Hispanic Foundation Ball 2023 Raffle
The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley, a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, is conducting a raffle to raise funds for ongoing charitable purposes. The purchaser agrees to be bound by the rules by purchasing a raffle ticket.
The prize drawing to benefit the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley’s education programs will be held at the Hispanic Foundation Ball on Saturday, October 21, 2023, at approximately 9 pm PST. Tickets will be sold only to guests attending the Hispanic Foundation Ball starting Saturday, October 21, 2023, at 5:30 pm. Ticket sales end on Saturday, October 21, 2023, at 8:30 pm PST. The prize winner must be present to win.
The raffle is open to all US residents, including employees, volunteers, and representatives of the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley who are registered guests of the Hispanic Foundation Ball on Saturday, October 21, 2023. Any eligible individual can purchase as many tickets as they wish, subject to availability.
An unlimited number of tickets will be sold. The chances of winning are based on the actual number of tickets sold. The 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. All sales are final. Must be at least 18.
The ticket price is one ticket for $20 or six tickets for $100. Only one method of payment and one name are permitted per ticket. Only one eligible person may be entered in the raffle per ticket sold. Division of prize by a group purchasing a ticket in common shall be to the sole responsibility of the person named as the holder of record of that ticket, should that ticket be selected as a winner.
Tickets may be purchased using a credit or debit card only, in person, on Saturday, October 21, 2023, starting at 5:30 pm PST during the Hispanic Foundation Ball at the Signia by Hilton San Jose, CA. Only registered guests of the Hispanic Foundation are eligible to buy tickets.
The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley reserves the right to reject any entry that is submitted with payment that does not constitute “good funds.” The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley assumes no responsibility for lost, late, misdirected, or non-delivered mail, electronic mail, fax messages, or any other failure to receive orders or deliver receipts prior to the drawing deadline.
To collect their prize, the winner must show proof of identity such that the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley can confirm that the person claiming the prize is the same person named on the winning raffle ticket. Prizes may not be exchanged for cash value or substituted.
BY ENTERING THIS RAFFLE, ENTRANTS ACCEPT AND AGREE (1) TO BE BOUND BY ALL THE RULES, LIMITATIONS, AND RESTRICTIONS SET FORTH HERE AND (2) THAT THEIR NAMES AND/OR LIKENESSES MAY BE DISCLOSED TO AND USED BY THE NEWS MEDIA AND MAY OTHERWISE BE USED BY THE HISPANIC FOUNDATION OF SILICON VALLEY FOR PUBLICITY PURPOSES AND ANNOUNCED ON THE HISPANIC FOUNDATION OF SILICON VALLEY’S WEBSITE. OTHER RULES MAY APPLY. PLEASE CONTACT THE HISPANIC FOUNDATION OF SILICON VALLEY IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. THE RAFFLE IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. THE HISPANIC FOUNDATION OF SILICON VALLEY’S INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF THE RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL BE FINAL.
BY ENTERING THIS RAFFLE, EACH PARTICIPANT RELEASES THE HISPANIC FOUNDATION OF SILICON VALLEY, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR INJURIES, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND CAUSED BY PARTICIPATING IN THE RAFFLE OR WINNING ANY PRIZE OR RESULTING FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, MISUSE OR NON USE OF ANY PRIZE. EACH WINNER AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD THE HISPANIC FOUNDATION OF SILICON VALLEY HARMLESS FROM ANY AND ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, RIGHTS, CLAIMS, AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH OR AS A RESULT OF PARTICIPATING IN THE RAFFLE OR THE WINNER’S ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF ANY PRIZE.