PCH Cash Sweepstakes Prize Delivery Van on Empty

Gas Tank On Empty, But A Full Tank Of Enthusiasm!

You know those cool itineraries you often see in your PCH entry forms where we spell out exactly where the PCH Prize Patrol might stop for gas before making a surprise prize delivery? They really are great tools to help you see where we might stop near you should you be a Publishers Clearing House winner. But sometimes we find ourselves on long stretches of highway without having stopped at the local gas station before we left town. And that’s exactly what happened to us on a recent trip between South Bend, Indiana and southern Michigan—we had just surprised someone with a $10,000 cash sweepstakes prize, and after all the excitement, we totally forgot that our gas tank was on empty!

Empty prize delivery van

We immediately checked in with the GPS to find a local gas station. Unfortunately for us, the one it directed us towards first was 11 miles away and seemed like it might only carry diesel, something the Prize Patrol Van doesn’t run on! After pulling off the road and making a quick recalculation, we were able to locate a station only 4 miles from where we were. But would we make it? We finally pulled into town and noticed that the gas station’s prices were conspicuously absent from the signs. Uh-oh! A glance to our left and we realized the station had closed down! “We’re going to have to hitchhike and make our next prize delivery from the back of a pickup truck,” I said to Jack, my fellow Deputy. “Although I don’t know how we’ll attach the Prize Patrol sign to that kind of vehicle!”

But hey, we’re Prize Patrol Deputies from PCH, and just like when our winners aren’t home, we know how to find what we’re searching for and we LOVE an adventure! We drove through the town, determined and confident, found another gas station that was open, and we were able to fuel up! Whew! Although I still think it would have been fun delivering our next cash sweepstakes prize from a pickup truck.

Looking forward to our next prize delivery adventure!

Sean B.

PCH Prize Patrol Deputy


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James McDonald said...

This will prove to you that The Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol will go to great lengths to get to the winners front door and surprise them with their prize. I have even seen them on television deliver a prize in the snow.

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gail said...

Ok there are places we call gas stations that is where u put gas in your van. Well I am still sick as a hell here chest hurts so so bad can’t work and bills pilling up oh what a month for feb.

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Deborah Holland said...

We hope you feel better soon, gail!

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chad woods said...

when are they giving away the $5000 a week for life for 2010

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Deborah Holland said...

$5000 a week for life was awarded to Doris Gray of New Jersey in Feb. 2009. In Feb. 2010, we will award either $10 Million, if an eligible matching winning number is returned by the entry deadline, or if not, then $1 Million via second chance drawing among eligible entrants.

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Jeff P said...

Ide be Happy with any amount but why not go for it the Big SuperPrize right!
I understand the gas problems in these times we stretch what gas we have everyday and limit ourselves to where we need to go, as you know i’m unemployed right now not by choice.
Ive got that determination to get where i want to go also. to see your willing to jump in the back of a pick up truck, if it must be to deliver the superprize tells me where not to much different as people. We do what we have to do to get where were going.

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gail said...

thanks i am getting there slowly but i have to go back to work my bills r now backed up the cost of getting sick. I hate this but at least i have pch games to pass my time i am soooooo hoping to win the walmart gift card i really want a new tv sooooo bad.

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Deborah Holland said...

Good luck! PCH Games are a great way to pass the time! What’s your favorite game?

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Maria said...

Good Luck! to everyone winning the 10 million some day. My wish is to buy a first new home,go see a passage therapy in Iowa because I can get pregant and take care of my mother make her happy always.

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Rosellen said...

Good luck everyone. I like PCH

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Alice said...

i am looking for a sponsor to get a book done about an accident i was in.if i win that will be the first thing i do.

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mary klich said...

come to northwest in hobart preferably

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Charlene L.Wilcox said...

Looking foward To Winning Someday!

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sharon simpson said...

I want to win the 5000.00 a week so that my large family of brothers and sisters can all spend time together. I am fixen to be 47 next month and live 1500 miles from almost all of them. I am the baby and I have 2 brothers here in texas and 3 brothers 4 sisters in Idaho not to mention nieces and nephews and great neices and great nephews. I miss my family we need this money so that we can relax for our retirement and see one another. Thanks pch for giving every one the oppurtunity to be a winner.

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ANNAH WILLIE said...

PCH I AM REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO MEETING YOU .I COULD REALLY USE THE CASH ABOUT NOW.DAYS ARE LOOKING LONGER AND BANK IS GETTING EMPTY,GAMES ARE NOT PAYING VERY MUCH WHEN YOUR NOT WINNING .YOUR FRIEND

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ANNAH WILLIE said...

PCH IF AND WHEN IT COMES TRUE I WILL BE LOOKING FOR YOU.SO SURPRISE ME YOUR FRIEND.

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ANNAH WILLIE said...

HI ITS A BLESSING TO BE PART OF SOMETHING I HAVE BEEN A PCH FRIEND FOR MANY YEARS AND LOOKING FORWARD TO MANY MORE THANKS

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ANNAH WILLIE said...

HI PCH FRIENDS SOMETHING TELLS ME THIS IS MY YEAR. MY SPIRITUAL ADVISER TELLS ME I AM GOING TO MEET A MAN I HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOWARD TO MEETING FOR A LONG TIME I HOPE IT IS YOU YOUR FRIEND.

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ANNAH WILLIE said...

HI THERE,THE END IS HERE AND IM SITTING AND HOPING THAT IT IS GOING TO BE THE END OF A VERY GOOD YEAR.THANKS YOUR FRIEND

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ANNAH WILLIE said...

PCH IF YOU HAPPEN TO BE COMING OUT CARTHAGE WAY BRING A COKE CHAMPAGNE IS NOT FOR ME HA…HA YOUR FRIEND

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ANNAH WILLIE said...

HI TO ALL AT PCH WISHING YOU ALL A GREAT THANKSGIVEN AND ALSO A MARRY CHRISTMAS AND IF I DONT GET TO MEET YOU THIS YEAR THEN MABE NEXT YEAR SO BE SAFE ON THE ROAD AND GODS SPEED YOUR FRIEND

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ANNAH WILLIE said...

HI IT HAS BEEN A REALLY GREAT YEAR I HAVE SO MANY THINGS TO BE THANKFUL FOR AND IF BY CHANCE I SHOULD WIN I WOULD LOVE TO GIVE BACK TO THOES WHO HAVE NOTHING.SO I HOPE I CAN PUT A SMILE ON SOMEONES FACE THAT GOD HAS PUT ON MINE.HAPPL HOLIDAYS AND GOD BESS YOUR FRIEND

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Suzanne Folsom said...

I have been trying for 17 years to win to take care of my kids
they both have asthma and allgerys so bad when like a home better for there health
and to help other Asthma kids.
Hope to see ya come to South Ga. soon God Bless Drive safe
In gods love Suzanne Folsom

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ANNAH WILLIE said...

I SURE HOPE I WIN THE SWEEPSTAKES SOON IT WOULD REALY MEAN ALOT TO ME AND ALOT OF OTHER PEOPLE I COULD HELP THIS TIME OF YEAR.BUT IF I DONT WIN THIS YEAR MABE I WILL NEXT YEAR YOUR FRIEND AND GOD BLESS YOU

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ANNAH WILLIE said...

HI THIS IS YOUR FRIEND STILL WAITING TO SEE YOU I WILL BE HAPPY TO FILL YOUR GAS TANKS LOL HA HA HA

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ANNAH WILLIE said...

HI THERE I GUESS YOU HAVENT FOUND THAT GAS STATION YET BECAUSE I HAVENT SEEN YOU YET MY POCKET BOOK SURE IS GETTING VERY EMPTY BUT I WILL KEEP ON WAITING AND PRAYING YOUR FRIEND.

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ANNAH WILLIE said...

I HAVE BEEN A FRIEND FOR A VERY LONG TIME AND IF YOUR WONDREING WHAT TO GIVE ME THIS CHRISTMAS A MILLION DOLLARS WOULD BE NICE.I COULD CHANGE MY DULL LIFE INTO A WONDERFUL LIFE EVEN IF ITS ONLY HALF THAT WOULD GET ME OUT OF DEBT THEN I COULD START OVER WITH A NEW SLATE AND A NEW YEAR THAT WOULD REALLY BE VERY NICE. AND EVEN IF I DONT WIN GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR SWEEPSTAKES AND GOD BLESS EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU AT PCH YOUR FRIEND

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LINDA PARSON said...

I AM HOPPING TO SEE THE PRIZE PATRIOL VAN AT MY HOUSE ON FEB. 28 2011.

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hey Linda,

    We’ve removed your personal information for your protection, we don’t recommend you post this publicly on the internet in the future!

    Best of luck in the sweepstakes,
    Alanna @ PCH

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ANNAH WILLIE said...

pch enthusiasm is not my forta when everthing tells me to give up but i will hang in their until i win or yall quit and something tells me thats going to be a very long time so wish me luck. your friend and have a very nice day.

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Marilyn Hadey said...

Hi everybody at PCH I just keep on searching and find out where it will lead me to. Hello there Danielle Lam how are you doing today? I am still gonna just keep on playing everyday until I can no longer type on my computer. So I guess you will still be hering from me everyday. I just hope that you do not get angry. Right now you are all i have to talk to on the computer. So have a nice day. see you around ThankYou marilynh89

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Rhonda Lovett said...

PCH!!! You have to come to Wichita Falls, Texas. Its a small city but pleaseee! Come and see me! Love You PCH!!!

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elizabeth dever said...

to the prizepatrol van driver . you can fill your van up in utopia texas . so that way i can meet the prizepatrol staff in proson , so i can tell them that thay are doing a very nice job. from elizabeth dever.

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Mary Hill said...

Hello my name is Mary Hill i am doing geart thank to the Lord. i guess i love to talk sometime , hey not to much will i don,T NO YOU HEY I WILL SEE YOU AROUND.

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Richelle Mitchell said...

ive been receiving ptize patrol elite entry with dave sayers pic with it! Does it mesnni will win someting?

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Griselda Cuellar said...

Hello my PCH Friends!

I pray that I may win your $1 Million SuperPrize on May 30th. I would love to meet Dave Sayer and the rest of the Prize Patrol that come with Dave.
May God bless you all.

Love,
Griselda Cuellar

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Mary Hill said...

The prize patrol Elite is another opportunity to enter intosweepstakes good luck.

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Mary Hill said...

IAM SO HAPPY TO FIND this again hey i will see you when you get to Meridian love Mary.

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ANNAH WILLIE said...

GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU AT PCH WISHING YOU A SAFE AND HAPPY HOLIDAY THIS YEAR AND EVERY YEAR AFTER.

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Zoltan Powell said...

Has the prize patrol left yet to award the five thoudsand winner yet?

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    Victoria At PCH said...

    Hi Zoltan,

    Do you mean the winner of $1,000,000.00 plus $5,000.00 A Week For Life? The Prize Patrol are on the road today delivering a $20,000.00 prize as part of Prize Week, but they will not be surprising the winner of $1,000,000.00 plus $5,000.00 A Week For Life until tomorrow.

    Victoria At PCH

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Tamara Jones said...

This shows they love helping others and forgot about themselves.

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Sarah Cvitanovich said...

Still looking for the van some on where’s the money

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Sarah Cvitanovich said...

Still looking for the van .so come on show me the money don’t run out of gas

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suzanne said...

first thing is to pay that damned master cared off it is a pain

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