JW Marriott Hotel, Harbin River North organize ‘Run to Give’ Charity Run
Updated : 2019-09-27
By ( chinadaily.com.cn )
JW Marriott Hotel and Harbin River North, part of Marriott International, will organize the sixth annual ‘Run to Give’ charity run in Harbin on September 27, 2019. JW Marriott Hotel Harbin River North will join other Marriott International hotels across 23 countries and territories concurrently in Asia Pacific for this fund-raising initiative. Since the event inaugurated in 2014, ‘Run to Give’ has become an integral part of the company’s tradition in cultivating a people-first environment that promotes associate well-being and drives its people to care for the communities where they do business.
“The annual charity run is a key activity of our company’s TakeCare programme that empowers associates to live our culture. Through the programme, we encourage our associates to take care of their physical well-being, while providing them with the opportunity to be part of a community that respects, shares kindness and contributes to a more compassionate world.” said Regan Taikitsadaporn, Chief Human Resources Officer, Marriott International Asia Pacific.
This year, two hotels, JW Marriott Hotel Harbin River North & Sheraton Harbin have come together in Qun Li Music Park to raise funds, the run expects to gather more than 40 Marriott International associates, affiliates and athletes.
The run held in Qun Li Music Park is total 1km, The route aims to offer participants different perspectives of the local community they live and work in.
Last year, “Run to Give” took place in 109 locations across Asia Pacific, which involved more than 10,500 associates from 546 properties with nearly 36,700 runners participating, raising over US$400,000 supporting non-profit partners, selected local charities across Asia Pacific as well as contributed towards Marriott disaster relief efforts. With a growing hotel footprint underpinned by the strength of its associates, Marriott International aims to continue creating a lasting positive impact on the local communities it serves, guided by its social impact and sustainability platform, Serve 360: Doing Good in Every Direction.
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