Think of the special person in your life. The person who makes you feel like a winner every. single. day.
We asked Jackpocketeers to share their stories for our My Everyday Hero Sweepstakes. The prize? Recognition and glory for the everyday heroes in your life and a chance to win $200 in Jackpocket lotto credits. Get ready to be inspired.
Kicking things off with the winning entry!
1. These incredible parents who are “earth angels:”
#myeverydayhero My parents @JMoutra and @bilibu are my everyday heros! Dad fought cancer last year, and mom is fighting for the second time in 3 years. They earth angels. I am so grateful& incredibly blessed to have been able to experience life with them. 💕 pic.twitter.com/3scs035MZl— Loretta Moutra (@2klam1) February 15, 2023
2. The surgeon who helped his patient walk again:
This is the best surgeon in the world. He saved my leg when I was 4 years old from a tractor accident. He is my #MyEverydayHero Helping me walk again to mentoring me and supporting my dreams and ambitions. If there are angels walking on earth. He is one of them!! pic.twitter.com/OBlwZIm12m— Barbara Grizer (@GrizerBarbara) February 17, 2023
3. This sister and nurse who donates her time to those in need:
My everyday hero is my sister..she's a traveling nurse who always goes up and beyond for everyone. She donates her time each year to go to Guatemala and help for a month in a small village. She is my definition of hero 💙 #MyEverydayHero pic.twitter.com/hOFD44QVrP— Becky (@BeckyStilwell4) February 15, 2023
4. This mom who would move mountains:
My mother is #MyEveryDayHero for all of the surreal instances in my life when mom moved mountains for me to summit, provided a rock for me to hold, those late nights when loving you was my single greatest triumph.— Max Hearts (@Hearts2Max) February 18, 2023
She made me into a winner.
And I just want to return the love. pic.twitter.com/mwr0PWf3oJ
5. This role model Dad (who also knows good lottery odds when he sees them):
#MyEverydayHero is my Dad💙He was the best father & grandfather. His presence is missed EveryDay🥰. He was a firefighter & baseball coach too, a great role model to all who had the honor to know him. Lastly, he taught me if I ever play the lottery, Cash5 has the best odds.🤑✌️💘 pic.twitter.com/jOoycrxkoQ— Lyn ✌️💙💋 (@LAinNJ34) February 15, 2023
6. This devoted significant other who understands the importance of Valentine’s Day:
#MyEverydayHero @Jackpocket Troy Mata is my everyday hero bc he treats me like a princess,tells me he loves me everyday ,does not get mad when I transfer $ @Jackpocket everyday 🤑💰and is my best friend .I had to work in Austin for VDay he drove from Dallas to surprise me !!! pic.twitter.com/djj1zyxQgD— 566Crystal Mata (@matacrystal317) February 17, 2023
7. This literal soulmate:
8. This STRONG mom and breast cancer survivor:
#myeverydayhero My mom is my hero 100 % She is a breast cancer survivor and struggles with only one lung but she embraces every single day. She shows me how to love everyday and be strong and fight for what I believe and love. She is a hero in every sense of the word ❤️❤️ pic.twitter.com/pjydn2ZbBX— Jacqualine Byrne (@McnameeByrne) February 16, 2023
9. This significant other who is always a shoulder to lean on:
#MyEverydayHero keeps me smiling everyday. His love, humor & compassion makes me feel like a winner! Everyday he shows me I am loved, supported & appropriated. He looks into my eyes & makes my heart do 🤸🏾♂️. When I need a shoulder to lean on he gives me two. ❤️My hero! @Jackpocket pic.twitter.com/hpWXfssQd6— Leslie (@lsadler11) February 15, 2023
10. This high school sweetheart:
11. This husband who modeled true bravery for his kids:
My husband Luis is my hero. He passed away from ALS in July 2022, but his strength and bravery is something I will always admire. He showed our babies what it means to be tough and fight until the end. #MyForeverValentine 💙 @Jackpocket #MyEverydayHero pic.twitter.com/S2jihuVelu— Carmela. (@xcarmelax) February 15, 2023
12. The fearless nurse who felt called to serve during COVID:
13. And last but not least, this ultra supportive mom:
#MyEverydayHero who makes me feel like a winner is my mommy! She checks in weekly to remind me to play the lottery because she’s says I’m lucky. I would like to think my good luck began the day she became my mom! 💕🍀 pic.twitter.com/tCwqSkwLxM— kimmy (@ohkimosabe) February 19, 2023