MEMPHIS, Tenn. and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide's award-winning brand of upscale, yet affordable hotels, and Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, today launched Breakfast with Heart. Beginning November 1, 2013 and running through March 31, 2014, guests who book the "Breakfast with Heart" room rate* will receive breakfast and support Hilton Garden Inn's efforts to provide meals to families in need.

In the United States, one in six people is at risk of hunger. Hilton Garden Inn will help Feeding America secure more than 670,000 meals on behalf of local food banks around the country to help fight hunger.

"Hilton Garden Inn is proud to support Feeding America's mission to feed America's hungry through our Breakfast with Heart program," said Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. "At Hilton Garden Inn, our Team Members demonstrate our approach to guest service through our You Can Count on Us culture, and that approach extends beyond our hotel walls into our communities. Breakfast programs are important in the fight to end hunger, and this program allows us to be a part of the solution."

As part of the Hilton Worldwide's commitment to Travel with Purpose, Hilton Garden Inn is committed to ensuring our communities can count on us in times of pressing need. Through volunteer service and community engagement, Hilton Garden Inn aims to help provide food, shelter and comfort to the communities in which our properties serve.

With more than 200 member food banks, Feeding America serves 37 million people each year, including 14 million children and 3 million seniors. Feeding America's food banks secure and distribute three billion pounds of donated food and grocery products each year through food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters and after-school programs.

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* Subject to availability at participating hotels. Book Plan Code "PBBWH2" Valid for Friday and/or Saturday night stays booked and consumed between November 1, 2013 - March 30, 2014 in the U.S. Availability and rate will be confirmed at time of booking and will vary by property, length of stay, date and are based on occupancy per room. Rate does not include resort/service fees, taxes, incidental charges or gratuities. Rate includes breakfast for up to two adults and two children 12 years old and younger registered in the same room. Breakfast does not include gratuities or alcoholic beverages. Other restrictions may apply.

The monetary equivalent of 675,000 meals will be donated to Feeding America® between November 1, 2013 - March 30, 2014. $1 helps to provide 9 meals secured by Feeding America® on behalf of local member food banks.

Contact:
Jennifer Hughes
Hilton Worldwide
+1 901 374 6518
jennifer.hughes@hilton.com

Andrea Horowitz
For Hilton Garden Inn
+1 212 805 8078
andrea.horowitz@emanatepr.com

About Feeding America
Feeding America is a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. Together, we provide food to more than 37 million people through 61,000 food pantries, soup kitchens, and shelters in communities across America. Feeding America also supports programs that improve food security among the people we serve; educates the public about the problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going hungry. Individuals, charities, businesses and government all have a role in ending hunger. Donate. Volunteer. Advocate. Educate.  Together we can solve hunger. Visit http://www.feedingamerica.org/. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FeedingAmerica or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/FeedingAmerica.

About Travel with PurposeTM
Travel with PurposeTM is Hilton Worldwide's corporate responsibility commitment to providing shared value to its business and communities in four areas - creating opportunities for individuals to reach their full potential; strengthening communities where Hilton Worldwide operates; celebrating cultures and the power of travel; and living sustainably through the measurement, analysis and improvement of the company's use of natural resources. 

About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn hotel brand provides business and leisure guests with upscale yet affordable accommodations and modern amenities for a successful and comfortable stay. The satisfaction promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each guest’s stay better and brighter. If something isn’t just the way you like it, simply let any hotel Team Member know, and we will make it right. Guaranteed. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn caters to guests’ dining needs by serving daily cooked-to-order breakfast and offering full service restaurants and bars. Team Members at more than 750 hotels around the world are committed to guaranteeing today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying experience from the first hello when they arrive. Hilton Garden Inn is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn, visit www.hgi.com or news.hgi.com or connect on social media at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.