How did you become a Millionaire?
Chuck: Co-found of a fitness center.
Dave: I am co-founder of the largest co-ed fitness center in the world.
Is there anything that would surprise viewers to learn about you?
Chuck: Death of my brother.
Dave: Most people don't know I was a struggling young adult.
Why did you want to be a part of the show?
Chuck: Several reasons: experience a difficult environment, change lives, self-exploration.
Dave: We have been very successful and wanted to open our own wallets.
Was there anything you were hoping to learn about yourself?
Dave: No, but the experience opened my eyes to more than I could have imagined.
What surprised you most about your experience as a "Secret Millionaire"?
Chuck: The speed of the romance after meeting the organization. A deeper relationship with my parnter on show (Dave)
Dave: How much this would affect me as an individual. Secret Millionaire brought me more clarity to my future.
How did you feel about the experience living "undercover"?
Chuck: Comfortable, although I slipped a couple of times.
Dave: I enjoyed leaving my things behind outisde of my family, and being someone who could make a difference just by being a volunteer.
How did you feel living on such a limited amount of money for a week?
Chuck: It was a fun challenge. We ate well and I think I gained weight.
Dave: We lived well and the money was more than enough.
Has your life changed since this experience? In what ways?
Chuck: I want to give my time and money more. Get deeper into the cause. Awareness of numerous new issues.
Dave: Yes, my relationship with my partner Chuck is stronger than ever and my eyes are open again--just like a child.
Do you have any suggestions or advice for someone who wants to become involved in helping their community?
Chuck: Just do it. You don't need money. You don't need any special talents, and even a couple of hours a month can make a difference.
Dave: Simply care and take action. So many fear commitment but volunteering is all about your pace. Just take it one step at a time!
Any other final comments you'd like to add?
Chuck: It was one of the best experiences of my life. Personally rewarding and my friendship and partnership with Davd Mortensen has been deep impactled in a positive sense. There are countless organizations to help or volunteer at and many of them may be just up the block... get off the sidelines!!
Dave: My life has changed as a father, founder of a large organization and husband! This would never have happened without the Secret Millionaire team and I am grateful that they took such pride in getting our story and caring for us. Thank you all!!