10 Jul Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation digital raffle raises record setting $298,360, powered by Ascend FS
Toronto, ON – June 28, 2019 – Ascend Fundraising Solutions was proud to be the technology provider for the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation’s inaugural digital raffle.
During the month of June, the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation’s digital raffle generated $298,360 in gross proceeds, a local record. Tickets were available for purchase online, at a major community event and throughout the community at supporting corporate partner locations. The funds raised will be used to fund the purchase medical equipment for the Hospital.
“We are grateful to the entire Chatham-Kent community for contributing to this outstanding raffle result. We are also thrilled with the technology and support we received from Ascend FS, our electronic raffle technology provider”, said Mary Lou Crowley, President and CEO of Chattem-Kent Health Alliance Foundation.
“Having grown up in the Chatham-Kent community, it’ was an honour to partner with Chatham Kent Health Alliance Foundation on this exciting project. The combination of our technology and the incredible promotional efforts of the Foundation was special to watch. We look forward to continuing to broaden our partnership with the Foundation to help them realize their vision of growing a healthier community”, said Jason Little, VP Business Development at Ascend FS.
About Ascend FS:
Ascend Fundraising Solutions (FS), formerly Gaming Nation Inc., is a fast growing software technology company that is a market leader in data driven charitable fundraising solutions, having raised over $500 million for charity since inception. With ofﬁces in New York, Toronto and the UK, we deliver our products to over 450 clients globally, including some of the most iconic brands across the sports landscape. Ascend’s ﬂagship product, Ascend.5050 is the market place leader for on-site and on-line 5050 Rafﬂe technology. Clients include partners across the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, MLS, NLL, CFL, & NCAA as well as NASCAR events, PGA tournaments and charitable organizations. Ascend FS also owns BD Sport, an in-stadium betting system in the UK that works with over 30 Soccer Clubs including EPL teams like Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester City and Arsenal.