DALLAS, Oct. 5, 2017 – Throughout ACE Cash Express’ annual fundraising event, the Give A Little Campaign, stores across the southern United States raised $29,221 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a nonprofit organization that funds research for childhood cancer.
“We are thrilled that ACE chose us as a corporate partner for their Give A Little Campaign this summer,” said Liz Scott, Co-Executive Director of the Foundation. “Through the efforts of generous partners like ACE, and their amazing employees and customers, we are moving closer to achieving the dream of my daughter Alex, a cure for all kids with cancer.”
The Give A Little Campaign is a national in-store fundraiser that supports charities chosen by ACE employees which help children, support education and promote financial literacy. By supporting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, ACE is able to join the fight against pediatric cancers and fund research for a cure.
“The generosity of our employees and customers is remarkable,” said Eric Norrington, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs at ACE Cash Express. “Their passion for giving back, especially through our efforts during Give A Little, defines our role in the communities we serve.”
Nationally, the 2017 Give A Little Campaign raised more than $248,000 for the local chapters of 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 and National Down Syndrome Society. This fundraiser is a part of ACE’s charitable-giving program, the ACE Community Fund, which has donated more than $11 million to organizations across the nation since its inception in 2004.