Rent-A-Center Announces New Partnership and $100,000 Donation to Hire Heroes USA

PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rent-A-Center, Inc., a leader in the rent-to-own industry, proudly announces a new partnership and $100,000 donation to Hire Heroes USAan organization dedicated to helping veterans and military spouses get hired and keep their jobs.

Rent-A-Center supports charities and organizations that align with its community pillars: disaster relief, family and youth empowerment, hunger relief and, starting this year, veterans affairs. Rent-A-Center’s desire to help veterans thrive aligns perfectly with the vision and principles of Hire Heroes USA. Because employment assistance is one of the key services requested by transitioning military members, Hire Heroes USA enables U.S. service members, veterans, and spouses to succeed in the job market after their time in the military. . With more than 1,400 volunteers at Hire Heroes USA and more than 65,000 jobs found for veterans, Hire Heroes USA is the most effective veteran employment nonprofit in the nation.

Through this partnership, Rent-A-Center is grateful for the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of veterans.

“Rent-A-Center’s embodiment of our mission – to improve the quality of life for our customers and colleagues – along with our commitment to veterans’ organizations over the years has led to this wonderful partnership with Hire Heroes USA,” said Ann Davids, EVP – Chief Customer Officer/Chief Marketing Officer. “We are thrilled to assist them in their efforts to empower our veterans and their families through meaningful employment opportunities. »

This spring, Rent-A-Center celebrated this new partnership by hosting a reception for its veteran employees at its Field Support Center in Plano, Texas, and presenting a check for $100,000 to Hire Heroes USA CEO Andrew Sandoe. . During the ceremony, Rent-A-Center CEO Mitch Fadel spoke about the importance of supporting veterans affairs and organizations such as Hire Heroes USA, before presenting the check to Sandoe.

“We are thrilled to partner with Rent-A-Center,” Sandoe said. “Thank you so much for your commitment to America’s veterans. By working together, we will be able to help thousands of veterans, not just this year, but in the future.

About Rent-A-Center:

Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ: RCII) is a leading provider of flexible, debt-free, technology-driven leasing solutions that provide underserved consumers with access and potential ownership of assets high quality durable products that improve the quality of life. The Company’s omnichannel model uses proprietary data and technology to facilitate transactions across a wide range of retail channels, including its own virtual Acima rental-to-own platform, Rentacenter.com, platforms e-commerce partners, partner retail stores and Rent-A-Center branded stores. For more information about the Company, please visit our website Rentacenter.com or Investor.rentacenter.com.

About Hire Heroes USA:

Hire Heroes USA empowers U.S. service members, veterans, and their spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce. Our organization provides personalized one-on-one coaching, professionally reviewed resumes, mentoring, workshops, a job board, job fairs and more each year to tens of thousands of veterans and military spouses seeking employment. Hire Heroes USA prioritizes transparency, earning a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and the GuideStar Platinum Seal. Funded exclusively by public donations and private grants, we offer our services free of charge to clients. For more information about our organization, visit hiringheroesusa.org.

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