IRVING, TX--(Marketwire - Dec 13, 2012) - The Cash Store, a Texas-based consumer financial services provider, announced today that it will sponsor the 2012 Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis presented by the Arthritis Foundation on Saturday, December 15th in San Antonio, TX. The funds raised for the event support important arthritis research, public health efforts and public policy initiatives.
The event begins at 4:00 p.m. at Brackenridge High School. Participants can run or walk a 5K route. Participants are encouraged to wear holiday-themed costumes as well as tie jingle bells to their shoelaces.
"We are honored to support the Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis and to help the Arthritis Foundation with their mission to help find a cure for arthritis, the nation's most common cause of disability," said CEO Trevor Ahlberg. "By supporting this important cause, Cash Store is committed to making a difference in helping to improve the lives of those who are affected by arthritis pain."
The Arthritis Foundation is the largest national nonprofit organization that supports more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions. The organization helps people take control of arthritis by providing public health education, pursuing public policy and legislation, and conducting evidence-based programs to improve the quality of life for those living with arthritis.
The Cash Store encourages others to support the cause to find a cure for arthritis either through participating in the event or making a donation. Visit the Arthritis Foundation online at http://www.arthritis.org to learn more about the organization.
About Cash Store
The Cash Store is a trusted financial lending company with more than 280 locations across the country. They specialize in providing customers with a fast and convenient way to help meet unexpected financial expenses. For more about their services, visit http://www.cashstore.com.