Jackie, and Rande a couple from New Jersey are feeling very grateful for their lottery prize of $1,000,000 as it has arrived at the time they needed it most. The couple, from Long Branch have been married for almost 17 years now and have had to face numerous challenges throughout their lives, their biggest challenge; having to raise their three young grandchildren after their daughter lost the battle with Lupus (a type of arthritis) and sadly passed away. Luckily, on March 31st they realized that their Mega Millions lottery ticket matched all five white balls, giving them a sum of $1 million dollars. Their friend Debbie, who drove them to the Lottery headquarters to claim their prize stated, "They are the most deserving people in New Jersey. They have helped so many other people in their times of need and now it is their turn to receive this very necessary blessing". The couple themselves have said that the money will help them a lot and it is good fortune which will enable them to pay all their immediate bills as well as continue to look after the 3 children left in their care. The retailer, Long Branch Convenience which is located at 532 Broadway in Long Branch will also receive a bonus for selling the winning ticket.