Hearts, Inc. Raffle Terms and Conditions
a charitable organization
under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, for children
families, is the fiscal agent for Joyful Hearts, Inc. raffle.
maximum number of entries will be entered in the
drawing. Chances of winning depend on the total number of
entries received during the raffle time period, and can be obtained
raffle drawing by writing us at the address listed in Rule 7 (seven).
date of the Grand Prize drawing is 12:00pm Noon (Central Standard
Time) July 31, 2010. The
drawing will be
performed and overseen by Kilpatrick Law Firm, 9218 Navarre Parkway,
the event 50,000 tickets are not sold by the drawing date, the original
raffle will revert to a cash prize only with no right to purchase the
house. In such an
event, the cash prize awarded
to the winner will receive 50% of the net proceeds from the sale of the
tickets minus the charity’s expenses. All entries entered are and shall
property of Joyful Hearts, Inc
entries shall be deposited into a designated account at Bank of America
Bank and shall be overseen by Joyful Hearts, Inc.
and Kilpatrick Law Firm. Joyful
Hearts, Inc. shall determine the time and date of the drawing. Joyful Hearts, Inc. reserves
the right to
postpone or re-schedule the drawing or to determine the winners by
drawing in the event of Acts of God or other circumstances beyond
Hearts, Inc.’s control.
person’s name appearing on the entry form corresponding to
the first entry to be drawn will be awarded the Grand
Prize. The Grand
Prize Winner will be given the opportunity to purchase the house for
raffle is being held. Prize
will be announced within 24 hours of the drawing. Winners need
present to win. Positive identification and a properly completed IRS
will be required to claim any prizes. If the winner cannot be reached
hours, Joyful Hearts, Inc. will select an alternate winner through a
drawing of entries.
copy of the these complete Rules and Regulations, and the
prize winner list can be obtained from Joyful Hearts, Inc. by sending a
request with a self-addressed stamped envelope to Joyful Hearts, Inc.,
Breeze Pkwy #187, Gulf Breeze, FL
entry portion of each drawing form
must be completed in its entirety and actually received by Joyful
by 11:00pm (Central Standard Time) on Friday, July 30, 2010 to be
receive any prize. Entries received after 11:00pm ((Central Standard
Time) on Friday,
July 30, 2010 will not be eligible to win any prize.
as otherwise provided for by Joyful Hearts, Inc., no other entrants are
eligible to win any prize. Drawing entries are made on-line
at www.joyfulheartsinc.com. There
can be only one or two names on each entry form. If
you prefer, you can
send a check or money order with a self-addressed stamped envelope to
address stated in Rule 7 (seven). Any entries sent by check or money
be received in our office no later than July 19, 2010.
You must include the donor's name, address,
phone number, and email address. A copy of the donor's state-issued
identification must also be included.
requests for ticket or Raffle entry
cancellations must be made by 11:59 a.m. (CST) at least three (3)
prior to date of the first drawing for which the ticket(s) in question
eligible for. Furthermore, all purchases of Raffle entries are
after the noon deadline posted above, or once an entry has been
included in any
equivalent prizes or exchanges will be provided. Any taxes
and fees are the responsibility of the winner.
entering, all entrants release Joyful Hearts, Inc., its
members, agents, employees and other related entities from any and all
liability with respect to prizes.
entering the raffle, all entrants consent to the use of their
name, photograph, likeness, biography, voice and/or video for
promotional purposes, including online announcements, worldwide and
and without any additional compensation except where prohibited by law.
to value received, entries may be considered tax deductible
by the IRS.
minimum donation of $20 is requested. Free entries defeat
the charitable fundraising purpose of this event and are not
encouraged. No purchase is necessary and any person may, prior
to Friday, July
23, 2010 request one free entry per person, by submitting a written
such entry and a self-addressed stamped envelope to the mailing address
in Rule 7 (seven). Requests for free entries will not be
accepted after 5
p.m. (CST) on Friday, July 23, 2010. Raffle is void where
Hearts Inc. will reject any drawing ticket request if the
check or credit card payment is not honored or is returned due to
funds or any other reason prior and not remedied before the time of the
Correction of any such return or non-payment is the sole responsibility
ticket purchaser. All federal, state and local taxes associated with
use of prize, including without limitation all applicable sales, use,
income and special taxes are the sole responsibility of the
late, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, or undelivered tickets shall
invalid and shall be immediately disqualified. Joyful
Hearts, Inc. assumes
no liability for lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, or
tickets by any means, mail, email, or other. By
entering the Raffle, the entry purchaser
acknowledges that he or she is aware and agrees with the raffle
winner of the Grand Prize must be over 18 years of age and
must pay any applicable sales tax or other fees associated with the
prize. If the Grand Prize winner is under the age of 18, a
guardian may claim the prize.
any winner cannot be located by 24 hours from the date of the
drawing, or if the winner is deemed ineligible, such winner will be
have forfeited their prize and another winner will be selected for such
Hearts, Inc. board members and their immediate family
members, and Joyful Hearts, Inc. employees and their immediate family
are not eligible to win any prizes from this event.
decisions and interpretations of rules and regulations will
be made by Joyful Hearts, Inc. and its judgment is final.
Hearts, Inc. is dedicated to raising funds and
distributing them to children and families in need.
No employee or volunteer of Joyful Hearts,
Inc., or the recipient charities will benefit personally from this
operating expenses and prizes awarded will be funded through the
other questions or concerns made be made by contacting us
via the information on the contact us page at www.joyfulheartsinc.com/contact