Frequently Asked Questions

Calendar Related FAQs

75% of net proceeds from calendar sales will be contributed to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation by Shop4Charity.
Calendars are only $25 each, 3-pack for $50, or take advantage of our 10-pack for $100, a 25-pack for $250, or a 50-pack for $500. There is a special promotion for the $250 and $500 levels.
Calendars purchases are NON-TAX DEDUCTIBLE in accordance with Canada Customs and Revenue Agency policies.
Deadline and draw dates can be found on the Key Dates page.
Buy 25 calendars for $250+ and receive a Bonus Gift of One (1) Caravelle New York Watch + Bonus Atlantic® Travel Bag. Buy 50 calendars at $500+ and receive Bonus Gifts of Two (2) Caravelle New York Watches + (2) Two Bonus Atlantic® Travel Bags.

If a portion, or all of your calendars have not yet arrived, please email customerservice@theshop4charity.ca, or call 1-855-247-1507. Be sure to include your order number, the name the order was placed under and the phone number associated with your order in your message.

Calendars can be returned for a full refund within 30 days of purchase before the first draw. Please call 1-855-247-1507. Draw code associated with these calendars will be voided.
To be added to our Calendar Sweepstakes in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation mailing list and receive future Calendar Sweepstakes information, please email customerservice@theshop4charity.ca.

Sweepstakes FAQs

To Enter the Sweepstakes with Purchase: To enter the Calendar Sweepstakes by purchasing a Calendar, go online to sweepstakesforthecure.ca or theshop4charity.ca (each and collectively, the "Official Website") or by phone, call 1-800-558-6015, or by mail, to Shop 4 Charity Calendar Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 10, Brockville, ON, Canada K6V 5T8 and purchase a Sweepstakes calendar (the "Calendar"). Purchaser must provide Calendar recipient's full name, complete address, telephone number (including area code), and a valid email address. Once you have provided the requisite information and completed the purchase transaction, Calendar recipient will received one (1) entry (each an "Entry" and collectively, the "Entries") into the Calendar Sweepstakes for each Calendar they receive. Calendar recipient will also receive one (1) unique Sweepstakes Draw Code evidencing such Entry for each Calendar. Calendar(s) including the unique Sweepstakes Draw Code(s) evidencing entry into the Calendar Sweepstakes will be mailed to the recipient specified in the order within twenty (20) business days from order date. If Calendar(s) and/or Sweepstakes Draw Code(s) are not received within twenty (20) business days purchaser (or recipient, if different) should contact the Sponsor to follow up on order. LIMIT: There is no limit on the number of Calendars that can be purchased.

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To Enter the Sweepstakes without Purchase: To enter the Calendar Sweepstakes without purchasing a Calendar, send a hand-written request by mail to: Shop 4 Charity Calendar Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 10, Brockville, ON, Canada K6V 5T8, Attn: Calendar Sweepstakes Entry Request. Your request must be legibly hand written in ink on an 8.5" x 11" piece of paper and must include your full name, complete address, telephone number (including area code), and a valid e-mail address. You must also include your return address on the exterior of the envelope, which must be legibly hand-printed in ink. Envelopes with no return address on the outside will NOT be honoured. Requests that utilize address labels or stickers that are photocopied, hand-stamped, computer-generated, or otherwise mechanically produced or reproduced or that are not written manually in ink, fail to comply and as such will NOT be honoured. Upon receipt of a valid Calendar Sweepstakes entry request, you will receive one (1) Entry into the Calendar Sweepstakes. You will also receive one (1) unique Sweepstakes Draw Code evidencing such Entry for each valid request received. Sweepstakes Draw Code will be emailed to Participant within twenty (20) business days from receipt of request. Please check your email and spam filters. If Sweepstakes Draw Code is not received within twenty (20) business days please contact the Sponsor. LIMIT one (1) FREE Entry per envelope per day.

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To Enter the Sweepstakes with an Entry Code (Corporate Program and Retail Outlets): Individuals may also have the opportunity to enter the Calendar Sweepstakes through a corporate program or retail outlet. Under this method of entry, Calendars will be pre-purchased by corporate partners and distributed by such partners for free to individuals selected in the corporate sponsor's sole discretion. Calendar's distributed via this method will include a unique 12 digit alphanumeric entry code (each an "Entry Code" and collectively, the "Entry Codes"). Upon receipt of a Calendar, individuals must go to: sweepstakesforthecure.ca/entrycode.aspx to enter the Entry Code along with individual's full name, complete address, telephone number (including area code), and a valid email address. Once you have provided and submitted the requisite information you will receive one (1) Entry into the Calendar Sweepstakes. You will also receive one (1) unique Sweepstakes Draw Code evidencing such Entry for each unique and valid Entry Code submitted. Sweepstakes Draw Code will be emailed to Participant within twenty (20) business days of entry. Please check your email and spam filters. If Sweepstakes Draw Code is not received within twenty (20) business days please contact the Sponsor. LIMIT one (1) Entry per Entry Code.

Persons in any of the following categories are NOT eligible to enter the Calendar Sweepstakes: any person who, at any time on or after September 1, 2014, was or is a director, officer, employee, or agent of Sponsor, Deloitte LLP ("Deloitte"), any of their respective parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, franchisees, or service agencies, any entity engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for the Calendar Sweepstakes, or any other entity engaged in the administration or execution of this Sweepstakes (collectively the "Sweepstakes Entities"), or the members of any immediate families (defined as parents, siblings, children, and spouses, regardless of where they live) or households (whether or not related) of any of the foregoing such persons.
No purchase or payment is necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.
The Official Rules will be available at sweepstakesforthecure.ca and theshop4charity.ca until March 31, 2015.

The Calendar Sweepstakes begins on September 22, 2014 at 12:00:01 a.m. PT(i.e. Midnight) and ends on January 23, 2016 at 11:59:59 p.m. PT(the "Sweepstakes Period").

The Entry Period begins on September 22, 2014 at 12:00:01 a.m. PT(i.e. Midnight) and ends on January 30, 2015 at 11:59:59 p.m. PT (the "Entry Period").

EARLY BIRD PRIZE QUALIFICATION PERIOD - To be eligible to win the Early Bird Prize, eligible Entries must be received no later than October 30, 2014 at 11:59:59 p.m. PT

HOLIDAY SHIPPING QUALIFICATION PERIOD - To be eligible to win the Holiday Shipping Prize, eligible Entries must be received no later than December 5, 2014 at 11:59:59 p.m. PT

BI-MONTHLY PRIZE QUALIFICATION PERIOD - To be eligible to win a Bi-Monthly prize, eligible entries must be received no later than January 30, 2015 at 11:59:59 p.m. PT.

DAILY AND WEEKLY PRIZE QUALIFICATION PERIOD - To be eligible to win the Daily and Weekly Prizes being given away between January 1, 2015 and February 13, 2015, eligible Entries must be received no later than December 19, 2014 at 11:59:59 p.m. PT

To be eligible to win the Daily and Weekly Prizes being given away between February 14, 2015 and December 31, 2015, eligible entries must be received by January 30, 2015 at 11:59:59 p.m. PT

The number of Prizes available to be won will diminish as the Prizes are awarded, and the odds of winning Prizes may change, as Prizes are claimed. All Prizes must be accepted as awarded. Prizes are not transferable and may not be redeemed for cash or otherwise.

EARLY BIRD PRIZE: One (1) Early Bird Prize in the amount of $50,000 cash. The odds of being selected as eligible to win the Early Bird Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received between September 22, 2014 at 12:00:01 a.m. PT and October 30, 2014 at 11:59:59 pm PT

HOLIDAY SHIPPING DEADLINE PRIZE: One (1) prize available to be won, consisting of (i) one Twenty-four thousand ($24,000.00) (CAD) travel allowance (the Travel Allowance) allowing the winner and guests to travel with VIA Rail Canada to and from any Canadian destination served by VIA Rail for a total value not to exceed twenty four thousand ($24,000.00) (CAD) based on full fares.

The Travel Allowance must be used for one (1) single trip to be completed on or before December 5, 2015, otherwise it is forfeited in its entirety. Travel pursuant to the Travel allowance is subject to the standard terms and conditions for such travel as offered by VIA Rail Canada.

The Holiday Shipping Deadline Prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution, is not transferable, cannot be sold, and may not be redeemed for cash, however, the winner may use the Travel Allowance to book travel for him/herself and guests, provided that the winner and all of his/her guests depart from and return to the same location using the same mode of travel, to a maximum of $24,000.00 (CAD) value. Booking of travel pursuant to the Travel Allowance is the sole responsibility of the winner. All other costs and expenses associated with the Holiday Shipping Deadline Prize including, without limitation, transportation between the winner and his/her guests’ residences and the departure/arrival station, local transportation at Destination, hotel accommodation, meals, gratuities, insurance, items of a personal nature and applicable taxes not included in the cost of travel services provided by VIA Rail are the responsibility of the winner and his/her guests. The winner and his/her guests are responsible for arranging and obtaining in advance of departure all necessary travel documentation, health and other insurance as may be required to travel to the Destination, and back, prior to departure. It is recommended that the winner and guests obtain sufficient personal insurance prior to departure. The Sponsor is not responsible in any way to the winner or his/her guests for travel services, whether fulfilled or unfulfilled, book pursuant to the Travel Allowance, nor is the Sponsor responsible for any failure to book travel services pursuant to the Travel Allowance. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute another Prize or component of the Prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason. No part of the Prize may be redeemed for cash. Odds of winning are determined by level of participation in the sweepstakes. Contest winner is not obliged to travel entire portion and may travel portion thereof. Travel must be completed within thirty (30) days of initial departure. Holiday Shipping Deadline Prize winner is being awarded the following: Trip for four across Canada.

  • Return transportation with accommodation as follows:
  • Between Halifax and Montreal, Rail, shared sleeping accommodation, meals as per regular delivery of service
  • Alcoholic Beverages as indicated
  • Between Montreal and Toronto, Rail, includes Business Class service, pre boarding, meal service, beverage service including alcohol service (min 19 yrs.)
  • Between Toronto and Vancouver, Rail, shared sleeping accommodation (Deluxe Class), meals as per regular delivery of service, beverage service, alcohol not included

The odds of being selected as eligible to win the Holiday Shipping Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received between September 22, 2014 at 12:00:01 a.m. and December 5, 2014 at 11:59:59 pm PT

DAILY PRIZES: (365 Daily Prizes available to be awarded). Daily prizes consist of the following: January 2015 (31 daily prizes) of a Fitbit Flex™ MSRP $99.95; February 2015 (28 daily prizes) of a Dinner (Bonappetit™) and a Movie (Cineplex™) Gift Card MSRP $80.00; March 2015 (31 daily prizes) of a VIA Rail Canada Inc.™ travel voucher MSRP $100; April 2015 (30 daily prizes) of a Home Depot™ Gift Card MSRP $100; May 2015 (31 daily prizes) of an Amazon™ Gift Card MSRP $100; June 2015 (30 daily prizes) of a Canadian Tire™ Gift Card MSRP $100; July 2015 (31 daily prizes) of a SONY™ Cyber-shot camera MSRP $99.95; August 2015 (31 daily prizes) of a TomTom™ VIA GPS MSRP $119.95; September 2015 (30 daily prizes) of a GAP™ Gift Card MSRP $100; October 2015 (31 daily prizes) of a Samsung™ Blu-Ray Player MSRP $99.99; November 2015 (30 daily prizes) of a Kobo™ Touch MSRP $99.99; December 2015 (31 daily prizes) of a Pre-paid Credit Card MSRP $125. Prices on some items are subject to change; dealers may sell for less. Prizes may not be exactly as shown. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater monetary value, if Sponsor is unable to award the Prize as described, including, but not limited to: production delays caused by labour disruptions, adverse weather conditions, unforeseen events, or for any other reason. Sponsor disclaims any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied by fact or in law relative to any Prize, including but not limited to its quality and condition, except where prohibited by law. The odds of being selected as eligible to win a Daily Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the applicable Daily Prize Qualification Period (see above).

WEEKLY PRIZES: (52 Weekly Prizes available to be awarded). $1,000 cash per week. The odds of being selected as eligible to win a Weekly Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the applicable Weekly Prize Qualification Period (see above).

BI MONTHLY PRIZES: (6 Bi-monthly Prizes available to be awarded). One (1) Jeep Cherokee 4X2 Sport, or cash option of $20,000 available to be awarded during the month of February 2015. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of the vehicle is $25,995; one (1) 2015 Dodge Journey or cash option of $20,000 available to be awarded during the month of April, 2015. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of the vehicle is $25,609.19; one (1) 2015 Chrysler 200LX or cash option of $20,000 available to be awarded during the month of June, 2015. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of the vehicle is $24,290; one (1) 2015 Jeep Wrangler Sport or cash option of $20,000 available to be awarded during the month of August, 2015. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of the vehicle is $23,500; one (1) Dodge Grand Caravan or cash option of $20,000 available to be awarded during the month of October, 2015. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of the vehicle is $29,790; and one (1) Dodge Ram 1500 or cash option of $20,000 available to be awarded during the month of December, 2015. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of the vehicle is $28,995. Prices are subject to change; dealers may sell for less. Additional terms and conditions and other restrictions will apply. Prize vehicle may not be exactly as shown in promotional materials. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a vehicle of equivalent or greater monetary value, or a vehicle of different colour or model year, if Sponsor is unable to award the Prize as described, including, but not limited to: production delays caused by labour disruptions, part shortages, adverse weather conditions or other unforeseen events, end of model year availability, and for any other reason. Sponsor disclaims any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied by fact or in law relative to any Prize, including but not limited to its quality and condition, except where prohibited by law. Any other costs or expenses not specifically described as being included in the Prize (including, but not limited to licensing, insurance registration and all other costs associated with any upgrade or option packages the winner may request) will be the responsibility of selected winner. The odds of being selected as eligible to win a Bi-Monthly Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the applicable Bi-Monthly Prize Qualification Period (see above).

$5,000,000 PINK BALL DRAW PRIZE: Cash prize of $5,000,000, $200,000, or $25,000 (One (1) Pink Ball Prize available to be awarded). The odds of being selected as the Weekly Prize Winner eligible to participate in the $5,000,000 Pink Ball Draw are 1:52 and the odds of winning the cash prize is as follows: $5,000,000 (0.5%), $200,000 (2.5%), $25,000 (97%).

EARLY BIRD PRIZE DRAW – The Early Bird Prize Draw will be conducted on November 21, 2014 at 9:00am PT, at 1700 - 5140 Yonge Street, North York ON Canada M2N 6L7, under the supervision of Deloitte. Sponsor will cause one (1) potential winner (the “Initial Selected Entry”) and ten (10) backup potential winners (each, a “Selected Back-Up Entry”) to be randomly selected as eligible to win the Early Bird Prize from among all eligible Entries received during the applicable Early Bird Prize Qualification Period (see above). The winning Entry remains eligible for Holiday Shipping deadline, daily, weekly and bi-monthly prizes.

HOLIDAY SHIPPING DEADLINE PRIZE DRAW – The Shipping Deadline Prize Draw will be conducted on December 30, 2014 at 9:00 am PT, at 1700 – 5140 Yonge Street, North York ON Canada M2N 6L7, under the supervision of Deloitte. Sponsor will cause one (1) potential winner (the “Initial Selected Entry”) and ten (10) backup potential winners (each a “Selected Back-Up Entry”) to be randomly selected as eligible to win the Shipping Deadline Prize from among all eligible Entries received during the applicable Shipping Deadline Prize Qualification Period (see above). The winning Entry remains eligible for daily, weekly and bi-monthly prizes.

DAILY PRIZE DRAWS – The Sponsor will cause one (1) potential winner to be randomly selected as eligible to win the Daily Prizes, as applicable, from among all eligible Entries received during the applicable Daily Prize Qualification Period (see above). The daily prize draws for daily prizes to be given away for the dates of January 1, 2015 to February 13, 2015 (1 prize for each day) will take place on December 31, 2014 at 9:00 am PT at 1700 - 5140 Yonge Street, North York ON Canada M2N 6L7 under the supervision of Deloitte. The daily prize draws for daily prizes to be given away for the dates of February 14, 2015 to December 31, 2015 (1 prize for each day) will take place on February 13, 2015 at 9:00am PT at 1700 - 5140 Yonge Street, North York ON Canada M2N 6L7 under the supervision of Deloitte. Winning Entries remain eligible for subsequent daily prizes, weekly and bi-monthly prizes.

WEEKLY PRIZE DRAWS - The Sponsor will cause one (1) potential winner to be randomly selected as eligible to win the Weekly Prizes, as applicable, from among all eligible Entries received during the applicable Weekly Prize Qualification Period (see above). The weekly prize draws for weekly prizes to be given away for the dates of January 1, 2015 to February 13, 2015 (1 prize for each week) will take place on December 31, 2014 at 9:00am PT at 1700 - 5140 Yonge Street, North York ON Canada M2N 6L7 under the supervision of Deloitte. The weekly prize draws for weekly prizes to be given away for the dates of February 14, 2015 to December 31, 2015 (1 prize for each week) will take place on February 13, 2015 at 9:00am PT at 1700 - 5140 Yonge Street, North York ON Canada M2N 6L7 under the supervision of Deloitte. Entries remain eligible for subsequent weekly prizes and bi-monthly prizes.

BI-MONTHLY PRIZE DRAWS – The Sponsor will cause one (1) potential winner to be randomly selected as eligible to win the Bi-Monthly Prize, as applicable, from among all eligible Entries received during the applicable Bi-Monthly Prize Qualification Period (see above). The bi-monthly prize draws for bi-monthly prizes to be given away (1 prize for every 2 month period) will take place on February 13, 2015, at 9:00 am PT at 1700 – 5140 Yonge Street, North York, ON Canada M2N 6L7 under the supervisions of Deloitte. Winning Entries remain eligible for subsequent bi-monthly prizes.

$5,000,000 PINK BALL DRAW - On January 23, 2016, at 9:00am PT, 1700 - 5140 Yonge Street, North York ON Canada M2N 6L7, under the supervision of Deloitte, the Sponsor will cause one (1) of the verified Weekly Prize winners to be randomly selected. That selected Weekly Prize winner will then be entered into the Pink Ball Prize Draw for the opportunity to win a cash prize of $5,000,000, $200,000, or $25,000. Only one (1) cash prize will be awarded. On January 23, 2016, at 9:15am PT, 1700 - 5140 Yonge Street, North York ON Canada M2N 6L7, Deloitte will randomly select one (1) pink ball from among the two hundred (200) pink balls available. Each of the two hundred (200) pink balls will have a pre-established cash value: one (1) ball will have a $5,000,000 pre-established cash prize value; five (5) balls will have a $200,000 pre-established cash prize value; and one hundred ninety-four (194) balls will have a $25,000 pre-established cash prize value. The winner will be awarded the pre-established cash prize value associated with the ball drawn by Deloitte.

Before any potential winner can be declared a winner of the applicable Prize, he/she must first (i) correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question (the "Skill-Testing Question") without assistance of any kind whether mechanical, electronic or otherwise, and (ii) read, execute and return a declaration of eligibility/release of liability (the "Prize Claim Document") to the redemption center (the "Redemption Centre") by the date indicated on the Prize Claim Document.
Sweepstakes Draw Codes and Entry Codes are NOT transferrable. Each Sweepstakes Draw Code (whether free or not) and Entry Code can only be used one (1) time. All Entry Codes and Sweepstakes Draw Codes shall be subject to verification and shall be null and void if they are found to not have been obtained or submitted in accordance with these Official Rules. Sponsor is not responsible for late or undelivered Sweepstakes Draw Codes. No mechanical reproductions of Entry Codes or Sweepstakes Draw Codes permitted. Use of automated devices is prohibited; automated Entries (including but not limited to Entries submitted using any robot, script, macro or other automated service) are not permitted and may result in disqualification.

If you misplaced the letter that came with your calendar, please email customerservice@sweepstakesforthecure.ca with your order number (if you have it), the name the order was placed under and the phone number associated with your order, and a printable version will be sent to you by email. Alternatively, you can call 1-855-247-1507 and request a reprint of your letter and it will be mailed to you.

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