Ryanair was joined by Cork acrobatic gymnastics team RebelAcro to launch their new digital donation option on their website for ISPCC Childline.
Passengers checking out on the Ryanair website when purchasing flights will have the option of making a donation to the charity.
Members of Ireland’s Got Talent 2019 finalists Rebel Acro were on hand to help launch the feature in spectacular style at Cork Airport.
Customers’ donations will help make Childline’s 24-hour online chat service available to every child and young person who seeks support at any time, day or night.
This digital donation option is live on www.ryanair.com/ie, where Ryanair customers in Ireland.
Childline is currently accessible to children via online chat and text between the hours of 10am and 4am only. The Childline phone service can be reached 24-hours a day.
Ryanair’s Alejandra Ruiz said: “Ryanair is proud to once again partner with ISPCC Childline and support the invaluable work they do to help children. This digital donation initiative in the Ryanair checkout process will launch on Ryanair.com/ie and will give Irish customers the opportunity to support an amazing cause by donating directly to Childline at the simple click of a button."
ISPCC Chief Executive, John Church, said: “ISPCC Childline is delighted that Ryanair has decided to help Childline go 24 hours online."
"Currently, children and young people who seek our support in this way must wait until 10am each morning before they can make contact. Ryanair’s support will help to ensure that Childline is always accessible to children, however, they feel most comfortable contacting us – by call, online chat, or text. This is a further show of Ryanair’s continued commitment to helping Childline make a positive difference in the lives of children.”