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Waiver, Release of Liability,
and Indemnity

**Important: Please read this document very carefully before signing.**


I, the participant, desire to participate in or in connection with the FoodSHARE Program, Porchlight Community Services, Inc. and engage in activities related to being a participant.


Waiver and Release. I release, waive, and forever discharge and hold harmless PLCS, Inc. et al. and its successors and assigns from any and all liability, claims, demands, and/or causes of action of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, for death, injury, property damage, or loss (“Claims”) which may arise from or related to my participation in on in connection with the Program.


Assumption of Risk I understand and acknowledge that participation in or in connection with the Program may expose me to inherently dangerous activities. I expressly assume all risks, both known and unknown, related to any injury, harm, property damage, death or loss arising from or related to participation in or in connection with these activities, as well as all other activities of the Program.


Photographic Release and Intellectual Property Rights. I grant and convey unto PLCS, Inc. all right, title, and interest, including all copyrights, in any and all photographic images and all writings or video or audio recordings made or created, in whole or in part, by me as part of my participation in or in connection with the Program.


Indemnity. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless PLCS, Inc. et al. from and against any Claims and legal fees related thereto which are caused by, arise from or relate to my actions or omissions, including, but not limited to, negligence, misdeeds, or violation of law.


Other Provisions. I understand and acknowledge that it is my intent that this Release shall be interpreted as broadly for the protection of PLCS, Inc. et al. as permitted by the law of the State of California, which is the exclusive law governing this Release.


I agree that in the event that any clause or provision of this Release shall be held to be invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such clause or provision shall not otherwise affect the remaining provisions of this Release, which shall continue to be enforceable.


I agree that the sole and exclusive venue for the litigation of any matter concerning this Release or its interpretation, or any liability for Claims, etc. set forth above, however so presented, pled or formulated, shall be either the courts of the State of California or through mediation.


I irrevocably waive my right to trial by jury and consent to trial by judge. Without limiting my intent that this Release fully discharge PLCS, Inc. et al., in the event that any judge shall determine that any part of this Release is not effective to accomplish this purpose, I limit my right of recovery to actual damages only, waiving any right to indirect or consequential damages, the recovery of loss of income, and punitive or exemplary damages. 


Minor Children. If and to the extent that my minor children participate with me in the Program, I similarly release PLCS, Inc. et al. from any of the claims set forth above which my children may have against PLCS, Inc. et al. from or related to their participation in the Program and indemnify PLCS, Inc. et al. against Claims arising from their actions or omissions.


Review by Attorney. I acknowledge that I have been informed and that I understand that this Release is a legally binding instrument, which I am providing for the reliance of PLCS, Inc. et al., which have a right to rely on this Release.


I further acknowledge that I have been advised that I have the right to have this Release reviewed by an attorney before I sign it. By signing this Release, I acknowledge that I fully understand the meaning of this Release and all implications.

I have read these Waivers and fully understand its terms. I understand that I have assumed significant risks and given up substantial rights and agree to it freely and voluntarily without any inducement. I understand that by clicking AGREE I am submitting as my electronic signature in agreement to all of the above and it is legally binding.

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