During its annual fundraising event, the Give A Little Campaign, ACE Cash Express raised $8,673 for Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star, a nonprofit organization that provides one-on-one mentoring programs to local children. Since 2013, ACE has raised over $315,849 for Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star.
“Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star is so thankful for the efforts made by ACE Cash Express employees to raise funds in support of our mission and the power of one-to-one mentoring,” said Alex Dailey, VP Community Engagement. “Our partners and their support are the backbone of the work we do, and we are incredibly grateful for ACE’s consistent efforts year after year.”
The Give A Little Campaign is a national in-store fundraiser that supports charities chosen by ACE employees that help children, support education and promote financial literacy. By supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star, ACE can help local children in the communities where we work and live get the one-on-one mentoring that they need to have a successful future.
“When a child has a positive influence in their life it can really define their future,” said Eric Norrington, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs for Populus Financial Group. “Thanks to our customers’ and employees’ support, local children can get the mentoring that they need.”
Nationally, the 2019 Give A Little Campaign raised more than $196,104 for the local chapters of charities across the country including AdoptAClassroom.org, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, American Red Cross, Back on My Feet, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys & Girls Clubs and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This fundraiser is a part of ACE’s charitable-giving program, the ACE Community Fund, which has donated more than $14 million to organizations across the nation since its inception in 2004.