14 Hilton Hotels In The Pacific Northwest Celebrate Hilton's Annual Global Week Of Service
Hilton Team Helps Strengthen the Community by Volunteering with Local Food Banks
SEATTLE and Portland, Ore. - In celebration of Hilton's annual Global Week of Service, throughout October, more than 1,300 volunteers from 14 hotels in Oregon and Washington contributed over 41,000 pounds of food to local food banks, including the Oregon Food Bank, Giving Plate, Food for Lane County, Northwest Harvest,Clark County Food bank and more.
For nearly 100 years, Hilton has seen a world that can be made better through genuine hospitality. This passion for hospitality drives everything Hilton teams do, creating a positive impact in communities around the world. These 14 hotels' efforts extended Hilton's week-long celebration to a month-long celebration, recognizing the company's year-round commitment to serving and enriching the communities where teams live, work and travel.
"I am extremely proud of all the efforts of our Hilton Team Members in the Northwest that will make such a large impact with those in need throughout the upcoming holiday season," said Eric Walters, general manager, Hilton Portland Downtown and The Duniway Portland, A Hilton Hotel.
"Hilton's commitment to the community has been a joy and downright impressive to watch. I have been working to support food and fund drives for years now and I only have ever see a food drive like this once a year...when Hilton does it," said Kyle Hummel, Oregon Food Bank.
Since 2012, Hilton's Global Week of Service has been the company's largest annual community service initiative, mobilizing tens of thousands of Team Members from all over the world to impact their local communities through a variety of volunteer projects. Hilton teams offer their time and expertise in hospitality to support causes from conserving natural resources to mentoring and exposing youth to the opportunities in hospitality to collecting surplus food and distributing it to local organizations and everything in between. The Hilton-branded Pacific Northwestern hotels that participated in the extended Global Week of Service Project include:
- DoubleTree by Hilton Bend
- DoubleTree by Hilton Salem
- DoubleTree by Hilton Portland - Tigard
- Hilton Eugene
- DoubleTree by Hilton Portland, OR
- DoubleTree by Hilton Olympia
- DoubleTree by Hilton Vancouver, Washington
- DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Seattle Airport/Southcenter
- Hilton Seattle
- Hilton Bellevue
- The Duniway a Hilton Hotel
- Hilton Portland
About Travel with Purpose
Travel with Purpose is Hilton's corporate responsibility strategy to provide shared value to its business and our communities. Travel with Purpose focuses on creating meaningful opportunities for people and opening doors for youth; investing in community resilience through skills-based volunteerism, disaster relief and human rights; and reducing the impact of our footprint on natural resources through responsible operations and sourcing. Visit cr.hilton.com to learn more.
About DoubleTree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of nearly 590 upscale hotels with more than 135,000 rooms across 47 countries. For more than 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has continued to be a symbol of comfort for business and leisure travelers around the world, from welcoming guests with its signature warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie, to serving the local community. DoubleTree by Hilton offers contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings and meetings and events spaces. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. To make reservations, travelers may visit doubletree.com. Connect with DoubleTree by Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Learn about the latest brand news at newsroom.hilton.com/doubletree.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,100 properties with more than 971,000 rooms, in 119 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2019 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, more than 103 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Hilton Hotels & Resorts has set the benchmark for hospitality around the world, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests' evolving needs. With 584 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties are located in the world’s most sought-after destinations for guests who know that where they stay matters. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Begin your journey at www.hiltonhotels.com, and learn more by visiting newsroom.hilton.com/hhr and following Hilton Hotels & Resorts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.