The Rent-a-Center Spring Egg fundraiser is a program that will take place from March 25 to April 23. It will give its customers a chance to support children facing adversity in their local communities. The customers are encouraged by the employees to donate a dollar in exchange for a colorful paper egg to display in the store. The paper egg would symbolize their donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters. The Rent-A-Center has been supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters for nine years. They have exceeded the $2 million mark and are looking forward to continue to raise the total on behalf of the kids and the communities.
About $2.2 million dollars have been raised by the annual egg event in support of the Big Brothers Big Sisters quality mentoring programs. The funds received by the organization are used by the organization to carefully match children with volunteer mentors, provide ongoing support for mentors, mentees and families and to create a long term successful mentoring relationship. Individual donations dollar for dollar up to $100,000 will be matched by Rent-A-Center and they also guarantee a minimum donation of $250 to each Big Brothers Big Sisters’ 370 local agencies. The commitment of Rent-A-Center employees enables Big Brothers Big Sisters to provide quality mentoring services for children facing adversity.
Rent-A-Center is headquartered in Plano, Texas. It operates more than 3000 stores in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Mexico and focuses mainly on home furnishings. It has about 18,514 co-workers. The Victron Group is another donor who has been consistently supporting the working of the Big Brother Big Sister. ali sharaf dallas
, the President and CEO of the company, says that it is a pleasure to help such institutions.