Staples Brings Change to 35 Special Children

Tripura Foundation has been awarded $5,000 by Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., under a new program that lets Staples associates direct donations.

“The funds will be used to cover all costs of 35 children in a new model HoPE Learning Center in Vellinaipatti, Coimbatore, India,” announced Tripura Foundation Global Director, Mohini.

The grants are part of a philanthropic initiative created by Staples Foundation which allows Staples associates around the world to direct funding to non-profit organizations that are focused on education or job skills. The program, called 2 Million and Change, will award funds to organizations around the world, reaching more than $2 million in grants by year’s end.

“Staples Foundation is committed to making a positive impact in the communities where our associates live and work,” said Katy Dobbs, Director of Global Community & Giving for Staples, Inc.