Elaine Gauntt of Marlton, New Jersey, uses part of her $1,000 to help send care packages to local servicemen who are overseas. She buys paper, pens, snacks, drinks and cameras to donate to a local nonprofit organization that will send them directly to the soldiers.
With the remaining money, Elaine surprises shoppers in Wal-Mart and Toys R Us by paying for their purchases! Some of the shoppers didn't believe it at first. "People were so surprised. Everybody kept asking me if they were on Candid Camera," Elaine says.
Elaine says helping those people felt great. "It was a wonderful experience," she says.