April 23, 2018

ACE Cash Express and Netspend Support Mission to Save Lives through Early Detection of Breast Cancer

ACE Cash Express and Netspend are pleased to announce a $553,366 donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.®(NBCF) this year in observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout this 11-year partnership, ACE and Netspend have donated over $5 million to NBCF. This donation supports NBCF’s mission to provide early detection, education and support services to women diagnosed with breast cancer across the country.

“This donation is made possible by our generous customers and employees,” said Jay Shipowitz, CEO of ACE Cash Express. “We’re proud to be able to support NBCF’s programs that benefit women’s health in the communities where we live and work.”

Pink Month is an annual in-store fundraiser in ACE Cash Express locations across the country. During the month of October, ACE employees collect customer donations at the point-of-sale. For a $2 donation, customers receive pink wristbands as a way to spread awareness for the cause.

As part of the campaign, each time a Pink ACE Flare™ Account by MetaBank® Visa® Debit Card or Pink ACE Elite Prepaid Card is swiped1, ACE and Netspend donate to NBCF. This year, their contribution totaled the annual maximum of $350,000.

“ACE Cash Express has been a tremendous partner in furthering our mission of Helping Women Now®,” said Janelle Hail, NBCF Founder & CEO. “Over the past eleven years, ACE and their customers have helped us reach thousands of women in all 50 states with lifesaving early detection, education and support services."

ACE has partnered with NBCF since 2006 and is committed to furthering NBCF’s mission to provide help and inspire hope for those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services.

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.

1. ACE Cash Express and Netspend donate a percentage of every purchase transaction made with the Pink ACE Flare Account by MetaBank Visa Debit Card or Pink ACE Elite Visa Prepaid Debit Card (up to $350,000 per year) to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization

The ACE Flare Account is established by MetaBank, Member FDIC. Netspend®, a TSYS® Company, is a service provider to MetaBank. NetSpend, a TSYS® Company, is an authorized Independent Sales Organization of MetaBank. Certain products and services may be licensed under U.S. Patent Nos. 6,000,608 and 6,189,787.

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