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ACE Cash Express Supports Back on My Feet with $18,000 Donation

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) IRVING, March 1, 2011-- ACE Cash Express, Inc., a leading retailer of financial services, announced a donation of $18,000 to Back On My Feet in support of its mission to teach critical life skills-including discipline, financial management and goal setting-to individuals living in homeless shelters.

This donation was made possible through the ACE Community Fund, ACE’s corporate giving program that focuses on children, education and financial literacy.

One Warm Coat in USA Today? Yes - with your daily votes 'til 1/26!

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One Warm Coat is a finalist in a contest whose prize is $100,000 in free ad space in USA TODAY! Winning this prize (from Breakthrough Nonprofit Branding) would help us reach 3.3 million readers about the need for warm coats. You, the public, choose the winner by VOTING EVERY DAY from now through midnight Jan. 26th. While we don't usually ask for this kind of help, we believe in this wonderful opportunity.

Volcom's 2010 Give Jeans a Chance Program Collects Over 12,500 Jeans for the Homeless

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With the September 30th deadline behind them, Volcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VLCM), the youth clothing innovator, reports that they have exceeded their goal of 10,000 pairs of jeans collected for the homeless during this year’s Give Jeans a Chance campaign.  More than 12,500 pairs of jeans were collected from over 300 different participating stores and have been donated to shelters across the world. Each year, the excitement seems to build and build and the company is already beginning planning for next year’s drive. 

For more details on the 2010 Give Jeans a Chance program and for inquiries about next year’s drive, check www.volcom.com/givejeansachance or contact: Floris Gierman at 949-646-2175 or fgierman@volcom.com. To inquire about Volcom’s Sustainability &/or Corporate Social Responsibility Program contact Derek Sabori at 949-646-2175 or at dsabori@volcom.com.
 
Give Jeans A Chance 2010 was held in partnership with the National Coalition for the Homeless
 

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With the September 30th deadline behind them, Volcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VLCM), the youth clothing innovator, reports that they have exceeded their goal of 10,000 pairs of jeans collected for the homeless during this year’s Give Jeans a Chance campaign.  More than 12,500 pairs of jeans were collected from over 300 different participating stores and have been donated to shelters across the world. Each year, the excitement seems to build and build and the company is already beginning planning for next year’s drive. 

For more details on the 2010 Give Jeans a Chance program and for inquiries about next year’s drive, check www.volcom.com/givejeansachance or contact: Floris Gierman at 949-646-2175 or fgierman@volcom.com. To inquire about Volcom’s Sustainability &/or Corporate Social Responsibility Program contact Derek Sabori at 949-646-2175 or at dsabori@volcom.com.
 
Give Jeans A Chance 2010 was held in partnership with the National Coalition for the Homeless
 

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Give Jeans a Chance 2010 Exceeds Goal!

More than 12,500 pairs of jeans were collected from over 300 different participating stores.
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Well, the drive’s officially over and we’re happy to report that we have exceeded our goal of 10,000 pairs of jeans collected for the homeless during this year’s Give Jeans a Chance campaign (video here). We couldn’t have done it without the help, though of a passionate and committed extended family.

Volcom is Giving Your Jeans and the Homeless Another Chance

Volcom Launches the 2010 Give Jeans a Chance Program Collecting Recycled Jeans for the Homeless
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From Glenn Croston's Fast Company blog:

Youth clothing innovator Volcom is launching their 2010 Give Jeans a Chance program August 1, helping the homeless by collecting jeans across North America for the homeless.  The 2009 program collected over 5000 pairs of jeans and this year they're shooting for 10,000 pairs while the program runs from August 1 to September 30.  To find out more about the program and where to take donated jeans, go to Volcom's website: click here.

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From Glenn Croston's Fast Company blog:

Youth clothing innovator Volcom is launching their 2010 Give Jeans a Chance program August 1, helping the homeless by collecting jeans across North America for the homeless.  The 2009 program collected over 5000 pairs of jeans and this year they're shooting for 10,000 pairs while the program runs from August 1 to September 30.  To find out more about the program and where to take donated jeans, go to Volcom's website: click here.

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