Raffle Rules


By participating in Portage Path Behavioral Health’s’ 50th Anniversary Event Raffle (“Raffle”), entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Portage Path Behavioral Health (“PPBH”), which shall be binding and final as to all matters related to such Raffle. The Raffle is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. The Raffle is void where prohibited.

PPBH ADDRESS: Portage Path Behavioral Health, 340 S. Broadway St., Akron, Ohio 44308

RAFFLE: Unless otherwise determined by PPBH in its sole discretion, PPBH will operate one (1) Raffle on May 17, 2022 during its 50th Anniversary Event commencing at 6:00 pm.

ODDS: The odds of winning are 1 in 500.

PRIZES: One (1) winner will receive a Bi-Polar Butterfly Sculpture and a smaller replica. There is no cash equivalent or substitute. The prize will include installation only if installation occurs within the geographical borders of Summit County or 20 miles outside of Summit County (“Geographical Restriction”). If the Raffle winner desires installation to be done outside the Geographical Restriction, winner shall be responsible for installation, and PPBH will not provide any financial contribution or offset.


In Person.* Raffle tickets may be purchased in person through PPBH or one of PPBH’s Board of Trustees. There is no guarantee tickets will be available the night of the Event. *Ability to purchase Raffle tickets in person shall be subject to emergency health orders put in place by the City of Akron or the State of Ohio.

Online. Unless otherwise sold out, Raffle tickets may be purchased online until 12:00 noon on May 21, 2022 by visiting https://www.portagepath.org/raffle50/?fbclid=IwAR3lrgBGW77_JZTqXMzERr4U9d8f-3Kki3J24DHvfGLlkHSbt1BSRo8zwBo (the “Website”) and following the directions to purchase a Raffle ticket. A printed copy of the winning Raffle ticket must be presented at the time of redemption. Participants seeking to purchase Raffle tickets online must fully complete their purchase using the procedures specified on the Website. All online ticket purchase requests are subject to verification by PPBH and no sale is final until such Raffle ticket purchase request is accepted by PPBH. A major debit or credit card is required to purchase Raffle tickets online. Note there may be a delay in e-mail deliveries during times of high Website traffic. E-mail delays will not impact a purchaser’s chances in the Raffle. All online purchases require a valid e-mail address for the purchaser and all online purchasers’ consent to e-mail communication related to such transaction. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential raffle winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder (defined below) of the e-mail address submitted at the time of purchase provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Notwithstanding the foregoing, exact times and locations of Raffle ticket sales will be determined in PPBH’s sole discretion and may change from time to time. NOT ALL METHODS OF PURCHASE MAY BE AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES. Raffle tickets are non-refundable. PPBH may suspend or stop the sale of Raffle tickets at any time in its sole discretion. THE RAFFLE IS VOID WHEREVER PROHIBITED BY LAW.

ELIGIBILITY TO ENTER: Raffle tickets may be purchased ONLY BY INDIVIDUAL PERSONS WHO ARE EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER as of the date of purchase.

DRAWING: One (1) winning ticket number will be randomly selected by PPBH on Saturday, May 21, 2022 after 6:00 pm and during the Event. In the event the drawing must be postponed due to inclement weather, health-safety emergency, or other “act of God”, purchasers should refer to the Website for specific announcements regarding the Raffle. In all cases, the winning ticket number will be selected and posted on the Website within forty-eight (48) hours of the close of the Raffle. Participants need not be present at the drawing to win or to claim the prize.

HOW TO CLAIM THE PRIZE: To present a winning Raffle ticket and exchange copies of all required documentation, individuals must contact Portage Path’s marketing coordinator at 330.253.3100 x 1313 or eharrison@portagepath.org. The original winning Raffle ticket, if purchased in person, must be provided along with the completed required documentation to claim the prize. No photocopies or other reproductions will be accepted. For online purchases, a printed copy of the winning Raffle ticket must be presented at the time of redemption. The winning number on the Raffle ticket must be visible, complete, and fully legible. In addition to presenting a valid winning Raffle ticket, a potential winner must present/complete the following items to claim the prize: (i) a valid government-issued photo identification showing age of eighteen (18) years or older as of the date of purchase; (ii) a signed Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and, except where prohibited, Publicity in a form determined by PPBH; and (iii) tax identification information and completion of all required federal, state and local income tax forms. ALL WINNINGS MUST BE CLAIMED AND ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS PRESENTED TO PPBH WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS OF THE APPLICABLE RAFFLE DRAWING. Failure to claim the prize, to submit any required document within the specified time period, or any other noncompliance with these Official Rules may result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize. The prize will be provided to a qualified winner at a time set by PPBH. IN THE EVENT OF FORFEITURE OR UNCLAIMED PRIZE, THE PRIZE WILL BE AWARDED TO PPBH.

VALIDITY AND ELIGIBILITY OF RAFFLE TICKETS: PPBH shall be the sole judge of the validity and eligibility of all Raffle tickets and required documentation. Raffle tickets, which have been or appear to have been tampered with, are void. Raffle tickets presented by any purchaser who has violated these Official Rules in any manner are void. All Raffle ticket purchases are final, and PPBH will not issue any refunds or replacements.

TAXES: All federal, state and local income taxes are the sole responsibility of the individual winner.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: The Released Parties (defined below under “RELEASE OF LIABILITY”) are not responsible for (1) Raffle tickets that are stolen, lost, damaged, illegible, given away or no longer in the purchaser’s possession, (2) Raffle tickets that have been or may have been tampered with or transferred in violation of these Official Rules; (3) attempted online purchases, payments or any other Raffle-related communications which are lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, not fully captured, or garbled as a result of any failure or problem whatsoever with the availability, functionality, operability or use of any network, server, ISP, website (including the Website), Internet connection, computer, telephone, cable or satellite modem or connection, hand-held mobile device or any other computer equipment or connection, whether or not caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by viruses, worms, or malfunctions affecting a network, server, ISP or any equipment or programming used in or associated with the Raffle; (4) the inability of a purchaser or prospective purchaser of Raffle ticket to connect or stay connected to the Internet, to log on to the Website, or to participate in or complete any online communication or activity related to the Raffle; (5) any other errors of any kind, whether human, typographical, printing, mechanical, or electronic in nature, which relate to or are connected with the Raffle (collectively, as described in clauses (1) through (5), “Errors”), including without limitation, Errors in Raffle-related materials or in the administration of the Raffle, such as Errors in processing Raffle entries, identifying potential winners, determining official winners, or announcing or delivering prizes; or (6) any injury or damage to any person’s electronic device related to or resulting from participation in this Raffle, the use of the Website, or the downloading of any materials from the Website. If any portion of the Raffle is compromised, in PPBH’s sole judgment, by a virus, worm, bug, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in PPBH’s sole judgment, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Raffle, or the proper submission or capture of Raffle entries (collectively, a “Compromising Event”), then PPBH reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend, modify or terminate the Raffle, and to select the winner from among all eligible, non-suspect Raffle entries received before the known occurrence or discovery of such Compromising Event. PPBH may also determine to refund all Raffle ticket purchases in lieu of naming an official winner. Anyone who tampers with or abuses any aspect of the Raffle or the Website, as determined in PPBH’s sole judgment, will be disqualified from participation in the Raffle and, if applicable, will be deemed to have forfeited all claims to any prize. Tampering and abuse includes, without limitation, (i) circumventing any geofencing restrictions on online Raffle ticket purchases and (ii) disputing a valid debit or credit card transaction in connection with a Raffle ticket purchase. ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THE RAFFLE OR TO UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE RAFFLE MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. PPBH AND ITS AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES AND OTHER REASONABLE COSTS AND EXPENSES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS


RELEASE OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Raffle, each participant agrees the Released Parties, as defined below, will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be indemnified, released and held harmless by each participant against, any liability for injuries, losses, costs, expenses or damages of any kind, including damages for death, personal injury, property damage or property loss, resulting from, whether in whole or in part or directly or indirectly, participation in this Raffle or the acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any Raffle ticket or prize. “Released Parties” means PPBH, any third party payment processor involved in the Raffle, each of their respective, affiliates, subsidiaries, owners, partners, contractors, agents, advertising and promotion partners and agencies, and all officers, directors, trustees, employees, representatives, shareholders, members, consultants and agents of the foregoing as well as Kimmy Henderson (the artist creating the prize).

PUBLICITY/INFORMATION RELEASE: By participating in the Raffle, each participant agrees PPBH may share his/her name, contact information, and transaction information (i.e., number and date of Raffle tickets purchased) with any presenting or sponsoring partner of the Raffle. In addition, each winner, by accepting a prize, grants PPBH, PPBH’s designees and affiliates and any presenting or sponsoring partner of the Raffle, full permission, except where legally prohibited, to use such winner’s name, address (city and state only), photograph, personal statements, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation and without notice, review or approval, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, and on the Internet and world wide web, in perpetuity.

COPYRIGHTS & TRADEMARKS: All Raffle materials, including all of the PPBH copyrights and trademarks, are the exclusive property of PPBH and may not be copied, reproduced, distributed, used, be the basis for derivative works, publicly performed, publicly displayed, or digitally transmitted for any purpose without PPBH’s express prior written consent.

GOVERNING LAW; SEVERABILITY; WAIVER: The Raffle and these Official Rules shall be subject to and governed by the laws of the State of Ohio. If a court of competent jurisdiction finds any term, condition, or provision of these Official Rules, or their application to a particular persons or circumstances, is invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, then such term, condition or provision shall be deemed to be restated to reflect as nearly as possible the original intentions of the Official Rules in accordance with applicable law and the remainder of these Official Rules, and the application of all of these Official Rules to other persons or circumstances, shall not be affected by such determination, and shall remain enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of PPBH to enforce at any time any provision of the Official Rules shall not be considered a waiver of such provision or any other provision and shall not deprive PPBH of the right thereafter to enforce such provision or any other provision.