ACE Cash Express Raises Over $5,000 for the Greater Cleveland Food Bank


Dallas, September 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ACE Cash Express (ACE), a brand of Populus Financial Group, raised $5,401 for the Greater Cleveland Food Bank during ACE’s annual Give A Little Campaign. The money raised funded 16,200 meals for Cleveland households in need of food assistance. In 2021, the Food Bank served 343,000 people and more than 87,000 of those people were new, meaning they were attending an emergency feeding program for the first time.

ACE Cash Express made a $5,401 donation while volunteering with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank

In addition to raising money for the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, ACE employees also volunteered their time distributing meals at the Food Bank’s emergency grocery box distribution facility. During the event, our volunteers fed 2,026 families and distributed just over £84,000 of food.

“We are proud to support the Greater Cleveland Food Bank,” said Eric Norrington, senior vice president of public affairs for Populus Financial Group. “Hunger continues to rise in the United States, and it is our responsibility to help people in the communities where we live and work.”

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The Greater Cleveland Food Bank is a member of Feeding America and is committed to ensuring everyone in their communities has the nutritious food they need every day. In 2006, they were recognized as National Food Bank of the Year by Feeding America for their Children’s Nutrition Initiative with programs such as Kid’s Cafe and Backpacks for Kids.

“We really appreciate the support of ACE Cash Express,” said Taylor Grillo, corporate relations manager for the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. “Your donation will make a tremendous difference in the fight against hunger. We couldn’t do it without your support!”

Through the dedication of ACE Cash Express employees and the generosity of our customers, the 2022 Give A Little campaign raised more than $164,000 nationwide. All money raised went directly to local charities across the country including AdoptAClassroom.org, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, American Red Cross, Autism Speaks, Back on My Feet, Feed My Starving Children, Feeding America’s Local Food Banks and Homes For Our Troops . This fundraiser is part of the ACE Community Fund, ACE’s charitable program that has donated more than $16 million to organizations in communities where ACE operates since its inception in 2004.

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About Populus Financial Group

Populus Financial Group™ provides financial services through its family of brands including ACE Cash Express®, ACE Elite® Visa® Prepaid Debit Card, Flare Account® and Porte™. Populus Financial Group offers a wide range of financial products and services, including short-term consumer loans, card services, check cashing, money transfers, bill payments, and money orders. Visit PopulusFinancial.com for more information.

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About Greater Cleveland Food Bank

The Greater Cleveland Food Bank is northeast Ohio’s largest food relief organization, which distributed more than 52 million pounds of food to more than 343,000 starving people in Cuyahoga, Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, Ashland and Richland counties in fiscal year 2021. Our mission is to work together to ensure everyone in our communities has the nutritious food they need every day. We do this through both food distribution and SNAP efforts. The Food Bank continues to provide nutritious food to those in need and works to end hunger tomorrow by connecting customers with resources. For more information, visit www.GreaterClevelandFoodBank.org.

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