SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth consecutive year, ACE employees in San Antonio chose their local chapter of Boys & Girls Clubs to be the beneficiary of funds raised during the Give A Little Campaign. This year, thanks to the generosity of ACE's customers and employees, ACE was able to donate over $11,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio.
"Our employees and customers continue to be passionate about supporting local organizations like the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio," said Eric Norrington, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs at ACE. "We're proud to support organizations in the local communities where we have stores."
The Give A Little Campaign is a national fundraiser that allows ACE employees to choose the benefiting organizations. Nationally, the 2017 Give A Little Campaign provided more than $248,000 to charities across the country including: AdoptAClassroom.org, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, Autism Speaks, Back on My Feet, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys & Girls Clubs, National Down Syndrome Society and The Coalition Against Pediatric Pain.
"ACE Cash Express has been such a committed and longstanding supporter of the youth of San Antonio through their fundraising efforts," said Sonia Lopez, Director of Development, Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio. "Our Club Members thrive with programs focused on Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles and Good Character and Citizenship. We are grateful to all ACE Cash Express employees for believing in our Club Members."
The Give A Little Campaign is a part of ACE's charitable-giving program, which supports organizations that help children, provide education and promote financial literacy. Since its inception in 2004, the ACE Community Fund has donated more than $11 million to charitable organizations in the communities that ACE serves.
About ACE Cash Express
ACE Cash Express, Inc. is a leading financial services provider serving consumers online and through a network of retail store locations. ACE provides a range of retail financial products and services including short-term consumer loans, check cashing, prepaid debit cards, money transfers, bill payments and money orders. ACE Cash Express, Inc. is one of the largest owners and operators of check cashing stores in the United States.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio
The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio (BGCSA) is to inspire youth, especially those who need them most, to achieve their full potential in a safe, positive and engaging environment that promotes education, health and character development. They provide after school and summer programs that develop Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, and Good Character in youth, ages six-to-18 years old. BGCSA provides program opportunities for over 8,000 boys and girls each year. The Clubs are open year round, during critical out-of-school-time hours. Families interested in learning more about BGCSA programs can contact visit www.BeGreatSA.org or call (210) 436-0686.