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Hundreds of Office Depot Volunteers to Participate in Service Projects Designed to Enhance Local Boys & Girls Clubs from April 19 to May 7

Office Depot Celebrates 5th Annual ‘Depot Day of Service’ with $250,000 Donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of America

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BOCA RATON, Fla. & ATLANTA, April 19, 2022  – Office Depot, a wholly owned subsidiary of The ODP Corporation (NASDAQ:ODP), will kick off the company’s fifth annual Depot Day of Service company-wide philanthropic initiative today with a $250,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of America to support kids and teens across the country. Now through May 7, Office Depot associates, along with their friends and family members, will roll up their sleeves to complete more than 15 service projects to enhance local Clubs in their communities.

“This spring volunteer initiative is one of many throughout the year that our associates look forward to participating in to give back to the communities where they live and do business,” said Gerry Smith, chief executive officer for Office Depot and The ODP Corporation. “From equipping Clubs with new educational furniture and supplies, to beautifying indoor and outdoor spaces, to packing and distributing supply kits for members, we’re proud to continue to support Boys & Girls Clubs of America members, parents and staff again this year through our Depot Day of Service campaign.”

Associates will lend their time and talents to complete tailored volunteer projects designed to support Clubs associated with the following organizations: 

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley (Arizona)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast (California)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland (California)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver (Colorado)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (Florida)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida (Florida)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County (Florida)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (Georgia)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago (Illinois)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan (Michigan)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities (Minnesota)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio (Ohio)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (Texas)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County (Texas)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of King County (Washington)

“We are grateful to Office Depot and their associates for their contributions to complete service projects that directly impact the youth we serve every day,” said Jim Clark, president and CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of America. “For the last several years, Office Depot associates have committed time and effort to building enhancements that help Boys & Girls Clubs do what they do best. These projects are crucial to strengthening local communities and empowering youth to reach their full potential.”

Office Depot supports nonprofit and community organizations year-round through volunteer and philanthropic programs aimed at strengthening communities, empowering education and championing entrepreneurship. For more about the company’s #depotdifference community investment initiatives, visit www.depotdifference.com.

About Office Depot
Office Depot, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of The ODP Corporation (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of business services and supplies, products and digital workplace technology solutions to small, medium and enterprise businesses, through an integrated business-to-business (B2B) distribution platform, which includes world-class supply chain and distribution operations, dedicated sales professionals and technicians, online presence, and approximately 1,000 stores. Through its banner brands Office Depot®, OfficeMax®, ODP Business Solutions™, Varis™ and Grand&Toy®, as well as others, the company offers its customers the tools and resources they need to focus on their passion of starting, growing and running their business. For more information, visit news.theodpcorp.com and follow @officedepot on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

ODP, ODP Business Solutions, and Office Depot are trademarks of The Office Club, Inc. OfficeMax is a trademark of OMX, Inc. Varis is a trademark of Varis, LLC. Grand&Toy is a trademark of Grand & Toy, LLC in Canada. ©2022 Office Depot, LLC. All rights reserved. Any other product or company names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

 

About Boys & Girls Clubs of America
For 160 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA.org) has provided a safe place for kids and teens to learn and grow. Clubs offer caring adult mentors, fun and friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. Boys & Girls Club programming promotes academic success, good character and leadership, and healthy lifestyles. More than 4,700 Clubs serve over 4.3 million young people through Club membership and community outreach. Clubs are located in cities, towns, public housing and on Native lands throughout the country, and serve military families in BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations worldwide. National headquarters are located in Atlanta. Learn more about Boys & Girls Clubs of America on Facebook or Twitter.

 


Media Contacts 

Shera Bishop
Office Depot
Shera.Bishop@officedepot.com

Danny Jovic
Office Depot
Danny.Jovic@officedepot.com

Eliza Lynch
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
404-487-5624
ELynch@bgca.org

 

 

 

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