MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Garden Inn, the award-winning brand of upscale, yet affordable, hotels, and Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief organization, today announced the launch of Holidays with Heart, a seven-week long holiday campaign to help fight hunger in America. From November 18, 2012 through January 6, 2013, guests who book the Holidays with Heart room rate* will receive complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast and Hilton Garden Inn will make a donation to Feeding America that will help provide 400,000 meals to families that need it most.
In the United States, one in five children is at risk of hunger. To provide families in need with access to nourishing meals, Hilton Garden Inn first partnered with Feeding America in June 2012 to launch Breakfast with Heart, the brand's first You Can Count on Us initiative, aimed at nurturing communities on their road to success. There were more than 31,000 rooms booked through the initial promotion.
"To reaffirm Hilton Garden Inn's commitment to help families in need, the brand re-launched the weekend stay promotion just in time for the holidays," said Judy Christa-Cathey, Vice President, Global Brand Marketing, Hilton Garden Inn. "By extending the holiday spirit to those who need it most, we believe we can create positive change for our communities through our hotels. We are excited to re-launch this successful promotion during the holidays when the season of giving is upon us."
With more than 200 food bank locations, Feeding America serves 37 million people each year. Feeding America's food banks also secure and distribute more than three billion pounds of food and grocery products each year through food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters and after-school programs.
"We are proud to team with Hilton Garden Inn again to continue to make an impact when it comes to fighting hunger in this country," said Maura Daly, Chief Communications and Programs Officer. "Thanks to Hilton Garden Inn, we have an opportunity to continue to raise awareness about hunger in America and to help provide meals to those in need."
You Can Count on Us is one of the many ways Hilton Garden Inn delivers on Hilton Worldwide's commitment to Travel with Purpose and helps increase the economic and social benefits the company brings to its backyard communities.
To make a reservation to support Holidays with Heart, please visit www.hgi.com
* Subject to availability at participating hotels. Book Plan Code "PBHWH1." Valid Thursdays-Saturdays for stays booked and consumed between November 18, 2012 - January 6, 2013, in the U.S. Two-night minimum stay required. 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. Guests will receive breakfast vouchers upon arrival. Breakfast does not include gratuities or alcoholic beverages. Other restrictions may apply.
About You Can Count on Us
You Can Count on Us is Hilton Garden Inn's community relations program to nourish and nurture communities on their road to success. Through You Can Count on Us, Hilton Garden Inn aims to help provide food, shelter and comfort in times of pressing need. Hilton Garden Inn will help address pressing needs around the world by inspiring and mobilizing others to stand up and be counted on to take action. You Can Count on Us is one of many strategic programs developed by the Hilton portfolio of brands as part of Travel with Purpose, Hilton Worldwide's commitment to providing shared value to our business and communities around the world. Travel with Purpose is built on four areas of focus - creating opportunities for individuals to reach their full potential; strengthening communities where we operate; celebrating cultures and the power of travel; and living sustainability through the measurement, analysis and improvement of our use of natural resources.
About Feeding America
Feeding America provides low-income individuals and families with the fuel to survive and even thrive. As the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, our network members supply food to more than 37 million Americans each year, including 14 million children and 3 million seniors. Serving the entire United States, more than 200 member food banks support 61,000 agencies that address hunger in all of its forms. For more information on how you can fight hunger in your community and across the country, visit http://www.feedingamerica.org. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/FeedingAmerica or follow our news on Twitter at twitter.com/FeedingAmerica.
About Hilton Garden Inn
Hilton Garden Inn is the award-winning, upscale, yet affordable hotel brand that continually strives to ensure today’s busy travelers have everything they need to be most productive on the road — from our oh-so-comfortable Garden Sleep System® bed to complimentary wired and Wi-Fi Internet access in all guestrooms. So whether on the road for personal or business reasons, Hilton Garden Inn offers the amenities and services for travelers to sleep deep, stay fit, eat well and work smart while away from home. For more information about our locations around the globe, visit www.hgi.com or news.hgi.com.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 95 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of eleven world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,100 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 685,000 rooms in 92 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®.