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Salvatore’s $20K Wedding Giveaway

Round one has ended.

Congratulations to our top eight contestants moving on to round two.

View our top contestants on the leaderboard tab. Voting for round two begins March 2, 2020.

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Round 1 has ended on 2/21/20
Names of Couple: Maria Territo and Roger Evans, Jr.
Votes: 1099

Views: 18369
Tell Us Why You Should Win: I have waited for this moment for a very long time. On July 31, 2010 I was in a horrible accident; a little boy playing with a gun accidentally shot me. I was 13-years old. I spent six months in the hospital and the doctors didn't know if they could save my leg. For years afterward, I suffered with nerve damage and PTSD. I had scars up and down my leg. I was depressed and afraid for a long time - but then I realized something important - I am a survivor. I am strong and if I can get through that time, I can get through anything. I can meet any challenge head on and face whatever comes my way. I have to admit, I wondered if I would fall in love. I wondered if someone would see past all of those scars. Well, I do not have to wonder that any more. Five years ago, I met the love of my life and he showed me that my scars are beautiful, that my story isn't about that terrible day, it's about what came afterward, it's about love, prayer and family. Three years ago, he asked me to marry him and I was never happier in my life. Until now that is - as we get set to welcome a baby into this world in February. We should win this wedding because separately and together we have faced a great deal of hardships and challenges and we deserve the celebration of a lifetime. We know many others are deserving as well but our story is special. Salvatore's is all about love - and so are we.

Salvatore’s $20k Giveaway

2020 Contest Schedule

Round 1 

Participants upload pictures to  Participants encourage friends and family to vote for their pictures.  All votes must be confirmed with a valid email address.  One vote per email address.  Votes will be tallied on our website for all to see. The top 8 couples after 11:59pm on Friday, February 21, 2020 will move on to round 2.  Top 8 couples will be notified on Saturday, February 22, 2020.  

Round 2

The top 8 couples are required to make a 3-5 minute videos about their engagement/relationship story and post them to  All videos must be posted/submitted by Saturday, February 29th, 2020 at 11:59pm.  Any couples who do not submit a video by this date will automatically withdraw from contest. Voting for Round 2 begins Monday, March 2, 2020.  Votes will be tallied on our website for all to see.  The top 4 couples after 11:59pm on Sunday, March 8, 2020 will move on to round 3.  The top 4 couples will be notified on Monday, March 9, 2020.

Round 3 

The top 4 couples will schedule a time for a final interview to be filmed and posted to  Interview must take place from March 9-14, 2020.  All videos will be edited and posted by Salvatores by Monday, March 16, 2020.  Voting will run from Monday, March 16-Monday, March 23.  The total votes will not be posted in Round 3.


The top 4 couples will come to Salvatores Hospitality, 6461 Transit Rd. Depew, NY 14043 on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 6pm for a reception and live presentation of the winner.  Couples can bring up to 10 guests to live giveaway reception.