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50/50 Virtual Raffle

Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary is contracting with Rafflebox and Stripe to offer our many Friends of FEBS a fun way to make a major impact on our bird-care financial needs!

Pot of Gold Feathers

We Have a Winner!!

We are pleased to announce the winner of our Pot of Gold Feathers 50/50 virtual raffle!!

And the winners are [drumroll!!!]: Angel and Echo!

Angel and Echo joined our happy flock last August, moving here from Virginia. Their mother purchased the winning raffle ticket, selected at random from among the 296 total tickets sold.

The winning ticket 50% payout is $1,232.50!! Angel and Echo have graciously donated all their winnings to their new friends here at the Sanctuary. We are truly blessed and thankful this Easter!

The officers, employees, volunteers and permanent feathered residents of Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary give a big shout-out to all those who participated in our Pot of Gold Feathers 50/50 virtual raffle – we greatly appreciate your financial and moral support!

Contest Rules & Disclaimers:

  1. This contest is sponsored by Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary Inc., 8933 Casper Avenue, Hudson, FL 34667, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public corporation. The organization’s federal tax identification number is 20-0839145, and it’s Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services registration number is CH23547.

  2. All ticket sales, receipts, and ticket number accounting for this contest are being handled by Rafflebox and Stripe; Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary is not responsible for directing or supervising their activities. Any errors or omissions that may occur during the conduct of this contest are the sole responsibility of Rafflebox and/or Stripe. By purchasing a virtual raffle ticket, you agree to hold Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary harmless for any acts, errors or omissions that may occur.

  3. Your participation in this 50/50 virtual raffle contest is completely voluntary: No purchase from, donation to, or relationship with Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary is required to participate, and your chance of winning this contest is not influenced by a past, current or future donation to FEBS.

  4. The contest drawing will be held at noon on March 31 at FEBS. Only one contest winner will be selected, and he/she need not be present to win. The winner will be notified within 48-hours of the drawing, and the winnings will be mailed to the winner no later than April 10. In case the original winner fails to respond, to provide a valid phone number, email address, and/or mailing address, or to provide the requisite Internal Revenue Service information by April 10, an alternate contest winner will be selected by random drawing.

  5. The winning ticket number will be determined using Rafflebox’s GLI Certified Random Number Generator. All digital ticket numbers accounted for by Rafflebox during the contest ticket sales period will have an equal chance of being selected. The winning ticket number will be posted on the website and the Facebook page of Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary within 24-hours of the drawing.

  6. The contest winner will receive fifty-percent (50%) of total ticket sales recorded by Stripe. Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary will pay all Rafflebox and Stripe fees.

  7. The contest winner is solely responsible for paying any and all federal, state and/or local income or other tax(es) or fee associated with this contest. If required by Internal Revenue Service instructions, Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary will withhold the applicable federal income tax amount from the winner’s proceeds and deposit said amount on account of winner with the Internal Revenue Service.

  8. Current employees of Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary, volunteers donating more than four (4) hours per week on average, and immediate family members are not eligible to participate in this contest. The judgment of the Sanctuary’s Executive Director shall prevail in all matters of participant eligibility.

  9. In general, the cost of a raffle ticket is not deductible as a charitable contribution for US federal income tax purposes; however, you should consult with your tax advisor for detailed advice.

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