Singapore, 29 June 2017 — NETS, Singapore’s leading payment solutions provider, today said that it has designed and launched a set of two “Sesame Street” NETS FlashPay cards as part of its support to the Children's Cancer Foundation (CCF).
The limited edition cards feature the lovable characters of Elmo, Cookie Monster, Oscar and their friends from the much-loved Sesame Street TV series, which is popular among children all over the world.
Each “Sesame Street” set retails for $15 and it comes with two cards in distinct designs (without any stored value). Only 1,000 sets of these collectible cards will be sold exclusively online at https://flashpay.nets.com.sg from 1 July 2017 to 31 Dec 2017.
For every set sold, $5 will be donated to CCF, a non-profit organisation with a mission to improve the quality of life of children with cancer and their families and children impacted by cancer through enhancing their emotional, social and medical well-being.
NETS' Head of Sales, Ang Sok Hong, said: "As a homegrown payments company, NETS is committed to helping the under-privileged and less fortunate in our society. NETS recognises that childhood cancer can be equally devastating for children and their families, when they experience the pain and distress caused by this life threatening illness. We hope to help CCF in its admirable work in improving the treatment and support for childhood cancer patients and their families."
Neo Lay Tin, Executive Director of Children’s Cancer Foundation, said: “CCF is heartened to be the chosen charity for the NETS FlashPay fundraising campaign. The fun designs of the all-time favourite Sesame Street characters on the FlashPay cards will prove to be a hit with both children and adults alike. We are thankful to NETS for supporting our mission to improve the quality of life of children with cancer and their families and children impacted by cancer.”
FlashPay is accepted at over 97,000 points in Singapore which include major retailers, food courts, convenience stores, supermarkets, etc. In addition, it is used on all MRT/LRT, public buses, Comfort & CityCab and SMRT taxis as well as for ERP and CEPAS-compliant car park charges.