Turn Back Time Chosen by Staples Associates to Receive $5,000 Grant
Turn Back Time has been awarded $5,000 by Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., through a program called 2 Million & Change that allows Staples associates around the globe to direct donations in the total amount of about $2 million each year.
“This grant brings us closer to our goal of building a barn to provide and indoor space for yearlong opportunities to achieve our mission which is to improve the lives of children with disabilities through nature exploration, farm education and and play and to give young adults with disabilities a diverse environment for job skills training” Lisa Burris – Executive Director
Created in 2012, the 2 Million & Change program is a philanthropic initiative created by Staples Foundation which allows Staples associates around the world to direct funding to non-profit organizations of their choosing that are focused on education or job skills. The program encourages local community engagement by awarding larger grants to organizations where associates are highly engaged in volunteering or fundraising – up to $25,000 per organization.
In 2015, associates globally directed more than $2.5 million of Staples Foundation grants to 875 non-profit organizations.
“For 30 years, Staples associates have been making a difference in their communities around the world,” said John Burke, chief culture officer, Staples, Inc., “We’re thrilled that the 2 Million & Change program lets our associate make an even greater impact on the organizations they are passionate about.”