LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.--(Quill.com has supported City of Hope since 2006.)--Quill.com announced today that it has reached one million dollars in donations for breast cancer research, treatment and education programs at City of Hope. City of Hope is a leader in the fight against cancer, HIV/AIDS, diabetes and other life threatening diseases.
“Breast cancer is a disease that affects many people and supporting the City of Hope’s search for a cure is something we care deeply about.”
Every October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Quill.com extends a special effort toward raising money for City of Hope. This month Quill.com hopes to raise $50,000 through a special campaign in which Quill.com donates $5 to City of Hope for every order over $100 up to $50,000.
Over the years, Quill.com has supported the effort to find a cure for breast cancer by making quarterly donations to City of Hope. In addition, Quill.com associates and customers have supported City of Hope in a variety of ways. The company has worked with its vendors to offer customers a full assortment of specially marked pink products, participated in special events such as Walk for Hope, conducted an in-house pink polo shirt sale and ran a Facebook Create-A-Ribbon campaign.
“It’s important to all of us at Quill.com to give back to our communities, and donating to City of Hope is one of the ways we do that,” said Quill.com Vice President of Marketing, Kayrle Sieber. “Breast cancer is a disease that affects many people and supporting the City of Hope’s search for a cure is something we care deeply about.”
City of Hope’s breast cancer program is dedicated to improving the health of women through innovative research, prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment. To learn more, visit www.cityofhope.org.
Founded in 1956 and headquartered in Lincolnshire, IL, Quill.com serves the needs of over a million small to medium sized businesses. As a premier business to business office products provider, Quill.com sells everything from paper and ink and toner to cleaning supplies and technology with 24-hour-a-day access to more than 65,000 business essentials. Introduced in 1996, Quill.com was one of the first successful Web sites launched in the office products industry and has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Staples, Inc., since 1998. More information about Quill.com is available at www.Quill.com.