Help Pick Our $1,000 #LyftLove Winner

From random acts of kindness to in-car romance, we were blown away by your tales of #LyftLove from the road — and we're having trouble picking our favorite! Comment below or email stories@lyft.com with your pick of our finalists, and the winner will take home $1,000.

#1: It Takes Three

Today, Kyle is proposing to his girlfriend! His passenger, Tiffany, learned about his plans and helped the groom-to-be pick out the perfect ring.

#2: Love in a Lyft Line

Passenger Sarah shared a Lyft Line with an Italian architect who had an “infectious smile” — and hinted that he could use a tour guide to show him LA. Sarah offered to help, and they fell in love.

#3: Finding the Perfect Gift

After Renee learned her passenger was headed to a baby shower empty-handed, the grandmother of six helped him go shopping for the perfect gift. “He did a fabulous job matching the bag and tissue paper,” she said.

#4: Serendipitous Surprise

Jay had just purchased a bouquet of flowers for his daughter — their tradition — when he got a request from a passenger who looked distraught. “I asked why she was sad, and she said her boyfriend had just broken off their engagement. I felt horrible since Valentine’s was around the corner. I asked her if she liked roses. And I asked her what her favorite color was. She said purple — I was amazed that my daughter’s favorite color was also purple. So I said, “Here, I have something that might cheer you up.’ And handed the bouquet of red roses and purple daisies to her.”

#5: Superhero on MLK Day

Public transportation was limited on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, so Linda jumped in to help. “I personally picked up some bus passengers and took them to their destination — and then referred them to download Lyft app in case they needed another ride.”

#6: Women Helping Women

When an ER care provider needed a ride after her car was stolen, Renee made a snap decision to ask her to cancel the request. “I closed down my app and took her home back to Portland as a free ride."

#7: Chapel on Wheels

An ordained minister and comedian, Arthur cruises the Vegas Strip giving away free weddings and renewals. (Witness his latest.)

#8: Part of the Family

Rebecca made a special connection with her passengers over their shared love of family. “They were in town from Idaho to adopt a 9-year-old boy from Utah's foster care system. I got to witness the completion of a new family — the love between these two husbands and the love they had for this new son of theirs was overwhelming.”

#9: Friends for Life

Driver Laura met her best friend, Sam,  on a Lyft ride — and they grew even closer after Sam was diagnosed with an aggressive type of cancer. Today, Sami is winning the fight, and last week the friends-for-life celebrated a special Galentine's Day Dinner.

#10: Acing the Welcome

On Friday, Daniel had the perfect setup when he got a request from the chapel — including special diffraction glasses, so Danielle and her new bride would literally see stars.

DC Drivers: Get Prepped for the Inauguration

The 45th President of the United States will be sworn in on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. The week of Jan. 16, the DC area will welcome over a million visitors into the city for the Inauguration and surrounding events, with demand expected to spike from Wednesday, Jan. 18 to Sunday, Jan. 22. To help you pick up and drop off passengers smoothly, we’ve put together this guide.

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