Christian Healthcare Ministries, Inc (CHM)

"Go digital" with Heartfelt Sweepstakes (The Sweepstakes)



1. Prizes:

One month Gift Holiday [maximum of 3 units] for Five (5) CHM Members

2. Eligibility/Number of Entries:


In order to be eligible for the Sweepstakes, entrants must be members of CHM at the time of entry.  One entry is allowed per CHM membership unit, to a maximum of three (3) units per membership.  A unit is defined as a participating individual within a membership; however, minors are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes.  Only one prize may be awarded per membership, regardless of the number of entrants from that membership.

Employees, officers, directors and agents of CHM and their immediate family (spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, ward, daughter or son) or members of the households of each (whether or not related) are not eligible to enter or win.

Entrants who do not comply with any of these requirements or these Official Rules are not eligible to win a prize.

3. Sweepstakes Period:

The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) May 20, 2020 and ends 11:59:00 p.m. EST on June 10, 2020 (the End Date).

4. How to Enter/Privacy:

All entries must be submitted electronically via this page on the CHM website (the CHM Website):  Entries submitted through any other means of communication or media will not be valid.  The entry must include the entrant’s first and last name, email address, and city and state of residence, for verification purposes.  By submitting an entry, entrant agrees to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and any decision CHM makes regarding any matters relating to the Sweepstakes.  All decisions made by CHM shall be final and binding.  CHM reserves the right to disqualify from the Sweepstakes, and any future Sweepstakes, contest or other promotion conducted by CHM, and to prosecute to the fullest extent permitted by law, any entrant who, in CHM’s reasonable suspicion, tampers with the CHM Website, the entry process, or any sweepstakes, violates these Official Rules, or acts in a disruptive manner.  In the event of disqualification of the winner, CHM may replace the winner with another randomly-selected member at the sole discretion of CHM.

Each entrant grants CHM the right to disseminate information regarding the entries as part of CHM’s ongoing marketing and public relations efforts, including publishing the name of the winners, without compensation, or further notice to or approval from the entrant, unless prohibited by law.  Each entrant shall take any additional steps reasonably requested by CHM in order to transfer and/or perfect the rights granted or warranted to CHM in these Official Rules.  CHM reserves the right to discontinue the Sweepstakes, without any further obligation, due to an insufficient number of entries to be determined solely by CHM.

All entrants’ information will be protected by CHM in accordance with its Privacy Policy.

5. Judging Criteria:

The winners will be chosen by a random method selected and overseen by an independent Certified Public Accountant hired by CHM.  The selection will take place at 9:00AM on June 11, 2020 (the Selection Date).

6. Winner Notification:

CHM will notify the winners by email within twenty-four (24) hours of the Selection Date.  Notification will include instructions on how the prize will be applied to the entrant’s account.

7. Disqualification:

CHM reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole determination, to be tampering with, or attempt to tamper with, the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.  Entries are void if mechanically reproduced, defective, altered, forged or submitted through or outside authorized channels, made through robotic, macro, automatic, mechanical, facsimile, programmed or any similar entry duplication method and CHM reserves the right to disqualify any individual using any such method.  CHM may prosecute any fraudulent activities to the full extent of the law.  All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

8. Limitations of Liability:

CHM is not responsible for any lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, incorrect, garbled or inaccurate entries or entry information, whether caused by users of the CHM Website or by any of the equipment, computer hardware or software or any other technical operation or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, and CHM assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission at its Website, or for: (a) telephone, computers, network, or other communication line malfunction, human or other error or failure to properly process any entry; (b) communication disruption or other forces beyond its reasonable control, including inability to access the CHM Website, submission and entry or other disruption related to theft or destruction, tampering or unauthorized access to entries and/or entry information, internet traffic, virus, bug or any unauthorized intervention whether or not caused by any action, regulation, order, or request by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity, equipment failure, including overloading, failure or crash of the CHM Website resulting from or arising out of any cause beyond CHM’s sole and reasonable control; (c) damage caused by computer virus or otherwise resulting to any computers from entrant’s access to the CHM Website, or entry into the Sweepstakes; (d) printing or other errors appearing in these Official Rules or other Sweepstakes materials; (e) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from any entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize.  If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, unauthorized intervention, fraud, tampering, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of CHM which, in the sole opinion of CHM corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, CHM reserves the right in its sole discretion to void suspect entries and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and select the winner from among all eligible entries received prior to such cancellation, termination or suspension.  CHM’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Entrants further agree that in any cause of action, CHM’s liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall CHM be liable for attorneys’ fees and/or experts’ fees and costs.  Entrants waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct or indirect damages.  If any malfunction, error, disruption or damage occurs which impairs the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Sweepstakes, CHM may, in its sole discretion, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.  IN NO EVENT WILL CHM BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY ENTRANT’S ACCESS TO AND USE OF CHM’S WEBSITE, OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SAID SITES.

9. Disputes/Choice of Law:

In the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same email account, the authorized subscriber of the email account used to enter the Sweepstakes at the actual time of registration will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules.  The authorized account subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization, which is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.  The potential winner may be required to provide CHM with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the potentially winning entry.

By entering the Sweepstakes, all entrants agree that CHM has the exclusive right to decide all matters and disputes arising from the Sweepstakes.  CHM’s determination of the winner is final and binding.  Except where prohibited, entrants agree that: (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, or the determination of the winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorney’s fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and CHM in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Ohio, U.S.A., without regard for conflicts of law doctrine, and all proceedings shall take place in the Court of Common Pleas of Summit County, Ohio.

10. Winners’ Names:

For name of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to GO DIGITAL with HEARTFELT SWEEPSTAKES, Christian Healthcare Ministries, 127 Hazelwood Ave., Barberton OH 44203.  A list of the names of the winners will be provided upon the written request of any CHM member for only ninety (90) days after the End Date.