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Verafin’s chase for the ace brings generous donation to Choices for Youth

(From left) Miranda Antle, Suzanne Stanley, Angela Picco, Laurie Butler, Megan Norris, Sheldon Pollett, Hayley Pike, and Ayon Shahed celebrate Verafin’s donation to Choices for Youth.
(From left) Miranda Antle, Suzanne Stanley, Angela Picco, Laurie Butler, Megan Norris, Sheldon Pollett, Hayley Pike, and Ayon Shahed celebrate Verafin’s donation to Choices for Youth. - Submitted

The staff and employees at Verafin chased the ace for 47 weeks in an internal, Verafin-employees-only fundraiser.

The ace of spades was drawn on March 16, 2018, which also coincided with Verafin’s 10th anniversary celebration.

The result was a $46,437 charitable donation to Choices for Youth and a $29,026 jackpot for one lucky Verafin employee.

Choices for Youth and Verafin hosted a celebration party at the CFY Outreach Centre May 11 to celebrate the generous donation and share in the excitement with youth during daily drop-in hours.

The party featured lunch from Mary Brown’s, cupcakes from Sugar Mamas, live music from Verafin employees Gord Caines a

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