. Tate plans to pay her car note in advance a couple of months, take care of some bills, and take her newly Sweet 16 old daughter shopping. H&R Block is glad we could assist. #MyGrandPlan #hrblock #hrblockChicagoSouth #hrblockChicago
Even if you are a skeptic, like Timothy, you can win too! (Yes, really, it’s #notascam.)
Just won the 1000 dollar prize from H&R block! It’s not a scam! I will be a life long customer for sure. #mygrandplan A photo posted by Timmy Baer (@timmatahhh) on
Give yourself the opportunity to win $1,000. It doesn’t matter to us whether you save it, give it away or spend it on something important for yourself. Just know that we want to celebrate refund season with you.
But, time is running out! After all, we can only give away $1 million a day for so long. Visit an H&R Block office and have your taxes prepared by February 15 for a chance to win.
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For Official Rules and Alternate Method of Entry click here. Open to legal U.S. residents (50 states + DC & PR) age 18+. Entry Period: 1/4/16 – 2/15/16. One entry per taxpayer with paid federal tax return. Daily drawings 1/16/16 – 2/15/16 + final drawing on 2/19/16. 1,000 winners per drawing; 32,000 winners total. Total ARV: $32,000,000. Void where prohibited.
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When Texas high school senior Saad Khawaja isn’t shooting hoops with his friends or participating in DECA, you can find him checking how stocks are doing on the stock market. How’s that for “average teenage behavior”? So, it should come as no surprise to learn Saad is one of five Fall 2016 H&R Block Budget Challenge winners.