The Alabama state NAACP has announced that the organization will be sponsoring a drawing to encourage all Alabamians to get their COVID-19 vaccinations.

Citizens between the ages of 18 and 40 are eligible to participate in the drawing, which will award one fully vaccinated Alabamian with the grand prize: $1,000 cash.

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The winner will be announced June 26, 2021 on our Facebook and Instagram pages.  All participant’s pictures and personal info will be kept confidential. Alabama NAACP employees, Executive Committee members, Branch Presidents and their family members are ineligible to enter the contest. -Alabama NAACP Press Release

The NAACP also announced the big news on their Facebook page Wednesday through various engaging posts, which gained much attention online.

Check out the video below:

To qualify for the drawing, all participants:

  • Must be between the ages of 18-40
  • Must “Like” and “Follow” the Alabama State’s Facebook page (click here).
  • Must “Like” and “Follow” the Alabama State NAACP’s Instagram link (click here).
  • GET THAT VAC! Johnson & Johnson (single shot), Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca (two shots) between May 1, 2021 and June 21, 2021
  • Snap a picture of themselves with their vaccination card and email it to info@alnaacp.org

For more information about the NAACP drawing, contact Deborah Persley, Alabama NAACP Communications Chair at 727-686-8251.

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