Canon employees across the country commemorate Earth Day each April with events like recycling drives, team clean-up projects, and flower planting activities.
American Cancer Society (ACS)
Since 1998, Canon has supported the annual “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” fund-raising campaign organized by ACS.
School Supplies Drive
At the start of each school year, Canon Solutions America employees donate new school supplies to Schaumburg Township in Illinois.
Fight the Freeze Coat Drive
Canon Solutions America employees donate gently used coats, hats, gloves, etc. to give to local homeless shelters. Collections of gently used suits and work-appropriate clothing are also taken.
Toys for Tots
During the holiday season, employees in many locations donate new, unwrapped toys as well as make monetary contributions.
The SPARC (Skilled Professionals at Rising Canon) program, a career-building initiative for promising high school students, was established to help future graduates explore valuable alternatives—outside of the conventional higher education track—that may lead to life-long, rewarding careers.
Fresh Artists is an organization dedicated to inspiring K-12 students through the power of art and keeping art education alive in public schools. With support from Canon Solutions America, Fresh Artists has been able to bring students’ art to life, building on their original designs to create large-scale pieces.
Aiming to supply students with creative opportunities and support higher education, Canon Solutions America teamed up with the University of Alabama’s department of art and art history and the Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center for the annual Black Belt project.
As a technology-driven organization, Canon Solutions America is dedicated to providing opportunities for others to explore their creativity in various forms. The TRIPOD at Writers Room program at Drexel University is a prime example of how we help students and community members collaborate with one another to uncover their abilities of self-expression.
Canon Solutions America is committed to making a difference in the communities in which we operate. We are proud to support a number of outstanding organizations that help underserved students and inspire them to share their passions.
As a global company, Canon understands that our future depends on the future of the earth we all share. Our goal is to conduct business in harmony with the environment, and we are committed to a sustainable future both through our guiding philosophy and our actions.
In hopes of increasing awareness of the plight of 1.5 million refugees in South Sudan and Uganda, students of Creighton University’s Backpack Journalism program produced a documentary film, The Displaced. Canon Solutions America’s Enterprise Managed Services Division is proud to help support and promote this important film.
To help inspire students who have a passion for writing, Canon Solutions America created the Future Authors Project. Under the guidance of certified teachers and published authors, the free eight-day summer workshop brings students through the full creative process from writing to editing and culminates in a beautiful digitally published book.
Encouraging students to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields, Canon Solutions America employees donate their personal time to the not-for-profit FIRST organization. Motivating students through a fun program of collaboration, creativity, and contests, FIRST provides kids with a vision of their future, today.
With support from Canon Solutions America, the UHealth - University of Miami Health System Pediatric Mobile Clinic offers uninsured children access to high-quality medical care. The traveling health clinic provides primary care, mental care, immunizations, and social services at no cost to families.
Canon Solutions America is proud to have sponsored a 10-day stay at the Ronald McDonald House New York for a child undergoing cancer treatment and their family. The Ronald McDonald House New York provides temporary housing and additional aid to the families of children receiving vital medical care.
In an effort to offset CO2 emissions generated by production printing systems, Canon Solutions America has partnered with Trees for the Future to plant trees to help impoverished people throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. So far Canon Solutions America has planted over a million trees that now provide food and income for families who have suffered from chronic hunger.