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The Westin Boston Waterfront
425 Summer Street • Boston, MA 02210 � United States • Phone: 617-532-4600 · Hotel Reservations: 888-627-7115
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Boston Community Service

Boston Community Service

The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel is proud to be actively involved in local Boston community service efforts.  We believe we have a special responsibility to do our part in helping our communities thrive and reach its potential.  Our great relationship with the community has enabled us to partner with philanthropic organizations, various national and global causes to enhance the quality of life for our neighbors, our community, and others in need of help.  We are grateful to have associates who care deeply for others and who are eager to volunteer their time and energy to help others. 

If you are interested in learning more about our Boston community service involvement at The Westin Boston Waterfront hotel or would like to partner with us for a future community event, please email us at boston.waterfront.events@westin.com.

Past Events:

Name:  Young Professionals Boston Community Service Project
Date:
  25 May 2011
Info:  4 of our associates volunteered to travel to Deer Island to help weed and plant flowers and other plants near the Judge A. David Mazzone Memorial.

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Name:  Project Bread's Walk for Hunger
Date:
  1 May 2011
Info: On Sunday May 1st, 42,000 people participated in the Walk raising $3.6 million which provided food for 448 emergency food programs in 130 Massachusetts cities and towns.  Among them were 6 of our associates who proudly completed the 20 miles long course.

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Name:  Starwood Associate Relief Fund for Japan
Date:
  17 March 2011
Info:  Over the weekend of March 17, 2011, the different departments in our hotel fundraised money for the Japan relief effort by conducting yard sales, bake sales, collecting donations, offering handmade paper Japanese cranes which were displayed within the hotel for each donation, and more.  We were extremely happy and proud to announce that we raised a total of $4079.86 which was sent to the Starwood Associate Relief Fund to help those affected in Japan. We are so lucky to have such a caring team who care deeply for global causes. (Photos unavailable)


Name:  Warm Hands Warm Hearts
Date:
3 January 2011
Info:  Our team asked for donations of warm clothes to donate to the Warm Hands Warm Hearts Campaign run by Friends of Boston's Homeless.  Our associates donated more than 100 pounds of lightly used warm clothes.  Friends of Boston's Homeless supports the Woods Mullen Shelter in Boston's South End and the Long Island Shelter on Boston Harbor.  These shelters serve over 850 of our community's homeless men and women every day.

Name:  Boston Living Center ***Past and Upcoming Event***
Dates:  7 (past), 21, 28 June 2011
Info:  The Boston Living Center is a non-profit community and resource center whose mission is to foster the wellness of all HIV positive people and respond to the changing needs of the HIV/Aids community.  The BLC provides programs and services free of charge to members in the context of an exceptionally welcoming, drug free, safe, and culturally diverse environment.  On June 7th, a few of our associates volunteered to participate in the lunch preparation and service at the BLC from 10am-2:30pm.  Future scheduled volunteer dates include the 21st and 28th of June.

Upcoming Events:


Name: The Westin Boston Waterfront 2011 Open
Date:
  12 August 2011
Info:  The Westin Boston Waterfront will be hosting the third annual golf tournament to raise money for the South Boston Collaborative Center, The Answer House, and the South Boston Catholic Academy.  The South Boston Collaborative Center's mission is to provide quality substance abuse treatment and prevention services to the greater South Boston community regardless of status and ability to pay.  The Answer House is a residential treatment facility providing an intensive substance abuse program for adult males.  This facility enables residents to help themselves maintain sobriety while renewing their careers and responsibilities to their families and to their communities.  The South Boston Catholic Academy is an urban Catholic school serving the South Boston parishes and surrounding faith communities.  The school embraces and encourages excellence in education and firmly believes in individual uniqueness.  To find out more information regarding sponsorship and participation opportunities, please contact Paul Kostas at paul.kostas@westin.com.

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