Marriott International Cares during pandemic

Marriott International partners American Express and JP Morgan Chase have allocated $10 million worth of Marriott rooms to frontline healthcare doctors and nurses. Their new ‘Rooms for Responders’ program offers medical professionals who are members of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Emergency Nurse Association, a free Marriott room. These rooms are available in some of the most impacted cities with COVID-19, including Chicago, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York City, Newark, NJ and Washington, D.C.

For healthcare workers not associated with these medical organizations, Marriott International offers a Community Caregiver Program offering safe, clean and comfortable Marriott hotel rooms. Caregivers can shower, sleep and isolate themselves from their family and loved ones to protect them. These room nights are available at a reduced rate to healthcare workers, regardless of their association affiliation. This special is available in the United States, Canada, theCaribbean, and Latin America.

Many of the Marriott properties have their culinary staff preparing, pre-packaging and donating cooked meals and critically important supplies, such as the hotel’s cleaning products, masks, gloves, anti-microbial wipes, sanitizers and shower caps for medical and other frontline workers.

Loyal Marriott guests who are looking for ways to help others, can donate their Marriott Bonvoy points to the following organizations. Their response efforts in the communities affected by the Coronavirus are making a difference. You can donate 2,500 of your Marriott Bonvoy points for a $10 non-profit donation, up to 125,000 for a $500 non-profit donation.

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Click on this Marriott Bonvoy Giving link and select the amount of points you are willing to donate to one or more of these different organizations:

  1. World Central Kitchen is providing meals to those affected by this health crises.
  2. UNICEF to provide support to people and communities around the world affected by COVID-19. UNICEF donations help in the efforts to provide vital supplies, health and hygiene kits to health clinics and schools, as well as monitor the imnpack of the outbreak to support continuity of social services, education and care.
  3. The Red Cross helps to provide support to people and communities affected by COVID-19 and other recent disasters in the United States. Your donation helps people recover from these emergencies.  
  4. The Marriott International Disaster Relief Fund focuses on providing support to Marriott’s associates and their families affected by this pandemic.

 

 

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