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    Lumber Liquidators Donation Energizes The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation

    ~ Company takes "steps" to support charity's Energy For Life Walkathon series

    Oct 6, 2014

    TOANO, Va., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumber Liquidators (NYSE: LL), the largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, is sustaining its sponsorship of The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation's Energy For Life Walkathon series that raises awareness of the disorder.

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    The Foundation promotes the diagnosis, treatment and cure of mitochondrial disease, which causes strokes, seizures and gastro-intestinal problems for thousands of children each year. The Energy For Life Walkathon is among the organization's leading awareness efforts and Lumber Liquidators has directly supported it with tens of thousands of dollars since 2013.

    "So many families are impacted by mitochondrial disease each year, yet so few people are aware of its debilitating effects," said Charles A. Mohan, Jr., Executive Director and CEO of The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation. "With the support of Lumber Liquidators, we're able to help create awareness among communities around the nation and collect funds for the medical community to learn more about these conditions and improve patients' lives."

    The Company began supporting the Foundation in 2013 as part of its philanthropic program, Lay It Forward. The program is designed to benefit the well being of generations to come, a vision that also drives the enduring quality and sustainability of Lumber Liquidators' products. Installing a hardwood floor is an investment by homeowners – it lasts for years and grows in character as an element of a home's beauty. By supporting the Lay It Forward program now, Lumber Liquidators believes its investment will have a similar and lasting impact.

    "Lumber Liquidators' sponsorship of The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation reflects our dedication to creating lasting improvements in our communities, in people's health and in our homes," said Robert M. Lynch, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lumber Liquidators. "We appreciate their laser focused dedication to providing support for the victims of this disease, and hopefully someday soon, finding a cure for it."

    Other recipients of Lumber Liquidators' Lay It Forward donations include Ronald McDonald House Charities, No Barriers, National Braille Press and more. To learn more about the nonprofit and other organizations that Lumber Liquidators supports, visit LayItForward.LumberLiquidators.com. The Lay It Forward blog tells the inspirational stories of organizations that Lumber Liquidators has supported with product and/or financial donations.

    About Lumber Liquidators
    In its 20th year and with more than 345 locations, Lumber Liquidators is North America's largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring. The Company features more than 340 top quality flooring varieties, including solid and engineered hardwood, bamboo, cork, laminate and resilient vinyl. Additionally, Lumber Liquidators provides a wide selection of flooring enhancements and accessories to complement, install and maintain your new floor. Every location is staffed with flooring experts who can provide advice and useful information about Lumber Liquidators' low priced product, much of which is in-stock and ready for delivery.

    With premier brands including Bellawood Prefinished Hardwood and Morning Star Bamboo, Lumber Liquidators' flooring is often featured on popular television shows such as HGTV's Dream Home and This Old House. For more information, please visit www.LumberLiquidators.com or call 1.800.HARDWOOD. 

    Lumber Liquidators aims to be the industry leader in sustainability. For more information, please visit www.LumberLiquidators.com/Sustainability. Learn more about our corporate giving program at LayItForward.LumberLiquidators.com. You can also follow the Company on Facebook and Twitter.

    For further information contact:

    Lumber Liquidators Investor Relations
    Ashleigh McDermott
    Tel: 757.566.7512

    John FeldOne Simple Plan
    Tel: 612.677.2248

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    SOURCE Lumber Liquidators


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