Rent-A-Center Donates to The Boys & Girls Club of Collin County

PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ/NGS: RCII) today donated computer equipment
and software, including nine Acer all-in-one computers and a high-tech
multimedia computer to The Boys & Girls Club of Collin County. The
Collin County Clubhouse is one of four across the nation sharing a total
of $100,000 worth of Rent-A-Center funding. The funding is earmarked for
the development of “Tech Centers” aimed at providing youth the latest in
available technology.

“This donation will bring our education room up to the standards
equivalent with the labs the kids use in schools. The donation will
improve efficiency and allow our members to complete their homework and
conduct research that will benefit them in their studies,” said Zane
King, vice president of resource development for Boys & Girls Clubs of
Collin County. “We are so grateful to Rent-A-Center for this gift and we
look forward to the lasting impact this will have on the Club.”

“We selected The Boys & Girls Club of Collin County in recognition of
this organization’s admirable commitment to meeting the needs and
improving the lives of this area’s youth,” said Rent-A-Center CEO Robert
Davis. “We’re pleased to play a role in equipping tomorrow’s leaders
with the resources needed to thrive in a technologically driven world.”

A rent-to-own industry leader, Plano, Texas-based Rent-A-Center, Inc. is
focused on improving the quality of life for its customers by providing
them the opportunity to obtain ownership of high-quality, durable goods
such as consumer electronics, appliances, computers, furniture and
accessories, under flexible rental-purchase agreements with no long-term
obligation. The company operates 2,946 stores in the United States,
Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico, and 1,460 AcceptanceNOW kiosk locations
in third party retail stores across the country. Rent-A-Center
Franchising International, Inc. (previously ColorTyme, Inc.), a wholly
owned subsidiary of Rent-A-Center, is a franchisor of 187 rent-to-own
stores. For additional information about Rent-A-Center, please visit


Rent-A-Center, Inc.
Ken Jones, 972-322-2875