Rent-A-Center Donates Technology Tools to Boys & Girls Clubs

PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ/NGS: RCII) today announced the donation of
$100,000 in computer equipment and software to Boys & Girls Clubs around
the country.

Vetted during a thorough selection process, the four clubs sharing in
the funding are located in McKinney, Texas; Springfield, Mass.;
Somerset, Pa.; and Dale City, Va. The funding is earmarked for the
development of “Tech Centers” aimed at providing youth the latest in
available technology.

“This donation will improve efficiency and allow our members to complete
their homework and conduct research that will benefit them in their
studies,” said Sarah Rosales, national director of corporate development
for Boys & Girls Clubs of America. “We are so grateful to Rent-A-Center
for this gift and we look forward to the lasting impact this will have
on our Clubs.”

“We’re pleased to play a role in equipping tomorrow’s leaders with the
resources needed to thrive in a technologically driven world,” said
Rent-A-Center CEO Robert Davis.

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. For additional information about Rent-A-Center, please visit www.rentacenter.com.

Contacts

Rent-A-Center, Inc.
Kenneth Jones, 972-322-2875
media@rentacenter.com