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Meet Mariah Carey Backstage at Her Show in Bordeaux
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San Francisco, CA
what you'll do
Congratulations, dahhling. You and Mariah Carey belong together. You and a friend will join Mariah in Bordeaux, France for a concert experience worthy of a diva. As Mariah’s VIP, you’ll dance the night away from amazing seats, score exclusive merch and meet Mariah backstage for a truly flawless selfie. You’ll also have not one, but two sweet days to explore Bordeaux's sun-drenched vineyards, world-class architecture, modern museums and rich culture. Can you hear that? Your life just hit a glass-shattering high note. Flights and hotel are on us.
No donation or payment is necessary to enter or win this sweepstakes.
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Public Counsel is the nation's largest not-for-profit law firm specializing in delivering pro bono legal services. Leveraging the talents and dedication of thousands of attorney and law student volunteers, Public Counsel annually assists more than 30,000 families, children, immigrants, veterans and nonprofit organizations and addresses systemic poverty and civil rights issues through impact litigation and policy advocacy.
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You (“Winner”) + 1 (“Guest”)
June 11, 2019
Omaze, Inc. (“Sponsor”)
Public Counsel ("Charity")
All donations made in connection with a fundraising campaign are paid to Charities Aid Foundation of America (“CAFA”), an IRS-recognized, U.S. public charity whose mission is to make giving internationally and domestically safe, easy and effective for U.S. donors. CAFA prequalifies each Charity as an eligible recipient of CAFA grants. At the end of each fundraising campaign, so long as the Charity continues to qualify as an eligible recipient of CAFA grants, CAFA will make a grant to the Charity of the net proceeds of the fundraising campaign.
Omaze and Mariah Carey ("Prize Provider")
Details: Winner and Guest will get VIP seats to Mariah Carey's show in Bordeaux, France. Winner and Guest will join Mariah Carey backstage and snap a selfie together. Winner and Guest will also receive a goodie bag full of exclusive Mariah Carey merch. Flights and hotel included.
Sweepstakes Start Date:
April 25, 2019
Deadline to Enter:
May 19, 2019 at 11:59pm PT
On or around May 31, 2019
Approximate Retail Value:
Winner and Guest must be 18 years old. In addition to Winner requirements (detailed below), Guest must complete and return a publicity and liability release prior to departure.
If Winner and/or Guest reside outside the country where experience will take place, Winner and/or Guest must have current, valid passports, and be able to travel to the experience location(s). If they are unable to travel to the experience location(s), they will forfeit the prize. Winners must not be residents of Belgium, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Italy, North Korea, Singapore, Sudan, Syria or Thailand. In certain countries, local rules and laws may restrict or prohibit the award of certain prizes or impose additional restrictions on participation. Entry is subject to all local laws. See our Sweepstakes Official Rules for more details. Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor, Charity, or Prize Provider, and members of their immediate families and households, are not eligible to win.
Individuals may not receive more than one major/grand prize and one minor prize within the same 18 month period.
How to Enter:
Visit Omaze.com to utilize any of our methods of entry. Receive bonus entries for donations. See our Sweepstakes Official Rules for more details.
Conditional Winners will be chosen through a random selection process by Omaze or its representative. Odds of winning depend on the number of tickets held. A verification process will take place during which conditional Winners will be required to sign paperwork re-confirming their eligibility and their ability to participate on given dates. Omaze may also perform background checks, at its discretion, before an official Winner is announced.
NO PURCHASE, PAYMENT, OR CONTRIBUTION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited.
At Omaze, we believe fundraising should be about impact, not percentages. Our model allows us, in partnership with Charities Aid Foundation America (we call them CAFA), to really make a difference and disrupt the way society traditionally thinks about charitable giving.
Here’s how it works: Omaze and CAFA work together to offer incredible prizes and experiences that anyone can potentially win. You don’t have to donate to enter, but if you do, your donation to CAFA is then used to make a charitable grant to a great cause, which we love. Omaze pays for everything that’s needed to run the sweepstakes, which means the only ones taking a chance are the entrants (you!)—not the charity. The nonprofit can spend less time worrying about raising funds, and instead focus their energy on doing awesome work.
This means that for the typical campaign, from every dollar you donate, 60 cents is passed directly through to CAFA which is then used to make a grant to the associated charity. If there are multiple charities, then grants of equal share are made to each charity. Of the remaining 40 cents, 25 cents is typically used to pay for things like advertising, payment processing and the costs of making the campaign a success—including providing the prize. Then the last 15 cents goes to Omaze and is used to cover the cost of providing and maintaining the technology and team that makes this all happen.
The result? Causes get a guaranteed grant with no risk and no overhead or investment, our lucky winners get awesome prizes, and everyone else gets to help a great cause and spread joy!