Mike's Cash, Your Cause


Win $500 to Help Others

How it Works

If you were handed $500 to help someone else in need this holiday season, what would you do with the money? Mike Staff Productions will give three people $500 each so they can help bless someone else with it.

How to Enter

  • Fill out the form 
  • Tell us who you would like to help with the $500 and why they deserve this act of kindness.
  • Submit your story by December 10th, 2023.
  • After submissions are received, they will be put up for a public vote. This is where your story can truly shine and capture the hearts of others
  • Voting Period: Follow our website and social media for updates on the voting period.
  • Winner Announcement: December 11, 2023
  • Terms & Conditions 

Past Winners

Winner: Michael Gudith

“You get that feeling when you’re getting pulled over by a police officer, you’re nervous, you’re scared, you ask yourself if you’re really getting a ticket. I want to help create a positive experience with police in our community. Thankfully through Mike Staff Productions, it’s your generosity that’s making this happen,” said Gudith


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Winners: Denise Tucker & Laura Perry

“To have this opportunity through Mike Staff Productions to give these children a Christmas, I am ever so grateful, said Tucker. On top of it all, to have you partner me with someone else where it would double the impact, $1,000 is huge. Mike Staff Productions is an answer to prayer and a true blessing.”

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Winner: Vickie Taylor

My brother in law has never once complained about what he is going through and has been fighting and pushing through all of this, for his kids. I would most certainly use the money to help provide gifts, meals, gas cards and necessities to help them during this difficult time,” said Vickie.

Winner: Kim Van Dyke

Kim is a hospice nurse, and she has a love for caring for the elderly. Kim chose to give $250 each to two of her patients.

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Winner: Cheryl

Cheryl chose to visit a local grocery store and surprise 10 people with $50 gift cards, to help start their new year in a positive way.

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Winner: Jamie Moore

Jamie Moore’s husband was deployed for Afghanistan. Having such an intimate understanding of how much our service men & women miss their families at Christmas, Jamie decided to use the $500 to send as many gifts overseas as possible.

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Winner: John Carlos

John Carlos from Detroit had an idea that he hopes will multiply the giving spirit of the challenge. John visited a local grocery store and surprised 20 random people with $25 gift cards to help pay for their groceries. The catch? He asked that each person be sure to do a random act of kindness for someone else before the end of the day!

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Winner: Billy Carrr

Billy Carr, a volunteer fireman for the Northfield Twp. Volunteer Fire Department, used the $500 to help provide a Christmas to two children in two different families, each living with single grandmothers. Santa even delivered the presents on a fire truck for a Christmas surprise. 

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Winner: Michelle

Michelle, a member of the school board, purchased new classroom supplies for a second grade class at Westview Elementary.

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Winner: Victoria & Shyanne

Victoria and Shyanne are part of an Adopt a Family Club at Jefferson International Academy. They were given $500 to supplement the gifts for the families.

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