15 New Parks Will Compete for Cash Prize and a Victory Celebration
with Chicago Bear Adewale Ogunleye at Solider Field
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples,
Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced it has teamed up again with the
Chicago Bears to launch the second Staples
Dream Park Challenge, an initiative that makes it easy for
Chicagoland residents to win improvement money for their local parks.
Starting today, 15 parks will compete for the chance to win the grand
prize of $25,000 to be used for park improvements and a winner’s
celebration featuring Bearsmore...
Competition Will Recognize Entrepreneurial Youth Creating Positive
Change in Communities throughout the World
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a joint effort to recognize young people making a positive impact on
society, Ashoka, the world’s community of
leading social entrepreneurs, today announced the launch of the Staples “Youth
Social Entrepreneur” Competition. The online
competition, created on Ashoka’s “Changemakers.net”
platform, asks young people within the Ashoka global network to explain
how they are leading positive change and planning on makingmore...
Volunteers Prepare Thousands of School Bags for Students in Need and
Remind Teens Nationwide That Back-To-School Is a Time to Make a
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Jordin Sparks demonstrated an easy way for every teen to be an
American Idol – with no singing skills
Sparks joined hundreds of teen volunteers gathered at the Staples Center
in support of Do Something 101,
a campaign to collect school supplies for students in need, created by DoSomething.org
and Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS).
“This summer, Do Something teens rallied to
bring tens of thousands ofmore...
Easy Button Delivers Affordable Solutions for Back-to-school Shopping
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), the world's largest office products
company and a top retail destination for back to school, is launching
advertising and marketing campaign by empathizing with the economic
anxieties of the American shopper.
Staples can't do anything about rising gas prices, but the Staples Easy Button eases back-to-school shopping with great prices on a wide assortment of products. (Photo: Business Wiremore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Foundation for Learning, a private foundation created by
Staples, Inc., (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced today it has awarded 36 grants
totaling $328,825 to non-profit organizations dedicated to serving youth
throughout the country. These organizations were selected for their
commitment to providing educational and job skills programs that help
at-risk youth develop the skills necessary to become responsible adults
and community leadersmore...
Dwyane Wade Joins More Than 500 Pompano Beach Residents in Public
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade, along with
more than 500 Pompano Beach residents, today celebrated this year’s
winner of the Staples Dream Park Challenge –
Mitchell/Moore Park of Pompano Beach. Wade joined City of Pompano Beach
Mayor Lamar Fisher and Commissioners Rex Hardin, George Brummer,
Charlotte Burrie and Barry Dockswell at Mitchell/Moore Park to award the
community with the grand-prize award of $25,000 for parkmore...
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ashoka, a global organization with a 26-year history and network of more
than 1,800 social entrepreneurs serving 70 countries, today announced it
has successfully launched its Youth Venture program in Belgium and
Canada. Youth Venture is an initiative that is investing in and
catalyzing a movement of young changemakers. Its entrance into these two
countries is made possible through Staples Foundation for Learning
(SFFL), a private foundationmore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of its Rock
Your Locker back-to-school campaign, Staples, Inc. (NYSE:
SPLS) conducted an online poll and found teens had a lot to say about
what supplies they want as they return to school in the next few weeks,
and about how they plan to use those tools.
-- Getting An Early Start: More than 80 percent of teens
usually do their back-to-school supply shopping before school starts,
Event Spotlights Organization and Style While Benefiting Boys & Girls
Clubs of America
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Flash bulbs met flash drives, the runway met the ruler and school met
style at Staples, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: SPLS) first-ever back-to-school
show at the Helen Mills Studio today in New York City. Hosted
by actress, Dancing with the Stars alum and fashionable mom, Lisa
Rinna, the event featured Staples’ wide selection of back-to-school
products – including organizational tools, hip new technology
and an unparalleled selectionmore...
Nueva York, NY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--El concejal de la ciudad de Nueva York, Robert Jackson, junto con
Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) y la organización Friends of Lead Free
Children (Amigos para niños libres de plomo) anunciaron hoy un programa
conjunto para ofrecer alivio humanitario para los niños que viven en el
municipio de Haina, Paraíso de Dios, República Dominicana. El concejal
Jackson y representantes de Staples y Friends of Lead Free Children
están viajando a Haina paramore...