The Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation (WRHF) wanted to expand its lottery program and attract new donors by making a ‘big splash’ in the market. With Ascend, WRHF launched its online 50/50 lottery program in 2020, achieving $2.4 million in sales with 50 percent in revenue for the Foundation and attracting 17,000 new prospective donors.
Dryden Regional Health Centre (DRHC) used Ascend’s 50/50 program with remarkable results. The program exceeded their expectations by leaps and bounds, helping them raise over a million dollars and growing their email database from approximately 7K to over 20K!
In 2020, the UHF was worried that it would not be able to meet its fundraising goals with traditional fundraising events. Ascend helped the UHF quickly set up an online 50/50 program to explore new ways of raising money. The program exceeded expectations by raising nearly $400,000 in donation revenue and adding thousands of new potential donors to their database.
Sinai Health partnered with Ascend for a turnkey solution that resulted in an 80% average increase in gross sales over 2 draws and a significant lift in net margin. Read how the Ascend 50/50 program helped Sinai exceed goals and surpass expectations.
The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) saw immediate success with their first ever online Catch the Ace program. The program delivered over $400,000 in net donations, saw a 44% increase in year-on-year membership growth and helped spread their message of conservation in action to thousands of new donors
The Ascend 50/50 program didn’t just meet their goals but crushed them and put them on pace to generate $1.5 million in annual gross revenue. The program also helped expand their reach and grow their email database from 250 to over 14K.
Monica Leyba at the AHS set her expectations for her first online 50/50 campaign at $75,000 in Gross Donations. Ascend knew that with the strong donor base and the great collaboration with the AHS, the campaign would probably exceed this. And when the “doors closed” the Summer 50/50 campaign had raised $116,480 in gross sales, exceeding Monica’s goal of $75,000 by 55% or over $40,000.
We partnered with the Canucks For Kids Foundation with the goal of setting the record for the largest single sports 50/50 raffle in North America – and oh boy, did we ever.
In just 3 months into the partnership, over $325,000 was raised. The program included both online portals as well as sales in retail locations including 75 Walmart locations throughout the province of Ontario.
By leveraging the excitement of the Boston Red Sox 2018 World Series run, the Red Sox Foundation raised over $300,000 using our fundraising solutions.
Leveraging a growing dataset is the best way to build recurring programs and revenue streams. That’s exactly what we did at the World Junior Championships.
See how the Boston Bruins Foundation raised over $500,000 during their Stanley Cup playoff run, culminating in a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience for one lucky fan.
Over the course of a month the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance 50/50 raised $298,720 in total raffle sales.