Volunteer events continue buzzing around the globe as Hyatt hotels and resorts participate in Hyatt's Global Month of Community Service. Have you taken the #Commit2Thrive pledge? With less than two weeks left, don't miss your chance to help your community and help Hyatt donate a book to a child in need! Click here to take the pledge.
Hyatt associates continue to get out and give back in their communities. Here's a look at what's been happening this week:
Kathmandu, Nepal: Hyatt Regency Kathmandu spent the day with 34 children from the Buddhist Child Home orphanage preparing a special meal and activities in celebration of the Nepalese New Year. The hotel has been a longtime supporter of the organization and even hosts monthly birthday celebrations for the children.
Lost Pines, Texas: Associates at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines raised awareness for their local Children's Advocacy Center by wearing blue to support Child Abuse Prevention. Associates hosted a blue bake sale and raised $1,400 in one hour for the cause!
Louisville, Kentucky: Associates from Hyatt Regency Louisville participated in Louisville's Brightside Community-Wide Cleanup Day along with more than 9,000 other local volunteers. Hyatt volunteers cleaned eight streets in downtown Louisville, collecting around 60 pounds of garbage.
Ludhiana, India: Back again after last week's spotlight, the team at Hyatt Regency Ludhiana is making a huge impact in their local community. This week, they orchestrated a trash pickup/cleaning drive along the Feroze Gandhi market near their hotel.
Orlando, Florida: The team at Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport has been busy with several events planned throughout the month including painting murals at their local elementary school and helping with a teacher appreciation event.
Mendoza, Argentina: Park Hyatt Mendoza hosted a special Easter Egg workshop and celebration for associates' children and community members. Participants were asked to bring First Aid Supplies, which in turn were donated to a rural primary school in the area.
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan: Hyatt Regency Bishkek hosted a blood drive at the hotel for associates to support local health organizations.
Chicago, Illinois: Chefs from Park Hyatt Chicago conducted a culinary class to teach kids from Common Threads about cooking and healthy eating. Associates volunteer monthly with Common Threads in support of Hyatt Thrive. In addition, read about one associate's inspiring volunteer trip in Ghana with Habitat for Humanity.
Columbus, Ohio: Associates from Hyatt Place Columbus/Dublin spent the afternoon cleaning a local park and enjoying the outdoors together.
Delhi, India: Hyatt Regency Delhi hosted a special fashion show for students from Tamana School, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting mentally challenged and autistic children.
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