Charity Birthday Contest Rules...




The “Charity Birthday Contest” is sponsored by (“Sponsor”) an initiative of Own The Room Foundation.  Own The Room Foundation and D/B/A Charity Birthday is a 501(c)(3) registered nonprofit. This contest is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the contest are final in all respects. The contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Google. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion will be directed to Sponsor, not Facebook or Google.


The Contest is open to legal residents of the United States where not prohibited by law, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older and fully complete their contest entry. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.

Entrants cannot be friends or family members of Own The Room Foundation or Own The Room. If entrants are connected to the previously stated organizations, their entries will be disqualified.


The contest begins August 7, 2019 Noon EST and ends August 15, 2019, 5:00 PM EST. All entries must be received on or before the time stated during the submission period. Sponsor reserves the right to extend or shorten the contest at their sole discretion.


You can enter the Sweepstakes through the Google Form posted on the Charity Birthday Facebook Page. Entrants must fill out all required fields on the entry form and participate in the contest. Contestants are required to submit a minimum of three (3) sentences detailing a time they participated in a charitable act. Entries are limited to one (1)  per person and one (1) per charitable act (i.e. multiple members of a family who participated may not submit the same story).

After submitting the required information on the entry form, the entrant will receive one (1) entry into the contest. Information from contestants’ entry forms may be collected, including email addresses, for the purposes of: contacting winners of the contest, sharing entries on the Sponsor’s various pages, and other potential manners not so stated here.


All eligible entries received during the Submission Period will be gathered into a database at the end of the Submission Period. Three winners will be chosen based on the criteria created by the Charity Birthday Team and each winner will receive a pair of JetBlue tickets. Entries will be evaluated with the following questions in consideration: Why did you choose to do your charitable act? How did you pick the charity? Why is it important to you? How did you accomplish it? Other criteria may also be used to judge entries.

The winners will be announced on or about August 16, 2019 on or about noon EST. Announcement and instructions for prize will be sent to the email address supplied on the potential prize winner’s entry form. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her email account for prize notification and receipt or other communications related to this sweepstakes. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached within 48 hours, using the contact information provided at the time of entry, a new winner will be selected. Or, if the prize is returned as undeliverable, that potential prize winner shall forfeit the prize. If a potential winner fails to comply with these official rules, that potential winner will be disqualified. Prizes may not be awarded if an insufficient number of eligible entries are received. Winners may also be announced on Sponsor’s website and social media pages.


Grand Prize: Two (2) roundtrip JetBlue tickets with a maximum value of $900.

One Grand Prize per winner. A total of three (3) Grand Prizes will be awarded.

Terms and conditions: Incidental expenses and all other costs and expenses which are not specifically listed as part of a prize in these Official Rules and which may be associated with the award, acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of the awarded prize are solely the responsibility of the respective prize winner. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES AS WELL AS FEES AS DETERMINED BY THE AIRLINE ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE ARE SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. 

Tickets to be used by June 15, 2020. Strictly no extension of the expiry date will be allowed.

Grand Prizes cannot be sold, bartered, or used for an online auction. Grand Prizes are non-refundable or redeemable for cash in part or full.

JetBlue is not responsible if a Grand Prize ticket voucher is lost or stolen and no replacement will be provided in these circumstances.


By participating, each entrant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, likeness or comments for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law. Personally identifiable information, such as full name, email address, location, etc. will not be shared with anyone other than the Sponsor and its parent organization.


Information collected for the Charity Birthday giveaway will only be shared with our parent organization: Own The Room Foundation.  Any responses collected will be stored securely in Google Sheets. This information will be deleted after a period of 6 months. If this policy changes, we will publicize the information about the modifications.

You have the option to add your name to the and mailing lists.  The decision to be on our mailing list will not be part of the contest.

To be removed from future mailing lists, please submit your email address to

The policy will be updated periodically and we will post changes on our website and include the date of the policy change.


This sweepstakes is sponsored by:

Own the Room Foundation

248 Lorraine Ave, 2nd Floor

Upper Montclair, New Jersey 07043

Any questions regarding this Sweepstakes should be directed to Charity Birthday at