Rent-A-Center's community-outreach philosophy and its business model share a common thread — both strive to make the lives of everyday Americans more manageable. Since 2008, the Random Acts of Caring program has provided unexpected donations of merchandise and funding to deserving nonprofit organizations.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Youth Foundation, California Supplied 10 desktop computers and 10 printers to the Lennox Youth Center, which aids at-risk youth
Fort Knox U.S. Army Base, Kentucky Furnished six rooms at three barracks with furniture and electronics for enlisted soldiers
Staten Island Fire Department, N.Y. Furnished rooms in three FDNY fire stations with furniture and electronics and donated $5,000 to the FDNY Foundation
Allen County Chapter of the American Red Cross, Lima, Ohio The Red Cross received four desktop computers and two laptops for field work
Gulf Coast Big Brothers Big Sisters, Galveston, Texas Donated computers, furniture, appliances and electronics for the BBBS agency's new office after it was destroyed by Hurricane Ike