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December 25, 2013
Hyatt Thrive

With One Click, You Can Help Hyatt Share the Joy of Reading!

At Hyatt, we believe that the gift of sharing is the greatest gift of all. That’s why this holiday season, Hyatt will Share the Joy of reading with children around the world by pledging to donate up to $100,000 to Room to Read, a global nonprofit that promotes literacy and education in the developing world.Hyatt is donating $25,000 upfront, but we need your help to reach our ultimate goal of $100,000. To do this, Hyatt has pledged to donate $1 for every person that shares a special Hyatt message on their social channels such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Weibo through December 31, up to $75,000.

#SHARINGJOY is easy. Simply visit Hyatt’€™s Share the Joy site and share the Hyatt story that inspires you. For every share, Hyatt will donate $1 to Room to Read – up to an additional $75,000. (Fun Fact: The stories on this site happen to feature the winners of this year’€™s Hyatt Community Grant program!)

  1. Visit the campaign microsite: http://hyattthrive.tumblr.com/
  2. Read an inspiring story and share it on your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ or Weibo account.
  3. For every share, Hyatt donates a dollar to Room to Read – up to $75,000.

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Why Education?
In June of this year, Hyatt launched Ready to Thrive, the company’€™s new corporate philanthropy program focused on education -€“ one of the four pillars of Hyatt Thrive. Through Ready to Thrive, Hyatt is investing corporate dollars in two specific areas – literacy and career development, both of which are vital to the long-term viability of our communities and our business.

To help support our effort, Hyatt is partnering with Room to Read, a global leader in education. The organization works with local communities, nonprofits and governments to develop the literacy skills and reading habits among primary school children. With an initial investment in India, Hyatt’s $100,000 pledge will help Room to Read build 10 libraries and fund literacy instruction programs in 23 schools -€“ impacting the lives of more than 4,000 children and their families. To learn more, visit www.roomtoread.org.

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