Allegra Print, Mail & Marketing FootPRINT Fund® to award print services to nonprofit organizati

Here’s the press release:


The Allegra Print, Mail & Marketing FootPRINT Fund®, launched today, will help Asheville area nonprofit organizations “leave a footprint” in the community by awarding print services for promotional and informational materials.

The FootPRINT Fund will award $10,000.00 annually to nonprofit organizations and associations seeking financial assistance for graphic design and printing of brochures, newsletters, forms, invitations, posters and other print communications. Applicants that qualify are eligible to receive up to $1000.00 each in 2012.

“Providing community support is an important goal at Allegra Print, Mail & Marketing in Asheville,” said Debbie Powell, owner. “The FootPRINT Fund was created to provide a means of helping local organizations receive assistance in an area that may not be addressed by other funding sources.”

To be considered for a FootPRINT Fund award, nonprofit groups, associations and charitable organizations with a main office or branch in Asheville must submit a completed application by May 31, 2012. Application forms and further details may be obtained at 191 Charlotte Street.

Award recipients are selected by a review panel based on how the print services will be used to further organization goals including service expansion, program enhancement and maximization of existing resources, as well as the organization’s innovation and resourcefulness. All applicants will be notified of their award by June 30, 2012.

“This program is a way for us to make a difference in our community, one step at a time,” said Powell. “Here at Allegra Print, Mail & Marketing, we feel that it is extremely important to reach out to those in need and help our local organizations and associations leave their ‘footprints’ in the community.”

Allegra is a full-service marketing communications provider with in-house printing technologies including full-color printing, short-run digital printing, variable data capabilities, color signs, posters and banners, graphic design, mailing services, promotional products, print management solutions and project consulting.

Allegra Print, Mail & Marketing is a member of Allegra Network LLC, one of the world’s largest marketing, print and graphic communications franchises linking more than 500 locations in North America.

For more information, call 828-253-6886 or visit the company’s website at

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