TOANO, VA -- Lumber Liquidators (NYSE: LL), the largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, supported several educational organizations across America within the past year through its Lay It Forward philanthropic program. Including cash and product, the Company donated nearly $100,000 to education related causes.
Benefiting organizations include Williamsburg (Va.) Montessori School, Pocono (Pa.) Environmental Education Center, Philadelphia Academies Inc., Thomas Nelson Community College (Va.), National Braille Press (Boston), Warhill (Va.) High School and A Child's Song (Colo.).
Robert M. Lynch, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Lay It Forward centers on investing in people and organizations that will benefit communities for generations. Education fits this vision well and has become one of the program's natural focus areas."
The guiding principle of Lay It Forward is benefitting the well being of generations to come, a vision that also drives the enduring quality and sustainability of Lumber Liquidators' products. Installing a hardwood floor is an investment by homeowners – it lasts for years and grows in character as an element of a home's beauty. By supporting the Lay It Forward program now, Lumber Liquidators believes its investment will have a similar and lasting impact.
Beyond the nearly $100,000 in donations to educational related organizations, Lumber Liquidators has donated to organizations including No Barriers and ShelterBox USA. To learn more about the nonprofits and other organizations that Lumber Liquidators supports, visit LayItForward.LumberLiquidators.com. The Lay It Forward blog tells the inspirational stories of organizations that Lumber Liquidators has supported with product and/or financial donations.
About Lumber Liquidators
With more than 350 locations, Lumber Liquidators is North America's largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring. The Company features more than 400 top quality flooring varieties, including solid and engineered hardwood, bamboo, cork, laminate and resilient vinyl. Additionally, Lumber Liquidators provides a wide selection of flooring enhancements and accessories to complement, install and maintain your new floor. Every location is staffed with flooring experts who can provide advice and useful information about Lumber Liquidators' low priced product, much of which is in stock and ready for delivery.
With premier brands including Bellawood and Morning Star Bamboo, Lumber Liquidators' flooring is often featured on popular television shows such as HGTV's Dream Home and This Old House. For more information, please visit www.LumberLiquidators.com
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