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Michigan Office Solutions Giving away Prizes to Deserving Nonprofits

Tuesday, January 13, 2015   (0 Comments)
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Michigan Office Solutions (MOS) giving away over $50,000 in office technology equipment – and other prizes – to deserving nonprofits


DETROIT, MICHIGAN (January 12, 2015) – Michigan Office Solutions (MOS) is inviting nonprofits in the Metro Detroit Area to enter the 1st annual MOS Make My NonProfit Run Better contest. The main goal of the contest is to provide nonprofit organizations in Metro Detroit the opportunity to raise awareness for their nonprofit organization.  Along with a chance to win an office technology makeover valued at up to $25,000. The first runner-up will receive office technology equipment valued at up to $15,000. The second runner-up receives office technology equipment valued at up to $10,000. MOS will work with the winning organizations to conduct a MOS 360o Assessment.  This process will help MOS professionals to understand the organizations current environment.  Together, we will co-author solutions and provide tools to help the organizations run better and more efficiently.   MOS professionals will educate and continue to work with the organization as it changes and grows to support the needs of its constituents.


“In working with nonprofits we realize how hard it is for them to raise awareness let alone, find the money to purchase, install and manage office equipment and technology,” said Ralph Slider, President of MOS.It is a privilege to be able to host this contest and bring awareness to the needs of the community.  This is our way of thanking nonprofit organizations for all the hard work they do in providing charitable services to our communities.”  MOS has a commitment to assist in serving the needs of people in the communities that we operate in.  Fundamental to this commitment is the role MOS serves as a responsible corporate citizen.  “As our company continues to grow, we look forward to bringing this commitment to the Metro Detroit area with this contest. With the opening of our new downtown Detroit location in the heart of Campus Martius, we are excited to expand our reach.  This contest along with volunteering for groups like the Neighborhood Services Organization and Motor City Blight Busters here in Detroit is just the beginning.” said Slider. 



In addition, MOS is excited to announce its partnership with Microsoft for this contest.  The Microsoft Store at Somerset Collection is committed to helping nonprofits.  “We are excited to partner with the Michigan Office Solutions Make My NonProfit Run Better Contest and as part of our commitment, we will provide the latest Microsoft Office Suite, Cloud service and some of the latest Windows tablets and hardware.   We know the right software is just one part of improving your organization's efficiency and effectiveness,” said Shy Averett, Community Development and Events for Microsoft.  Microsoft will also provide support, educational training, and tools on their products that can help the winning organizations to evaluate their technology needs and get the most out of the software.


MOS is inviting all 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in the Metro Detroit area to participate (for a detailed list of qualifying  zip codes and criteria please visit You may enter the MOS Make My NonProfit Run Better contest at Registration for the contest is now open and will close at 5 p.m. on February 7.   MOS will then ask the public to go online and vote for the nonprofit they think has the biggest need for an office technology makeover.


MOS is partnering with Local 4 Click on Detroit, Microsoft, The Detroit Red Wings and The Skillman Foundation for this year’s Make My NonProfit Run Better contest. For more information about the contest please contact Shelly Bernecker, MOS Marketing Manager at 616-785-7866.



About Michigan Office Solutions

Michigan Office Solutions (MOS) represents the best of both worlds when it comes to your business solutions – the technology strength and innovation of Xerox and the agility of locally managed services and support team. MOS has been serving the Michigan community for over 57 years with eight locations throughout the state. Through the MOS 360o Assessment process, we help businesses transform their work environment, streamline processes and improve employee productivity. As a leader in office technology equipment we are proud to offer Xerox innovation and technology along with the latest 3D printing technology to our customers. Get back to focusing on what you do best, we’ll take care of the rest. Michigan Office Solutions, you can count on us. For more information, visit


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