We believe Staples can make the biggest impact in the community by partnering with organizations that are already active at a grassroots level and focused on issues and causes consistent with our corporate priorities. Every year, we support hundreds of organizations. We’ve highlighted a few below.
Staples supports the Summer Brain Gain READ! program to encourage reading and decrease learning loss over the summer months, and encourages associate engagement through local clubs.
As part of the National Office Product Industry, Staples supports cancer research, treatment and educational programs through sponsorship and participation in fundraising events and initiatives.
Staples helps at-risk youth to graduate high school through a national cause marketing campaign and sponsorship of a Boston-based school.
Staples supports the Inner City 100 program, which recognizes and provides resources to the fastest- growing urban businesses across the country.
In partnership with Save the Children, Staples established the Staples® Emergency Education Fund, which supports educational needs in times of crisis. In 2014, Staples helped five Mississippi daycare centers get back on their feet after the devastating tornadoes that hit the Southeast.
Staples Advantage® Canada supports business–and diversity–related education programs for students ages 10–19. For four consecutive years, Staples Advantage Canada has received a community leadership award of excellence from the Canadian Office Products Association for their partnership with Junior Achievement and other non–profit organizations.
As part of our EasyTree Kids program, Staples Germany supports SDW in educating children across the country on the importance of taking care of the environment. This helps create a direct link between our business operations and our community.
Staples China supports career and education programs for students, engaging associates in teaching and leading career workshops in local schools.
Staples Australia supports programming to help disadvantaged students achieve academic engagement, employment opportunities and personal success.