SOURCE: Staples Business Advantage Canada

Staples Business Advantage Canada

October 17, 2016 07:00 ET

Staples Business Advantage Canada Launches Charity Make Over Contest

Call for Entries Open; Winning Organization Will Receive $10,000

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - October 17, 2016) - Staples Business Advantage Canada (NASDAQ: SPLS), the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc., has launched the $10,000 Make Over My Charity Contest. Together with vendor partners, Staples Business Advantage Canada will make over the office space of a deserving charitable organization. The prize will consist of $10,000 in workplace products, from various brands including Acco Brands, Bush Business Furniture, Danby® , Ergotron Inc., Keurig Canada Inc., Kimberly-Clark Professional*, Safco and Plantronics.

The contest, which is open to all Canadian registered charitable organizations, will run today through November 18, 2016. To be eligible, organizations must submit a photo of their office in need of a make over online at The winning charity will be selected on November 30, 2016.

"Many charitable organizations are forced to do a lot with a little, but we hope that having a reinvigorated office space inclusive of new office furniture and equipment will help them feel more productive," said Michael Zahra, president, Staples Business Advantage Canada. "With more than 45 percent of workers wanting to see more attention paid to workplace design according to the Staples Business Advantage Workplace Index, our goal is to assist a charity in need with an inspiring new workplace so they can focus on continuing to support individuals and communities in need."

Deadline for entries is 11:59 (EST) on November 18th. For official contest rules and to learn more, visit

About Staples Business Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc., helps mid-market, commercial and enterprise-sized customers make more happen by offering a curated assortment of products and services combined with deep expertise, best-in-class customer service, competitive pricing and state-of-the-art ecommerce site. Staples Business Advantage is the one-source solution for all things businesses need to succeed, including office supplies, facilities cleaning and maintenance, breakroom snacks and beverages, technology, furniture, interior design and Print & Marketing Services. Headquartered outside of Boston, Staples, Inc. operates throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. More information about Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) is available at

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    Susan Bernardo
    Sr. Communications Manager
    Staples Business Advantage