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Enter the #IHeartAmazingGoodwill Valentine's Day Contest!

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Feb 6, 2014 1:23:00 PM
#IHeartAmazingGoodwill Valentine's Day Contest

If you had $20 to spend on someone at Goodwill, what unique gift would you create for them? A framed collage, a t-shirt blanket; the possibilities are endless! We want you to share your creative idea for a chance at a $20 Goodwill gift card.

You don’t have to break the bank to show that special someone how much you care, and Valentine’s Day is no exception! From February 12th at 10:00 a.m. (CST) to February 14th at 12:00 p.m. noon (CST), follow @AmazingGoodwill and Tweet your idea to us using hashtag - #IHeartAmazingGoodwill. We’ll pick our favorite idea to win the gift card!

Who Can Enter:

  • Contestants must be legal residents of Southeastern Wisconsin (Counties: Milwaukee, Waukesha, Fond du Lac, Rock, Dodge, Walworth, Washington, Sheboygan, Ozaukee, Green Lake, Jefferson, Racine & Kenosha) or Metropolitan Chicago (Counties: Lake, DuPage, Cook, Kane, Iroquois, Kankakee, Ford, Vermilion, Kendall & Will).

  • Employees of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago (“Sponsor”), and the immediate family members of those employees are ineligible.

How to Enter:

  • To enter, you’ll need a Twitter account, Internet access and a valid email address. Once you have a Twitter account you’ll be able to “Tweet” during the contest period (see contest period below).

  • Contestants must follow @AmazingGoodwill on Twitter in order to be eligible. AmazingGoodwill will send a private Twitter message to the winner with instructions for obtaining their prize.

  • Entries must be submitted and received during the Contest Period. Any entries received before or after such time will be void. Contest Period:

    -Starts: 10:00 a.m. CST on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.

    -Ends: 12:00 p.m. noon CST on Friday, February 14, 2014.

  • Only tweets made during the contest period using the correct hashtag (#IHeartAmazingGoodwill) will be eligible.

  • Contestants do not need to create or purchase the items in their ideas; simply Tweet them!


  • Can I include a photo or video along with my tweet?

    - Contestants are welcome to include a photo or link to a video with their tweet (as long as it is appropriate). Including a photo or video will not have any bearing on your chance of winning.

  • Do you consider “inappropriate” in a Tweet?

    - Tweets containing profanity, violence, harassing content, or are considered racist, abusive, false, misleading, and homophobic or sexist will immediately be disqualified from the contest.

  • How can I know if my Tweet was received?

    -Proof from Twitter that your entry was recorded by their servers is not available. Printed or copied screenshots of your message will not constitute as proof of actual receipt. Tweets not received by Sponsor will not be entered in to the contest.

  • How do I know if I won?

    - AmazingGoodwill will send a private Twitter message to the winner with instructions for obtaining their prize. The winner will be notified on February 14, 2014.

Rules & Guidelines:

  • One entry person email address.

  • The winner will be selected by judges appointed for the purpose by Goodwill Industries. Their decision is final.

  • Goodwill Industries reserves the right not to select a winner if, in its sole discretion, no suitable entries are received.

  • Sponsors are not responsible for error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry, winner or other contest information by Sponsor or entrants for any reason whatsoever. Sponsors are also not responsible  for any injury or damage to any entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any  materials in the contest or for entries that are late, misdirected or incomplete. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATIONS OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Odds of Winning:

  • Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. 

  • This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. The Sponsors accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by or resulting from the acceptance, possession, or use of any prize awarded hereunder.


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