CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Boise Paper announced three winners in the 2017 Give the Gift of Box Tops Sweepstakes. Waterford Montessori Academy of Waterford, MI; St. Labre Indian Elementary School of Ashland, MT; and R.E. Baker Elementary School of Bentonville, AR, will each receive 10,000 Bonus Box Tops and 400 reams of paper to benefit their students and staff in 2018.

“Our Give the Gift of Box Tops Sweepstakes is a fun way for us to engage and connect with local schools in the communities our customers and employees call home,” said Paul LeBlanc, vice president of Boise Paper. “We are proud to fulfill our Paper with Purpose promise by presenting these three schools with an unexpected gift this holiday season!”

Paper with Purpose is Boise Paper’s commitment to invest in the sustainability of the local communities their customers and employees call home. Since 2011, K-8 schools have received nearly $11 million thanks to Boise Paper’s participation in the Box Tops for Education™ program. Schools use Box Tops for Education funds to purchase necessary items such as gym equipment, library books, instruments, and art supplies.

The Give the Gift of Box Tops Sweepstakes – held from November 1-30, 2017 – celebrated Boise Paper’s partnership with General Mills and Box Tops for Education. Approximately 194,000 participants entered to win on behalf of their favorite school. Holly B. won for Waterford Montessori Academy, Jerry G. won for St. Labre Indian Elementary School and Marissa B. won for R.E. Baker Elementary School.

About Boise Paper:
Boise Paper is a division of Packaging Corporation of America, headquartered in Lake Forest, IL. Boise Paper manufactures a full line of quality papers including imaging papers for the office and home, printing and converting papers, and papers used in packaging, such as label and release papers. Through its Paper with Purpose® promise, Boise Paper commits to delivering excellent value while sustaining environmental, economic, and social resources for future generations. Keep current with news and events at www.BoisePaper.com.

Contact: 
Ellyse Orndorff
L.C. Williams & Associates
312/565-4603