OfficeMax teaches a lesson in giving with school supply donations

NAPERVILLE, Ill. — OfficeMax is easing the burden felt by many teachers through its  sixth annual A Day Made Better teacher surprise events on Tuesday, October 2nd.

On Oct. 2, OfficeMax will surprise 1,000 teachers each with $1,000 worth of school supplies for their classrooms.  To identify recipient schools in need across the country, OfficeMax partnered with the nonprofit organization AdoptAClassroom.org. Principals of participating schools nominated teachers that exemplify passion, dedication and innovation in the classroom.

Back-to-school shoppers and business customers that want to help a teacher in their own local community can do so by visiting their local OfficeMax store.  Throughout September, consumers can drop off classroom supplies at specially designated containers in all OfficeMax stores.  OfficeMax will then deliver the donated supplies as an additional gift to a local school on Oct. 2 as part of its A Day Made Better surprise events.