We get it – teens need a space to call their own. That’s why Aaron’s, Inc. and Boys & Girls Clubs of America are partnering to create vibrant, welcoming teen centers where America’s youth can build the confidence and leadership skills to make a change in their communities.

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The outstanding commitment of Aaron's, Inc. to Boys & Girls Clubs of America has contributed to significant growth in teen membership at Clubs across the nation. Additionally, Aaron’s partnership has provided thousands of youth with access to Keystone Club, a premier teen leadership experience.

Keystone Club

Aaron’s, Inc. is unwavering in its support of Keystone Clubs, where teens ages 14 to 18 participate in activities focused on academic success, career preparation and community service. In the first three years of Aaron’s partnership, over 400 new Keystone Clubs were chartered. As a result, 14,000 more teens gained the opportunity to find their voice and use it to improve their communities. Each year, Keystone Clubs select a timely topic as a National Project to focus their attention and affect meaningful change. Projects have included conversations with law enforcement and ways to create inclusive communities.

Keystone National Conference

Each year, Keystone Clubs convene for the Keystone National Conference presented by Aaron’s. Boys & Girls Club teens come together to discuss relevant issues, strengthen their leadership skills and explore college and career choices. During Aaron’s three-year support of the conference, attendance has grown from 1,500 participants to more than 2,200.

Teen Center Refresh

Aaron’s long tradition of giving back to communities they serve extends to its partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Aaron’s employees have updated furniture and technology at teen centers in 31 cities and counting. Before the work begins, teens lead the design process and select a wish list of items for their new space. Teen center refreshes have contributed to a new culture for Club teens, giving them an inviting space separate from younger kids. Clubs to receive a teen center refresh report increases in teen membership.

“I told my family and staff that I never could have imagined that joining Keystone would have this life altering effect on me. I never thought I could lead a group, take pride in my work or even change my perspective on how great life can actually be.”

-Luis G.

About Aaron's, Inc.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), is a leading omnichannel provider of lease-purchase solutions.  Progressive Leasing, a virtual lease-to-own company, provides lease-purchase solutions through more than 20,000 retail locations in 46 states.  In addition, the Aaron's Business engages in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories through its 1,700 Company-operated and franchised stores in 47 states and Canada, as well as its e-commerce platform, Aarons.com. Dent-A-Med, Inc., d/b/a the HELPcard®, provides a variety of second-look credit products that are originated through federally insured banks.  For more information, visit investor.aarons.com, Aarons.com, ProgLeasing.com, and HELPcard.com.