Office Depot Presents Donation to Operation Homefront DC Metro Chapter
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Featured Local Chamber Representatives, Dignitaries and Donations by the Office Depot Foundation to Operation Homefront-DC Metro Chapter and two other local Non-Profits
Sterling, VA., March 1, 2012 – Office Depot, a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, March 1, 2012, held a ribbon-cutting celebration for the grand opening of its new store in Sterling, Va.
During this ceremony, the Office Depot Foundation donated new children’s sackpacks with essential school supplies and made charitable contributions to Operation Homefront-DC Metro Chapter and two other local non-profit organizations that help children. Tony Howard, President and CEO from the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce, delivered welcoming remarks. Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chairman Scott K. York and Sterling District Supervisor Eugene A. Delgaudioare also attend and spoke a few words.
The new store features a number of upgrades designed specifically with the customer in mind. Colorful and helpful signage, carpeted floors and a simple-to-navigate floor plan are just a few of the positive changes implemented at this location.
The sackpack donations are part of the Office Depot Foundation’s award-winning National Backpack Program, through which it donates new sackpacks to deserving children across the United States and beyond. Since the program began in 2001, Office Depot has given away more than 2.5 million backpacks and sackpacks to help children succeed in school.
Vivian Dietrich, our Chapter President, had a few words of thanks to our local Office Depot store. Check her out here. Feel free to check out our photo album on our Facebook page here.
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