Kruger Products donates a truckload of paper products to the disaster
MONTRÉAL, June 10, 2011 /CNW/ - Kruger Products is contributing a
truckload of 30,000 rolls of SpongeTowels paper towels and White Swan
paper products, to assist the relief efforts in flooded communities
along the Richelieu River in the Montérégie region of Québec.
"The scope of the destruction caused by the record-setting flooding in
this region is devastating and saddens us all," says Mario Gosselin,
Chief Operating Officer for Kruger Products. "We believe in giving back
to the community and we are optimistic that with support from their
families, friends and companies throughout Quebec, Montérégie residents
will soon be able to return to their homes." Quebeckers' long-standing
relationship with Kruger Products, the leading manufacturer of
SpongeTowels paper towel, Cashmere bathroom tissue and Scotties facial
tissue, is exemplified by our dedication to supporting families in the
Kruger shares the pain of the afflicted families and is honoured to
contribute to the collective effort to alleviate their burdens and help
them in a meaningful way. Kruger Products is donating one truckload of
paper products to SOS Richelieu, which is helping to organize and
execute clean-up and community support for the Montérégie region. The
product donation will assist the group's relief efforts.
Kruger Products invests time in community-building activities and local
philanthropy, thereby contributing to the health, welfare and social
well-being of our neighbours and our community partners. Our
philanthropic endeavours touch Canadian communities at large,
particularly in the realm of cancer research, most notably through our
long-standing sponsorship of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation,
conservation and children's health. Assisting our communities is part
of our corporate culture, whether through large-scale corporate
sponsorship or employee volunteerism at local events.
For information how you can assist the relief efforts in the Montérégie
region of Québec, please visit www.sosrichelieu.com.
About Kruger Products L.P.
Kruger Products is Canada's leading tissue manufacturer and serves the
Canadian consumer market with such well-known brands as Cashmere
bathroom tissue, Purex bathroom tissue, SpongeTowels paper towels,
Scotties facial tissue and White Swan paper products, as well as
away-from-home products for industrial and commercial use across
About Kruger Inc.
Founded in Montreal in 1904, Kruger Inc., the parent company of Kruger
Products, is a major producer of publication papers, tissue, lumber and
other wood products, corrugated cartons from recycled fibres, green and
renewable energy, and wines and spirits. It is also a leader in paper
and paperboard recycling in North America. Kruger operates facilities
in Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and
the United States.
Image with caption: "SpongeTowels truck unloading 30,000 rolls at SOS Richelieu to help relief and clean-up efforts in the Monteregie region (CNW Group/KRUGER INC.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20110610_C4916_PHOTO_EN_01.jpg
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