Staples and Katy Perry Team Up to Celebrate and Support Teachers #MakeRoarHappen (ENTER TO WIN A SIGNED KATY PERRY GUITAR)

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Staples is teaming up with global pop music superstar Katy Perry to “Make Roar Happen” and celebrate and support teachers during the back-to-school season. Staples is building on its long history of supporting teachers, students, and education by donating $1 million to, a charity that has helped fund more than 450,000 classroom projects for teachers and impacted more than 11 million. To encourage teachers, parents and students around the country to ‘Make Roar Happen’ Staples will become the presenting sponsor of Katy Perry’s North American Tour!! Screen Shot 2014-08-18 at 3.27.22 PM

 Photo courtesy of Staples Instagram

“I’m glad to partner with Staples on my Prismatic World Tour to raise awareness and funds for, and to remind my fans that a small gesture can make a large impact on the very basic materials classrooms need for teachers to help students reach their full potential,” said Katy Perry. The “Make Roar Happen” campaign is supported by insights from a recent Staples survey, which found:

  • 75% of parents of teens have had “that” teacher in their life that influenced them greatly.
  • 65% of parents of teens say teachers in their community do not have all the supplies they need.
  • 75% of parents agree that a lack of school supplies is a problem for schools today.

Sooo…what makes your favorite teacher, or a teacher you know, so inspirational? Let us know!!!

Win A Trip to Meet Katy Perry

How amazing would it be to win a trip to Los Angeles to meet Katy Perry and attend her concert on Sept. 19 at the Staples Center? Well, it would be pretty awesome I would think. By entering the ‘Make Roar Happen’ Video Sweepstakes, you have the chance! Everyone is invited to create videos ‘Roaring’ about their educational goals, inspirational teachers or how education has positively affected their lives. To enter, upload your ‘Roar’ video at Entries must be submitted before 11:59 PM ET on Sept. 3, and participants must be 18 years or older. Participants are encouraged to share their videos on their social channels using the hashtag #MakeRoarHappen. See official rules at

Win Tickets to see Katy Perry The Prismatic World Tour Presented by Staples

Customers who spend $10 or more at any Staples store will receive a unique code(s) based on the total amount spent. Code(s) will be provided on their store receipt to enter online at for a chance to win two tickets to a concert in the U.S. portion of the Katy Perry Prismatic World Tour Presented by Staples. To win tickets, participants must enter the code on their purchase receipt from June 1 to Sept. 25 at See official rules at

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One (1) very lucky INO reader will receive A SIGNED KATY PERRY GUIITAR!!! 

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About Staples

Staples make it easy to make more happen with more products and more ways to shop. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities, Staples lets customers shop however and whenever they want, whether it’s in-store, online or on mobile devices. Staples offers more products than ever, such as technology, facilities and breakroom supplies, furniture, safety supplies, medical supplies, and Copy and Print services. More information about Staples (SPLS) is available at


Founded in 2000, makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. At this nonprofit website, teachers at half of all the public schools in America have created project requests and more than a million people have donated $240 million to projects that inspire them. All told, 11.4 million students—most from low-income communities, and many in disaster-stricken areas—have received books, art supplies, field trips, technology and other resources that they need to learn.




  1. Mary Happymommy says

    My 11th grade history teacher was inspirational because he challenged us daily and made history so interesting to us. He inspired me to major in history in college.

  2. Shawn says

    I felt like my favorite teacher truly cared about her students and took the time to really get to know them. She not only got us to learn but made it fun so we wanted to learn.

  3. says

    My favorite teacher was Mrs. Lange, my senior honors English teacher. She made literature come alive and helped us explore great novels, not just read them. She also pushed us to work at a higher level and had high expectations.

  4. says

    I always liked the teachers who would stay after school and give me a little extra time to ask questions so I could understand things.

  5. Natalie says

    My mom is the most inspirational teacher and person I have ever met! She spends a lot of her own money on her students.

  6. amy williams says

    My favorite teacher was so wonderful and it was because she didnt give up on me and did what she had to do to push me.

    • amy williams says

      I am so excited over this my sister n law loves to sing and I would love to give this to her thank you so much for the awesome giveaway!!!

  7. Dericka Buckels says

    My favorite teacher is inspirational because she set such a good example for her students and she cared about the students.

  8. Brian Kautz says

    My inspiration was my high school photography teacher who taught me to look at things in different ways

  9. carol clark says

    my teacher is mrs smith she is so helpful in school and to help you with things you might have questions when you get out of school love her

  10. Monique Rizzo says

    My daughters teacher Mrs. Erwin. She was a light. She loved her kids and they loved and respected her back. Sadly, she was murdered 2 weeks before school got out, and my daughter was devasted. She was the best teacher ever.

  11. Crystal F says

    It’s our elementary school’s 6th grade math teacher. She is an amazing teacher that engages the kids. They want to learn from her because she makes it fun. Her teaching doesn’t stop when a child is out of her class. She helped my daughter over facebook even though she was in the 8th grade. Everyone just loves her.

  12. Jennifer says

    Teachers that stand out to me as being the best teachers I had were the ones who encouraged and allowed me to show my creativity.

  13. Nicole D says

    My favorite teacher that is so inspirational is my sons second grade teacher. She always strives for the best out of each and every one of them. She puts in extra time to help them. Her words are really touching and have made a great deal in my sons education so far. I can see his improvement because of her.

  14. Nicole Millheim says

    My favorite teacher to the time to try to get me to overcome my learning disablities…she taught me to believe in me

  15. Richard Hicks says

    My fav. teacher always encouraged me even when I wanted to give up. She was very uplifting

  16. Angela P. says

    My son has special needs and we have been so fortunate to have such amazing dedicated teachers and therapists. It’s honestly hard to choose one… but I do have a favorite. She has been a mentor to me and my son and a friend to me when I needed one most.

  17. joni says

    A teacher took a big interest in my daughter this year which made her take an huge interest towards her careeer. This closeness brought my daughter out of her shell and she has became quite a success just as a teenager.