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New Rent-A-Center Store In Palatine, Illinois Supports Local Nonprofit

Rent-A-Center today opened its newest location in Palatine, Illinois, located at 315 E. Northwest Highway. To mark the opening, the store contributed $1,000 to the Little City Foundation.

The Little City Foundation offers comprehensive services and programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Shawn E. Jeffers, executive director for the Little City Foundation, expressed his appreciation for Rent-A-Center’s donation.

“We are grateful for companies like Rent-A-Center that recognize it is good business to invest time, money and talent toward social causes and worthy human service organizations within their community,” said Jeffers. “Their support will help Little City provide innovative and personalized programs and services to children and adults with disabilities.”

Rent-A-Center operates 104 locations in the state of Illinois. The Palatine location is open from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays.

About Little City Foundation

For more than 50 years, Little City Foundation has developed innovative and personalized programs to fully assist and empower children and adults with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. Little City’s ChildBridge services include in-home personal and family supports, clinical and behavior intervention, 24/7 residential services and special needs foster care and adoption. Little City’s LifePath Adult Services offers a variety of residential options, employment opportunities, home-based services, case management, day supports, Special Olympics, an award-winning Center for the Arts and more. The organization has a 56-acre campus in Palatine and offices in Chicago. Visit www.littlecity.org for more information.

About Rent-A-Center

Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ: RCII), 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 www.rentacenter.com.



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