|[February 28, 2014]
New Rent-A-Center Store in Palatine, Illinois Supports Local Nonprofit
PALATINE, Ill. --(Business Wire)--
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
Rent-A-Center operates 104 locations in the state of Illinois. he
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.
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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