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  • 5/17/17 6:44 pm EDT

    1,200 Staples associates come together for Massachusetts children in need

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--During the fourth annual Cradles to Crayons Backpack-A-Thon event held earlier today at Staples corporate headquarters in Framingham, 20,000 backpacks were assembled with 460,000 new school supplies by 1,200 Staples employee volunteers and loaded onto trucks for distribution to children in Framingham, Lynn, Springfield, Worcester. In partnership with school districts, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metrowest, and Saint Bridget’smore...
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  • 4/27/17 6:58 am EDT

    Staples Associates Help Make a Difference in their Communities With a Focus on Volunteering

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., announced today that the program has awarded more than $11.8 million to nearly 2,600 charities globally over the past five-years. The 2 Million & Change program is celebrating this milestone during National Volunteer Week in recognition of Staples’ commitment to the communities where associates and customers live and work. “The 2 Million & Change program enables ourmore...
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  • 9/26/16 7:00 am EDT
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and FORTUNE announced September 14 that Atlanta based Caduceus, a healthcare staffing and consulting firm, topped the 2016 Inner City 100 list of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in the U.S. Caduceus was recognized by longtime ICIC partner Staples, Inc. for both its top place on the list, and for its growth rate of 3554 percent. Staples presented the company with the annual Staplesmore...
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  • 8/26/16 10:15 am EDT

    Joining “Employers for Pay Equity” Consortium Latest in Series of Steps Aimed at Advancing Women in the Work Place

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor of Women’s Equality Day, commemorating the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote, Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) is showing its committed to doing its part to end the gender wage gap and advancing women in the workplace by becoming the biggest retailer to join a consortium of companies that will share best practices and promote new ideas called the Employers for Pay Equity. Earlier this year, Staples became one of the firstmore...
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  • 8/16/16 9:00 am EDT

    Staples and Katy Perry Help Dallas Teachers Bring Learning to Life in Their Classrooms

    Help Teachers in Your Community and Enter for a Chance to Win $50,000 Scholarship

    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced that every Boston and Metrowest project posted on DonorsChoose.org received full funding as part of Staples’ $1 million donation to DonorsChoose.org, a charity that has funded more than 700,000 classroom projects for teachers and has positively affected more than 18 million U.S. students. As part of the Staples for Students campaign, Staples and Katy Perry continue to help teachersmore...
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  • 8/9/16 2:46 pm EDT

    Staples and Katy Perry Help Chicago Teachers Bring Learning to Life in Their Classrooms

    Help Teachers in Your Community and Enter for a Chance to Win $50,000 Scholarship

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced that all college and career prep projects and all middle school and high school literacy projects posted on DonorsChoose.org in Chicago received full funding as part of Staples’ $1 million donation to DonorsChoose.org, a charity that has funded more than 700,000 classroom projects for teachers and has positively affected more than 18 million U.S. students. As part of the Staplesmore...
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  • 7/19/16 3:16 pm EDT

    Staples and Katy Perry Help Dallas Teachers Bring Learning to Life in Their Classrooms

    Help Teachers in Your Community and Enter for a Chance to Win $50,000 Scholarship

    DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced that every Dallas teacher-led project posted on DonorsChoose.org received full funding as part of Staples’ $1 million donation to DonorsChoose.org, a charity that has funded more than 700,000 classroom projects for teachers and has positively affected more than 18 million U.S. students. As part of the Staples for Students program, Staples and Katy Perry continue to help teachersmore...
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  • 7/13/16 12:51 pm EDT

    As part of Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Summer Brain Gain program, hundreds of Staples employees are reading to local youth to help combat summer learning loss

    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America are teaming up this summer to help prevent summer learning loss for thousands of kids and teens. To celebrate National Summer Learning Day on July 14th, over 150 Staples volunteers in 17 communities including Boston, New York, and Denver, will participate in one-to-one or group reading sessions with local youth. Each summer in America, an estimated 43 millionmore...
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  • 6/23/16 8:00 am EDT

    Staples Made a $1 Million Donation to DonorsChoose.org and Is Encouraging Customers to Donate In-Stores or Online

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is building on its long-standing commitment to supporting education and helping teachers bring learning to life for students with the debut of a new public service announcement (PSA) starring superstar Katy Perry. Driven by a statistic from the Education Market Association that an estimated 99.5 percent of all public school teachers use their own money to equip their classrooms, frequently at a cost ofmore...
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  • 6/16/16 12:07 pm EDT

    As part of United Way’s global Day of Action, hundreds of associate volunteers are fueling a love for reading among local young children

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the third consecutive year, Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) will partner with United Way locations across North America, including Boston, St. Louis, Seattle and Denver, to stuff literacy kits for children. This is all part of the United Way’s annual Day of Action on June 21. Hundreds of Staples volunteers in 13 locations will stuff more than 1,000 literacy kits, up from 11 locations and just under 1,000 kits last year, and up from only 6more...
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