Hilton Kuwait Resort Supports Local Women’s Shelters

Hotel team members donate 100 mattresses to Operation Hope Kuwait shelters at Philippine and Sri Lanka embassiest

This information originated in American English.

February 26, 2014

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait - In line with Hilton Worldwide's commitment to serving the local community, Hilton Kuwait Resort has donated 100 mattresses to local women's shelters through the non-profit humanitarian organization, Operation Hope Kuwait. Hilton Kuwait Resort donated 100 clean, almost new mattresses to the Operation Hope Kuwait women's shelters at the Philippine and Sri Lankan embassies this month, improving the well-being of hundreds of women currently seeking refuge.

Ziad Tantawi, general manager of Hilton Kuwait Resort said: "Supporting the people of Kuwait is a cause close to my heart and reflects part of Hilton's core beliefs, so we are happy to work alongside Operation Hope Kuwait to help our community and neighbors."Hilton Kuwait Resort team members visited the embassies to personally deliver the mattresses, where they were welcomed by Cesar Chavez, Labour Attaché II and Florencia Ching, Labour Attaché at the Phillipines Embassy, and Mr. Mohamed Anas, Head of Chancery at the Sri Lankan Embassy. Team members were thanked for the donation and  were explained the positive effect it will have on the women's welfare.

The mattress donation drive is one of many social initiatives led by Hilton Kuwait Resort in its ongoing efforts to support local and international community campaigns.

Contact

Katie Fyfe
Grayling (for Hilton Kuwait Resort)
+ 971 4 390 1634
katie.fyfe@grayling.com

Mirvat Wehbe
Hilton Kuwait Resort
+965 22256222
mirvat.wehbe@hilton.com

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