During the month of September, Carlson Hotels
is launched a national
“Hotels with a Heart”
mobile giving campaign, to support the company’s
Responsible Business Action Month
. During the campaign, guests and employees were encouraged to text a USD 5 donation via their mobile phones with proceeds benefiting the
World Childhood Foundation
— an organization that supports children at risk of exploitation.
All Carlson hotels in the United States, which includes Radisson®, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, Park Inn by Radisson
participated in “Hotels with a Heart.”
*To participate, text KIDS to 80000 to donate USD 5 donation to World Childhood Foundation. Charges will appear on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your prepaid balance. The Carlson Family Foundation
is a co-founder of the World Childhood Foundation. In 2004, Carlson also signed
The Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism
; and has continued to be an industry leader in the fight to end child trafficking and sexual exploitation.
The World Childhood Foundation is a global, non-profit organization created by Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden. The goal of the foundation is simple; to give kids back their childhood. Childhood helps thousands of children who are suffering abuse and neglect, or are at risk of being exploited. For more information on Carlson’s responsible business initiatives visit http://www.carlson.com/responsible-business