Populus Financial Group’s ACE Cash Express® storesand Netspend® have announced a $558,574 donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.® (NBCF). Throughout this 13-year partnership, ACE and Netspend have donated over $6 million to NBCF. This donation supports NBCF’s mission to helping women by providing them access to mammograms, support, and education on breast cancer awareness.
“We are proud to support the National Breast Cancer Foundation again this year,” said Jay Shipowitz, CEO of Populus Financial Group. “Thanks to our generous customers and dedicated employees we are able to provide mammograms for women in the communities where we live and work.”
Pink Month is an annual in-store fundraiser at ACE Cash Express locations across the country. During the month of October, ACE employees collected customer donations at the point-of-sale. For a $2 donation, customers received pink wristbands to spread awareness on early detection and getting treatment for breast cancer.
As part of the campaign, each time a Pink ACE Flare™ Account by MetaBank® Visa Debit Card or Pink ACE Elite™ Visa Prepaid Debit Card is used1, ACE and Netspend donate to NBCF. This year, their contribution totaled the annual maximum of $350,000.
“NBCF is grateful for the 13 years of partnership with ACE Cash Express and Netspend for their support to our mission of Helping Women Now®,” said Janelle Hail, NBCF founder & CEO. “The funds raised through ACE Cash Express and their customers will enable us to continue providing life-changing programs to thousands of women affected by breast cancer across the U.S.”
“Netspend is pleased to partner with ACE Cash Express on another successful fundraising initiative to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation,” said Kelley C. Knutson, President, Netspend. “It is our privilege to bring awareness to this important cause and help support breast cancer awareness, early detection, and access to healthcare for women in need.”
ACE has partnered with NBCF since 2007 and is committed to furthering NBCF’s mission to provide support and education for those affected by breast cancer through mammograms and early detection.
For more information about the ACE Flare Account by MetaBank, visit www.acecashexpress.com/ace-flare-account. For information about the Pink ACE Elite™ Visa prepaid card, visit www.getyourpinkcard.com.