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Make Your Wedding A True Legacy At Real Resorts

Partnering With The City Of Joy Foundation Guests Can Create a Lasting
Tribute to Help Educate a Child in Honor of Their Love

Real Resorts in Cancun and Playa del Carmen are among the most popular venues for destination weddings and vow renewal ceremonies. More than 600 weddings were celebrated at the four resorts over the past year. Now Real Resorts is offering couples and their guests the opportunity to turn their special occasion into a true legacy for a child. Partnering with the City of Joy Foundation (Fundacion Ciudad de la Alegria), Real Resorts is inviting couples to create a Legacy Gift Fund to help educate a child.

One of City of Joy's missions is the Mano Amiga School for children. The school, which operates kindergarten through high school, helps to educate more than 1,300 children each year whose families have an annual income of less than $450 per month. The school and City of Joy support individuals and families who live in Cancun and the state of Quintana Roo. The cost of educating one student at Mano Amiga School is $25 USD per month. Couples donating towards this cause will receive a commemorative plaque in their honor signed by student representatives and a letter twice a year from a sponsored student. If they choose, they can also arrange to visit the school, and will be commemorated at the school with an engraved plaque.

"For the past several years we have joined our colleagues in the travel industry in supporting The City of Joy's important work," said Fernando Garcia, managing director of Real Resorts. "It is truly a pleasure to now have the opportunity to create this legacy program for our guests who celebrate weddings and other special occasions with us. I cannot think of a more worthwhile way to commemorate an event and make a difference in a child's life. The idea of a Legacy Wedding Gift Program was suggested to us by several of our guests who said they were not in need of traditional wedding gifts and wanted to do something to share their good fortune and provide a way for their guests to do something meaningful. It brings us much joy to provide this wonderful opportunity," added Garcia.

Guests wishing to create a Legacy Gift can work through their travel agent or their wedding planner at Real Resorts. In addition to the couple making the Legacy Donation, Real Resorts can set up a Bridal Registry for the couple so that their wedding guests can contribute to the legacy as well. For more information on the Legacy Wedding Gift Program and the wide variety of wedding celebrations available at Real Resorts please contact: your travel agent or Real Resorts at (800) 466-1289 or online at

City of Joy is a 12-acre compound located just outside the city of Cancun that provides education, healthcare, legal support and a wide range of other services for needy families in collaboration with a network of charitable organizations.
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