May 14, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), in partnership with the Community Food Bank of
, hosted a can drive over race weekend at Talladega Superspeedway that collected 6,036 pounds of food. The drive is the largest so far this year for the Food Bank and items collected will assist the more than 750,000
residents struggling with poverty and hunger. This event is the latest in Aaron's ongoing effort to give back to local communities through ACORP, Aaron's Community Outreach Program.
About Aaron's, Inc.
Aaron's, Inc., a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, has more than 2,085 Company-operated and franchised stores in 48 states and
. Founded in 1955 by entrepreneur and Chairman Emeritus
R. Charles Loudermilk, Sr.
and headquartered in
, Aaron's has been publicly traded since 1982. For more information, visit
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