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$100,000 #GivingTuesday Charity Giveaway

To celebrate #GivingTuesday, November 27, 2018, we will be sending $10 for every retweet of Benevity’s #GivingTuesday video that @mentions an eligible charity. Why? Because this year, we want people to look for the good in the world, find the good in the world and be the good in the world.


Step-by-Step How to Participate

  1. Choose a charity that you’d like to support.

    a. Be as specific as possible, especially if it’s a local chapter of an international organization i.e. American Red Cross of Colorado (@cowyredcross) vs American Red Cross (@RedCross).

  2. Find the charity’s Twitter handle. You can do this a few ways:

    a. Search for the charity on Twitter.

    b. Visit the charity’s website, where they typically list their Twitter handle in the header or footer section with a little blue bird icon (fun fact, his name is actually Larry).

  3. Visit @benevity on Twitter (we love followers too).

  4. Look for our #GivingTuesday video tweet (hint, it’s pinned to our page).

  5. Click the “retweet” icon

  6. In the comment section, mention the charity you’d like the $10 to be sent to, the hashtag #BeTheGood, plus any note you’d like to include.

  7. Pat yourself on the back! You’re part of the good in the world.


Official Sweepstakes Rules

  1. Eligibility: Open to legal residents of all 50 United States, District of Columbia and Canada who are 13 years of age or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. All applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws apply.

  2. No purchase necessary.

  3. Sponsor: This sweepstakes is sponsored by Benevity, Inc. 700, 611 Meredith Road NE Calgary, AB, Canada. Donations made by Benevity’s foundation partners, Canadian Online Giving Foundation and American Online Giving Foundation.

  4. How to enter: Respond to any Sweepstakes offer posted by Sponsor on its Twitter page at http://www.twitter.com/benevity; by 'retweeting' or responding with a unique message including the designated #Hashtag in the manner and time period set forth in the offer (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Limit one (1) entry per unique Twitter account and per person per Sweepstakes. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void, as are entries that are illegible, garbled, incomplete or that contain errors. Normal time, toll, connection and usage rates, if any, charged by your Internet service provider will apply. All entries become the property of the Sponsor. No other entry method will be accepted.

    a. Charity Selection: The first 10,000 retweets will each result in a $10 donation to the eligible charity indicated in the retweet. You agree that the Sponsor may, at any time, edit, modify or remove the entry, in whole or in part, and may disqualify an entrant from the giveaway at the Sponsor’s discretion.

    b. Notification: Names of charities and amounts donated will be published at https://www.benevity.com/bethegood/contest-results on or before December 31, 2018.

  5. Prize and odds: 10,000 prizes of $10 donations are available. The odds of your charity being selected are dependent on the number of entries.

  6. In order for a charity nomination to be valid, the following must be completed:

    a. Retweet Benevity’s #GivingTuesday #BeTheGood video tweet with the hashtag #BeTheGood and @mention one eligible charity (see eligibility requirements below)

  7. Each entrant is only eligible to submit one retweet into the sweepstakes during the sweepstakes period.

  8. Each entrant is only eligible to submit one charity nomination into the sweepstakes during the sweepstakes period.

  9. Sweepstakes Period: the sweepstakes will be open for 12 hours, beginning on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and ends on Tuesday November 27, 2018 at 9:00 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period”) after which time the sweepstakes will be closed and no further entries shall be accepted.

  10. After November 27, 2018 at 9:00pm EST the Sweepstakes can be extended or cancelled, at the Sponsor’s discretion.

  11. Eligibility: The organization must be a registered 501c3 in the United States through the IRS or a registered charity through the Canada Revenue Agency in Canada.

  12. $10 per eligible retweet will be donated to the charity in the charity’s local currency (CAD or USD) up to a maximum of $50,000 CAD and $50,000 USD.

  13. Benevity operates on a monthly donation disbursement cycle. Your donations will be processed and disbursed to your nominated charity on or around December 31, 2018. Disbursements are subject to a 2.9% Charity Support Fee. Charities: read our Terms of Use for more details: https://causes.benevity.org/terms-of-use

  14. Donations will not be subject to donor designation. This means the charity will be able to allocate the funds where it determines that it’s needed most, and not to a specific project, event or initiative.

  15. Donations initiated to organizations through Benevity’s Sweepstakes will not be tax deductible or tax effective.

  16. Release: By participating, entrant agrees to release Sponsor and its affiliates and foundation partners and its and their directors, officers and employees from any claims or liability arising from participation in the Sweepstakes.


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