"But that doesn't mean that I'm going to walk away with the whole thing and not do something for that person -- something more, something much more than $100," she said.
The disputed lottery ticket isn't Leach's only problem. She said she and her family have been overwhelmed by attention related to her lottery wins, from profane, prank phone calls to people showing up at her home.
"I had to leave my apartment because so many people were showing up and I hid at my grandmother's for two months before I moved into my new home," she said. "I can't even go hide there anymore because not only did they show up at my door with cameras rolling and I had to hide on the kitchen floor with my mom, but my grandmother called crying because they went to her house and she was there alone and she had to go hide in the bathroom."
Leach said she plans to move again to try to reclaim her privacy.
But she said she hasn't given up on helping people.
"God let me live for some reason," she said. "I've got to pay it forward. That's the least I can do."