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Polk County, Texas Firefighters Receive $16,000 from Georgia-Pacific

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CORRIGAN, TEXAS, August 17, 2022 /3BL Media/—Georgia-Pacific is hoping to give some relief to area firefighters as they continue to battle an active fire season in Texas. The extreme hot weather has resulted in fire departments seeing a significant spike in brush fires—and with limited resources—most volunteer fire departments are feeling the heat when it comes to keeping operations running smoothly during one of the driest seasons in the state’s history.

Georgia-Pacific's 33rd Atlanta Habitat for Humanity Build

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Congratulations to Deldrick on his new home! We are excited about all the memories that will be created here. This marks our 33rd Atlanta Habitat for Humanity build, and we are honored to have been a part of the process.

Georgia-Pacific Building Products Joins Innovative Mass Timber Construction Category With Ponce City Market Project

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ATLANTA, April 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ - GP’s lumber business is collaborating with leaders in the mass timber industry on a new office building in Atlanta’s famous Ponce City Market development to support the construction of a four-story mass timber loft office building.

Same World, Different Views

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April is Autism Awareness Month and what better way to make our employees aware of the benefits available to them than with this incredible video featuring the awe-inspiring family of David Brabham, director of sustainability strategy.

In the video, we get a peek at the financial stress behind their son’s, Brady, diagnosis and how GP benefits now cover autism therapy, providing some relief for their family. Awareness goes beyond just acknowledgement at GP—with benefits like these, GP can continue to put its’ stewardship in action by actively creating ways to improve lives.

Georgia-Pacific’s Long-term Commitment to Civil Rights

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For decades Georgia-Pacific has been doing what’s right by creating meaningful partnerships with organizations that place a focus on civil and human rights and are consistent with our social stewardship efforts. Georgia-Pacific has a long history of supporting the civil rights movement, especially in Atlanta where we are headquartered. This includes working closely with the King family, Ebenezer Baptist Church and The King Center. Georgia-Pacific was one of the original founders of the The Center For Civil and Human Rights located in Atlanta.

Georgia-Pacific Employee Represents at Covenant House Georgia Sleep Out

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If you had told me 21 years ago when I joined Georgia-Pacific LLC that I would wind up sleeping on one of the boxes we make, I would have thought you were joking.

Georgia-Pacific Is Removing Barriers While “Creating Second Chances”

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At Georgia-Pacific, we work to empower individuals to realize their full potential and positively contribute to their communities. The GP Second Chance Program provides hope for those who reenter society after incarceration – hoping to build a new life to support their family and to become productive members of society with a brighter future.

A Source for Good: Recycling is Just the Start for a Paper Mill and Its Community

Recycling, energy from biomass, reducing landfill initiative. How one Georgia-Pacific facility is transforming itself and the community.
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“This is the heartbeat of a 50-mile area,” Shawn Williams says from a corner of Georgia-Pacific’s Naheola mill on a cool morning. “If you live in the community, this is where you want to work.”

Amy Rooks: The Importance of Bringing Her Whole Self to Her Job Every Day

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Hear from Amy Rooks, the director of our plates product system for our CPG business on the importance of bringing her whole self to her job every day as a GP employee.

Our Commitment to Community for a Just Society

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We're proud to continue our partnership with organizations that are dedicated to breaking down barriers. From Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta to Habitat for Humanity, Georgia-Pacific is committed to investing in organizations making a difference.

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