Rebuilding Together and Choice Hotels International Partner for Annual Headquarters Project
Washington, D.C., September 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, is working with longtime charitable partner, Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing, to engage employees in an annual volunteer project. This Friday, September 18, volunteers from Choice Hotels will join Rebuilding Together Montgomery County, to provide critical repairs and renovations at Dring’s Reach, an affordable housing complex owned and operated by the Montgomery Housing Partnership (MHP), located in Silver Spring, MD.
Rebuilding Together Montgomery County and Choice Hotels will work side by side to provide Dring’s Reach residents with a safer and more vibrant space for community gatherings and activities. Volunteers will engage in a variety of tasks throughout the day, including rebuilding and installing picnic tables and grills, constructing a perimeter fence, building of bike racks, landscaping and securing foundations in the picnic areas.
“Our employees look forward to the chance to support the communities where we live and work, especially here in Montgomery County the home of our corporate headquarters,” said Steve Joyce, president and CEO, Choice Hotels International. “We’re honored to support the residents of Dring’s Reach and help revitalize their community.”
Since 2009, Choice Hotels and Rebuilding Together have partnered on more than 75 projects, engaged more than 2,000 employees and franchisees in volunteering, and impacted the lives of more than 86,000 people across the country.
"Rebuilding Together is thrilled to continue our partnership with Choice Hotels International,” said Sandra Henriquez, interim president and CEO, Rebuilding Together. "We appreciate the support of Choice Hotels International and its employee volunteers in furthering our vision of a safe and healthy home for every person."
About Rebuilding Together
Rebuilding Together strengthens the lives of people in our most vulnerable communities by providing low-income homeowners with critical home repairs, accessibility modifications and energy-efficient upgrades. Rebuilding Together’s local affiliates and nearly 100,000 volunteers complete about 10,000 rebuild projects each year. As we rebuild homes, community spaces and nonprofit facilities, our lasting impact helps to stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods across the country. We believe that everyone deserves to live in a safe and healthy home. Learn more and get involved at RebuildingTogether.org.
About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International, Inc.® (NYSE: CHH) is one of the world's largest lodging companies. With more than 6,300 hotels franchised in more than 35 countries and territories, we represent more than 500,000 rooms around the globe. As of June 30, 2015, 613 hotels were in our development pipeline. Our company's Ascend Hotel Collection®, Cambria® hotels & suites, Comfort Inn®, Comfort Suites®, Sleep Inn®, Quality®, Clarion®, MainStay Suites®, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel®, Econo Lodge® and Rodeway Inn® brands provide a spectrum of lodging choices to meet guests' needs. With more than 23 million members and counting, check out our Choice Privileges® rewards program to see how you can reap the benefits of being a member of the Choice Hotels® family. All hotels are individually owned and operated. Visit us at www.choicehotels.com for more information.