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Start Proud from Office Depot

We are excited to announce that Earhart has officially been selected as DPSCDs Start Proud School for the 2023-2024 school year!

Students get supplies, teachers get to go shopping at Office Depot, and the school gets $20,000 Office Depot card for supplies.

About The Start Proud Community Investment Program from Office Depot:

Office Depot is helping deserving students get the supplies they need to start the new school year feeling confident, prepared and proud through our Start Proud!® community investment program. Associate volunteers across the country committed to a social distancing-appropriate process to assemble 18,000 brand-new backpacks with school supplies, valued collectively at over $1.5 million, and distribute them to students at more than 25 Title I schools. With continued support from Boise Paper and Domtar Paper, each backpack included one $20 Office Depot® OfficeMax® merchandise cards for families to purchase additional supplies for their student. In addition, principals at 18 of the selected Start Proud!® schools recognized one outstanding educator with Office Depot’s "All-Star Teacher" award. The deserving teacher was then surprised with new furniture, teaching supplies, technology and tech services from Office Depot, valued at over $1,500.