DeKalb smashes goal to collect 3,000 toilet paper rolls

DeKalb County surpassed its goal in a toilet paper drive for the metro Atlanta homeless community by thousands.

County officials had a goal of collecting 3,000 rolls of toilet paper during the drive. They received 7,000 rolls, a press release said.

The drive was in partnership with local nonprofit Love Rolls, which was founded by 17-year-old Kendall Robinson. Robinson will be presented a proclamation for "Love Rolls Day in DeKalb County" on March 13.

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DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond said the county’s donation helps “protect the dignity of the homeless, needy and those who have gone through a natural disaster.”

Toilet paper was collected at several locations throughout DeKalb County from Feb. 12 to Feb. 23.

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