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Charmin Provides Relief to Tailgaters at Football Season Opener

<p class='bwalignc'> <i><b>Stacy Keibler Helps Charmin Deliver Upscale Restrooms to Tailgaters in Denver</b></i> </p>

Friday, September 06, 2013

Charmin Provides Relief to Tailgaters at Football Season Opener

08:00 EDT Friday, September 06, 2013

CINCINNATI (Business Wire) -- It's the dawning of a new tailgating age as Charmin toilet paper teams up with the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens to kick off the 2013 football season in style. Charmin is kicking off the Charmin Relief Project, a program designed to bring consumers better bathroom experiences when they are away from home, starting by bringing state-of-the-art restrooms to Denver, when the Denver Broncos host the Super Bowl XLVII Champions, the Baltimore Ravens.

Stacy Keibler and the Charmin Bear have some game time fun while The Charmin Relief Project helps br ...

Stacy Keibler and the Charmin Bear have some game time fun while The Charmin Relief Project helps bring fans an upgraded tailgate bathroom experience before Thursday night's kickoff game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Sept. 5, 2013, in Denver. (Jack Dempsey/AP Images for Charmin)

With the launch of the NFL football season, fans around the country are eagerly anticipating the first day back at the stadium, complete with tailgates, great food and drinks, and friends. While tailgating is a big part of fans' football experience, it also brings along the inevitable trips to portable potties. This year, Charmin is putting a fresh spin on the standard tailgate bathroom experience, delivering upscale restrooms to football fanatics at tailgates across the country.

The Charmin Relief Project will kick-off in Denver, continue on to three other stadiums, providing approximately 20 clean and fresh-smelling portable restrooms to football's biggest fans, then continue beyond football and tailgating season to surprise and delight consumers throughout the year. This fall, tailgaters at four NFL games will be invited to enjoy an upscale bathroom experience outfitted with attendants to ensure each and every Charmin restroom visit is as great as the first.

“At Charmin we believe every trip to the bathroom should be something to enjoy,” said Janette Yauch, Charmin Brand Manager at P&G. “The Charmin Tailgating-Potties provide our version of a bathroom experience touchdown – providing soft, perfect relief when fans need it most.”

In addition to creating a far better restroom experience, Charmin will provide interactive games and activities to help fans make the most of their tailgate. Visitors to the Charmin End Zone will also be invited to win fun, Charmin-themed prizes (coupons, seat cushions, etc.).

Joining the team this year will be actress, TV host, former NFL cheerleader and life-long football fan, Stacy Keibler.

“I've been a football fan my entire life and I love to tailgate before the games,” said Charmin spokesperson, Stacy Keibler. “I'm very excited to partner with Charmin on their efforts to provide a better bathroom experience to football fans!”

The former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader dedicates much of her time to causes and topics related to health and fitness, sitting on the advisory board of After-School All-Stars, a program that provides after-school programs such as academic support, enrichment opportunities and health & fitness activities for children in need.

Charmin is part of P&G's overall sponsorship of the NFL that includes Gillette, Head & Shoulders, Old Spice, Duracell, Vicks, Tide, and COVERGIRL.

To learn more about Charmin, visit Facebook.com/Charmin or @Charmin.

About Charmin

Charmin has been America's most popular toilet paper for more than 25 years. In the U.S., P&G offers Charmin Ultra Soft and Charmin Ultra Strong - premium two-ply toilet paper; Charmin Basic - a one-ply toilet paper; Charmin Sensitive - with gentle and soothing lotion with a touch of aloe & E; and Charmin Freshmates - flushable moist wipes. For more information on Charmin, visit http://www.charmin.com/.

About Procter & Gamble

P&G serves approximately 4.8 billion people around the world with its brands. The Company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Ace®, Always®, Ambi Pur®, Ariel®, Bounty®, Charmin®, Crest®, Dawn®, Downy®, Duracell®, Fairy®, Febreze®, Fusion®, Gain®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Iams®, Lenor®, Mach3®, Olay®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, Prestobarba®, SK-II®, Tide®, Vicks®, Wella®, and Whisper®. The P&G community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide. Please visit http://www.pg.com for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G and its brands.

For Procter & Gamble
Laura Dressman, +1-513-634-7363
Dressman.LP@pg.com
or
For MSL
Colleen McCarthy, +1-646-500-7931
Colleen.Mccarthy@mslgroup.com

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