Childline selected as Ryanair 2016 Charity Partner
Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, announced a new charity partnership with ISPCC Childline, its nominated Irish charity partner for 2016. ISPCC Childline provides a 24 hour listening service, which empowers children using telephone, online and text services
90% of ISPCC Childline funding is raised through corporate and individual donations and this partnership will allow Ryanair to support this worthy cause through a number of fundraising initiatives over the next 12 months.
Ryanair’s Chief Marketing Officer, Kenny Jacobs said:
“We are pleased to announce ISPCC Childline as our nominated Irish charity partner for 2016 and we look forward to launching a number of initiatives over the next 12 months to raise significant funding for this extremely worthy cause, which does so much invaluable work to help children in need. Customers will be able to support this partnership throughout the next year and we look forward to making a significant contribution over the next 12 months.”
ISPCC’s CEO, Grainia Long said:
“We are delighted to be chosen as Ryanair’s Irish charity partner for 2016 and look forward to working alongside their team to implement a number of fundraising initiatives in 2016. This partnership will raise vital funds and awareness for Childline which operates a 24 hour helpline for Children throughout Ireland needing to talk to a trusted adult. Last year we received over 652,000 calls from children with concerns around a range of issues including mental health, sexuality and bullying. With Ryanair’s support we will ensure that there is always someone there to answer these calls.”