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ODP, Lexmark, Stewart help military families stay in touch


BOCA RATON, Fla. Office Depot announced that, in recognition of Memorial Day, it has introduced a new program in conjunction with Operation Homefront that will provide military families with much-needed technology to help them stay in touch with their loved ones serving in the armed forces.

From May 30 through June 5, Office Depot announced that it will partner with Lexmark to donate a new Lexmark printer to Operation Homefront, a non-profit organization dedicated to the needs of military families nationwide, each time a customer purchases a Lexmark printer in an Office Depot store (regularly priced at $199.99 and above) or online at Office Depot and Lexmark hope to donate more than 4,000 printers.


“Office Depot is honored to support Operation Homefront through our partnership with Lexmark, and give back to thousands of military families by providing printers through this special program,” said Steve Mahurin, EVP merchandising for Office Depot. “We applaud Operation Homefront for their dedication to military families all over the world, and we hope that our customers will embrace the opportunity to help these families as well.”

The effort will also be supported by Tony Stewart, driver of the No.14 Office Depot/Old Spice Chevrolet, which will feature a special rear TV panel with the Office Depot, Lexmark and Operation Homefront logos, as well as the message, “Buy A Printer, Support Military Families.” The message will appear on the race car during the nationally televised Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway on May 30.

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