Ryanair has donated €15,000 to its longstanding charity partner, Jack & Jill Children's Foundation, according to a statement published on Corporate.Ryanair.com.
According to the statement published on Corporate.Ryanair.com, Ryanair has been working with Jack & Jill through its scratch card programme since 2009, and has raised more than €580,000 for the charity to date.
Statement By Ryanair's Head Of Marketing & Brand
The statement published on Corporate.Ryanair.com included a statement from Ryanair's head of marketing & brand, Deirdre Macklin, in which she said, "It is a great honour to be presenting Jack & Jill with this €15,000 donation, which represents the contributions of our generous customers both here in Ireland and across Europe throughout the past year.
"Having partnered with Jack & Jill since 2009, and having raised over €580,000 throughout that time, we have a strong connection to this charity and our crews are hugely passionate about supporting the incredible work that they carry out in Ireland.
"Through our scratch card programme, Ryanair has contributed over €1.6 million to charities across Europe, and we want to say a special thank you to all our customers who purchased a charity scratch card on board a Ryanair flight, helping both Jack & Jill and a range of other deserving charities across Europe. We look forward to continuing our scratch card programme and supporting even more charities throughout 2022 and beyond."
Statement By Jack & Jill CEO
The statement published on Corporate.Ryanair.com also included a statement from Jack & Jill CEO Carmel Doyle, in which she said, "Ryanair staff have been great ambassadors and fundraisers for Jack & Jill, raising a whopping €580,000 over 13 years which translates into over 32,000 hours of home nursing care support for the children under our wing.
"We are very honoured and grateful to continue this partnership, especially in this, our 25th anniversary year at Jack & Jill, a time when we have more children under our care than ever. Knowing that an iconic brand like Ryanair is in our corner, part of our care community, makes us stronger. We appreciate every mention of Jack & Jill and the work we do through the onboard scratch card sales and we thank every single purchaser and wish you luck."
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