Meet Dona Waters: Today’s ‘Charmed Christmas’ Winner with James Avery Artisan Jewelry and KVKI!
We've been asking you to submit your favorite Christmas memories and heartwarming Christmas stories to spread the warmth and joy of the holidays with a a 'Charmed Christmas' with James Avery Artisan Jewelry and KVKI and you've delivered!
Each weekday through Friday, December 22, 2017, during the 12pm hour with Bristol, we'll read one of your stories and the person who submitted it will receive a $50 gift card to James Avery Artisan Jewelry. At the end of each week, we'll put all five stories to a vote and the winner will receive an additional $250 James Avery Artisan Jewelry gift card!
Today's winner is Dona Waters. Congrats Dona! We hope you love your new treasured piece of jewelry from James Avery Artisan Jewelry! Here's what Dona had to say:
One Christmas I will cherish is the Christmas of '95. I was a single mom with 3 boys, 10, 8 and 19 mo. I was going to Vo Tech working on a degree in IPT. With minimal child support and no job I signed my kids up for the Salvation Army Angel Tree. My oldest wanted a bike (my middle son wanted one too, his dads mom got him one). I was trying to figure out how I was gonna get him a bike much less anything else. The day came to get their stuff from the Angel Tree, a friend went with me to go get it. When they brought it and was wheeling out a bicycle, me and my friend started crying. I was so elated that someone actually got my son a bike. The gifts for my other boys were just as good not a bike but was something they didn't have. I was always grateful for that Christmas. By the next Christmas I had a job and some extra money so I paid it forward and also choose 3 kids from the Angel Tree one for each of my boys. I was glad that I was able to do for others as my kids had been done for.
Thank you Dona for sharing your memory! If you'd like to share yours or to find out more, click here!
Contest runs from Monday, November 27, 2017 through Friday, December 22, 2017. Each weekday, one story/submission will receive a $50 gift card every day M-F for 4 weeks. At the end of each week a grand prize will be given away for $250 to the most voted on story out of the (5) winners selected. Overview (4) people win $50 GC's per week, and one will win a daily prize ($50 GC) and the grand prize of $250. Totaling $300 for one lucky listener. Winners will be recognized on air, online and contacted via email. For complete KVKI contest rules, click here. All prizes must be claimed within 30 days and picked up at the KVKI Studios, 6341 Westport Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71129 Monday through Friday from 8am-5pm. We do not mail prizes. All decisions are final. KVKI is not responsible for any technical issues that may arise.