Halloween Prize Winner Touching Story

PCH $100000 Halloween Prize Winner Jeff Jones woke up to a real treat!

As the newest member of the Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol, I am proud to share my story of the $100000 winning moment of Jeff Jones from Attleboro Massachusetts. At first we weren’t sure if Jeff was home when we rang the doorbell and nobody answered. Poor Jeff was sleeping …but what better way to be awakened unexpectedly than having the Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol at your door carrying champagne, balloons, flowers and the signature BIG check of $100,000! “You’ve got to be kidding me,” he said while receiving the oversized ceremonial check. “You fill these things out in e-mail and you see them on TV. You wonder if they are real or not.” Jeff’s fiancé Jinji French was there to share in the excitement saying “It’s awesome. It’s something that we have needed for a while.”

Halloween prize winner J Jones Attleboro

Jeff’s winning entry came from PCH Search & Win which he uses daily while searching for everything from sports stats to puppies. Winning the $100000 Halloween Prize from Publishers Clearing House was a pleasant surprise that was well deserved for the 31-year-old Jeff Jones. At the age of 3, Jeff was treated for Leukemia. At the age of 9 he had a tumor removed from his ear. His hardships were not over yet. In 2005 Jeff suffered second- and third-degree burns over his body after a spark ignited a bucket of gasoline while he worked on a car with his younger brother. In an attempt to put out the fire and save his family, he was burned. Due to his injuries and ongoing surgeries, Jeff has been out of work since the accident. Even with the hardships Jeff has encountered in his life he remains upbeat even joking with us saying “Next time call in advance, so we can be ready.”

Halloween Prize Winner Jeff and Jinji welcomed the Prize Patrol into their home, offering us cupcakes and coffee…what a treat! The crew also received a warm welcome from the couple’s three puppies – two shiba-inus named Pumpkin and Ginger, and a 3-month-old pug named Harley who had a particularly fun time with the Publishers Clearing House balloons!

Local press covered the Publishers Clearing House prize award in Attleboro MA and the Attleboro Patch blog included a story about Jeff Jones, the Halloween Prize Winner, too.

I couldn’t have asked for more touching and rewarding start to my Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol job. Good things happen to good people, and Jeff Jones certainly deserves this. We are so happy for him and wish him the best of luck with the rest of his surgeries. He will forever be in our thoughts. CONGRATULATIONS JEFF JONES, our PCH Halloween Prize Winner!

Sincerely,

Danielle L.

PCH Prize Patrol


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Siuman Yau said...

A heart warming story, indeed. Congrats, Jeff!

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Nancy Sexton said...

That’s awesome!! Congrats to Jeff Jones!!

God Bless everyone!!

NKS

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Stacia Owens said...

WONDERFUL, JUST WONDERFUL.

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Stacia Owens said...

WONDERFUL. JUST WONDERFUL

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Melodi Reddi said...

Wow! Congrats to Jeff. I’m very happy for him and it is well deserved!

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Charlene Wilcox said...

Congradulations to You,Jeff Jones! Have the Happiest Halloween Ever! Enjoy All of Your Prize Winnings! God Bless…

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Cindy Bonneau said...

Jeff, Jinji, Pumpkin, Ginger, and little baby Harley..Looks like this Halloween you will never forget! “YOUR wishes finally came true this time!” Good for ALL of you! Great story..but then again they always are when we get to meet the winners of PCH!
On PCHSearch & Win I had to look up what a shiba-inus was-never heard of it before not that I need another dog-2 is enough for me!
Have a Great Day Everyone..onto the next sweepstakes—> SUBMIT *smile*

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C. said...

Congratulations to Jeff!!

What a very touching story. I’m soooo happy for him & hope things will start looking up for him.

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Ron P said...

That’s such a heart warming story…so glad to see a nice guy like Jeff win a timely $100,000 sweepstakes!!

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Natalie Bostelman said...

Congrats to Jeff and his family! What a great way to kick off your first Prize Patrol.

GOOD LUCK!

~Natalie Bostelman
2008 SuperPrize Winner
PCH Goodwill Ambasss

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NATIVIDAD MASCARENAS-GALLEGOS said...

Congrats to Mr. Jeff Jones! I am exited and sincerely happy for you and family! May you always be blessed! I will keep you in my prayers! “GOD” is great! Also, thank you to Publishers Clearing House for all the joy and happiness you bring to all of us! May You all be blessed as well!

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Richard Maigatter said...

As a fellow prize winner ($100,000 in April 2010) i can relate to your excitment and joy.
You were better dressed for the occasion, i was wearing jogging pants and fuzzy slippers, but when you open the door and see the PCH reps you could care less what you were wearing.
Congrats, Jeff
Dick Maigatter

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    Lori Erickson said...

    Ha-Ha, That is funny. I bet it is true though. I also heard that you instantly forget some of the financial worries you may have had before the big win. Congrats to both of you. May you be blessed in all your future too.

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Michael Rolle said...

Congrats Jeff, On your Super Winning,Moment!

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lisa campbell said...

TY245 LISA CAMPBELL
ENTRY..
Please bring it on down to NC…
Ultra Combo Superprize Plus $ 5,000.00 a week for life…! “Bring it to lisa c thats me so I can say It’s real it’s real..! PCH is here at my front door. And, I don’t know how I will act. I know I’ll be happy and excited…! GOD BLESS YOU ALL @ Publishers Clearing House!!! PCH prize patrol …
I’m praying you picked my winning numbers…!

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Natalie Bostelman said...

Thanks for posting, Mr. Maigatter! It’s always nice to hear from fellow winners.

GOOD LUCK!
~Natalie Bostelman
2008 SuperPrize Winner
PCH Goodwill Ambassador

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Franchone,Hill said...

Hi, my name is Franchone Hill and I hope you pick my number I also live in nc, but I don’t think y’all will come to where I live at but it don’t hurt to dream a little or wish for things. So I enter anyway. Good luck to everybody that enters. Franchone Hill

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dwayne dixon said...

IH MY NEAME I DWAYNE LDIXON
WANT TO WINNER I WANT TOBE SEE ON TV

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Deb Posthuma said...

Hey Jeff…now BANK IT !! BANK IT !!!

I WANT TO WIN TOO !

MY HUSBAND WHO HAS MUSCULAR DISTROPHY AND MYSELF CONGRATULATE YOU AND WISH YOU LUCK WITH YOUR MEDICAL CONDITIONS…SPEND WISELY !!

I WILL LET YOU KNOW IF I EVER WIN ANYTHING.

DEB AND CAL

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Noura Nthela said...

That’s awesome !!

Congrats to Jeff Jones and his family.

Good luck everyone

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Scott Heyboer said...

Very cool!!!

Congrats Jeff and an ever bigger CONGRATS on beating leukemia!

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Danielle Lam PCH said...

Jeff was such a nice guy who has been through so much…he truly deserves this break in life. CONGRATS JEFF!!!

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ANGIE FAVORS said...

GOOD EVENING PCH AND ALL HOPEFULS I HAVE READ AND ADMIRE THAT FOR ONCE SOMEONE WITH WORSE LUCK THEN I HAVE WON! GOOD GOING JEFF AND HOPE FOR ALL OF US TOO BE LUCKY TOO!

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elizabeth dever said...

iam glad that won but what , when is pch comming to utopia to see elizabeth dever

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elizabeth dever said...

i elizabeth dever would love to knoe hwo was the halloween pizza winner for that

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Fawnda Hashman said...

“Congradulations to you Jeff”. Hope you and your family stay healthy.. Hopefully I will be surprised someday soon! Real Soon…

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marrietta Bacigalupo said...

Hello, Jeff Congratulations to you, I am a CNA/Hospice As well A FreeLance Photographer, And I Do Feel Your pain i had lost my father due to hurtful battle, my prayers and thought for u and your are assinged,i hope that special moment gave you boost, good luck and good health and to a little wealth…Marrietta bacigalupo..

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Cris Correa said...

You deserve it! Enjoy it!

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linda-ann-rituno- said...

i-hope-i-can-win-like-you-jeff-that-was-good-luck

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Lauralee Hensley said...

Truly a great big Congratulations to you Jeff, I’m very happy you were the winner.

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Charlene Wilcox said...

Hello Jeff,Thank You for sharing Your story with My Family.I’m very happy You have Won! I think it’s Great News Friend.Enjoy Your winnings and God Bless You!

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Noura Nthela said...

Good Evening,
FIrst Congrats again to jeff , second I want to say HI to Mr Dave Sayer and to all the PCH Prize Patrol Team , i hope to be lucky soon and meet you Mr Dave Sayer at my front door holding big check for Noura Nthela from Peabody Massachusetts , oh my God it will be awesome , really MR Dave Sayer my family so exciting to meet you my husband and two my lovely boys it’s will be wonderful if God give me this chance to see you.
thank you so much Publishers clearing house !!! Prize Patrol for all your help because really you give chance to people to realize their dreams thank you again and GOD BLESS you all.

From : Noura Nthela
Peabody MA

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ruby archer said...

congratulations to mr. jones and wish him a happy and well future

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william said...

i am happy for you too jeff

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James Glazner said...

Hi Jeff Jones, Great job on winning at PCH $100,000 Halloween Grand Prize. You deserve it Jeff, what you have been through. I hope you have a bless and bright future Jeff. God Bless you. James Glazner, from Kenansville, North Carolina.

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lisa campbell said...

I was really happy for Jeff Jones He really had it happen at the right time. Seem really nice. Wonder what he’ll do with money but I still like the puppy.. pug.. he was adorable…! God bless you Jeff Jones..!
You deserved that check…!
always love watching the Prize patrol live!!!!
lisa campbell nc

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Vicki Isleman said...

I know that this is a matter of the “luck of the draw” but it is very gratifying to see someone who deserves a little “luck” in their lives win. Many of us have hard luck stories and I for one feel that I have one just because Jeff won. I believe in God completely it is just nice to see something good happpen out in world for all to see and share. Use it wisely Jeff, you won’t see that big check at your door often (or ever) again! Thanks PCH!

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Jeff C said...

I have a question draw #1400 was to be 1 million on the spot with a bonus of 5 thousand a week for life???? Now it’s 10 thousand on the spot with the bonus of 5 thousand a week for life. I am going on 43 in December I have been playing this since 20 and have never won nothing do have a collection of magazines and other useless crap. So what is the deal!!!!

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hi Jeff,

    The drawing that is taking place today is for a prize of $1,000,000 plus $5,000 A Week For Life. The prize that was won by Jeff Jones was for $100,000.

    Regards,
    Rebecca @ PCH

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Jeff C said...

Yea well who won!!!!

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GENEVIEVE HOBB said...

GOOD JOB JEFF i JUST WANT TO WISH YOU THE BEST MAKE SURE YOU THANK HEAVENLY FATHER BECAUSE WITH HIM ALL THINGS ARE POSSABLE i PRAY ONE DAY I WILL BE GIVE THE SAME CHANCE i HAVE A LOT OF MEDICAL BILL AND A 102 YRS OLD HOME THAT NEED REPAIR AND I CANT WORK BECAUSE OF A DISABILITY

GOOD LUCK AND COUNT YOU’RE BLESSINGS
GENEVIEVE HOBB

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richard said...

awsomely well done jeff ,life can only get better from here on out .mybest and fondest,aloha
like jeff,you could be the one?enter now pch.com

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NANCY GANT said...

AM SO HAPPY FOR THEM, KNOW LIFE WILL GET EASIER FOR YOU…

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carolyn keeling said...

I like how he searched from sports to puppies. Its hard to know what to search for after searching for houses, vacations, boats and motorcycles. the lord chose him for a good reason to be blessed with this amazing gift. congratulations Jeff
carolyn

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Roma Sue Noffsinger said...

Congrate Jeff,Wish I was as Lucky..

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Bernice Hollingsworth said...

God sure has blessed you Jeff congratulation.Dont spend all that money in one place lol :D Good luck everyone :D

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