What Would Becoming a PCH Contest Winner Allow You to Do?

When we asked Publishers Clearing House winner Renae Novak what winning has allowed her to do that she would not have done before, here’s what she said:

“I have been living with my daughter, son-in-law and 2 of my grandsons for the past one and a half years, so I want to help them out for all of their support. I have 3 grandsons that I want to do something special for. I would also like to get a reasonably priced car in good condition. Maybe I’ll do some traveling. My son lives in New York and I would like to go and visit him.”

What about you? Tell us what winning the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes would allow you to do!

Waiting to hear from you,

Deborah Holland

Executive Vice President

Publishers Clearing House (PCH)


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sacha said...

I would be able to do alot of remodeling.. I would be able to afford a nice vehicle get christmas done early and early birthday shopping. get family pictures done send them all out and get me a little make over and a few things…

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R. Johnson said...

I have a list of what I plan to do if my turn comes to win the Big Prize. First of all pay all debts including loved ones. Go on a holiday with my little family and let the magic sink in for awhile before embarking on projects we have always dreamed to do.
Allocate money for different projects: our family needs (Get a decent furnished house as we have always lived in little appartments),
gift to loved ones, humanitarian and scholarship endeavors,
business investment and set aside in bank our daughter’s portion.
I will share with you the detailed list once the dream becomes reality.

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Morgan Knibbs said...

If I won the Publisher’s Clearing House Sweepstakes, it would literally be the icing on the cake for me. Reason being is that my 28th birthday is next month so what a birthday present it would be to win $10,000.00 or even $1,000,000.00!!!!!! I could sure help my Mom out for the holiday season, help support financially two major stations that I have always wanted to help for a long time coming but did not have the funds available to me, buy my Mom a nice car and a camper to hook it up to ect. I do have a BIG heart when it comes to giving I only wish my finances could be just as BIG!!!!!

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Craig Dunn said...

You ask what becoming a PCH contest winner allow for me to do. I honestly cant even imagine. I know it would provide me and my loved ones financial freedom but for me
It would allow me to travel and visit all the places I loved to learn about in the history books.

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s southwick said...

what will i do with
1 million or 10 million
pay off my house pay my aunt
pay my brother off remodel the house go get my blue truck
& a boat put some money in the bank & keep some money for my son college

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gblock said...

Please here is my list of what i would do
1. buy a car
2. pay my rent
3. buy a newer computer
4. buy a new tv my smells
6. buy a stove don’t have one
7. a bigger bed
8. get a new couch
9. pay bills
10. Sabres season tickets
Yes that is what i would really do if i won. You can come in and look at my apartment it is very sad.

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Nilda Maston said...

Dream list of what i will do with my prize, first above all thank the Almighty Father, make an offer to God,send appreciation to pch officers, pay all debt,give financial help to my love ones as I promise to God and put the money in the bank and make a study of what good business investment and also get a little spacious house for us.

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D. Johnson said...

I would first give to the church and then pay off my debts-in particular my home and education loans. I would finish my master’s degree without more loans. There are a few immediate family members that I would help out as well. The items on my remodeling list could finally be done. And I would at last be able to take a REAL vacation, instead of a stay-cation!! Last, but certainly not least I would invest and save for retirement. There is no way that I could not work! It would drive me crazy!

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Jeff Petree said...

Winning would allow me & my wife to never, ever, have to worry about finances ,ever again. That would be a sweet dream come true!!
The rest would be a PUBLISER CLEARING HOUSE WONDERLAND OUT THERE.
To many good things to buy and to be able to do to mention.
We would be able to live an enjoyable life.
I gotta keep this one short cause last one wouldnt post lol
(( REMEMBER ME PUBLISHER CLEARING HOUSE NOV 11th
Jeff P. Newport,Mi 48166))
MAKE OUR DREAMS COME TRUE!!!
I WANT TO BE ON TV SAYING ITS TRUE !!!

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JEFF PETREE said...

I DID MENTION NOV 11TH BUT ITS NOT OVER TILL THE FAT LADY SINGS.
THIS CONTEST WOULD ALLOW ME TO DO EVERYTHING I CAN’T DO AND WANT TO DO NOW!
BUY THINGS I NEED AND WANT AND ENJOY TRAVELING TO PLACES IVE NEVER BEEN, IT WOULD BE ALOT OF FUN for a long, long time!!ONLY IN MY DREAMS NOW BUT:
DREAMS COME TRUE WITH PUBLISHER CLEARING HOUSE!!!
IT’S TRUE!!
P.S PARIS Hmmm ((VIVA LOS VEGAS!! THANK,YA THANK,YA VERY MUCH”

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JEFF PETREE said...

Theres many EXPENSIVE things that winning a big superprize would allow me to look at or Purchase.
I would like to go to a BARRETT JACKSON COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION and purchase a vintage auto with all the matching #’s. that would be 1 of the things ide like to try out.
IDE ALSO WOULD LIKE TO LOOK AT A CLASS A FLEETWOOD MOTOR HOME’S, there absolutley beautiful what ive seen on tv shows and ya i know there expensive.
I MAY ALSO GET INTO A CAR COLLECTERS CLUB. PROBLY NO Duesenberg’S OR SILVER GHOST’S BUT LOL SOMETHING VETTISH OR VIPEROUS, MUSTANGISH LOL PLENTY TO CHOOSE FROM AND IDEAS.
I CAN DREAM RIGHT THATS WHAT POOR PEOPLE DO LOL ,PUBLISHER CLEARING HOUSE CAN MAKE THEM REALITIES!! I KNOW THIS ALSO, THATS WHY I TRUST THE MAD MEN TO KNOCK ON MY DOOR SOON LOL READY TO HAVE SOME FUN. LOTS AND LOTS OF FUN IT’S TRUE!!!!

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JEFF PETREE said...

CHRISTMAS WOULD BE A THING OF JOY EVERY YEAR FROM HERE ON OUT!!
ALL MY PROBS WE HAVE HERE WILL BE GONE.
THERES NOTHING IN MY MIND THAT COULD BE ANY BETTER THEN TO BE ABLE TO LIVE A GOOD WEALTHY, HEALTHY, LIFE WITH MY WIFE, KIDS AND THE PEOPLE I LOVE.
TO PUT SOME SMILES ON PEOPLES FACES BY GIVING THEM A LITTLE TREASURE FROM TIME TO TIME IDE LIKE TO DO THAT VERY MUCH SO.
BEING RICH WILL MAKE ME MORE OF A GIVING PERSON, CAUSE IDE HAVE IT TO GIVE.
WE NEED YOU PUBLISHER CEARING HOUSE TO MAKE OUR DREAMS COME TRUE HERE IN NEWPORT, MI.MORE THEN YOU KNOW.
YOUDE FOREVER BE IN MINE AND KATHIES HEARTS, AND WEDE BE PART OF PUBLISHER CLEARING HOUSE (FAMILY) CIRCLE,.
P.S MY MAD MEN ENTRIES ARE IN,JUST NEED THINGS TO COME FULL CIRCLE BY HAVING THE RIGHT ENTRY #’S AND OUR DREAMS WILL COME TRUE.
AND IF DAVE CAN FIND US LOL I HAVE FAITH HE CAN LOL

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JEFF PETREE said...

WINNING WOULD ALSO ALLOW US TO GO TO DISNEY WORLD!!

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Jeff P said...

IT WOULD ALLOW US TO GET THESE BILLS ALL PAID UP AND GET ARE HEAT TURNED BACK ON.

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Brittani said...

I would be very exicted if I won the publishing clearing house, recently I was living on the street in baton rouge, la after all my money was stolen by my roommates and had to live in a shelter. Before going into the shelter I was staying at a so-called friends house till I got back on my feet, I found out I was pregnant with my first child and they sent me to a shelter b/c they didn’t want me there with a baby and said I could stay only if I had gotten an abortion. I chose to keep my child. I was contacted by my motherat the shelter and she flew me to live with her and has really been there for me I don’t think I would have survived this long without my mother. I’m due in January. So with the winning of PCH it would totally be a blessing for everything and I would be able to help out my mother and provide for my son in what he needs

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stephanie murphy said...

Happy Holidays! We just had to move to lower our rent. Our house we moved into is 100 years old. It needs a lot of work but atleast we have a place to call home. I hope PCH can find me if i won. I have been playing and entering for 7 years now hoping someday i will be surprised by the prize patrol. Like isnt easy right now after losing my job of 7 years, and undergoing 2 jaw surgerys in august 09. my boyfriend ended up losing his job also bc of my surgery and him missing work to take care of me and our 2 year old son. We have been collecting unemployment and trying to make it but its hard and stressful. Living with pain everyday cn cause alot of stress and unhappiness. After being w my boyfriend since we were 14 and now were 26 we decided to tie the knot. We cant afford a wedding or honeymoon so for now we just went to courthouse to get marriage license. So we will be offically married on New Years Day!!! I cant tell u how much i pray i will win. Sometimes i think that pCH is all i have going for me and its the only thing that would get me thru this tough time. I dont know when i will be able to eat and chew food and be pain free and return to work. Its really sad and depressing. I wish we were never in a car accident, but atleast we survived. I hope my entrys will pay off someday and put me worry free so i can actully recover from these 2 surgurys….plus my future husband having neck surgery soon! it never ends! Best wishes to PCH!!!
Sincerely,
A contestent in need
Stephanie M.

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JEFF P said...

WE’DE HAVE A WHOLE LOTTA FUN THIS NEW YEAR!

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Cindy said...

I’d be able to take my husband to the best cancer center in the world and not have to worry about whether or not we had health insurance or, if the health insurance would cover the treatment. Then, I’d buy a small place by the lake where he could rest and enjoy the rest of his life.

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Jeff P said...

It would allow my wife to quit her job & spend some quality time with her mom who has terminal cancer, and us to spend time with our niece also who is in her last days of MS.
Spoil them why we still have them .Get relieved from being unemployed for quite some time now.
Give allot & make wise decisions.
Enjoy allot of good clean things,exciting, fun, and the many adventures this world has to offer, live healthy and learn new things.
Be thankful to PCH and the Prize Patrol, for letting us be able to live a luxury life.
Treat my wife( Kathie )of 21 years with all the things I’ve wanted to give her and couldn’t afford, and my 3 Boys.
Try to get back some of the time i lost with my kids when i used to work crazy hours of the day.( Cats & the Cradle).
Tell my mom to retire and spoil her.
O man waking up knowing your Rich lol.
Nothing but Blue Skies. A Dream come True for me.

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Jeff P said...

I WONDER HOW MY LIFE WILL CHANGE WITH A BIG WIN FROM PCH.
I’M SURE I WILL LEARN ALOT DURING THE PROCESS OF BEING AND LIVING AS A MILLIONARE.
IT’S NOT ALL THE THINGS I CAN BUY, BUT ALL THE LEARNING I WILL ACHIEVE OF GOING FROM A POOR MAN TO A RICH MAN.

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Jeff P said...

Well It would allow me to do all the things i want to do for the rest of my life.
Don’t you think thats A DREAM COME TRUE ! LOL, Tell me what could be better then this?
I’m prompt on my entries and i’m all for Winning !

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Jeff P said...

It’ll Allow me to be A PCH STAR! lol

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Quiana S said...

It’ll allow me to pay off alot of bills,credit card debt and take care of my 6 kids and my mother.

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kathy cross said...

Iam a single women living by myself working for 7.55 a hour with no overtime putting in 60 to 70 hours a week and still can’t make my bills? I would love to just win anything

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Gail Jackson said...

First I would Thank God.Winning for me would be an end to all my worrys bills family friends and my church.I would help all these people. Then I would go to the neighbor were I grew up and helpsome of the elderly peopleif it was nothing more than paying a few of there bills, buying them some groceries or giving them some cash.

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Gladys Mitchell said...

Hi Dave and the prize patrol. It’s me again. I am still entering every chance I get for the superprize. I am sure and confident that I am doing the right searches. This big win would change my girls and my life forever. As I have stated in my numerous blogs, it has been a rough year for us. Heart surgery, cancer, deaths, disabilities, sadness, illnesses, etc. To have the patrol award my family the superprize would mean I could have my 16 yr old with cancer live a more comfortable life. I could help my church financially because we have begun to build a new life center. What a blessing it would be to be a big financial part of that. I would donate money to cancer and heart research. I would build my children a beautiful home just like the one pictured in the $3 million pch home giveaway and so many other things that would be great to do for my family and others. Thank you in advance. Waiting for that knock at the door. See you soon(smile).

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Linda S said...

I have been unemployed since September. Bills are piling up and it has been so stressful. I have not been able to buy my grandkids or my son anything. Winning for me would be able to buy me and my daughter a house. Maybe take thekids to disney. It would also allow me to pay it forward!

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Candice said...

* I’d thank God first and foremost.
* I’d pay off my parents’ house payment, their debts, and my daddy would retire early. ;)
* Buy my family a new van (our lights don’t work and our heater doesn’t kick in until our van goes 30mph, hahaha)!
* My stay-at-home mom would get her own car (she hasn’t had her own car in 15 years).
* Get a car for myself (I’m 20 years old and don’t have a car, so my parents have to take me to work and school).
* Anywhere I’d see a need, I would meet it and give credit to Jesus Christ.
* Honestly, I’d probably spoil my two little sisters senseless.
* My family would go on a vacation! We haven’t been on a vacation since I was 13 years old and it only lasted 3 days, so we’re due. lol
* I’d quit my job in retail.
* Learn sign language, different languages, and probably go to Bible College.
There’s a lot more, but I’ll spare you!

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Jeff P said...

I’de be very Rich

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Jerita E said...

If I won I would definitely get the treatments to help with my son’s autism,add on to my home,help my mother,so she can seek retirement,because she has worked over 30 yrs at a hospital and put her in a nice home,and pay off my school loans and other debts.

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Jeff P said...

Bills ,Bills, Bills lol , A small fortune from you PCH would pay the bill’s and some to spare. I could buy that second nice used car or truck.
A Big fortune ide make a couple dealerships happy here in michigan.Ide also be set for life, wouldn’t I ?

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Jeff P said...

If you walked into my part time job, it would be like, you saying i won’t have to worry about anything again financially for the rest of my life.

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RUBY A said...

if i could win ten million dollars all my dreams could come true,i could do so much for my family especialy my son tracy, he deserves so much,he appreciates every thing you do for him,he is my little angel, ruby a

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DeLayne V P said...

Deborah, Soooo many wonderful things to do with money like that..! I would help my son get some issues in his life resolved first of all and it takes $ for that. Then I would help my 2 daughters out. They are holding their own but I would bless them. One daughter has a 10 yr old girl, twin girls that are 1 1/2 yrs old and a 2 1/2 yr old son, Brandon that somehow developed lesions on both frontal lobes of his brain and this has been so traumatic to everyone. He was perfectly normal until 2 months ago.. now he does not talk much and he cannot walk much or eat right without throwing up.. Monica has PPO so the medical bills are piling up.. and I don’t know what the outcome for Brandon will be. I have great faith so I am trusting in God as well as the doctors. I need $ to help pay the medical bills. I would also pay off all my debts and pay off the what is owed on the property of the church I go to. I would help my oldest brother with his finances… so much to do… and I would contribute $ to a couple of worthy charitable causes as a touch on belhalf of God to humanity.. DeLayne

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Trenton Allred said...

If I won, I’m not sure there are words to describe how I would feel or what all I would do. I would be grateful for the opportunity and responsibility to do something great financially; I would pay off my parents house, they’ve worked their whole life to feed and shelter my siblings and me, and that’s cost them a lot. I would not need to work while going to school, but be able to focus on school and other projects, I would have the capital I need to start several social Entrepreneur ventures I’ve been developing, in order to help dependent peoples become financially independent. I would have the means to invest in order to safe guard my family’s future in a turbulent global economy.
I guess you could say I would be happy if I won because of the opportunity it gives me to accomplish those things closest to my heart especially when it seems nothing else is going right.

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Susan Harrod said...

Due to the fact my parents didn’t qualify for medicaid, I would find a place for them to live, we can’t afford even an assisted living. My parents can’t take care of each other. I have lost my job 3 times because I have had to take care of them. I need a handicap accessible home but without a job I can’t pay for that or anything that would help take care of them. I also can’t pay my bills either. Also if I had money, maybe I could start my business and hire others that aren’t working. I just want to make it in this life and survive. I’d be happy with winning just half of what is offered. Anything would help. I always wanted to have my own place or have a large enough home I could take in foster children who need a home and stable environment. I had to separate from my husband 3 years ago after my cancer scare and he got everything but my car. However I am suppose to be paying medical bills from surgery that was unnecessary due to an incorrect diagnosis of cancer, and they are starting to refuse me medical care. I can barely afford my medicine much less my parents. I am staying with a friend at the moment in an old house without air, heat, and no decent washer(broke), no dryer and so many other things. The house is falling apart but both of us can’t find jobs right now in our area. I have tried to get help from government, but parents make just a few dollars over the amount. My only hope has been trying to win money. So far, I’ve won nothing. I am beginning to wonder if this is for real and does anybody really care.

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Deborah Holland said...

Hi Susan,
We are sorry to hear of the difficulties you have experienced. Nothing would please us more than to tell you you’re a winner.
Please be assured that every entry you send in is processed with care and has an equal chance of winning. The more often you enter the more chances you have to win. Winners are selected at random, so you never know which entry might be the next winner.

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Jeff P said...

What Would Becoming a PCH Contest Winner Allow You to Do?
Name IT !

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jason garner said...

Well I am victim of hate crime and am shoutin/Aghoraphobic and my whole Adult life I’ve looked for a org to help me and people like me have safe comfortable residential program that assist people in these situations to get consuling, structured treatment program that last 60-90 days. People needed connected with right doctors, counselors, relocation, in home assistance like shopping, errands, taking patients to Dr. apps and help access programs available to them but they are not able to go register! This is such a major crises their is virtually no assists or programs or treatment facilities for these people and most often ate forced to commit suicide like my mother and brother when I was 16. I live in West Virgina and can’t even get proper meds because no Psychiatrists will take people like me because we tend to suffer multiple disorders and they only want people in their targeted specialty. It’s getting to point where I see myself submitting to suicide in future if their us no change in assistance. I am trying to start a org to create a temp teach people to cope, set up with full range if doctors, social works, living assisted help, and even financial assistance because people like me can get assistance and dice no one helps no one documents and normally ruled as suicides due to depression. When if I had just half of these services I know U could graduaLly go back in world without the fear and panic/anxieties will overcome me within 6 months to year. Someone pls help to get this started or let me know of any treatment programs or relocation services I may not be aware of before its to late for me too and other gay and lesbians who were violently assaulted like in my case and West Virgina us what traps me! My mother was from my 2 yr old brother being kidnapped. PcH pls even if it dont benefit me there are Millions across us alone and over half end in suiside pls HELPPPP me and/or people like me.
Jason Garner

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Asia Richmond said...

I just hope and pray that I win with pch if I win that will truly be an blessing for me and my unborn child.

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Yvette Mancuso said...

If I won I would take care of my family all of them . My parents, my brothers and sisters and also my children and children they would have.
Be able to pay off my debt, and actually have money for Christmas time and other major holidays.
We would be getting the best gift for a wonderful life.

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