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Rent-A-Center Donates to The Boys & Girls Club of South Portland

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Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ/NGS: RCII) today donated computer equipment and software, including nine Lenovo all-in-one computers and a high-tech multimedia computer to The Boys & Girls Club of South Portland. The South Portland 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.

“The ten new computers donated by Rent-A-Center are certain to greatly enhance our positive impact on Club members this school year,” said Raymond Ruby, South Portland Clubhouse unit director. “We have a number of kids excited to use the new hardware. By providing top-notch computers with top-notch programs adapted from Boys & Girls Clubs of America, we’re doing all we can to give our members great learning opportunities in our revitalized Tech Center.”

“We selected The Boys & Girls Club of South Portland in recognition of this organization’s admirable commitment to meeting the needs and improving the lives of the youth of South Portland,” said Xavier Dominicis, vice president of public affairs at Rent-A-Center. “We’re pleased to play a part in equipping tomorrow’s leaders with the resources needed to thrive in a technologically driven society.”

Rent-A-Center, headquartered in Plano, Texas, operates more than 3,000 stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico. The Company employs over 21,000 coworkers. Learn more at

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