Rent One Covers More Ground in Charitable Journey

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Pictured L to R: Mt. Vernon Regional Manager Terry McLean, Assistant Manager Derek Mocaby, United Way Executive Director Jen Miller, United Way Board Member Dr. Dee Ann Schnautz and United Way Administrative Assistant Kay Dorris

Rent One made three more stops last week as they distributed checks to charities  on behalf of their annual Charity of Choice Great Expectations Foundation. This is the fifth year that Rent One has provided much-needed donations to charities in all of the company’s 10 regions located across the Midwest.

Region 1 presented $4,200 to the United Way Dolly Parton Imagination Library. The Imagination Library program is a literacy initiative launched by Dolly Parton and her foundation in 1996. The United Way of South Central Illinois currently has 874 children enrolled in Jefferson County and 1,274 in all three counties. Click here to learn more about the United Way Dolly Parton Imagination Library.

Jefferson City Boys and Girls Club

Pictured L to R: Rent One Regional Manager David Leavengood, Store Manager Makayla Courtney Store Manager, Boys and Girls Club Executive Director Stephanie Johnson and Boys and Girls Club Director of Marketing Shauna Blanche.

Region 10 presented $5,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of the Capital City. “The Boys & Girls Club of Jefferson City is so grateful to Rent One for supporting its mission of changing the lives of youth. This grant will be used to purchase equipment for the Boys & Girls Club’s Learning Center in its new facility currently under construction,” shared Boys & Girls Club Executive Director Stephanie Johnson. “The Learning Center will benefit hundreds of elementary age children. Boys & Girls Club opens its doors free of cost to low income children in Jefferson City. Thank you Rent One for believing in the potential that exists in every child!”

Jonesboro City Youth Ministries

Pictured L to R: Rent One Regional Manager Brian Adams, Nettleton Store Manager Shanee Oost, City Youth Ministries Executive Director Denise Snider and Johnson Store Manager Amy Adams.

Region 6 presented $5,000 to City Youth Ministries. City Youth Ministries are committed to nurturing children both spiritually and academically. Click here to learn more about the organization.

Stay tuned for Rent One’s next stop!

 Click here to read more about Rent One’s 2016 Great Expectations Charity of Choice campaign.