DALLAS, Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ACE Cash Express and NetSpend are pleased to announce a $752,425.13 donation to National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. ® (NBCF) in observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout this nine-year collaboration, ACE and NetSpend have donated a total of more than $4 million to NBCF.
"The generosity of our employees and customers is incredible," said Jay Shipowitz, CEO of ACE Cash Express. "Their passion for giving back to the community, especially through our efforts during Pink Month, is truly remarkable."
Pink Month is an annual in-store fundraiser held by ACE Cash Express. During the month of October, ACE employees solicit customer donations at the point-of-sale and a co-branded pink wristband is given for all $2 donations, as a way to spread awareness for the cause. Thanks to the generosity of ACE employees and customers, $402,425.13 was raised in ACE stores during this campaign.
Additionally, a portion of every purchase made using the Pink ACE Elite™ Visa® prepaid debit card is donated, at no additional expense to cardholders, from ACE and NetSpend to NBCF, up to the annual maximum of $350,000. This year, through the combined efforts of ACE's Pink Month and purchases made using the Pink ACE Elite™ Visa® prepaid debit card, ACE and NetSpend raised and donated $752,425.13 to NBCF.
"ACE Cash Express has made a significant impact on our mission of Helping Women Now®," said Janelle Hail, NBCF Co-Founder & CEO. "Their support has helped NBCF provide tens of thousands of free mammograms and early detection services for women in need in all 50 states."
ACE has collaborated with NBCF since 2006 and is committed to furthering NBCF's mission to provide help and inspire hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services.
For more information about the Pink ACE Elite™ Visa® prepaid card, visit www.getyourpinkcard.com.
About ACE Cash Express
ACE Cash Express, Inc. is a leading retailer of financial services, including payday loans, installment loans, title loans, check cashing, bill payment, wire transfer, money orders and prepaid debit card services. ACE focuses on serving consumers, many of whom seek alternatives to traditional banking relationships in order to gain convenient and immediate access to financial services. For additional information about ACE Cash Express, visit www.acecashexpress.com.
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Recognized as one of the leading breast cancer organizations in the world, NBCF's mission is to help women now by providing help and inspiring hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services. A recipient of Charity Navigator's highest 4-star rating for eleven years, NBCF provides women Help for Today…Hope for Tomorrow® through its National Mammography Program, Beyond The Shock®, Early Detection Plan, and breast cancer research programs. For more information, please visit www.nbcf.org.
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