If Grand Junction Won $500 They’d Spend it on This
If people in Grand Junction, Colorado won $500, who would they spend the money on? For that matter, what would they buy them?
I asked on Facebook, "If you won $500 and had to spend it on someone else, who would you spend it on, and what would you buy them?" Here's the second round of amazing answers. Give these replies a look, and I guarantee you'll feel good about the human race.
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What Would You Do With $500
Granted, $500 isn't going to change the course of anyone's life. At the same time, though, $500 for someone whose cupboards are bare could mean the difference between food in the pantry versus going hungry. Do you know someone who hasn't had a break in years? The idea of $500 falling out of the sky might mean a chance to finally get new clothes or take care of that long-overdue car repair.
You'll Feel Good About The Human Race
Take a look at the gallery below. When I asked, "If you won $500 and had to spend it on someone else, who would you spend it on, and what would you buy them?" people could have replied with anything. They could have said, "Buy me new jewelry," or "Go to the spa."
If you look at the replies below, you'll notice a common theme. You won't see one selfish reply in the bunch. Rather, people would use the money to buy food for a friend who's struggling or help a co-worker with their rent. In some cases, you would use the money to help a total stranger.
This engagement question really took off. So many replies came in they had to be divided into two galleries. The collection below represents the second batch.