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Project Uplift Dream House Raffle Legal Disclaimer


This Raffle is NOT open to employees, Board Members, officers, or directors of Project Uplift NFP, however, non-nuclear family members of Project Uplift NFP are welcome to participate along with all other U.S. Citizens 18 years old and above.

How to Enter by Computer: To enter by computer, sign up through the Project Uplift website Dream House Raffle page in order to begin registration for the Raffle. Enter your personal contact information and process your donation. Only entries with valid United States contact information, and ticket confirmation from Project Uplift, are eligible. Entry by Mail: To enter by mail, send a stamped 3 x 5 card with your name, address, daytime telephone number, and email address to Project Uplift NFP, 224 Waterford Dr., Willowbrook, IL 60527. Submission of any legitimate entry by mail will automatically register you to receive Project Uplift’s Newsletter as well as enroll you in the Project Uplift Dream House Raffle.  Once enrollment is completed, contact will be made in order to arrange minimum donation/purchase amount for each, individual ticket requested.  Once your donation is received, you will receive confirmation of enrollment of your official ticket for the raffle.  NOTE:  Based on our First Come, First Service policy, any mailed enrollment submission will be rendered void if the raffle sells out prior to reception and/or confirmation of enrollment.

Raffle promoters and/or Project Uplift NFP employees, Board Members, officers, or directors are not responsible for lost or stolen entries. Raffle entries will be disqualified, at the sole discretion of Project Uplift NFP, if attempts are made to disrupt the Raffle or circumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. If the above occurs, Project Uplift NFP reserves the right to remedy any such action, disruption, or circumvention in a manner, determined solely by Project Uplift NFP, that is fair and equitable to ALL Raffle participants as well as in accordance with the law. The Raffle Numbers and Prizes are not transferable or assignable and they are not redeemable for cash. All winners are responsible for the payment of any and all taxes and/or licenses and/or other related local, State, Federal fees that may apply to such winnings. Taxes on prizes are solely the responsibility of the winners. Project Uplift NFP reserves the right to replace the advertised prize(s) with a prize of equal or greater value if the advertised prize(s) is/are no longer available. Project Uplift NFP will not be responsible for replacing any lost or stolen elements of any prize. All prizes will be awarded. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received, according to the eligibility requirements in this Raffle. At worst, the odds for this Raffle are set at 1 out of 25,000. Raffle numbers, for each individual raffle, have no expiration date for their specific raffle, except for in the event of the winner’s announecment.

The SOLE Winner will be selected by random drawing from among all eligible entries received. Random drawings will be held under the supervision of Project Uplift NFP. The result of this random drawing is final and binding. The Winner will be notified by e-mail, telephone and/or mail.  Notification will be determined at the sole discretion of Project Uplift NFP.  The winner will be required to provide Project Uplift NFP with proof that he or she is the authorized ticket/account holder via I.D, and proof of ownership of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize, or fails to return a completed and executed affidavit and release as required, an alternate winner WILL be selected. Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of any prize constitutes permission for Project Uplift NFP to use the winner’s names, photographs, likenesses, voices, addresses (only city and state), and testimonials, in print, broadcast, or new media, in perpetuity, in any manner they deem appropriate in connection with promoting this or any other raffle and/or promotion sponsored by them without further compensation.

CONDITIONS: By entering, participants agree to be bound by these complete Official Rules and the decisions of Project Uplift NFP, which shall be final. All federal, state, and local laws apply. Project Uplift NFP and its employees, Board Members, officers, directors, and representatives and their affiliates, and advertising, promotional and legal advisers are not responsible for and shall not be liable for:
(i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, or unintelligible entries;
(ii) failed, returned, or misdirected notifications based on inaccurate information provided by the winner; or
(iii) telephone, electronic, hardware, or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties resulting from participation in this Raffle of otherwise;
(iv) errors in transmission;
(v) any condition caused by events beyond the control of Project Uplift NFP that may cause the Raffle to be disrupted or corrupted;
(vi) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by a prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use of a prize, or from participation in the Raffle; or
(vii) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Raffle.
The Raffle shall be construed and governed by, and any and all actions or claims in any way related to this Raffle are subject to, the federal laws and regulations of the United States, the state laws and regulations of the State of Illinois, and local laws and regulations of the County of Cook, Illinois. Any and all actions or claims in any way related to this Raffle shall be filed in the courts of the State of Illinois, County of Cook. By Providing an Entry to this Raffle, you submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Illinois in the United States for any and all actions or claims in any way related to this Raffle, and expressly agree that such actions or claims are subject to the federal laws and regulations of the United States, the state laws and regulations of the State of Illinois, and local laws and regulations of the County of Cook, Illinois. Project Uplift NFP Corporation may prohibit you from participating in the Raffle, if at the sole discretion of Project Uplift NFP, you repeatedly show a disregard for the Raffle Official Rules, or act

(1) in an unsportsmanlike manner;
(2) with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other participant or a representative of Project Uplift NFP; or
(3) in any other disruptive manner.

RELEASES: By participating, entrants agree that Project Uplift NFP, those involved in the development, production, implementation and distribution of this promotion and their respective affiliates, service providers, and agencies, and their directors, officers, agents, employees, attorneys, and any other person or entity associated with such entities and/or promotion shall not be liable for any and all claims, damages, losses or injuries, including any third party claims, arising from or relating to, in whole or in part, this Raffle, including entry and participation in this Raffle and acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prizes. All entrants further agree that in the event of any third party claims, damages, losses or injuries, arising from or relating to a participant’s entry or participation in this Raffle, they will indemnify Project Uplift NFP from any and all such claims, including the attorneys’ fees related thereto. Project Uplift NFP shall not be liable for entries and winner notification responses that are delayed, lost, misdirected, mis-delivered, marked postage-due, illegible, mutilated, incorrect or incomplete, and such entries will not be eligible for this Raffle. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Raffle will be rendered ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Project Uplift NFP reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Raffle should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond their control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Raffle. Project Uplift NFP further reserves the right to modify the rules of the Raffle in any way, or at any time, as long as reasonable notice is given.

For an Official Copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Project Uplift NFP Dream House Raffle, c/o Project Uplift NFP, 224 Waterford Dr., Willowbrook, IL 60527. Replies will be sent after the completion of the Raffle. The Winner’s Confirmation Claim must be received by Project Uplift NFP within six (6) months of the completion of the announcement of the winner of the Dream House Raffle.

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