The tally is in: Domtar presents a Child's Place with the proceeds from the
2013 Domtar Charity Golf Event!
CHARLOTTE, NC, Dec. 20, 2013
CHARLOTTE, NC, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Domtar Corporation today announced
that its 2013 Vendor Partnership Meeting and Charity Golf Event yielded
support for $125,895 that will go to A Child's Place (www.achildsplace.org), a
Charlotte non-profit with a mission to erase the impact of homelessness on
children and their education. This contribution will help make a difference in
the lives of the more than 2,600 homeless children in Mecklenburg County the
agency serves each year.
"I want to extend a huge thank you to our valued vendor partners for making
the October 25^th charity event such a success," noted Domtar President and
CEO John D. Williams. "The mission and values of A Child's Place align closely
with Domtar's community investment focus on education, so it was an easy
decision to choose them as this year's recipient organization for our vendor
partnership fundraising efforts, in support of their important work with
children-in-need in the greater Charlotte area."
According to Annabelle Suddreth, Executive Director of A Child's Place, "We
are so grateful for the support Domtar and its vendors have provided our
client children through this event. They were great fun to work with and their
philanthropy has made a huge impact."
Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets and
distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products including communication
papers, specialty and packaging papers and absorbent hygiene products. The
foundation of its business is a network of world class wood fiber converting
assets that produce papergrade, fluff and specialty pulps. The majority of its
pulp production is consumed internally to manufacture paper and consumer
products. Domtar is the largest integrated marketer of uncoated freesheet
paper in North America with recognized brands such as Cougar^®, Lynx^® Opaque
Ultra, Husky^® Opaque Offset, First Choice^® and Domtar EarthChoice^®. Domtar
is also a leading marketer and producer of a broad line of incontinence care
products marketed primarily under the Attends^® brand name as well as baby
diapers. In 2012, Domtar had sales of US$5.5 billion from some 50 countries.
The Company employs approximately 9,500 people. To learn more, visit
About A Child's Place
Homelessness for children isn't just about where they lay their heads at
night; it's about where their heads are during the day at school, too.Founded
in 1989, A Child's Place of Charlotte is working to erase the impact of
homelessness on children and their education, reaching 2,656 children during
the 2012-2013 school year. In June 2013, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
reported 4,770 homeless students enrolled in the county's public schools. To
learn more about A Child's Place or to make a donation, call 704-343-3790 or
SOURCE Domtar Corporation
Manager, Communications and Government Relations
Philanthropy Associate for Communication
A Child's Place
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