Noah’s Ark is offering a special opportunity to win a car!

We are the recipient of a bequest made by one of our long-time loyal donors who left us her car upon her death. She wanted the proceeds to provide funding for the animals that call Noah’s Ark their forever home.

2020 Honda HR-V EX

Like new!

Only 2,300 miles in pristine condition. This fuel-efficient compact sport utility vehicle is the perfect car for the busy commuter or family. Premium features include 4-door with hatchback storage, 30/MPG, moonroof, Satellite Radio ready, Bluetooth hands free link, heated seats, push-button start.

$100 gets you a chance to win this special vehicle!

Noah’s Ark shall assume all fees, local, state and federal taxes, sales tax, which will be paid prior to the Car being transferred to the winner. This offer is void where prohibited by law, and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

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Noah’s Ark Animal Rehabilitation Center and Sanctuary, Inc. Official Raffle Rules and Release and Hold Harmless Agreement

Noah’s Ark Animal Rehabilitation Center and Sanctuary, Inc. (“Noah’s Ark”) is pleased to conduct a raffle (“Raffle”) for a 2020 Honda HR-V EX (the “Grand Prize or “The Car”).

Entry into the Raffle:
The Raffle is open to all persons aged 18 and over. Officers, directors, employees, and volunteers of Noah’s Ark, or with any agents, consultants, attorneys, independent accountant firms of Noah’s Ark, and their spouses and children living in the same household and any other persons involved with this Raffle are not eligible to participate in the Raffle.

Proceeds:
Proceeds from this Raffle will benefit Noah’s Ark and its ongoing effort to rehabilitate, house, and create a safe environment for all animals while also educating the community on responsible, humane treatment of all animals.

Registration with the State of Georgia:
Noah’s Ark has obtained authorization to conduct this Raffle in Georgia within the year of 2022 from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.

Raffle Ticket Purchases:
Sales of Raffle tickets begin June 1, 2022, and end at 12:00 pm September 2, 2022, unless otherwise extended according to the terms contained herein.

Each Raffle ticket costs $100. You may purchase tickets online on Noah’s Ark’s website (https://noahs-ark.org) a $3 convenience fee applies to online ticket sales, or in person at Noah’s Ark. Any ticket purchase received after September 2, 2022, will be returned. No other refunds will be made, except as otherwise determined by Noah’s Ark in its sole and absolute discretion.

Each ticket is personal and can only be in the name of one (1) entrant (the “Entrant”). An Entrant may not sell, donate or otherwise transfer their Raffle ticket(s) to anyone. The Grand Prize will not be tendered to anyone other than the one (1) Entrant whose name appears either on the Raffle ticket or on the certified receipt if the Raffle ticket was purchased online. The title to the Grand Prize shall be taken in the name as it appears on the official Raffle ticket roster maintained by Noah’s Ark and is not transferable or assignable.

Noah’s Ark reserves the right to disqualify false entries or entries suspected of being false, and any illegible, defective, incomplete or physically altered tickets and entries that do not include valid or complete payment. Noah’s Ark is not responsible for printing errors in any Raffle-related material, or for lost, late, misdirected or non-delivered mail or corrupt electronic mail or fax messages, or any other failure to receive orders or deliver receipts prior to the Raffle drawing deadlines.

Raffle Drawing:
Raffle drawing will be held on September 3, 2022 at the principal office address of Noah’s Ark, which is located at 712 L G Griffin Road, Locust Grove, Georgia 30248. The drawing will be publicly conducted by a representative of Noah’s Ark. Tickets will not be sold after 12:00 pm on August 30, 2022. The drawing may be open to the public, but the winner does not need to be present to win. Winner is responsible for retrieving Car from Noah’s Ark and transporting it to its final destination.

The chances of winning are based on the number of tickets sold. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has taken the position 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.

Noah’s Ark reserves the right to extend the Raffle drawing date and time and deadline for ticket sales in Noah’s Ark sole and absolute discretion. In the event such an extension is decided, Noah’s Ark will publish notice of such extension on its website.

Notification to Raffle Winner:
The Entrant whose ticket is pulled in the drawing will be deemed the winner of the Grand Prize (the “Raffle Winner”). The Raffle Winner will be notified by phone and/or electronic mail using the information provided by Entrant at the time of ticket purchase. If any Raffle Winner cannot be located or fails to return attempts to contact him/her by 5:00 p.m. on the tenth (10) day following the Raffle drawing, such Raffle Winner will be deemed to have forfeited his/her prize and Noah’s Ark will pull a second ticket, which Entrant will be deemed the Raffle Winner of the Grand Prize.

In order to collect prize, a Raffle ticket winner may be required to sign and deliver to Noah’s Ark:  (a) a sworn affidavit of eligibility in accordance with these Rules and applicable law, including without limitation that he or she is at least 18 years old at the time he or she purchased the winning Raffle ticket; (b) proof of identity in forms satisfactory to the Noah’s Ark showing that the person claiming the prize is the same person who is named on the winning Raffle ticket.; and (c) the winning Raffle ticket stub or email receipt.

The Raffle Winner hereby grants permission for the use of his/her name, photograph/likeness for advertising and promotions for this Raffle and similar promotions without compensation, unless prohibited by law.

General Terms and Conditions and Release and Hold Harmless:
The Raffle is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and is void wherever prohibited or restricted by law.

By purchasing a Raffle ticket and participating in the Raffle, each Entrant: (1) agrees to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Official Rules; (2) waives any rights to claim ambiguity in the Raffle or these Official Rules, except as prohibited by law; and (3) further agrees to be bound by Noah’s Ark’s decisions and interpretation of these Official Rules. These Official Rules shall not be changed by any oral statement made by any Noah’s Ark employee or other person acting on behalf of Noah’s Ark.

The Car, will be transferred to the Prize winner “as is, where is, and with all faults”. Noah’s Ark does not make or provide any representation, guarantee or warranty, expressed or implied, in connection with the Car and accepts no liability or responsibility regarding the construction or condition of the Car. Noah’s Ark does not warrant that the Car is of mercantile quality or that it can be used for any particular purpose.  No express warranties are given and no affirmation of Noah’s Ark by words and/or actions will constitute a warranty.

As consideration for each Entrant’s participation in the Raffle, each Entrant hereby releases and agrees to hold harmless Noah’s Ark, its officers, directors, employees, representatives, agents, volunteers, successors, and assigns and any person or entity associated with the production, judging, or administration of the Raffle from and against any claims, damages, disability, attorney’s fees, and costs of any kind whatsoever (including but not limited to claims for personal injury, death, or damage to property) which directly or indirectly arise out of or are related to the Raffle, an Entrant’s purchase of a Raffle ticket or participation in the Raffle, or the redemption, acceptance, possession, ownership, misuse or use of the Grand Prize.

The title of the car is currently held in the name of Noah’s Ark and all applicable state and federal taxes will be paid in that name up to the closing date and time of the Raffle. Each Entrant is advised to consult his/her own tax advisor(s) with respect to the liabilities that may arise from winning the Grand Prize. The Raffle Winner will receive an IRS Form 5754 and W2-G for the estimated retail value of the Grand Prize. Noah’s Ark will pay federal or state taxes incurred by the Raffle Winner related to the Raffle Winner’s acceptance of the Grand Prize, but the Raffle Winner is required to pay all other relevant local taxes and other expenses, including transfer and other car expenses such as tax, tag, and title fees.

Noah’s Ark shall appoint a single individual who will be responsible for maintaining control and the security of the Raffle. Such individual shall certify at the time of the Raffle drawing that all raffle tickets have been placed into the container from which the winning raffle ticket will be drawn.

Disputes regarding these Official Rules and/or this Raffle will be governed by the laws of the State of Georgia. An Entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy for any claim against Noah’s Ark arising out of the sale of Raffle tickets or the conduct of the Raffle shall be limited to the return of the purchase price paid for his/her Raffle ticket(s). IN NO EVENT SHALL NOAH’S ARK, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, VOLUNTEERS, SUCCESSORS, AND ASSIGNS AND ANY PERSON OR ENTITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE PRODUCTION, JUDGING, OR ADMINISTRATION OF THE RAFFLE BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY TO EARNINGS, PROFITS OR GOODWILL, OR FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WHETHER ARISING IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

ANY CLAIM OR CONTROVERSY BETWEEN ANY RAFFLE PARTICIPANT AND NOAH’S ARK ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE RAFFLE OR TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL BE SETTLED BY BINDING ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION UNDER ITS COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION RULES, AND JUDGMENT ON THE AWARD RENDERED BY THE ARBITRATION MAY BE ENTERED IN ANY COURT HAVE JURISDICTION THEREOF.

If for any reason the Raffle is cancelled, Noah’s Ark will reimburse each Entrant for the Entrant’s ticket purchases within sixty (60) days of the Raffle cancellation. An example of cancellation may be due to insufficient ticket sales by the Raffle deadline.