$100K Winner of The Queen of Hearts
The Queen of Hearts has become a fan favorite for many and a staple of our efforts to raise money. The recent Queen of Hearts winner took home $100,365! The game lasted 50 weeks and helped bring in over $30,000 for Punch 4 Parkinson’s in our continued effort to support our Warriors. We asked our winner Travis about what this means to him.
How long have you been playing Queen of Hearts and other P4P Giveaways?
I joined the Facebook group in September of 2020. I started playing different raffles and the queen of heart and I played religiously every week during the first queen and also during this second queen. I have actually won other things in the past such as a pizza oven and scratch tickets. My mother plays the queen every week also and we would remind each other to play or if there was anything else we thought the other person would want to enter.
When your ticket was pulled did you know right away what envelope you wanted? Were you nervous?
Once my name was called I immediately knew to pick number 35. It basically jumped off the screen at me. I quickly asked my wife what number to play and also called my mother who plays every week as well to ask what number she would pick. My wife said that 35 was my gut instinct and that I should stick with it. We were extremely nervous.
What was the feeling when you saw that you picked the Queen of Hearts?
Whenever they flipped over the card and I saw it was the Queen of Heart I was speechless. My wife jumped up and had tears in her eyes, but we both had to be quiet because our baby was sleeping upstairs. We were in disbelief.
Any plans with prize money?
We don’t plan on anything crazy. We plan to pay off some of our debt. Hopefully set some money aside for the baby. We have to set aside a lot for taxes and anything else left after that will go into our bank account as a safety net.
From all of us in the P4P community we congratulate Travis and his family on this huge prize. Stay tuned for a new QOH giveaway starting soon!
“I love the fact that the money goes to such a great cause. It’s been fun to play raffles knowing that even if you don’t win your money is still helping someone in the end.”
~ QOH Winner, Travis
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