Payday Express Takes A Leap For Charity Concern
Released on: June 20, 2011, 3:52 pm
A brave employee of short-term loan service Payday Express is
taking the plunge for charity on June 27 by doing a solo skydive in aid
of Concern, which supports poverty-stricken communities in third world
Payday Express and its staff are sponsoring contact centre agent Kylie Taylor to
undertake her plucky move after a two-day training course. Kylie will jump from the
plane alongside her instructor – but without the reassurance of being attached.
Kylie said: “This is my first charity event but I’m hoping it won’t be my last. Next
I want to move on to more daring events to raise more and more money.”
Concern was founded in Africa in 1968 and works in both emergency situations and
long-term development programmes. On 13 June, the charity organised a meeting in
Washington DC with campaign group Bread For The World entitled 1,000 Days To Scale
Up Nutrition For Mothers And Children, to pressure G20 leaders to make a financial
commitment to improving nutrition in the world’s poorest countries.
Payday Express Operations Manager Sarah Carroll said: “This is such a worthy cause
and we’re honoured to be able to help. One of Concern’s main schemes is in Quetta,
in Pakistan, where it runs drop-in centres for children who make money for their
families by scavenging on rubbish tips and selling their finds.
“Concern offers education, food and healthcare, as well as the chance to play with
toys. The charity also supplies protective clothing to protect the children from
injury and infection; and training in manual trades to give them a better chance for
About Payday Express:
Payday Express is one of the UK’s leading payday advance loans specialists and has
been helping people across the country get access to short-term loans till payday since 1999. The company is committed to responsible lending and provides customers
with a discreet and reliable service that will cover their short-term credit needs.
For further information contact: Ashleigh Slade
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