RateGenius Raises $15,000 for Communities in Schools Ready for School Supply Drive

Author Image
by RateGenius

RateGenius, the nation’s leading auto refinancing platform, has raised over $15,000 for Communities in Schools (CIS) Central Texas Ready for School Supply Drive, exceeding its original fundraising goal of $10,000.

“Communities in Schools works inside and outside local schools to promote student success, so it was a natural choice for RateGenius,” said CEO Christopher Speltz. “Several of our employees and their families have been volunteers or have been recipients of the organization’s tutoring and self-help coaching services.”

Employees and partners raised a total $15,143.10 via cash donations, a silent auction, and a raffle. Funds raised from the school supply drive helped provide students with backpacks, headphones, laptops, and tablets, in addition to general school supplies and hygiene products.

After an extensive search into Austin-area non-profit organizations, CIS was selected by RateGenius’ Minority Majority Action Committee (MMAC), the company’s all-minority employee group, for its culture and platform that inspires constant learning and self-improvement, as well as its commitment to break down systemic barriers.

Gayle Malvern, RateGenius HR generalist and founding member of the MMAC, explained, “Though we were strategic about choosing this partner, it would almost seem like fate. Our mission here at RateGenius is one of service to our community, and the collective goal for MMAC is to represent and serve our society’s consistently marginalized populations. Communities in Schools’ model is built on serve to the community — particularly the underserved. It’s important work and a meaningful cause.”

RateGenius has worked with a number of charities and organizations over the years, but this is the first year partnering with CIS. Ongoing community partnerships include Texas Baptist Children’s Home, Austin Animal Center, Crawl for Cancer, Central Texas Food Bank, and MS Walk.

About RateGenius

Based in Austin, Texas, RateGenius is a nationwide web-based auto refinance lending marketplace and platform. With a network of over 150 lenders across the country, RateGenius matches customers with the most competitive lenders and interest rates to refinance their cars, trucks, and SUVs.

Since its inception, RateGenius has facilitated over $8.2 Billion in auto loans and counting. RateGenius’ auto refinance process is quick, simple, and can lower your monthly payments while saving you on interest over the life of your loan. https://www.rategenius.com/apply/

For more information

Cristy Lynch
RateGenius
pr@rategenius.com

About The Author


RateGenius

A better way to refinance your auto loan. RateGenius works with 150+ lenders nationwide to help you save money on your car payments. Since 1999, we've helped customers find the most competitive interest rate to refinance their loans on cars, trucks, and SUVs. www.rategenius.com


Read More

by Choncé Maddox

What Happens to Debt When You Divorce?

When splitting up debt during a divorce, you have a lot of options both legal and personal. Going through a divorce is never easy. During this process, there are many different factors to consider from splitting up assets to making new living arrangements and so on. One question you’ll…

by Cristy S. Lynch

Auto Refinance Rate Report: September 2021

More state coverage means even lower rates. It's a great time to save money on your car loan. This Month's Auto Refinance Highlights ● The current average auto refinance interest rate is the lowest it’s been all year. At 5.51%, it’s down by 0.12% since last month’s report. ●…

by Daniel Mattia

How to Lower Your Car Payment: Before and After Buying

Auto loans are expensive, but you can lower your payment before and after financing your purchase. Buying a car is different than buying a microwave, smartphone, or pair of sneakers. Taking out a car loan is an expensive, long-term investment that makes you responsible for making monthly payments year…

Customer Reviews

Read our 12855 Certified Reviews

4.9

READ OUR REVIEWS

Apply Now

Lower your interest rate and drop monthly payments by an average of $83*/month!


GET STARTED