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Associate Engagement

When it comes to giving back to the community, we're all in. At Staples, our associates are passionate about getting personally involved in community efforts, and they're always looking for more ways to reach out. That's why we're excited that our 2 Million & Change program provides grant support for the causes our associates care about most.


Discover how Staples® associates Make giving back Happen across the world.

Supporting Our Communities


United Way Day of Action

Over 300 Staples associates decorated and assembled 1,000 literacy kits for young children with limited access to books.


Amsterdam Community Day

Over 150 Staples associates volunteered with eight local organizations during a day of service.


American Diabetes Association Spin-A-Thon

More than 300 Staples associates and their families participated in the North Shore Tour de Cure and Spin-a-Thon event to raise funds for the American Diabetes Association. Over $100,000 has been raised in the past two years.


Special Olympics Truck Pull

Nearly 50 associates pulled a Staples truck 50 feet to raise funds for inclusive school sports programming.


Cradles to Crayons Backpack-A-Thon

Approximately 1,100 Staples associates volunteered to stuff 20,000 backpacks with schools supplies for disadvantaged kids.

Staples heart walk

Staples Heart Walk

Over 800 Staples associates participated in Heart Walks across five North American locations, raising more than $17,000 for the American Heart Association.

Getting Involved

Associates around the world dedicate their time and resources in many ways, including:

  • Participating in a community day of service
  • Leading school supply and holiday gift drives
  • Mentoring and tutoring students
  • Organizing community events
  • Sharing business expertise and knowledge with local non-profit organizations
  • Participating in fitness fundraisers in which Staples teams walk, run or bike to raise money for a local cause
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