How to Get a Charity Debit Card to Uplift Children in Poverty


Save the Children changes lives, providing early education programs and resources to America’s children living in rural poverty. When you choose the Flare Account Save the Children Charity Debit Card1, you can support their lasting, life-changing work simply by spending as usual.
 

New Customers


Apply for an ACE Flare™ Account by MetaBank®2 and choose the Save the Children Debit Card in the application. Activate your card when you receive it and start spending! A portion of your purchase transactions is donated to Save the Children.

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Returning Customers


For a fee of $3.95, get a new charity debit card through the ACE Flare Mobile App3 or Online Account Center. You can help ensure that kids in poverty have the chance to reach their full potential. Activate your card and make purchases to donate.


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About Save the Children


Across the United States, more than 14 million children grow up in poverty. Since 1932, Save the Children has been on the ground providing support to the most isolated and underserved children in rural America. They help the nation’s most vulnerable children get ready for kindergarten and excel by third grade – so they can succeed in school and in life.

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Helping give children the bright futures they deserve is as easy as using the Flare Account Save the Children Debit Card.1 Use your card to pay bills, buy groceries, and more. When you do, a portion of your purchases is donated to Save the Children’s efforts.

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Same Convenient Flare Account.
New Ways to Support Change.


The classic Flare Account Debit Card offers banking services that make money management convenient. With a Charity Debit Card4, you’ll receive the same benefits, plus the opportunity to benefit others.

1. Populus Financial Group donates $0.05 for each $100.00 in purchase transactions (net of refunds and chargebacks) made with a Save The Children branded debit card associated with an ACE Flare Account by MetaBank (up to $150,000 per year in the aggregate) to the Save The Children Federation, Inc, a 501(c)(3) organization. MetaBank, National Association, Netspend®, Visa® do not endorse or sponsor this offer.

2. IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR OPENING A NEW DEPOSIT ACCOUNT: To help the federal government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, the USA PATRIOT Act requires us to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an Account. WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOU: When you open an Account, we will ask for your name, street address, date of birth, and government ID number. We may also ask to see a copy of your driver’s license or other documents at any time. All Accounts are opened subject to our ability to verify your identity by requiring acceptable types of identification. We may validate the information you provide to us to ensure we have a reasonable belief of your identity. If we are not able to verify your identity to our satisfaction, we will not open your Account or we may close the Account if it was previously funded. Your Account is subject to fraud prevention restrictions at any time, with or without notice. 

3. No charge for this service, but your wireless carrier may charge for messages or data.

4. Populus Financial Group donates $0.05 for each $100.00 in purchase transactions (net of refunds and chargebacks) made with a debit card branded with your chosen charity: Homes For Our Troops, Inc., Humane Society of the United States, National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., and Save the Children Federation, Inc. Populus will donate to each of Homes For Our Troops, Inc. and Save the Children Federation, Inc. up to $150,000 per year, after taking into account donations generated through Flare Account transactions and other debit card programs associated with Populus. Populus and Netspend will donate to National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., up to $350,000 per year, after taking into account donations generated through Flare Account transactions and other debit card programs associated with Populus. Each of the foregoing beneficiaries is a 501(c)(3) corporation. MetaBank, National Association, Netspend®, and Visa® do not endorse or sponsor these offers.

The ACE Flare™ Account is established by MetaBank®, National Association, Member FDIC. Netspend is a service provider to MetaBank, N.A. Certain products and services may be licensed under U.S. Patent Nos. 6,000,608 and 6,189,787.

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