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Domtar Corporation & Nonprofit Partner, First Book, Give Grant to Rapoport Academy Public School for New Books


Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) (TSX:UFS) today announced that employee
volunteers from the company's personal care manufacturing facility in
Waco, Texas will visit Rapoport Academy today from 10:15-11:15 A.M. to
donate and read new books to the school's children as part of its
partnership with First
. A Fortune 500 company, Domtar makes a wide variety of everyday
products from sustainable wood fiber, such as copy paper and diapers.
Domtar's Waco
manufacturing facility
is one of the company's primary producers of
baby diapers and employs nearly 200 people in the local community.

As part of its Powerful
campaign, Domtar has partnered with First Book, a nonprofit
social enterprise that provides books to children in need, since 2012 to
provide more than half a million dollars in grants to schools and
programs in towns that are home to Domtar facilities. Domtar's grants
provide funding to educators to purchase books through the First
Book Marketplace
, a website available exclusively to First Book
programs, and then the school's children are able to bring home the new

"We're proud to have provided hundreds of thousands of brand-new books
to children from low-income families across North America, in
partnership with First Book," said Domtar Corporate Responsibility
Manager, Heather Alverson Stowe. "Domtar is committed to promoting
literacy by putting books in the hands of children in need in the
communities in which we operate—it's a cause that is close to our hearts
and core to our business."

"Access to books is transformational in the lives of our children and
the educators who serve them," said Kyle Zimmer, First Book president
and CEO. "Domtar's work with First Book has opened up a world of
opportunities to children who might not otherwise have books at home."

About Domtar
Domtar is a leading provider of a wide variety
of fiber-based products including communication, specialty and packaging
papers, market pulp and absorbent hygiene products. With approximately
10,000 employees serving more than 50 countries around the world, Domtar
is driven by a commitment to turn sustainable wood fiber into useful
products that people rely on every day. Domtar's annual sales are
approximately $5.1 billion, and its common stock is traded on the New
York and Toronto Stock Exchanges. Domtar's principal executive office is
in Fort Mill, South Carolina. To learn more, visit

About First Book
First Book is a nonprofit social enterprise
that has distributed more than 100 million books and educational
resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income
families throughout the United States and Canada. By making new,
high-quality books available on an ongoing basis, First Book is
transforming the lives of children in need and elevating the quality of
education. For more information, please visit
us online
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