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Mayor Bowser Announces Third Round of Take the Shot, DC Giveaway Winners

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

(Washington, DC) – Today, Mayor Bowser announced the third round of winners from the Take the Shot, DC Giveaway. All DC residents who are 18 and older and who received their first or only shot of the COVID-19 vaccine at the RISE Demonstration Center at St. Elizabeths, Anacostia High School, or Ron Brown High School from June 19 – July 17 were eligible to enter the Take the Shot, DC Giveaway.

Name

Ward of Residence

Prize

Thurmond Hinton

8

Ford Escape Hybrid

Leon Hickson

6

$10K Groceries for a Year (20 gift cards in increments of $500)

Reginald McKinley

7

$10K Groceries for a Year (20 gift cards in increments of $500)

 

Vincent Armstrong

8

One Year Unlimited Ride Metro Card

Uneka King

8

One Year Unlimited Ride Metro Card

Diamond White

7

One Year Unlimited Ride Metro Card

Darrell Hewlett

5

One Year Unlimited Ride Metro Card

Latonya Lucas

8

One Year Unlimited Ride Metro Card

Angelique Marshall

8

One Year Unlimited Ride Metro Card

Kenneth Whitfield

8

One Year Unlimited Ride Metro Card

Shamani Scarborough

8

One Year Unlimited Ride Metro Card

 

Currently, these individuals are Potential Winners. Once the District government receives the Potential Winner’s completed Authorization Form within the time specified, determines that the Potential Winner meets the eligibility requirements, and obtains further verification that the Potential Winner has received their second vaccination, if needed, the District government will certify the person as an Official Winner.

Each week for four consecutive weeks, winners are being drawn to receive:

  • A new car (one winner each week)
  • $10,000 for groceries, to cover approximately a year of free groceries (two winners each week)
  • A year of free Metro bus and train (multiple winners each week)

One additional round of winners will be drawn on the following date:

  • July 27 (individuals who were vaccinated June 19 – July 17 and did not win a previous drawing are eligible)

While entry for the Take the Shot, DC Giveaway has now closed, DC residents 12 and older who receive their first (or only) COVID-19 vaccine dose at Anacostia High School are still eligible to receive a $51 VISA gift card. While anyone can get vaccinated at District vaccination sites, the gift cards are only available to District residents who can show proof of residency. Residents between the ages of 12 and 17 must be accompanied by a guardian.

Additionally, Mayor Bowser announced that individuals who help unvaccinated friends, family, and neighbors make a plan to get vaccinated and accompany them to the Anacostia High School vaccination site can receive a $51 VISA gift card. Through the Take the Shot, DC Vaccine Buddy Program, individuals can redeem up to 11 gift cards (one card per unvaccinated DC resident that they accompany to a vaccination site). To participate in this offer, both people must be at least 18 years old and have a state-issued ID. The person getting vaccinated will also receive a $51 VISA gift card.

The Anacostia HS walk-up vaccination site is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 am to 7 pm and Saturday from 12 pm to 5 pm.