GRANT’S HOUSE Car Giveaway


8/28/19 2:30 PM - Excited to announce that the winner has claimed the car!

8/18/19 3:00 PM - Ticket 00294 is the winner!

Thank you for supporting GRANT’S HOUSE, Wabash Center’s Youth Services facility!

Thanks to Lafayette’s Bob Rohrman Subaru for their support towards our mission of optimizing the quality of life for individuals with specials needs and disabilities. The donation of the brand new Subaru Outback is a gift to the GRANT’S HOUSE project! We would like to give a special thanks to Brad Belaire and his team, Subaru of America, and The House Family for making this opportunity a reality! 

Each raffle ticket sold will benefit GRANT’S HOUSE!


Wabash Center, Inc. ("Wabash Center") shall hold a raffle for a 2019 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited CVT (the "Raffle"). In consideration of payment and the issuance of an officially numbered Raffle ticket, those who purchase a Raffle ticket ("TICKET PURCHASER") agree to abide by these terms and conditions and all rules governing the Raffle as follows:

  1. Not-Tax Deductible and Non-Refundable. Purchase of a Raffle ticket is not a donation. The purchase of the Raffle ticket is not tax deductible. All Raffle ticket sales are final. No refunds will be available.

  2. Drawing. The Raffle drawing shall be held promptly on August 18, 2019, at approximately 3:00 PM EDT. Proceeds after payment of the Raffle expenses will be used for Wabash Center and for its charitable programs for special needs individuals.

    1. The drawing shall take place at a location of Wabash Center, located at 1500 Salem Street, Lafayette, IN 47904. At the Raffle drawing, the winning Raffle ticket stub shall be chosen by picking it from a large container containing all Raffle ticket stubs.

    2. The Raffle ticket stubs will be thoroughly mixed before the drawing. The winning ticket shall be drawn, then a second back-up winning ticket shall be drawn and held confidential, to be used only if the first winner fails to qualify or cannot be found.

    3. If a potential winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been exerted, or if he/she is found to be ineligible, a back-up winning ticket shall be selected in Wabash Center's sole discretion.

  3. Ticket Purchase. The Raffle ticket cost is $25.00 per ticket. Tickets may not be purchased online. Tickets shall be purchased through Wabash Center's raffle software portal at Wabash Center's office or at any location where Wabash Center publicizes Raffle tickets are being sold. Payment via cash, check or debit card for such purchase. Any debit card payment that is denied shall disqualify the pending purchase and any ticket issued for a denied purchase transaction will be forfeited by the purchaser. All sales of tickets must be made in the State of Indiana.

  4. Prize. There will be one winner. The winner's prize will be a 2019 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited CVT (the "Prize"). Wabash Center retains the right to substitute the Prize with another prize of equal or greater value if the Prize becomes unavailable. The winner may choose to receive cash in lieu of the Prize, at its discretion, subject to all tax withholdings by Wabash Center. NOTE: Cash prizes are treated as personal income for tax purposes.



    Taxes Owed by Winner

    2019 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited CVT

    $34,413, with taxes owed

    Approximately 28% withholding and payment of Federal, State and Local Gambling Taxes liability of approximately $9,636 (50% (or $4,818) to be covered by Wabash Center)

    Cash option

    $34,413 less withholdings for taxes

    Federal, State and Local Gambling Taxes liability of approximately $9,636

  5. Logos Placed on Prize. The winner agrees to allow and maintain the logos for Wabash Center and Grant’s House on the Prize until August 31, 2020.

  6. Gambling Taxes Owed by Winner.* FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL GAMBLING TAXES ARE DUE PROMPTLY UPON WINNING. THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE REQUIRES WABASH CENTER. TO WITHHOLD OR COLLECT THE GAMBLING TAX PAYMENT FROM THE WINNER. Wabash Center estimates the winner's Gambling Tax to be approximately 28% of the value of the Prize divided as follows:

    • Federal Taxes are 24%.

    • State Taxes are dependent on the location of the winner's residence.

    • For the Prize option, Sales Tax and Use Tax may also be owed. The winner should contact his/her accounting or financial advisor for specific liabilities.

    • For the cash option, Individual Income Tax may also be owed. The winner should contact his/her accounting or financial advisor for specific liabilities.

  7. Eligibility. The Raffle is open to eligible TICKET PURCHASERS. Each TICKET PURCHASER must be at least 18 years old or older, and only one individual's name may be associated with each ticket. A Raffle operator for Wabash Center cannot purchase tickets from himself/herself or on a day when he/she is selling tickets. Further, Raffle operators cannot draw his/her own ticket as the winner. TICKET PURCHASER must reside at an eligible address, providing proof of physical address, email address, and age at the time of ticket purchase. Eligibility, age, email addresses and all claims made by a potential winner are subject to verification. Wabash Center is not responsible for any fraudulent communication sent to TICKET PURCHASERS not by Wabash Center.

  8. Raffle Sales Period; Drawing. Wabash Center opened sales when the first ticket was sold on or about May 3, 2019, at approximately 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time ("EDT"). Ticket sales for the Raffle end on August 18, 2019 at approximately 3:00 PM EDT (the "Raffle Period"), or an earlier date if all 10,000 tickets are sold. All times and days herein are ESDT or EDT.

  9. Odds of Winning. Odds of winning depend on the number of tickets sold. For Example: The maximum number of tickets that may be sold is 10,000 tickets. The odds of winning the Prize would be 1:10,000 if all 10,000 tickets are sold. The odds increase in a direct relationship as to the number of tickets that are sold. Wabash Center maintains the right to hold the raffle so long as a Board approved minimum of number of tickets are sold. Odds may increase if the Board shall elect to hold the drawing when less than 10,000 tickets are sold.

  10. Change of Deadlines, Dates and Time. Ticket purchase deadlines, drawing dates, and times, may be extended or changed at Wabash Center's discretion, subject to a board resolution of the Board of Directors of Wabash Center and the amendment filed for the extension with the Indiana Gaming Commission; Charity Gaming Division. Notification of any change in a date for the Raffle shall be provided via email to all TICKET PURCHASERS, and also by mail. Such notification shall include a copy of the board resolution for changes so approved by the Board of Directors of Wabash Center.

  11. Notification of Winner. The holder of the winning ticket shall be notified by telephone and/or e- mail and certified U.S. Mail at the address provided by the TICKET PURCHASER. The winning ticket number and name of the winner and their respective city (but not address) shall be placed on the front page of the Wabash Center website.

  12. Media Announcement of Winner.

    1. A public media announcement and press release naming the date and time of the Wabash Center Prize drawing. The winner's name shall be published by local news, on-line newsletters, and social media.

    2. Wabash Center shall provide a media press package which will include pictures of the Prize, the name of the winner, and the amount raised for the Prize. Wabash Center will arrange for media interviews of the winner, if so approved by winner. Wabash Center shall publish the winner's interview, likeness and other information as shall be approved by winner - on the Wabash Center website, and via other media. Winner waives all rights in his/her intellectual property and likeness for this publicity.

    3. The Wabash Center Prize announcement location shall be publicly announced upon the sale of a sufficient number of tickets to award the Prize, or Wabash Center will make such arrangements sooner if all 10,000 tickets have been sold.

    4. The winner does not need to be present at the drawing to win.

  13. REPRESENTATIONS OF TICKET PURCHASERS. By entering the Raffle and/or accepting the Prize, TICKET PURCHASERS agree that:

    1. TICKET PURCHASERS have all rights, permissions and consents necessary to grant the rights to Wabash Center as expressed herein;

    2. TICKET PURCHASERS will abide by and be bound by these terms and conditions and Wabash Center's decisions; and

    3. TICKET PURCHASERS will waive any rights to claim ambiguity with these terms and conditions.

  14. All TICKET PURCHASERS acknowledge that, if they are chosen as the winner, certain of their personally identifying information will be disclosed to third parties as required by law.

    Winner shall be required to provide a copy of his/her valid state or country issued driver's license, other government-issued photo identification card or passport, or a copy of his/her U.S. Social Security card. The winner's name will be kept on file for 4 years after the end of the Raffle.

  15. Binding Decision. Decisions made by Wabash Center in relation to this Raffle are final and binding in all matters, including, without limitation, interpretation of these terms and conditions and the awarding of the Prize, and cannot be appealed.

  16. Limitation of Liability. By entering, TICKET PURCHASERS agree to release the Wabash Center from any and all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, death, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, use or misuse of the Prize, or while preparing for, participating in, utilizing and/or traveling to any Prize-related activity, including any indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages.

    Wabash Center expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury, death or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery and/or subsequent use, malfunction, availability, and delay in delivery of the Prize awarded.

    Wabash Center shall not be liable to winner or any other person for failure to supply the Prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulations(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond Wabash Center's sole control.


    All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Raffle or operation of the Raffle is unlawful and subject to legal action by Wabash Center who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. All federal, state and local rules shall apply to the Raffle.


    1. Notarized Statement for Payment of Gambling Taxes. Winner must execute a notarized statement verifying that he/she agrees that Wabash Center shall collect funds from the winner to make sure that the GAMBLING TAXES ARE PAID INCLUDING SENDING THE PAYMENT TO THE IRS ALONG WITH THE FORM W-2G. Both parties must maintain valid receipts for such payment to prevent the IRS from taking possession of the winner's Prize for non-payment of the gambling tax.

    2. Deadline for Notarized Documents and Claim of Winnings. Winner must make his/her claim for the Prize in person and execute Raffle winnings documentation, including providing the necessary notarized documents all within 10 days of the receipt of the certified mailing date as evidenced by the signature and date on the certified return receipt notice. All documents must be delivered in person to the offices of Wabash Center at 2000 Greenbush Street, Lafayette, IN 47904.

    3. Default of Winner, Declaration of Back-Up Winner. In the event that the winner has not claimed the winning ticket and executed the necessary notarized statements and completed the necessary gambling tax procedures as required by 5 PM EDT on the 10th day after receipt of such legal notice to qualify as the winning ticket holder, the second back-up winning ticket holder shall be declared winner.


    5. Consult a Tax Adviser. Winner should consult with his/her tax adviser regarding rules for submission of Forms 5754 and W-2G with Wabash Center's payments for the winner's Federal, State and Local Gambling taxes. The winner will be solely responsible for providing the payment of the Federal, State and Local Gambling Taxes. The winner shall be responsible for all applicable state, local, sale or use, or income taxes.

    6. Board Decisions Final for the Raffle. The Board of Directors of Wabash Center shall be solely responsible for any and all decisions as to the final acceptance and approval of the winner's qualifications as the official winner. Any delay in meeting the time deadlines for obtaining a certified postmark as verification of the mailing date for the Gambling Tax payments with Forms 5754 and W-2G as specified will disqualify the winner.

    7. Declaration of Default. Default shall be declared at 5 PM on the tenth day if the first winner has not qualified by accompanying Wabash Center to file the Gambling Tax payment for the winner so that winner has the proper gambling tax receipts.

    8. Requirements for the Back-Up Winning Ticket Purchaser to Qualify. The second back-up winning ticket holder must meet the eligibility rules within 12 days after default of the first ticket holder. A legal notice shall be mailed to the second back-up winning ticket holder, via certified mail – return receipt requested. The first winner shall also receive a notice via email and telephone providing the notice declaring the second back-up ticket holder as winner.

    9. Default of Back-Up Ticket Holder, Loss of Winnings. The second back-up winning ticket holder shall relinquish the second winning ticket and all rights thereof to Wabash Center if the

      eligibility requirements are not proven to be met by 5 PM on the tenth day after receiving the notice by email and/or certified mail.

    10. Action in the Default of Both Winning Ticket Holders. In the case of the default of both the first and second winning ticket holders that were drawn, Wabash Center shall take possession of the third winning ticket or pay the reserve amount held for payment to the IRS for the Federal Gambling Tax.

  18. Legal Notice of Modified Drawing Procedure, Rules to Re-schedule, 2019 Raffle License.

    1. Modified Drawing Procedure. All TICKET PURCHASERS will be notified in the event Wabash Center is unable to hold the drawing on the published date on the Wabash Center website. All parties agree that Wabash Center may solicit approval from the Indiana Gaming Commission; Charity Gaming Division to extend the Raffle for an approved period, to provide Wabash Center time to sell sufficient tickets to hold the Raffle.

    2. Rules to Reschedule the Drawing. Wabash Center shall follow all rules as required by the Indiana Gaming Commission; Charity Gaming Division in regard to notification of TICKET PURCHASERS in the event Wabash Center needs to reschedule the drawing, needs to make any amendment to the Prize, or is unable to hold the Raffle drawing.

    3. Application for 2019 Raffle License. Wabash Center has applied for and received the necessary Indiana Gaming Commission; Charity Gaming Division Raffle license for 2019.

    4. Too Few Tickets. If fewer than 5,000 tickets are sold, the Prize will be a cash amount to be determined by the Board of Directors of Wabash Center, and the drawing shall be approved to be held by the Board of Directors of Wabash Center.

  19. Conditions Relating to Participation in the Raffle. Wabash Center reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole determination, to be tampering with the ticket purchase entry process or the operation of the Raffle; to be acting in violation of these terms and conditions; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.


    FUNCTION OF THIS RAFFLE. No more than the Prize stated herein these terms and conditions will be awarded.

  20. General Provisions.

    1. Entire Agreement. These terms and conditions between TICKET PURCHASER and Wabash Center constitutes the entire agreement of whatsoever kind or nature existing between or among the parties respecting the subject matter contained herein, and no party shall be entitled to benefits other than those specified herein.

    2. Dispute Resolution. The parties hereto agree that any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of, relating to or in connection with these terms and conditions shall first try to be settled amicably between the parties. In the event that the dispute or conflict is not resolved within sixty (60) days after one party notifies the other in writing concerning a dispute or conflict, then the dispute or conflict shall be submitted by a party to a mediator, mutually agreed to by both parties, for nonbinding mediation and to take place in Lafayette, Indiana. The parties shall in good faith cooperate with the mediator in an effort to resolve such dispute, which shall include the presence of representatives from both parties (if requested by mediator). If the dispute is not resolved pursuant to the above described procedures within sixty (60) days after submission to the mediator, then each party hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consents to exclusive venue in any state or federal court located in the City of Lafayette, Indiana, (the "Lafayette Courts") for any litigation arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions, and each party hereby waives any objection to the laying of venue of any such litigation in the Lafayette Courts and agrees not to plead or claim in any Lafayette Court that such litigation brought therein has been brought in an inconvenient forum.

    3. Severability. In the event any provision of these terms and conditions is held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason and in any respect, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall in no event affect, prejudice or disturb the validity of the remainder of these terms and conditions, which shall be and remain in full force and effect, enforceable in accordance with its terms.

    4. Governing Law. These terms and conditions shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Indiana without regard to its principles of conflicts of laws.

    5. Force Majeure. In addition to the foregoing, if for any reason (including, but not limited to, strikes, lock-outs, acts of God, technical difficulties, and other events not within the reasonable control of Wabash Center, e.g. force majeure) Wabash Center cannot continue the Raffle, Wabash Center may, in its sole discretion, temporarily suspend the Raffle for the duration of any force majeure event, or extend the Raffle Period.

    6. Benefit; Assignment. These terms and conditions may not be assigned by either party hereto without the prior written consent of the other party hereto.

    7. Waiver. Failure by any party to enforce any of the provisions hereof for any length of time shall not be deemed a waiver of its rights set forth in these terms and conditions.

GRANT’S HOUSE is located at 1500 Salem Street and is undergoing construction to ensure Wabash Center’s Youth Services and several Wabash Center partnerships can begin providing services in August 2019. GRANT’S HOUSE is an expansion of our Wabash Center campus, and will provide after school and summer programming that facilitates the growth of children and young adults with special needs.

GRANT’S HOUSE was created almost four years ago, on behalf of the inspirational life of Grant House. Grant was a Wabash Center employee that passed away at 25, and left a large legacy behind. With community support, we proudly create a project that will benefit generations to come because of the life Grant House led. GRANT’S HOUSE will reflect Grant’s passions of setting goals, community participation, and strive for adult independence. Our community needs a resource that will accommodate individuals after academic hours, to form relationships and life skills. GRANT’S HOUSE is founded to create an outlet for young individuals with special needs and their families, so each individual has the opportunity to actively grow. May our ultimate goal for GRANT’S HOUSE be to have bodies, hearts, and minds thankful to be alive and working towards lifelong happiness under its roof.