Event Waiver


Thank you (the “Participant”, “You”, or “Your”) for supporting Heifer Project International, an Arkansas nonprofit corporation working with communities to end hunger and poverty and to care for the Earth (“Heifer”, “We”, or “Us”), in connection with Strides Against Hunger.  Please read, review, complete, and sign this Waiver (the “Form”).  After submitting this Form, You will be directed to the Strides Against Hunger site where You must register.

Time Commitment and Resources:

As a Participant, You are expected to track your steps or miles and fundraise to ensure You complete the Strides Against Hunger program. We are here to support Your goals and help ensure that this is a positive experience for You.  Heifer will provide fundraising coaching, updates, and shareable social materials to help You meet Your goals. 

Matching Gift Policy:

Many companies match employee charitable contributions. You may check with Your employer to see if this program is available. You may also ask donors if their employers match gifts. It is Your responsibility to contact the matching company to ensure the funds will be received. To assist Us in attributing Your matching gift correctly, please ask that the check memo or cover letter reference Your name and Strides Against Hunger

Waiver, Authorization, and Release of Liability:

You agrees that Heifer may film, tape, record, photograph, and write stories about You in connection with the Event, and Heifer shall be the exclusive owner of the results and proceeds of such filming, taping, recording, photography, and writings, with the right to use in any reasonable manner, throughout the world, for an unlimited number of times in perpetuity, royalty free, all or any portion of Your name, and said appearance, recordings, image, and writings, for any reasonable purpose, and in any format or medium, including but not limited to training videos, Heifer promotions, Heifer literature, and educational materials.  You understand that Your name, appearance, voice, and image, and writings about You, will be available for viewing, hearing, or reading by the general public, and may appear on Heifer's website, in print, or in other formats and mediums.  You understand that You are providing this authorization free of charge or consideration, and hereby waive any right of inspection or approval of Your name, appearance, voice, and image, and writings about You, or the uses to which such name, appearance, voice, image or writings may be put.  You acknowledge that Heifer will rely on this permission, and You agree not to assert any claim of any nature whatsoever against anyone relating to the exercise of the permissions granted hereunder.

YOU acknowledges YOU will be exposed to certain risks in connection with the Event, and assume those risks.  YOU warrant YOU ARE in reasonable physical condition, and able to safely perform any activities related to the Event.  As a condition for participating in the Event, YOU and YOUR heirs, executors, administrators, agents, and assigns hereby release, forever discharge, and indemnify HEifer, along with Heifer’s agents, directors, officers, representatives, successors, assigns, employees, and volunteers, from any and all claims, demands, damages, actions, causes of action, and liability of any nature whatsoever, known or unknown, arising out of or in connection with the Event, including but not limited to personal injury, property damage, and any resulting from the use of YOUR name, appearance, VOICE, and image, and writings about YOU.  In the event of an emergency YOU authorize the administration to YOU of any first aid, transport, examination, diagnosis, and treatment deemed necessary by any paramedic, nurse, physician, dentist, or similar professional.