The Gathering Source has been awarded $500.00 by Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., through a program called 2 Million & Change. Gathering Source executive director Laurel Lunde stated, “The Gathering Source is very grateful for Staples’ support for our Backpacks for Dodgeland program which provides school supply filled backpacks for Dodgeland students of families in need. For more information about The Gathering Source and the work it is doing in our communities, visit www.thegatheringsource.org.”
Created in 2012, the 2 Million & Change program is a philanthropic initiative which allows Staples associates around the word to direct funding to non-profit organizations focused on academic education or job skills.
“Staples is committed to giving back to the causes our associates are passionate about,” said Regis Mulot, chief human resources officer, Staples, Inc. “The 2 Million & Change program helps associates make an even greater impact on the organizations they support in their local communities.”
Pictured from left to right are Gathering Source executive director Laurel Lunde and Staples Store Manager Daniel Roen