Given health centres and citizens in India are overwhelmed by the virus, Meeting Escrow will be making a donation to assist in relief efforts for the COVID-19 surge in India to the Hemkunt Foundation through the SITE India Initiative.
We stand in solidarity with our colleagues around the world with this crisis, specifically our Business Development Colleague of the Asia/Pacific market, Nitin Sachdeva based out of New Delhi.
Read in Lodging, May 17, 2021, how the hotel industry is working together with various global charities to lessen the impact of COVID-19.
Choice Hotels Matches Donations to the Red Cross
Choice Hotels International is matching Choice Privilege members’ donations to the Red Cross, and the company is encouraging its loyalty members to join the company’s efforts to provide India and other areas in the world with COIVD-19 relief. Members can donate their loyalty points that convert to cash, and Choice will match the donation. The Red Cross and Red Crescent network work to support families and communities in need around the world in partnership with the WHO, the CDC, and other public health organizations that are working to lessen the impact of COVID-19.
HFTP Global Establishes COVID-19 Relief Fundraiser
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) set up a fundraiser – called the HFTP Helps COVID-19 India Relief Drive – to take part in relief efforts for the COVID-19 crisis in India. The fundraiser will support organizations providing needed medical equipment to India. HFTP is working with its team members in India and the HFTP Dubai Chapter to encourage its network of workers to donate. The donations will be distributed through vetted organizations that are working to supply equipment, including oxygen concentrators and ventilators, to medical centers. The fundraiser is running through May 31, 2021.