Avril Lavigne fans have just one week left for the chance to win a trip to Japan and be her VIP guest at a special televised event.
UPDATE: This winner has been announced – congratulations to Danny Wozniak! Check out some of his tweets from Japan below:
I’m still in complete shock. I cannot even put into words how much this means to me. I can’t believe in less than a week I’ll be in Tokyo, Japan with @AvrilLavigne so thankful for this amazing opportunity. I can’t wait to see you Avril! 💚🇯🇵 @CharityStars @AvrilFoundation pic.twitter.com/QNeAUfuq0M
— Danny Wozniak (@believeindanny) March 23, 2019
The cherry blossoms are in full bloom in Japan right now. Such a beautiful sight. Having the most amazing time in Tokyo. 💚🇯🇵🌸 pic.twitter.com/G94YZ2vpzJ
— Danny Wozniak (@believeindanny) March 29, 2019
Original post continued:
The Sweepstakes winner and their guest will receive a flight to Tokyo, accommodation for three nights at a four-star hotel in Tokyo, and transportation to the television taping where they will meet with Avril.
To enter the sweepstakes, simply make a donation to The Avril Lavigne Foundation on the sweepstakes page, where proceeds will go to providing Lyme disease prevention resources, treatment to individuals who otherwise couldn’t afford it, and towards research.
Donors get one sweepstakes entry for every $5 they donate, with higher donations receiving additional gifts:
- $5 you will receive 1 entry;
- $10 you will receive 2 entries;
- $25 you will receive 5 entries and the thank you video;
- $50 you will receive 10 entries and an exclusive campaign T- shirt, as well as the thank you video;
- $75 you will receive 15 entries and a digitally signed “Head Above Water” lyric sheet as well as a campaign T-shirt and thank you video;
- $100 you will receive 20 entries and a limited edition hoodie, as well as the campaign T-shirt and the thank you video (if available);
- $150 you will receive 30 entries and a hand-signed lyric sheet as well as the campaign T-shirt and the thank you video (if available);
- $250 you will receive 50 entries and your choice of: a vintage Abbey Dawn merchandise surprise pack, Avril’s personal John John, Converse or Vans used sneakers as well as a lyric sheet signed by Avril, the campaign T-shirt and the thank you video (if available);
- $500 you will receive 100 entries and a personalized thank you video from Avril Lavigne, as well as a lyric sheet signed by Avril, the campaign T-shirt and the thank you video (if available);
- $1,000 you will receive 200 entries and a signed Fender guitar, as well as a lyric sheet signed by Avril, the campaign T-shirt and the thank you video (if available);
- $1,500 you will receive 300 entries and a private, short phone call with Avril Lavigne, as well as the campaign T-shirt and the thank you video (if available). The phone call will be audio only and may not be recorded or shared.
Lavigne recently tweeted to fans that she has added even more prizes to the event, writing “I’m so excited to meet one of you (+guest) in Tokyo that I added MORE prizes! Visit http://www.CharityStars.com/Avril to learn how to get some of my personal sneakers, hand signed lyric sheets & more! Thanks for supporting @AvrilFoundation”
I’m so excited to meet one of you (+guest) in Tokyo that I added MORE prizes! Visit https://t.co/2fEmsP6fy5 to learn how to get some of my personal sneakers 👟, hand signed lyric sheets & more! Thanks for supporting @AvrilFoundation #AvrilJapan🇯🇵 #DoGoodGiveBack #LymeWarrior💚 https://t.co/axi77gpXQm
— Avril Lavigne (@AvrilLavigne) March 1, 2019
For those unable to donate to the charity, visit the Sweepstakes webpage, print out the free entry form, then follow the instructions on filling out and mailing the form in. A link to the free entry form information found at the bottom of the sweepstakes page.
According to the official rules page, you must be least thirteen (13) years of age to enter the sweepstakes and if the winner is under the age of eighteen (18), then one of their guests must be their parent or legal guardian.
The sweepstakes ends at 4:00pm PST (7:00pm EST) /11:00 p.m. GMT on March 18, 2019. The draw to determine the winner will take place on or about March 20, 2019 and that lucky person will be contacted soon afterwards.
Photo source: Sweepstakes page