LendingTree Hosts University of South Carolina Recruiting Event $10,000 was raised for Ronald McDonald House Columbia, SC

COLUMBIA, SC— On April 4, 2019 from 12pm to 4pm, LendingTree Alumni Associates hosted a recruiting fair at the University of South Carolina. On Greene Street, students at the University had the opportunity to speak with company employees, to learn more about potential careers with LendingTree. Participants were also given the opportunity to make a difference in the Columbia Community through participation in a basketball competition.

During the recruiting fair, LendingTree provided free food, and the opportunity for students to participate in a 3-point competition to raise money for Ronald McDonald House in Columbia, SC. The rules of the contest stipulated that each 3-point shot successfully made would result in a $50 donation to RMHC Columbia, SC.

After a day full of fun and friendly competition, the event resulting in the fundraising of $10,000 for the Ronald McDonald House, which will be presented at 10am on Wednesday April 17, 2019 at 2901 Colonial Drive. The check will be presented by LendingTree’s President, Neil Salvage.

The Ronald McDonald House Columbia, SC opened May 18, 1983 and in 1996, Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Columbia, SC was formed, merging Pediatric Family Services of the Midlands and Ronald McDonald Children's Charities. Today, RMHC Columbia, SC is an active, energetic organization with a volunteer board of directors and professional staff serving families and children through two cornerstone programs, the Ronald McDonald House and the Ronald McDonald Family Room. The first Family Room opened in Palmetto Health Richland Hospital in 2003. Then, in 2008, with the construction of the new Children's Hospital, a new Family Room opened on the first floor of the Children's Hospital and serves families of children receiving care within the hospital. We are supported by a caring community of volunteers and generous contributors and sponsors.

LendingTree (NASDAQ: TREE) is the nation's leading online marketplace that connects consumers with the choices they need to be confident in their financial decisions. LendingTree empowers consumers to shop for financial services the same way they would shop for airline tickets or hotel stays, comparing multiple offers from a nationwide network of over 500 partners in one simple search, and can choose the option that best fits their financial needs. Services include mortgage loans, mortgage refinances, auto loans, personal loans, business loans, student refinances, credit cards and more. Through the My LendingTree platform, consumers receive free credit scores, credit monitoring and recommendations to improve credit health. My LendingTree proactively compares consumers' credit accounts against offers on our network, and notifies consumers when there is an opportunity to save money. In short, LendingTree's purpose is to help simplify financial decisions for life's meaningful moments through choice, education and support. LendingTree, LLC is a subsidiary of LendingTree, Inc

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