Last Week to Enter! February 9, 2015 by Lauren Eva Cookin’ for Kidneys Recipe Contest NephCure is thrilled to announce the release of our first-ever kidney-friendly cookbook, released in partnership with A.I. DuPont Hospital. Recipes included have been created and tested by certified nutritionists with the needs of kidney patients in mind. In recognition of the AMAZING NKI community, the cookbook will also feature recipes created by patients and their families who are living with Nephrotic Syndrome and FSGS. Cookbook recipes will be selected through an online contest in which patients and their families submit their favorite healthy recipes. Submissions are reviewed and winners are selected by a panel of nutritionists, physicians, patients and family members. SEE GUIDELINES BELOW. Several recipes will be included for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack categories. In addition, nutrition facts and tips for making healthy eating both convenient and affordable will be given. Forwards by Nemours Nephrology, NKI and A.I. DuPont Hospital will be included as well. Contest Guidelines SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Feb 15 (midnight) To qualify for this contest, participants must: Submit original recipes Submit recipes that are kidney friendly and/or healthy Fill out the submission form provided online Enter submissions by midnight on February 15, 2015 Participants should keep in mind the following: Recipes will be judged based on nutritional value, taste, ease of preparation, etc. No more than one recipe submission per category Upon completing the form and submitting a recipe, participants agree their recipe can be published in the cookbook Winners will receive the following: One free cookbook A profile/about me of themselves in the cookbook SUBMIT YOUR RECIPE HERE The fine print Sponsor: NephCure Kidney International (“Sponsor”): 150 Warner Road., King of Prussia, PA. To enter: Complete the entry form and follow on-screen instructions to register and submit your original kidney-friendly recipe, including step by step instructions, ingredients, prep instruction, and cook time (“Creation”), recipe title and an optional photo of your chocolate recipe (Creation, recipe title and optional photo submitted together shall be deemed an “Entry”). All entrants must have a valid email address and complete the entry form in full. In case of dispute as to identity of the winner who enters, Entry will be declared made by the registered user (meeting eligibility criteria) of the e-mail account, and if a prize is won, it will be awarded to that registered user. Contest ends and entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST, 2/14/15. Limit one Entry per person per recipe category during the Entry Period. Entry must meet all of the following requirements or it will be disqualified. Proof of Entry submission does not equate to proof of receipt. Entry must be completely edible: Non-edible items — such as craft sticks, doilies, etc. — may be used as an element of the Entry, provided any such elements that come in contact with the food be of food grade, and all such elements can be easily removed prior to consumption, and do not affect the consumption or the safety of the Creation. The optional photo should be of the completed Creation only (no people, animals or other items should be included in the photograph). Optional photo must be in a png, jpeg or gif file format. Optional photo must be in color. Creation must include ingredients, recipe prep instructions, cook time and temperature. Entry must be original and created by the entrant, unpublished, the sole property of the submitter, and not previously submitted in any other contest. Entry must not violate any 3rd party rights including, but not limited to copyrights, trademark or right of publicity. Entrant agrees and understands that Sponsor may edit or recreate their Entry in any way, at its sole discretion, including, without limitation, substitutions of products named in the entry. Entry must be in English. Ownership and Use of Entry: By submitting an Entry, you (your parent/legal guardian if you are deemed a resident of a jurisdiction that deems you to be a minor) agree that your Entry, including your Creation, recipe, and photograph, and all rights of ownership and publication of same will become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. In addition, by submitting an Entry, you (your parent/legal guardian if you are deemed a resident of a jurisdiction that deems you to be a minor) agree that NKI shall have the full right to use your name and Entry, commercially or non-commercially, both in a perpetual and worldwide manner, without compensation or notice, unless prohibited. This includes possible use of your name and Entry – whether it becomes a winner or not – in NKI advertising or promotions, including but not limited to print and Internet (may include not only NKI sites but other Internet sites and social networking sites, such as Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest, at the sole discretion of NKI). Entrant agrees and understands that Sponsor may edit or recreate their Entry in any way, at its sole discretion. Voting and Judging: Following the close of the contest, beginning one (1) month on or about 2/15/15 to 3/15/15, A group of qualified judges will vote for their favorite entries using the criteria set forth below. At the conclusion of the contest period, Judges will select 2 winning recipes per category based on the following criteria: Taste Nutritional Value Creativity Ease of Preparation Visual Appeal On or about 4/1/15, judges will announce one (2) Prize Winners per recipe category based on the judging criteria. All decisions of the judges are final and shall be at their sole discretion. Winners will be notified by e-mail on or about 4/5/15. If an entrant changes his/her email address after he/she enters the Contest, it is his/her sole responsibility to notify the Sponsor by (postal) mailing notice to the address listed above to be received by the end of the Contest. Winner and winning recipe will be posted on www.Facebook.com/NephCureFoundation other outlets at its sole discretion. Prizes: All winning entries will be included in the to-be published Kidney-Friendly Cookbook, receive a copy of the Kidney Friendly Cookbook (scheduled to be published early Summer 2015 and have the opportunity to be featured in the cookbook. Total ARV for all prizes is $9.95. Where applicable, no cash substitutions for prizes will be permitted and prizes are non-refundable and non-transferable except at sole discretion of Sponsor. NKI reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value at its sole discretion. Federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. Eligibility: Contest open to legal residents internationally, 12 years or older, except employees and the families (parents, children, siblings, spouses) of NKI, Facebook, their affiliates, subsidiaries, promotion and advertising agencies. NKI, Facebook, their affiliated companies, subsidiaries, promotion and advertising agencies, representatives, agents or employees are not responsible for, and shall be indemnified by, the prize winners against any claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting from acceptance, use, misuse, possession, or loss of the prizes. Subject to all federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. General: By entering the Contest, entrants (their parents/legal guardians if deemed residents of a jurisdiction that deem them to be minors) accept and agree to these rules and the decision of the judges, which shall be final. Potential winners (his/her parent/legal guardian if deemed a resident of a jurisdiction that deems him/her to be a minor) will be required to sign a Winner’s Agreement and Release and return it by date specified in notification letter or prize will be forfeited in its entirety and another potential winner may be selected. Potential. Release Of Liability & Publicity: All winners (their parents/legal guardians if deemed residents of a jurisdiction that deem them to be minors) consent to the use of their names, photographs or likenesses and limited biographical information (city, state) for publicity or advertising purposes without further notice or compensation, where permitted by law. All entrants release Sponsor, and each of its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees, and all others associated with the development and execution of this Contest, from any and all liability with respect to, or in any way arising from, this Contest and/or acceptance or use of the prize, including liability for personal injury, damages, death or monetary loss. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any injury, loss or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to, or resulting from, entering or downloading any information or software in connection with this contest. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Contest, or by any human or other errors that may occur in connection with this Contest. Other Conditions: Contest Parties are not responsible for: (i) entry submissions or other documentation received after the deadline, or that is lost, stolen, illegible, misdirected, incomplete, or damaged; (ii) human error; (iii) incomplete transmission defaults or faulty network connections, telephone, computer server/system/software failure of any kind; (iv) delayed, garbled or corrupted data; and/or (v) any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in, uploading or downloading any materials for this Contest. Winners List: Winners will be posted on www.facebook.com/NephCure Kidney International on or about 4/1/15.