Bounty Proudly Supports Team USA Hockey Moms on the Road to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

The paper towel brand donates funds to support the parents of athletes bound for gold

CINCINNATI--()--Bounty paper towels announced today another milestone in their support of Team USA Hockey Moms in pursuit of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games with a donation of $10,000 to the USAH Sochi Family Fund at the USA vs. Canada Exhibition Game. The donation is part of Bounty’s ongoing mission of celebrating moms who are uninhibited by messes and encourage their children to pursue their dreams. Donations to the USAH Sochi Family Fund help ease the financial burden associated with travel on families of Olympic hopefuls.

On top of the early mornings, late nights and slap-shot-related-messes, being able to watch your child participate in The Winter Olympics is an expensive feat. Bounty is giving back to the Team USA Hockey and Paralympic moms across the country, who have supported their children’s dreams, sacrificed mornings for early practices and homes to big messes.

“The Team USA Hockey Moms in many ways act as the backbone of the USA Hockey Teams,” said Victoria Schooler, Communications Manager for Bounty paper towels. “We want to honor those mothers who have cheered their children on from the first time they hit the ice all the way up to the first time they set foot in an Olympic venue.”

Bounty’s sponsorship is a part of a larger Procter & Gamble (P&G) program during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, titled “Thank You Mom,” which not only highlights the everyday journey athletes take to get to the Olympic Winter Games, but celebrates the moms who help get them there. As part of the 2014 Thank You Mom campaign, P&G offered their “Thanks” to all 357 moms of US Olympians & Paralympians with a gift of a $1,000 VISA gift card to help them on their journey to Sochi.

Moms across the country can join in the hockey and sports minded conversation by visiting Facebook.com/Bounty or @Bounty on Twitter.com using the hashtag #bringit.

About Procter & Gamble
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Contacts

Procter & Gamble
Victoria Schooler, +1 513-634-0706
schooler.v@pg.com
or
MSL Group
Colleen McCarthy, +1 646-500-7931
colleen.mccarthy@mslgroup.com

Bounty presents the Team USA Hockey Moms with a $10,000 donation to the USAH Sochi Family Fund to help in their pursuit to attend the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games on Saturday, December 28, in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo: Business Wire)

Bounty presents the Team USA Hockey Moms with a $10,000 donation to the USAH Sochi Family Fund to help in their pursuit to attend the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games on Saturday, December 28, in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo: Business Wire)

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Bounty Proudly Supports Team USA Hockey Moms on the Road to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

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Contacts

Procter & Gamble
Victoria Schooler, +1 513-634-0706
schooler.v@pg.com
or
MSL Group
Colleen McCarthy, +1 646-500-7931
colleen.mccarthy@mslgroup.com