Big Business Finds New Way to Support Local Charities Using Office Supplies

Businesses are using It’s My Community store as a way to give back to local charities and non-profits while they save money on office supplies.

Jenifer Rose is CEO and founder of It's My Community Store

Sparks, NV (PRWEB) June 18, 2013

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northern Nevada and It’s My Community Store won big when the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa’s annual ink and toner bid went to It’s My Community Store for 2013.

“It’s a wonderful thing to know that a part of the revenue for ordinary business supplies purchased will be spread around to support non-profits,” said Kimberlee Tolkien, Executive Director of Administration, Atlantis Casino Resort Spa.

“It is no longer about buying or selling a pack of post-it notes or a toner cartridge, it’s about that pack of post it notes helping a child with cancer get the treatment they need,” Jenifer Rose, CEO of It’s My Community Store.

Granite Construction Sign and Supply Shop is another big company in northern Nevada that recently switched their office supply orders over to It’s My Community Store for its affordability, service, and commitment to our community.

“The orders came in timely, they were competitively priced and in some cases they actually beat the pricing we were getting before,” said Alicia Roman, Manager, Granite Construction Sign and Supply Shop. “When I found out that It’s My Community Store was willing to work with us and give a portion of our orders back to the charity of our choice, I thought this is a no brainer.”

Big northern Nevada businesses don’t just get to save money; they also have the opportunity to support non-profits in the area by choosing an organization to have up to 10 percent of the revenue from each order donated to. The donation impacts charities in a big way, the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa chose to support the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northern Nevada and Granite Construction supports the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows.

“They’re going to place orders for the office supplies so why not in the process of doing so give back to the community,” said David Taylor, Marketing Director, Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows.

“I think it’s very clever and it’s a great idea. The Atlantis gets something of value, the charity gets something of value and It’s My Community Store gets value so it is a three way thing and everybody can win,” said Marty Ozer, Executive Director, Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Nevada.

Non-profits welcome the extra support; unfortunately many organizations that do a lot for the northern Nevada community do not get enough support. The Washoe County Medical Alliance is one of these organizations.

“If our medical community would support us by purchasing through It’s My Community Store it would be fantastic for our organization, it would help us with the underwriting costs of our rummage sale, that would allow us to give 100 percent of the proceeds back to our community,” said Ingrid Drummer, President, Washoe County Medical Alliance.

With popular charities and non-profits like Northern Nevada Food Bank, Veterans Guest House, Boy and Girls Club, the Women and Children’s Center of the Sierra and over 55 more, It’s My Community Store has a charity or non-profit that anyone can connect with on a personal level.

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For more information, or to schedule an interview with Jenifer Rose, CEO, please contact Aaron at aaron(at)itsmycommunitystore(dot)com or by phone at (775)741-5041.

It’s My Community store is an office supply company dedicated to giving back to the community. Up to 10 percent of every order is donated to a local charity or non-profit of the customers choosing. This income allows non-profits and charities to help underprivileged children, build homes in their community and provide funding for cancer research. Established in 2011, It’s My Community Store continuously adds non-profits and charities as well as businesses dedicated to helping the community. Visit our web site at http://www.itsmycommunitystore.com and follow us on Facebook & Twitter.

It’s My Community Store featured on the Plush Life

It’s my Community Store shows how any business can give to the community

It’s My Community Store was featured on the Plush Life recently.  Businesses share their thoughts on our office supplies and printer supplies.  Also, non-profits express how It’s My Community Store helps their organization.

It’s My Community Store works with Reno Rebirth Blog

We are excited to say that recently we have been doing a lot of work with the Reno Rebirth Blog.  Jenifer, our CEO is doing monthly posts on what the Reno area can do to better the community, you can see the first post by clicking the link below.

How even a tiny business can show some community love

In addition to the monthly posts, It’s My Community Store was featured in a story by Mark Robison on Sunday. The story included several local businesses that are giving back to their community and of course our section about turning office supplies and printer supplies into funds for more than 50 non-profits.  Take a look at the article and what all these great businesses are doing for charities, non-profits, and their communities.

Charity drive: Some Northern Nevada businesses make helping others a key part of what they do

Giving Back to the SPCA of Northern Nevada

 

Checks went out last week and today we received the above message from the SPCA of Northern Nevada.  Every time that you buy office supplies or printer supplies and you picked the SPCA, your money went to saving animals.  Thank you for the support, together we can improve the community just like we helped the SPCA.

Big Companies Save Money With It’s My Community Store

Earlier this week one of our newer customers called looking for tape for their office labeler, but could not find it on our website. He provided me with an Office Depot part number and shortly after I was able to find the exact same product on our website, the only catch is that we offer the tape for five dollars less than Office Depot.

This isn’t the first time we have been more affordable than our competitors, in fact on average we save our customers 20 to 30 percent more than what they would spend at a big box store.

Another great example is our sticky notes; we sell 12 pads for $3.99. For the Office Depot brand it costs $14.99. You can’t find a better saving then that and on top of that you get the satisfaction of giving back to your community.

Another common misconception that we have encountered in the past few months is the thought that we can’t handle larger sized businesses; this of course is not true.  We currently provide office supplies to companies such as PENCOM, Tamarack Junction Casino, Reno Buick GMC Cadillac, GST International, and Creative Coverings. These businesses are all large scale companies, either by the number of people they employee, the amount of supplies they order, or the amount of area that they provide services for. The fact that we are a unique business doesn’t stop us from providing office supplies and printer supplies to large companies.

We are always looking to take on new businesses regardless of their size and monthly demand.  We offer reasonable prices and shipping costs as well as the satisfaction of knowing you helped a non-profit organization.  To request a custom quote please visit click here.