FREQUENTY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the Lions Luxury Raffle?
The Lions Luxury Raffle is a fundraiser. The ticket sales from the Lions Luxury Raffle benefit the Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation of Southern California. In addition to supporting Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation (LSHF), the raffle will be giving away cash and prizes. The Grand Prize is a Luxury Dream Home. The alternate grand prize for 2021 is $2,000,000 cash.
How do I purchase raffle tickets?
You can Call, Fax or Mail a Check or Money Order. To enter, call toll-free 1-888-488-2835 or select the “Buy Tickets” button at the top of the page to access an entry form. Fill out the form and: *Fax: 1-888-488-2835 or *Mail: Lions Luxury Raffle, 15409 Anacapa Rd., Suite F, Victorville CA 92392
Do you accept ticket purchase orders on the internet?
No!! Pursuant to California statutory regulations and to section 320.5 of the Penal Code, charitable raffle tickets may not be sold on the internet.
Do you accept ticket purchase order applications or reservations online?
No. Applications are accepted by Fax, Mail, or by Phone Call. Applications or Reservations received by email or any other means of online communication cannot be accepted as a completed ticket order entry and cannot be processed until a phone verified order confirmation has been conducted via live call by the participant and a company representative.
How long will it take to receive my receipt by email?
Receipts are delivered after an order is successfully processed to the participant's email address provided at the time of entry. If you did not receive your email receipt, check your "Junk Mail" folder & add (firstname.lastname@example.org) as a trusted name in your address book. Special request(s) to receive order receipts via direct mail can be made at the time of order entry or by emailing: email@example.com. Please provide the following information provided at the time of order: Order #, Full Name, or Email Address.
If after your order you do not receive ORDER CONFIRMATION email and/or TICKET RECEIPT email notification within 24 hours of placing your order, please send a resend request to (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your full name & order number. We’ll resend your order confirmation and ticket receipt email.
Is this Lions Luxury Raffle legal?
Yes, it is. California Legislature amended the state constitution to allow eligible non-profit organizations to conduct raffles as a means of raising funds. Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation is registered with the California Attorney General’s Office to conduct this charitable raffle.
Will the drawing be audited?
What are Bonus Rewards or Bonus Coins and how do they work?
Coins are earned through different opportunities for participation. There is no limit to the number of Coins a participant may earn. 1 (one) Coin is equal to $1.00 (one dollar), good towards the purchase of additional entries into the Lions Luxury Raffle Only. Coins may not be redeemed for cash or any monetary value outside of the Lions Luxury Raffle. Coins are meant to incentivize participants for the ongoing support of our non-profit fundraising efforts.
How much does a raffle ticket cost?
General Drawing Tickets are $150 each, Grand Prize Drawing Tickets are $1,000 each, Micro-Bonus Drawing Tickets are $25 each. Promotional Package(s) offering Free Tickets are included with Multi-Ticket Purchase(s). (Please See Special Promotion(s) in our Ticket Order Entry Submissions or Call a Representative for further information).
How many raffle tickets can I buy?
You may buy as many tickets as you like.
How many tickets will be sold?
What are the start and end dates of the raffle?
Ticket sales begin on January 18th, 2021, and ticket sales end on August 29th, 2021 @ Midnight PST. The final drawings will be held on August 31st, 2021.
What are the Drawing Dates and Entry Deadlines for ALL Raffle Drawings being offered during this Nonprofit fundraiser?
Early Access Bonus Drawing – March 28th Deadline, Drawing March 30th
Early Bird 1 Bonus Drawing – May 9th Deadline, Drawing May 11th
Early Bird 2 Bonus Drawing – June 13th Deadline, Drawing June 15th
Early Bird 3 Bonus Drawing – July 18th Deadline, July 20th Drawing
General Prize Drawing – August 29th Deadline, August 31st Drawing
Micro-Bonus Drawing – August 29th Deadline, August 31st Drawing
Multi-Ticket Bonus Drawing – August 29th Deadline, August 31st Drawing
Grand Prize Drawing – August 29th Deadline, August 31st Drawing
Do I have to be present to win?
How will the winners be notified?
Winners will be notified by email and by mail based on the contact information provided at the time of ticket purchase. The winning names will also be posted on this website shortly after the drawing. Electronic prize winners will be listed on the website but will not receive a notification by mail or email. Prizes will be delivered to the address provided in 4 to 6 weeks.
Who can buy a raffle ticket?
Individual U.S. residents physically residing in the United States and District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older are eligible for entry. Employees and members of the Board of Directors of Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation, employees of their agents, consultants, attorney, independent accountant firm, their spouses and children living in the same household are excluded from participating and are not eligible to win a prize. All federal, state, local laws, and regulations apply. The raffle is void where prohibited or restricted by law. An affidavit of eligibility, provided by Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation, may be required from prize winners.
Are raffle tickets tax-deductible?
No. The IRS does not allow raffle tickets to be a tax-deductible contribution.
Are raffle prizes considered income?
Yes. In addition, Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation withhold required federal taxes for all prizes over $5,000 in accordance with federal law and the organization will remit the balance of the cash prizes to the winner. All prize winners of prizes over $5,000 will be required to submit a W-9 in order to be awarded the prize.
Are there legal raffle rules and regulations?
Yes. They may be viewed under the Raffle Rules section of this website.
How do I redeem my prize?
Prize winners will be contacted according to the contact information provided at the time of ticket purchase. In addition to a list of winners posted on the Luxury Dream Home Raffle website, a list of winners may be obtained from Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Lions Luxury Raffle, 15409 Anacapa Rd., Suite F, Victorville CA 92392, within one week of the Grand Prize Drawing date.
Who benefits from this raffle?
Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation of Southern California is a California non-profit organization that benefits from the proceeds of the raffle.
How do I get more information on Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation?
Visit their website: https://www.lshf.org/
How can I make a tax-deductible contribution to Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation?
Visit their website: https://lshf.org/project/make-a-donation
Can you tell me more about the Early Bird Drawing(s)?
In addition to the early bird drawings, there is the Early Access Drawing which is held before any subsequent drawings, and the Micro-Bonus, and Multi-Ticket Drawings, which are held in conjunction with the General Drawing and Grand Prize Drawing. The Micro-Flash Drawing is unique in that the ticket cost, entry deadlines and drawing dates and detail will vary throughout the course of the raffle campaign.
All tickets entered into the Early Bird Drawings are re-entered into subsequent Early Bird Drawings, if applicable, as well as the General Prize Drawing. The earlier you enter the more chances you have to win!!
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