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A bake sale by any other name…

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Question: 
Every year we do a bake sale to raise funds for Breast Cancer Awareness/Local Hospital Foundation. Is this acceptable?
Answer: 

A bake sale is not a lottery or other prohibited activity based on the name “sale.” But if this is actually a type of lottery, then it is prohibited. Understanding the rules and the differences between a contest, sweepstakes and lottery is crucial.

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First published on 09/20/2020

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