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Kimberly-Clark donates goods to flood victims

March 30, 2009
FARGO, ND — Roswell, GA-based Kimberly Clark Professional is donating health and hygiene products to help businesses and residents of flood damaged areas in and around Fargo, ND, according to a press release.
Donated items include: 104,000 WypAll wipers, which includes a mix of disposable and reusable wipers that absorb everything from water and other liquids to oils, grease and solvents; 1,440 KleenGuard M-Series particulate respirators to protect against airborne particles during the cleanup effort; 888 pairs of KleenGuard gloves, which offer excellent hand protection for many cleanup tasks; and 800 KleenGuard coveralls and other apparel, which offer protection and comfort for cleanup workers and volunteers, the release stated.
The items will be delivered by Cole Papers and Dacotah Paper, two Fargo-area distributors of Kimberly-Clark Professional products, the release noted.
Richard Thorne, vice president of Kimberly-Clark Professional, said: "These areas have sustained significant damage as a result of the flooding that took place this past weekend. At Kimberly-Clark Professional, our focus is on enhancing the health, hygiene and well-being of people everywhere, particularly those in need. We hope this donation will help the local business community, as well as its residents, in the flood cleanup effort."
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