Whitmer announces COVID-19 vaccine sweepstakes with up to $5M in prizes

Posted at 8:58 PM, Jun 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-01 05:26:11-04

(WXYZ) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has hopped on the incentive train, announcing Wednesday the "MI Shot to Win Sweepstakes" for Michiganders.


The sweepstakes is in partnership with Meijer and the Michigan Association of United Ways.

The full details of the sweepstakes were announced during a press conference Thursday morning.

Vaccinated Michiganders will get a chance to win a combined total of more than $5 million in cash and nine, $55,000 college scholarships will be given out through a lottery-style raffle.

Under the plan, there will be scholarship drawings, daily drawings and two drawings – one of $1 million and one of $2 million.

Michigan's COVID-19 vaccine rate has slowed immensely. The state just surpassed 5 million people with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, nearly two months after crossing the 4 million mark.

You can register here to be entered in the drawings.

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