In an effort to spread the cheer + magic of the holidays we are thrilled to announce this year’s Hoboken Girl Gives Back Ultimate Giveaway. The Hoboken Girl is hosting an Instagram giveaway that benefits not only local businesses but also a local non-profit. Keep reading for everything you need to know about this ultimate giveaway and how to win $1000 for a local non-profit.
The winner will win ALL nine prizes from local businesses, AND choose the local Hudson County non-profit of their choice* for Hoboken Girl to donate to. This year, Hoboken Girl founder Jennifer Tripucka will donate $1,000 to the winner’s local non-profit of choice to pay it forward. This ultimate giveaway will take place on Monday, November 29th through Tuesday, November 30th — which is Giving Tuesday! The winner will be announced via our Hoboken Girl Instagram Stories on Tuesday, December 1st.
PS: We also have the same contest going on in Montclair through our sister site The Montclair Girl — click here for more info.
Giveaway Entry Requirements:
- Sign up for our email newsletter here (no spam, just all things local — we promise)
- Like our Instagram post about the contest post and follow @TheHobokenGirl and ALL of the participating sponsors’ IG accounts in the Ultimate Giveaway
- Tag 1 friend AND the local non-profit of #HudsonCounty of choice you’d want Team HG to donate the $1000 to [must be local 501c3 non-profit] in the comment section of the post — the more comments, the more entries. If the non-profit doesn’t have an Instagram, please write its name.
- One winner will be announced on IG Stories on 12/1 AND $1,000 will be donated by our founder @thejennifertrip to the winner’s local non-profit of choice.
Participants must enter by 11:59 pm EST on November 30th [Giving Tuesday!] to be considered.
BONUS: Follow our founder @thejennifertrip and share this image on your stories tagging the non-profit you’d choose if you win!
One lucky winner will receive prizes from NINE local businesses, each one highlighting a different aspect of what makes Hudson County an amazing place. From skincare items to workout class passes to a wine + cheese gift basket, this is a prize you won’t want to pass up!
More About the Participating Businesses
Vintage on First | 257 First Street, Hoboken
IG Handle: @vintageonfirst
Giveaway Gift and Value: NY Giants Satin Starter Jacket
Vintage on First is a vintage clothing shop located in the heart of downtown Hoboken. Inside, you’ll find beautifully curated designer vintage clothing and accessories. Each item in the shop is hand-picked with a purpose, giving it a second chance at life in new hands. Most items, including dresses, jumpsuits, and jackets, are sourced from the sixties, seventies, and eighties.
YaaYaa Natural | Online
IG Handle: @yaayaanatural
Giveaway Gift and Value: Bundle set of three whipped shea frostings (Lavender, Geranium-Bergamot, & Ghana Gold scents) + a handmade African Art Bracelet. [$90 value]
YaaYaa Natural, a line of all-natural skincare products, empowers African women by sourcing its Shea Butter directly from Tamale, Ghana. The company was started by Hudson County locals, Nicole and Alex who left their careers as licensed clinical laboratory technologists to start their own lines of products. The product list includes Whipped Shea Frosting, which is vegan, clean, and organic — perfect for anyone with skin.
CoolVines Hoboken | 211 Washington Street, Hoboken + 276 Grove Street, Jersey City
IG Handle: @coolvineshoboken
Giveaway Gift and Value: $100 gift card
Winning a gift card to CoolVines means you have access to a world of wines without the stress of knowing which bottle to pick. Known for its innovative labeling design, CoolVines has made it easy to shop for a bottle of wine for every occasion thanks to a common format for deciphering the label information, so you can understand every bottle — no matter the country or region of origin. Located in both Hoboken and Jersey City, CoolVines is a great go-to for an easy-to-shop bottle of wine.
The Studio at Hoboken | 251 1st Street, Hoboken
IG Handle: @thestudioathoboken
Giveaway Gift and Value: 3 Class Pass
The Studio at Hoboken is for dancers of all ages and skill levels. With adult beginners in mind, the New York professionals who guide each dance class focus on learning foundational skills and having fun. The Studio offers monthly memberships, single classes, and 4-week dance workshops. The giveaway winner will receive a 3-class pass to dip their toes into the waters of dance at The Studio in Hoboken.
Belo Bar | 104 Hudson Street, Hoboken
IG Handle: @belobar
Giveaway Gift and Value: $150 gift card
Located in downtown Hoboken, Belo Bar is an authentic full-service bar and Mediterranean restaurant. The winner will receive a $150 gift card to make the most of the amazing menu and specialty drink recipes. Belo Bar mixes a luxury upscale vibe with a neighborhood bar atmosphere, perfect for a festive night out.
Cheese+Wine | 720 Monroe Street + 1450 Washington Street (within Cork Wine & Spirits), Hoboken
IG Handle: @hobokencheesewine
Giveaway Gift and Value: Gift basket ($75 value)
Charcuterie boards were all over social media during 2020 when everyone had more time to get festive with their food displays. Lucky for this year’s winner, charcuterie boards are still amazing and Cheese + Wine stocks the perfect selection of items including artisan and farmhouse cheeses, hand-selected wines, imported foods, and craft beers to add to a holiday get together. Cheese + Wine was founded by cheese, wine, and gourmet food lovers, whose mission is to bring the world of food to our little corner in Hoboken. Products are selected based on quality, flavor, and craftsmanship. Cheese + Wine also recently opened as a section in Cork Wine & Spirits in uptown Hoboken.
Pursue Physical Therapy and Performance Training | 80 River Street, Suite 2E Hoboken
IG Handle: @Pursuept_hoboken
Giveaway Gift and Value: 5 sessions of cupping along + a gift basket of Pursue PT Whiskey glass (set of 2), mini bands, and a lacrosse ball ($75+ value)
The giveaway winner will receive five sessions of cupping therapy, which increases blood flow to an area of sore muscles to promote healing. The winner will also receive a gift basket of Pursue PT items including a set of two whiskey glasses, mini exercise bands, and a Pursue PT lacrosse ball. The prize mixes healing and fun in the best way possible.
Health in Hands Spa | 1321 Washington Street, 2nd Floor Hoboken
IG Handle: @healthinhands
Giveaway Gift and Value: 60 min Full Body Massage ($155 Value)
Services at Health In Hands focus on improving health, beauty, and relaxation through personal care treatments. The giveaway winner will receive a 60-minute massage, using a unique massage technique called Trigger Point Therapy. This kind of massage is the most effective treatment for a wide variety of issues but also pinpoints specific areas for a relaxing and rejuvenating experience.
F45 Training Hoboken | 720 Monroe Street, 3rd Floor Suite E 303 Hoboken
IG Handle: @f45_training_hobokennorth
Giveaway Gift and Value: 1 month of Unlimited Classes
Team is the name of the game at F45 Training Hoboken North which helps members transform their lifestyles physically and mentally in a community setting. This year’s Hoboken Girl Ultimate Giveaway winner will get one month of unlimited classes at F45 Training. This gym is a one-stop-shop for all things health and nutrition in Hoboken with classes ranging from HIIT to team training in 45-minute intensive classes.
In hopes of spreading the magic of the holiday season, the Hoboken Girl team along with select local businesses are giving back to the community once again in this fantastic giveaway.
Make sure to enter the HG Gives Back Ultimate Giveaway on Instagram by 11:59PM Tuesday, November 30th, and follow @TheHobokenGirl so you stay in the loop. Good luck!
*charity must be a local 5013c non-profit