Cascades to Support Breast Cancer Research Foundation with Donations from Sales of Pink Hand Towels

Cascades is donating $0.50 per case of its "Pink" hand towels sold, with a minimum donation of $5,000, to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Aug. 21, 2013 - Cascades Tissue Group introduced today its Cascades® Pink hand towels for the Away-from-Home market to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In partnership with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF), Cascades aims to help make a difference for women and families affected by this disease.

From August 1 to December 31, 2013, Cascades is donating $0.50 per case sold while supplies last, with a minimum donation of $5,000, to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. BCRF is dedicated to preventing breast cancer and finding a cure in our lifetime by funding state-of-the-art research worldwide.

“Everyone has been touched in some way by this disease, and this is our chance to pay tribute to them, while at the same time contributing to an organization dedicated to finding a cure,” said Suzanne Blanchet, Cascades Tissue Group President and CEO. “We’re committed to supporting organizations that do good work, and The Breast Cancer Research Foundation is a great example.”

BCRF has been behind the most significant breakthroughs in breast cancer over the last 20 years. In 2013 alone, the foundation committed $45 million to support the efforts of more than 200 researchers at major medical institutions across the globe.

“The Breast Cancer Research Foundation remains at the forefront of science and medicine because of the generous support of partners like Cascades, whose passion for raising awareness continues to make a significant impact in our fight to end breast cancer,” said Myra Biblowit, President and CEO of BCRF.

The Cascades Pink hand towels are available in multifold and roll formats to fit any universal dispensers in public washrooms. Made from 100 percent recycled fiber and a minimum of 50 percent post-consumer material, the hand towels use a non-harmful dye and are whitened without chlorine.

To find out how and where to purchase these products, please contact Cascades’ customer service at 1-800-246-0711. Product quantities are limited and this offer is subject to availability and until quantities last.

Cascades encourage its partner distributors to match Cascades’ donation at www.bcrfcure.org.

Stay tuned on Cascades Tissue Group website for more information about a Cascades pink event coming up shortly!

Cascades Tissue Group is a division of paper manufacturing and packaging leader Cascades Canada ULC. The division has 18 mills spread throughout North America, including 10 in the United States. For more information about Cascades Tissue Group, visit www.afh.cascades.com.

SOURCE: Cascades Tissue Group