Georgia-Pacific Donates $250,000 to HomeAid to Foster Green Building Initiatives
August 14, 2011 | 10:06 pm CDT

NEWPORT BEACH, CA -- HomeAid, a national non-profit provider of housing for today's homeless, and Georgia-Pacific, a manufacturer and marketer of paper, pulp, and building products and related chemicals, have announced an expansion of their current partnership, according to Building Online.


G-P made a $250,000 donation that will help develop a sustainable ‘green’ building model and fund HomeAid's ongoing efforts to create a strong set of standards for sustainable building among the organization's nationwide chapters. Also, with an eye toward fostering the growth of HomeAid's sustainable initiatives, David Fleiner, president of G-P's gypsum and chemical businesses, will join the organization's national board of directors, and Mark Atkins, G-P's vice president of wood products sales and marketing, will join the board of HomeAid Atlanta.


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