Sleepy North Carolina Household Wakes Up To $1 Million SuperPrize

Read the story of how Glenda Dancy won the PCH $1 Million SuperPrize on April 30th, 2013!PCH $1 Million SuperPrize Winner Glenda Dancy and Prize Patrol

April 30 started as a pretty ordinary day for the Dancy family in Statesville, NC.  Glenda was up and about helping her husband Archie get ready for a medical appointment.  Their adult son Jason was asleep upstairs having returned at 6 AM from his night shift job.  Little did any of them imagine that, at 10 AM, a group of unexpected guests would knock on the door and turn this unremarkable morning into an experience they would never forget.

But that’s just what happened:  The Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol, the team that some call America’s most wanted house guests, drove up in their famous van, jumped out, marched up the walk with roses and balloons and shocked the daylights out of Glenda Dancy — with a Big Check — worth $1 Million!


“Why didn’t you tell me you were coming?” Glenda asked, clearly wishing she had been prepared for the “winning moment” being video-taped by our Prize Patrol cameraman and by TV reporters from neighboring Charlotte and Winston Salem, N.C.  WBTV News and WXII12  both covered the exciting winning moment.

Click on these links to see the local news reports:

WBTV Local News Coverage

WXII12 Local News Coverage

“We never tell anyone we’re coming,” I told Glenda.  And that’s the truth: The “winning moments” that have been the iconic core of our TV ads for 25 years (!!!) are totally spontaneous, unstaged, and unrehearsed – like a surprise party on the doorstep.  They are as real as the real people who really win real money from Publishers Clearing House, the grand-daddy of sweepstakes.

PCH $1 Million SuperPrize Winner Glenda Dancy and Son


Glenda quickly woke up Jason who came groggily to the door wondering what was so important to interrupt his needed sleep.  When he saw the reason – in the form of a Big Check with his mother’s name on it – he almost fainted.  “OMG” he gasped, weak in the knees, then quickly awakened to give his mom a congratulatory hug.  Archie, now fully dressed, arrived in the doorway next and shook his head in disbelief – or should I say new belief.

Retirees Glenda and Archie have raised a large family of children and grandchildren.  Neighbors who gathered round said no couple was more deserving.  So we hope they will do what Glenda says is probably high on their list: take a nice trip.

Congratulations Glenda!

PCH $1 Million SuperPrize Winner Glenda Dancy

Now “Listen up” you blog readers!  What happened to Glenda could happen to YOU.   You have just as good a chance as Glenda did of winning a prize worth thousands, even millions of dollars from Publishers Clearing House.  So don’t delay: Enter our sweepstakes NOW at, and enter every day for more chances to win.

Wishing you the best of luck.


Dave Sayer PCH

Dave Sayer

Prize Patrol Ambassador

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  1. Claim my number 8800 pch to win 2.6 million plus 1 million in cash 55000 a week for life on Dec 22 thank u pch Cathy young

  2. Elaine Joyner from Raleigh nc I would pay my tithes give the church a offering and take a nice trip around America help people I know that struggle from month to month trying to raise their children.

  3. I remember when I was just a little guy , I am 67 years old now , but they used to show supposed winners and they were always shown in front of a big home with several cars out front and a big boat whose front end looked like a tractor trailer would be needed to move that boat to any water . But other then that you never heard anything else about the winners , It may have even been the same people in the picture year after year !

    1. Hello Jerry, everybody has the same chance of winning, regardless of their history or financial background, as long as they enter for their chance to win. We’ve awarded over $264M to winners who have lived in big cities and small towns all over the US and Canada. They’ve resided in apartments, mobile homes, and single family houses. Our winner selection process is completely random and unbiased; there’s no way to know who we’re going to award next. The best part about our giveaways is that its free to enter, free to win, and no purchase is ever required. Keep trying and don’t give up! To see all of the ways you can enter each day, click here: Good luck to you and all who enter!

  4. I enter each time I receive a mailing , I am happy to know that someone from NC has won, keeps me hopeful and god knows I could use the money.

  5. It brings such a good feeling over me to see people actually winning! One day it will be me! …or maybe you!! I can’t wait to meet the prize patrol team!! 🙂 🙂

  6. Dave Sawyer looking for you in another small NC town known for it’s papermill. Come on Publishers Clearing House I want to win. Entering everyday as many times as you will allow me to looking for the Prize Patrol in NC..