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 Hilton Hotels & Resorts
For nearly 100 years, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has set the benchmark for hospitality around the world, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests' evolving needs. With more than 585 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.hilton.com and learn more by visiting newsroom.hilton.com/hhr or following Hilton Hotels & Resorts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising more than 5,600 properties with nearly 913,000 rooms, in 113 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its nearly 100 year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program, Hilton Honors, nearly 85 million members who book directly with Hilton have access to 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 DoubleTree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of nearly 560 upscale hotels with more than 130,000 rooms across six continents. Over the past 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has maintained its philosophy that it’s the little things that make a big difference, from welcoming guests with its signature warm DoubleTree Cookie, to serving the local community. Thanks to the dedication of its Team Members, DoubleTree by Hilton ensures the absolute best experiences for guests and continues to be a symbol of comfort through contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings, and meetings and event 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.com/doubletree, twitter.com/doubletree and instagram.com/doubletree. Learn about the latest brand news at newsroom.hilton.com/doubletree.