United way of forsyth County “Driving Forward together” car giveaway RULES AND REGULATIONS
What is the Grand Prize?
One lucky person will win a brand-new car from any one of the participating dealerships, valued up to $25,000.
How do I enter?
- Make an undesignated gift of $100 or more to United Way of Forsyth County’s 2020 Annual Campaign between August 15, 2020 and April 30, 2021. Please note a gift to the Tocqueville Leadership Society, Leadership Circle, Women’s Leadership Council or Young Leaders United is considered undesignated.
- Provide a personal email address to United Way of Forsyth County.
- Turn in pledge form to United Way of Forsyth County no later than 5 p.m. on:
- October 30th for November 30th drawing. Qualified entries are eligible for subsequent drawings on February 26th and/or May 28th.
- January 29th for February 26th drawing. Qualified entries are eligible for the subsequent drawing on May 28th.
- April 30th for May 28th
Donors may make a gift online at www.donateunited.org, pledge through their company’s online pledge system, or complete a paper pledge form. Completed pledge forms must be given to the company’s Employee Campaign Champion, who will turn them into United Way of Forsyth County at the conclusion of their campaign. United Way of Forsyth County will not be responsible for companies that fail to submit their employees’ pledge forms prior to the cutoff date. United Way of Forsyth County will not be responsible for lost or misdirected mail. Donors may elect NOT to enter the Car Giveaway.
United Way of Forsyth County reserves the right to redirect any designated gifts to the general investment fund if you enter the Car Giveaway.
Who is eligible to win?
Any North Carolina resident who is 18 years or older, possesses a valid driver’s license, provides proof of auto insurance prior to accepting the car, makes an undesignated gift of $100 or more to United Way of Forsyth County’s 2020 Annual Campaign, and provides a personal email address is eligible to win. United Way of Forsyth County reserves the right to determine the validity of all entries. The Car Giveaway is void outside North Carolina.
Contributions of the following amounts qualify for the number of entries referenced below:
- $100-$199.99 One Entry
- $200-$299.99 Two Entries
- $300-$399.99 Three Entries
- $400-$499.99 Four Entries
- $500-$599.99 Five Entries
- $600-$699.99 Six Entries
- $700-$799.99 Seven Entries
- $800-$899.99 Eight Entries
- $900-$999.99 Nine Entries
- $1,000.00 or more Ten Entries
No more than Ten Entries per person. Odds of winning the Grand Prize are variable and depend on the amount of pledges received resulting in qualified Entries.
Who is NOT eligible to win?
United Way of Forsyth County staff, board members, their immediate families are not eligible. Donors who designate their pledge outside of the United Way of Forsyth County’s general fund are not eligible. Any donor with an outstanding pledge balance from the previous campaign year is not eligible to enter the drawing.
How will finalists be selected?
United Way of Forsyth County will hold three Finalist Drawings on November 30, 2020, on February 26, 2021, and on May 28, 2021. A total of 10 finalists will be randomly selected by a United Way of Forsyth County employee. On November 30th and February 26th three finalists will be drawn, and on May 28th four finalists will be drawn. Qualified entries are eligible for subsequent drawings. Each of the finalists will be notified via their personal email address, provided that they have qualified for the drawing, and will be invited to participate in the car giveaway event where a single winner will win the Grand Prize. All finalists must be present at the car giveaway event. The car giveaway event will take place on Friday, June 11, 2021.
What will happen at the car giveaway event?
Each of the finalists must attend the event. Each finalist will have one entry into the Grand Prize drawing. Finalists’ names will be entered onto slips of paper and will be randomly drawn by a United Way of Forsyth County employee from a box or other receptacle in front of all finalists. The last name to be drawn among the ten finalists will win the Grand Prize.
What are the winner’s responsibilities?
The winner is required to pay all applicable taxes, title, and registration fees relating to the transaction. Prior to taking possession of the vehicle the winner must obtain a valid driver’s license and be able to provide valid proof of auto insurance to United Way and the car dealership. All finalists grant the United Way of Forsyth County the use of their name and photograph in all communication and publicity materials. Participation in this promotion may affect the tax deductibility of your gift. You should consult your tax adviser for more detailed information. The winner will have the option to select a vehicle with a value up to $25,000 from one of the participating dealerships. The winner may use the $25,000 as a credit toward a more expensive vehicle from one of the participating dealerships. There will be no exchange of cash if the winner selects a vehicle with a value less than $25,000. The winner forfeits any credit not used. The $25,000 only applies to the value of the vehicle. The winner is required to pay all applicable taxes, title, and registration fees relating to the transaction.
As a condition of the award of the Grand Prize, the winner must agree to execute a release of liability (as explained more fully below) and to hold harmless United Way of Forsyth County, the automobile dealership and their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agencies, officers, directors, and employees from responsibility for damages, losses or injuries, including death, personal injury or property damage, due in whole or part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this promotion or acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Grand Prize. The Grand Prize awarded may carry its own product warranty, for which the United Way of Forsyth County has no responsibility or liability.
Entry constitutes acceptance of these Official Rules. Decisions of the United Way of Forsyth County are final in all matters relating to the Car Giveaway. No cash equivalent or substitution of the Grand Prize is offered. No transfer of the Grand Prize is permitted. By participating, entrants agree to these Official Rules which are final and binding in all respects. Winners will be required to complete, sign, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release and a Publicity Release at the Grand Prize drawing before the Grand Prize will be awarded or the Grand Prize will be forfeited. By accepting the Grand Prize, the winner grants the United Way of Forsyth County the right to use the winner’s name, likeness, and photograph in any and all media in connection with advertising and publicity without additional compensation or right of approval.
By entering the Car Giveaway, entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, enforceability, interpretation, and validity of these rules shall be governed by the State Laws of North Carolina. By entering the Car Giveaway, entrants agree that all personal rights and obligations, and the rights and obligations of the United Way of Forsyth County, in connection with the Car Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of North Carolina. By entering the Car Giveaway, entrants’ consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue of the state and local courts located in Forsyth County, North Carolina.
If any one or more provisions of these rules are held to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect the validity, effect, or enforcement of any other provision of provisions of these rules.
How do I get more information?
Call (336) 723-3601 or visit our website at www.forsythunitedway.org for complete rules and terms of agreement.