ATLANTA, Aug. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Veritiv Corporation (NYSE: VRTV) is pleased to announce it has donated 25,000 rolls of new toilet paper to Love Rolls, Inc., an Atlanta-based charity dedicated to providing toilet paper to the homeless community of Atlanta and eventually the world. Saturday, August 26 marks the annual commemoration of National Toilet Paper Day and Veritiv, one of the largest distributors of facilities solutions in North America, is marking the occasion by making the third largest donation of toilet paper to Love Rolls, Inc. in the history of the charity.
"It is an honor to support Love Rolls, Inc. as they work towards their goal of delivering one million rolls to the homeless community in Atlanta and beyond," said Martha Issa, Director of Strategy and Marketing for Veritiv Facility Solutions. "Veritiv employees are committed to giving back to the communities in which we live and work through our Veritiv Connects program. As a leader in the distribution of facility supplies, Veritiv is well-positioned to support the mission of Love Rolls and we hope that our donation will help improve the day-to-day lives of homeless individuals across the country, and inspires others to join this wonderful cause."
"We are so appreciative of the support that Veritiv has provided to Love Rolls," said Kendall Robinson, Founder, Love Rolls, Inc. "Through the generous donations of companies, like Veritiv, we are able to better serve Atlanta's 14,000 homeless people and the homeless communities in New Jersey, New York, Florida and beyond."
The team from Love Rolls, Inc. visited Veritiv's facility in Suwanee, GA to receive the toilet paper donation which will be sorted and distributed to those in need by Love Rolls and its charitable partners.
In commemoration of National Toilet Paper Day, Love Rolls will be hosting its inaugural fundraiser on Saturday, August 26 beginning at 5 p.m. Held at the Suwanee Town Center, the event consists of a 5K race (run or walk) followed by a family movie night. The event is open to the public. For more information please visit https://raceroster.com/events/2017/13339/love-rolls-5k-race-run-walk.
Veritiv Corporation (NYSE: VRTV), headquartered in Atlanta and a Fortune 500® company, is a leading North American business-to-business distributor of packaging, facility solutions, print and publishing products and services; and also a provider of logistics and supply chain management solutions. Serving customers in a wide range of industries, the Company has approximately 160 operating distribution centers throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico, and employs approximately 8,700 team members that help shape the success of its customers. For more information about Veritiv and its business segments visit www.veritivcorp.com.
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