2020 Apple Watch Raffle

Purchase Raffle Ticket NowHewlett Packard Enterprise kindly donated two (2) Apple Watches (Series 5 with Nike band) for a Children’s Miracle Network fundraiser! We could not be more grateful for their generosity and are excited to offer a raffle for these two watches to our employees to raise money for CMN, specifically to purchase a brand new, state-of-the-art NICU ambulance to transport critically ill infants across our large 22-county service area. Our NICU team is in desperate need of this new ambulance, and we need your help! We hope you will consider purchasing a raffle ticket, or 5, to go towards this amazing cause. This ambulance will save so many tiny lives and give infants across Southwest Georgia a chance to survive and thrive. The two winners will be announced September 18, 2020. Thank you so much for supporting our NICU patients!

FAQs

Is this raffle legal?

Yes, it is! Georgia Law allows non-profit corporations and religious and educational organizations to engage in raffles to raise major funds to further the work of the organization. The raffle is registered with The Dougherty County Sheriff's Department.

How do I purchase a raffle ticket?

Tickets can be purchased online with a credit card by  clicking here.

Payroll deduction is also available by clicking here.

You may visit Phoebe Foundation by appointment only to purchase at 1011 N Monroe Street, Albany, GA 31701.

How much does each raffle ticket cost?

The Apple Watch Raffle tickets are $5.00 each or 5 tickets for $20.00.

How can I pay for my raffle ticket?

Phoebe Foundation accepts MasterCard, Visa, Discovercard, American Express, checks or money orders or payroll deduction. Checks or money orders should be made payable to Phoebe Foundation. No Cash will be accepted.

When will I get my ticket(s)?

You will receive a receipt for your purchase as soon as payment clears. All corresponding tickets will be entered into the raffle drum and you will receive a receipt with a ticket number.  Raffle tickets cannot be mailed so the ticket will remain on file at Phoebe Foundation.

How many can I buy?

You may buy as many tickets as you wish until all 1,000 tickets are sold or until the purchase deadline, whichever occurs first.

Who can buy a raffle ticket?

Raffle ticket purchasers must be at least 18 years of age at the time of purchase. Prize winners may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility.

What if several of us go together and buy a raffle ticket?

Tickets can be purchased in only one name. If several individuals purchase a raffle ticket together, the name submitted on the ticket request form will be the Name of Record for the ticket. Division of any prize won is the responsibility of the ticket holder of record. 

How many raffle tickets will be sold?

Only 1,000 raffle tickets will be sold.

What happens if all 1,000 tickets are not sold?

Your odds of winning are better. We WILL give away the 2 watches at the end of the Raffle Period! In such a case the odds of winning shall be a ratio of One (1) to the Number of Tickets Actually Sold. All other rules and provisions of the raffle shall apply.

How many prizes will be awarded?

Two (2) Series 5 Apple Watches. Phoebe Foundation reserves the right to add additional prizes or offer no additional prizes.

Who benefits from this raffle?

The prize winners, of course! But to a larger degree Phoebe’s NICU. 

When does the raffle start and when does it end?

The Apple Watch Raffle kicks off on August 24, 2020 and ends on September 11, 2020. This date and all other dates stated in these rules may be extended in the sole and absolute discretion of Phoebe Foundation, Inc. However, tickets may sell out sooner.

When is the Grand Prize Drawing?

The drawing for the 2 Apple Watches will be held on September 18, 2020. However, this date and all other dates stated in these rules may be extended in the sole and absolute discretion of Phoebe Foundation, Inc.

Do I have to be present to win?

No

Since the raffle is being held by a non-profit corporation, will the purchase price of my ticket be tax deductible?

The IRS position is that amounts paid for chances in raffles, lotteries or similar drawings for valuable prizes are not gifts, and consequently do not qualify as deductible charitable contributions.

Will the raffle be audited?

Yes, the CPA firm of Draffin & Tucker LLP will audit the raffle.


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