Hilton Chongqing Raises 22,865 For The Victims From Ya'an Earthquake

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June 17, 2013

CHONGQING, China - Through May 2013, Hilton Chongqing organized various activities to raise money for the victims from Ya'an earthquake, resulting in a total of RMB 22,586, which goes to Emergency Relief & Endowment Action for Ya'an Earthquake project launched by Chongqing Youth Development Foundation.

A range of activities were generated at Hilton Chongqing including team member donation, guest donation, Chongqing Ryder Cup member donation and an auction with prizes such as accommodation and buffet vouchers. Chongqing Youth Development Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in Chongqing in 2006. They immediately launched Emergency Relief & Endowment Action right after the earthquake happened in Ya'an and the purpose is to provide financial aids for the students from affected families to solve the difficulties in their daily life and study. Every RMB 1,000 will be allocated to a single student from the donation and a total of 22 students will be assisted from the money raised by Hilton Chongqing.

Jean-Philippe Jacopin, general manager of Hilton Chongqing said, "It is a delight to present this cheque to Chongqing Youth Development Foundation and to the victims from Ya'an Earthquake. Hilton Worldwide is always committed to corporate responsibility so we were much appreciated that we have had such a hugely positive response and support from our team members, guests and local communities especial from Chongqing Ryder Cup."

Hilton Chongqing is willing to establish a long-term support relationship with the 22 students, including books and the life supplise donations and arrange charity sale of the atworks created by the students, thus continue to support their education.

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Ava Song
Hilton Chongqing
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Jessica Cai
Hilton Chongqing
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