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Hilton Hotels In Prague Support Charity Under The 'Small Change, Big Difference "
December 22, 2009PRAGUE, Czech Republic -
The "Small Change, Big Difference" campaign takes place in Hilton Prague Old Town from October to late December this year. During its duration, hotel guests may voluntarily contribute € 1 Euro or equivalent amount of value in Czech crowns natížením to their hotel bills.
Simon Vincent, vice president for Hilton in Europe, said: "It's really amazing campaign, I hope it our generous guests in the Czech Republic will support. The contribution of the 1 Euro, we have a chance to change the lives of children who really need it. "
Selected funds will be used for charity Chance for Children (C4C), will support program "Springboard to Life", aimed at teaching disabled children English and computer operator. Children learn the skills that help them to independence in adulthood.
To date, was chosen from hotel guests and employees more than 80,000 CZK. Check the ceremony C4C representatives during the Christmas charity concert at the Hilton Prague 20th December.
Hilton Hotels in Prague C4C support for more than five years. The campaign "Small Change, Big Difference" hotels organize other accompanying activities. In November at the Hilton Prague made cakes decorating classes for mentally disabled children under the guidance of an experienced šéfcukráře Youri Baltaliyského. This included a tour of the hotel. After the presentation šéfcukráře children went into the decoration of cakes, which they assume with great imagination. All participants received a certificate, gifts, and carried with him a decorated cake for their friends in institutions.
Hilton Prague Old Town C4C provide computer lab for regular courses that are held for needy children each week.
The above actions were motivated by a team of chefs so that the collection held in the kitchen and gave the program CZK 5,000.
"Small Change, Big Difference" has been going on since 2004 in Great Britain and Ireland, the campaign were selected more than 946,000 Euro for charity. This year, the first time the campaign spread to continental Europe. For European hotels is a chance to give something in return, the communities in which they work. 37 hotels in 11 European countries join the Great Britain and Ireland to work together to choose the most money.
The campaign is organized by the Foundation Hilton in the Community, a charitable organization that is part of the Hilton family of hotels. Last year's campaign was very successful, was chosen more than 131,000 Euro for the international charity Save the Children
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