throughout nearly three decades Marriott hotels have helped UNICEF raise more than $50 million. For the benefit of over 4.5 million children around the world through the Check Out for Children program.
BETHESDA, Md., November 20, 2023 On International Children’s Day, Marriott International and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced the return and expansion of their programs for children. “Check Out for Children” charity, a program that invites guests to donate money for each night of their stay The program is already operational in more than 500 Marriott properties in 40 countries in the Caribbean, Latin America (CALA), Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific (APEC) regions, excluding China.
throughout nearly three decades Marriott hotels have helped UNICEF raise more than $50 million. to benefit more than 4.5 million children around the world through Check Out for Children, the program relaunched in February 2023 and raised an additional US$250,000 for UNICEF. AOT International has also consistently provided assistance to communities and societies facing severe challenges around the world, such as the pandemic.
of COVID-19, natural disasters, and humanitarian crises Including providing assistance to children and youth in vulnerable groups.
“Marriott is proud to partner with UNICEF to continue the organization’s long-standing commitment to helping our planet,” said David Marriott, Chairman, Marriott International. Since the year 1995 to provide funds to help children and youth with health and nutrition, clean water, sanitation, and quality education. skill building and protecting children during natural disasters, which is essential. Check Out for Children is a unique opportunity for our guests and hotels to support UNICEF’s commitment to improving lives. of children around the world”
Marriott’s Check Out for Children program helps raise funds to support UNICEF’s current work for a better world for every child in more than 190 countries and territories by inviting guests to enter a dollar amount. Voluntary donation added to the bill at the time of check-in. Guests can cancel or change their donation amount throughout their stay. The donation will help support UNICEF’s work across the region, such as creating a clean and safe environment for children in the CALA region, providing access to education in APEC, as well as helping refugees and advocating for Policy for children with disabilities in EMEA
“For nearly 30 years, Check Out for Children has raised funds to support UNICEF’s work to protect the rights of every child. Partnership with Marriott International helps UNICEF reach children wherever and whenever they are most in dire need,” said Carla Haddad Mardini, Director of Fundraising and Private Sector Partnerships at UNICEF. “We are grateful for this support to help UNICEF make a bigger impact on youth by meeting the needs of children of all ages, from childhood to adolescence. As well as making us ready to provide the assistance they need before, during and after any emergency.”
The Check Out for Children project, which has been suspended during the global COVID outbreak until the situation has recently eased. Therefore, we have re-launched and expanded our participating hotels in the Marriott brand portfolio in our CALA, EMEA, and APEC regions since 2012. 2022 Marriott and the Marriott Disaster Relief Fund, Marriott Bonvoy and Marriott guests have provided more than $1.3 million in support of UNICEF.
The Check Out for Children program, part of Marriott’s Serve 360 sustainability and social impact program, reflects Marriott’s broader commitment to caring for our planet. Making the communities where Marriott operates even better places to live, work and visit.
Learn more about the Check Out for Children program here.
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