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Wrap Your Home In Love: Nominate someone to win a free furnace and AC unit

Sponsored by John C. Flood, this contest encourages you to nominate someone who could use a Rheem furnace and air-conditioning system. Here's how to nominate.

WASHINGTON — For more than 100 years, John C. Flood has been providing the Washington area with all of your home comfort needs. This year, the company wants to give back to a homeowner in need and invites you to nominate someone who could use a new Rheem furnace and air-conditioning system for free.

With support from our friends at Easterseals DC MD VA, we need your help to find a deserving individual or family to receive this gift.

To nominate someone for the chance to win this furnace and AC unit, fill out the form below. 

About Rheem

Founded in 1925, Rheem® innovates new ways to deliver precise temperatures while saving energy, water and supporting a more sustainable future. 

Rheem is the only manufacturer in the world that produces heating, cooling, water heating, pool & spa heating and commercial refrigeration products, and is America’s #1 water-heating brand with products available in more than 80 countries. 

Paloma Co., Ltd. ® of Nagoya, Japan, acquired the iconic Rheem brand in 1988, and today the company’s portfolio of premium brands includes Rheem®, Raypak®, Ruud®, Friedrich®, Sure Comfort™, WeatherKing®, Eemax®, Richmond®, Splendid®, Solahart® and EverHot™ as well as commercial refrigeration brands Russell®, Witt®, ColdZone® and Kramer®, which are part of the Heat Transfer Products Group (HTPG®) division.

About Easterseals

Easterseals is leading the way to full equity, inclusion, and access through direct and life-changing disability and community services. 

Since 1945, Easterseals DC MD VA has worked tirelessly to enhance quality of life and expand access to healthcare, education, and employment. And we won’t rest until each one of us is valued, respected, and accepted. 

We take a holistic approach, providing comprehensive services to thousands of children and adults in our neighborhoods, no matter their disability, military status, income, race, or age: To help each child reach their full potential, we provide personalized child development and early intervention services. To improve health and reduce isolation in adults with disabilities, we offer engaging activities and expansive resources. To enable military families to integrate into the community, we provide a suite of services, including employment support and mental healthcare. And to sustain families and caregivers, we provide comprehensive services and supports. 

Together with our partners, we’re reducing poverty and homelessness and improving healthcare and employment by empowering people of all ages and abilities to be full and equal participants in their communities. Join us.

 What Easterseals Does: 

  • Adult Day Services: Easterseals Adult Day Services provide daily clinical care, supervision, activities, and curb-to-curb transportation for adults, seniors, and veterans in a safe, home-like environment. Our skilled medical professionals and staff have a personal commitment to every individual we serve. Adult Day Services provide a nurturing, cost-effective alternative to nursing home care, allowing clients to remain in their homes and communities.
  • Respite Services and Caregiver Support: Easterseals Respite Services provides critical support to civilian and military families in the community. With respite care, parents or caregivers can focus on themselves and each other, daily responsibilities, and other family members to keep families healthy and strong.
  • Military & Veterans Services: Our holistic military and veteran services create a hopeful, inclusive community where all people realize their potential and live meaningful lives. Our services include:
  • The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals, which provides high-quality, accessible outpatient mental healthcare to veterans and their families throughout the region.
  • The Veteran Staffing Network is dedicated to finding meaningful jobs for veterans, military spouses, wounded warriors, National Guard, Reservists, their families, and their caregivers.
  • Our Homeless Veterans Reintegration Programs help veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness prepare for long-term employment and receive support for complex transitional needs.
  • The Little Warriors Child Development Program provides children of Wounded Warriors with scholarships to attend Easterseals Child Development Centers, where they join with other children in an inclusive setting. We support children and their families as they focus on their service member's recovery. 
  • Child Development Services: Our Child Development Centers provide a stimulating educational experience to promote each child’s social, emotional, physical, and cognitive growth and to help every individual reach his or her full potential. We are also proud to be a provider of Head Start and Early Head Start programming, providing high-quality preschool programs at no cost to qualifying families.


WUSA9 2022 Wrap Your Home in Love Contest



2. Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the “WUSA9 2022 Wrap Your Home in Love” (the “Contest”) is open to legal U.S. residents (excluding Puerto Rico) in District of Columbia, Maryland counties: Montgomery, Prince George’s. Virginia counties and cities: Fairfax County, Fauquier, Alexandria City, Arlington County, Falls Church City, Loudoun County, Prince William County, Spotsylvania, Stafford who are 21 years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of WUSA9, TEGNA Co., Inc., John C. Flood, Inc., Product Manufacturer Rheem, Easter Seals Serving DC | MD | VA, Inc. (“Sponsors”), and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win.

3. How To Enter. The Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01 a.m. (E.T.) on Friday, April 1st , 2022 and end at 11:59 p.m. (E.T.) , Sunday, April 17th , 2022 (the “Contest Period”).

Enter by visiting www.wusa9.com/wrapyourhomeinlove and filing out the required information.

Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology, which may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn’t interfere with processing your entry. Complete the entry form and any other required fields and then submit your entry by clicking on the “SUBMIT” button. By entering, you agree to receive e-mails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor. You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions on the Sweepstakes website or in any email received from Sponsor.

All entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Sunday, April 17th, 2022. By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules.

Maximum one (1) entry per person. Person must live in The District of Columbia; Maryland counties: Montgomery, Prince George’s; or Virginia counties and cities: Fairfax County, Fauquier, Alexandria City, Arlington County, Falls Church City, Loudoun County, Prince William County, Spotsylvania and Stafford.

Sponsor(s) will not be responsible for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor.

4. Winner Selection and Odds. One (1) Winner will be selected from among all eligible entries by a panel of qualified judges selected by Sponsor, to be held on or about Monday, April 18th to Friday, April 22nd, 2022.The judges will select the entry demonstrating the greatest verified need. All decisions of the judges will be final.

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Nomination Period: 12:01 a.m. Friday, April 1st to 11:59p.m. Sunday, April 17th, 2002.

Selection Period: 12:01 a.m. Monday, April 18th to 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 21st , 2002

Notification Period: Friday, April, 22nd, 2002, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Announcement Period: Monday, April 25th , 2002, 9:00 a.m. to Friday, April 29th , 2022, 10:00 a.m. on WUSA9’s Great Day Washington Show

Interview Will Be Scheduled for: Monday, May 4th, 2022,

5. Prizes and Value(s). One (1) new Rheem Heating and Air condition System unit from John C. Flood, Inc. The Prize includes basic installation of the new heating and cooling system and does not include any supplemental electrical work. The value of the prize is up to Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000), which will vary based on the specific heating and cooling system needed, as determined by John C. Flood, Inc. The Winner will be notified of the actual Prize value based on the heating and cooling system selected and installed. Installation must occur within thirty (30) days of winning.

6. Winner Notification and Acceptance. Winner(s) will be notified on or about Friday, April 22nd, 2022, at the telephone number used for entry, email address or mailing address provided on Winner’s entry form. Sponsor will call during regular business hours at number provided on entry form and will leave no messages. Failure to reach Winner by phone after three (3) attempts or return of email as undeliverable may result in disqualification of Winner, forfeiture of his or her interest in all prizes, and selection of a substitute winner from among all remaining eligible entries.

Winner may waive his or her right to receive prizes. Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable.

No substitutions allowed by Winner. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winner is solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes. To claim the prize winner must present a valid photo identification. Winner will be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release (except where prohibited by law) which must be returned as instructed by Sponsor. Failure to complete, sign and return the affidavit of release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a Winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Delivery of the prize will be arranged following Sponsor’s receipt of the fully executed affidavit of release. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes Winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.

7. Participation. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Contest as solely determined by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest at any time, for any reason. Should the Contest be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date. In the event of a dispute, all text message entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the wireless phone from which the entry is sent and all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which the entry is sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted or the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the contest.

8. Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

9. Sponsor. The WUSA 2022 Wrap Your Home In Love Contest is sponsored by WUSA9 and John C Flood, Inc. The decisions of Sponsor(s) regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Contest shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Contest. For the name of Winner(s) (available after Friday, June 3rd , 2022) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winner /Official Rules” (as applicable), “WUSA9 2022 Wrap Your Home In Love”, 4100 Wisconsin Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20016. If you have any questions regarding this Contest, please contact Darlene Dyer at (202)-895-5933 or ddyer@wusa9.com.

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