Association of Progressive Rental Organizations | America’s Champion for Rent-to-Own

Relief Available in Wake of Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane season is in full-gear as the outskirts of Hurricane Dorian travels up the east coast inching toward Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. Millions of people have already evacuated but for the rest, it is a waiting game.

“The center of Dorian is forecast to move near or over the coast of South Carolina and North Carolina Thursday through Friday morning,” reports the National Hurricane Center.

With more than 625 rent-to-own stores along Florida and the Carolinas, we know the need for help may be critical. If you’re a rent-to-own employee or know someone who is that was affected by the storm, please notify the APRO offices at 800-204-2776 or We may be able to provide assistance to those who’s stores, homes, or livelihoods were affected. Application for disaster relief assistance may be made by clicking here now or click the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of the page.

The RTO [Relief to Our] Employee Disaster Relief Fund was established to help RTO employees recover from natural disasters. Since 2005, APRO members have contributed to the fund which has dispersed more than $425,000 to those affected by hurricanes, tornadoes, and fires. Due to the unfortunate frequency of these natural disasters, we want to be proactive in helping the people and communities affected the most. Please click here to consider donating so that we can rebuild and respond to those hit by Hurricane Dorian.

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