Marriott International held 2018 ‘Run to Give’ in Greater China region
Shenzhen & Huizhou sub council raising RMB 141,007.43
for Operation Smile to support Chinese children with cleft conditions
万豪国际集团大中华区2018 ‘Run to Give’ 慈善跑于9月16日圆满落幕， 超过7,450名万豪员工加入跑步行列，为唇腭裂患儿“跑出微笑”。此次慈善跑由290间万豪旗下酒店在全国60个城市同时举行。活动共筹得善款逾人民币120万元，将全部捐赠予微笑行动 (Operation Smile)，用于救助中国唇腭裂患儿。
Marriott International held 2018 ‘Run to Give’ charity run in Greater China region on 16th September and has raised over 1.2 million RMB for Operation Smile, all proceeds generated from the event will be used to support safe and quality surgeries for the children with cleft lip and cleft palate in China. 290 Marriott hotels in 60 cities jointly supported this meaningful charity event with the attendance of more than 7,450 associates.
深圳及惠州区2018 ‘Run to Give’ 慈善跑于10月13日圆满落幕， 超过777名深圳及惠州区万豪员工及客人加入跑步行列，为唇腭裂患儿“跑出微笑”。此次慈善跑由20间万豪旗下酒店在深圳大梅沙京基喜来登酒店举行。活动共筹得善款人民币141,007.43元，将全部捐赠予微笑行动 (Operation Smile)，用于救助中国唇腭裂患儿。活动期间，由商委会工程、市场销售、房务及青年商务委员会等根据自身独特特征所打造的创意集市更为本次活动增添了无限乐趣。活动参与者不仅选购到了自己喜欢的物品，更为此次活动捐赠了无限的爱心。
Marriott International held 2018 ‘Run to Give’ charity run in Shenzhen and Huizhou on 13th October and has raised over RMB 141,007.43 for Operation Smile, all proceeds generated from the event will be used to support safe and quality surgeries for the children with cleft lip and cleft palate in China. 20 Marriott hotels in Shenzhen and Huizhou jointly supported this meaningful charity event with the attendance of more than 777 associates.
万豪国际集团大中华区商委会主席潘小莺表示，“万豪国际集团作为全球最大的酒店集团，在127个国家与地区拥有超过6500家酒店，我们服务理念的根基是传承了90年的万豪文化—‘以人为本’。2017年，万豪国际启动全新平台 Serve 360: Doing Good in Every Direction（善行360度）并以此作为可持续发展与社会影响力行动指南。秉承善行原则之一 ‘改善社区并为需要的儿童提供救助与支持’， 万豪大中华区商委会发起 2018‘Run to Give’ 慈善跑，我们感谢各地万豪酒店与员工团队为此付出的努力，更相信通过大家的支持，微笑行动可以为中国唇腭裂患儿开展更多义诊。”
“As the largest hotel group in the world, Marriott International has more than 6,500 properties across 127 countries and territories, the foundation of our service philosophy is Marriott Culture that was perpetuated for 90 years — ‘Put People First’. In 2017, Marriott International launched a new platform Serve 360: Doing Good in Every Direction as our social impact and sustainability development guideline. Align with ‘Nurture Our World’ , one of the principles in Serve 360, we initiated 2018 ‘Run to Give’ to support Operation Smile to carry out more missions for Chinese children with cleft conditions. It is delighted to see our associates make big efforts on this with great passion and believe that together we can improve our community and deliver aid to children in times of need.” said Angela Pan, the Guidance Team Member of Marriott Worldwide Business Councils, Greater China.
Marriott International has been supporting Operation Smile since 2008 and till now, more than 1,000 Marriott volunteers have been involved in the missions Operation Smile executed across China, meanwhile, Marriott hotels in Greater China region also provide complimentary accommodation for international medical volunteers from all over the world.
国际微笑行动大中华区总裁王晓卫表示，“国际微笑行动在中国开展义诊活动27年以来，累计救助的唇腭裂患者超过3万名，成功的义诊与每个帮助我们的人分不开。感谢万豪集团十年来对微笑行动一如既往的支持和帮助，也非常感谢万豪志愿者为义诊服务的热情。今年的 ‘Run to Give’ 慈善跑让我很受启发，这种充满活力的方式让更多人加入了我们的行列，宣传健康的同时做一件好事，去帮助贫困唇腭裂患儿重获美丽的微笑。 希望将来我们还会一起奔跑下去，用关爱的力量去帮助更多需要我们的人。”
Dr. Wang Xiao Wei, the President of Operation Smile Greater China expressed “Operation Smile conducted the first mission in China 27 years ago and over the years we have treated over 30,000 cleft lip and palate patients, this achievement is a joint effort from all of our individual and corporate supporters. We are very grateful to the continuous support from Marriott Group. And for more than 10 years, the passions and professionalism demonstrated by the Marriott volunteers who participated at our medical mission has extended tremendous help for the smooth delivery of our mission. I am very much inspired by the innovative ideas Marriott has put together in this ‘Run to Give’ campaign in promoting the importance of health and to do a good deed at the same time. I hope through this campaign, we can create more awareness to the current cleft problems we face around the world and ultimately the causes we serve. ”
万豪国际（纳斯达克股票代码：MAR）集团总部位于美国马里兰州贝塞斯达，在127个国家和地区拥有超过6,500家酒店，包括直接经营酒店、特许经营酒店和授权分时度假酒店，并拥有30个酒店品牌。万豪国际集团还运营备受赞誉的三项客户忠诚计划：包括丽思卡尔顿礼赏（The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®）在内的万豪礼赏（Marriott Rewards®）及SPG俱乐部（Starwood Preferred Guest®）。垂询更多信息，请访问官网www.marriott.com。如需随时掌握万豪国际最新动态，可访问网上新闻中心www.marriottnewscenter.com，或在社交媒体上关注@MarriottIntl。
About Marriott International
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 6,500 properties in 30 leading hotel brands spanning 127 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts all around the world. The company also operates award-winning loyalty programs: Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®. For more information, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com. In addition, connect with us on Facebook and @MarriottIntl on Twitter and Instagram.
About Marriott Greater China Business Councils
Marriott International has 98 Business Councils worldwide, Business Councils are made up of General Managers and associates across all brands and business functions in a specific market or region. In Greater China region, there are 4 Marriott Business Councils (include 13 sub-councils ) throughout the country and represent more than 300 properties and 17 brands across 82 cities, they are East China Business Council, South China Business Council, North China Business Council and Central West China Business Councils. “At Marriott we believe how we do business is as important as the business we do”, banding together, the Councils perpetuate Marriott culture, lead cross-brand market driven initiatives, work on common challenges that they can collectively address for a stronger impact.
国际微笑行动（Operation Smile Inc）是⼀个以医疗和非医疗志愿者为主体、致⼒于为全球偏远地区患有唇腭裂及其他面部畸形的贫困患⼉提供安全、及时、高质量的免费手术和相关治疗的⾮营利性公益机构。国际微笑⾏动成⽴于 1982 年，36 多年来在全球已经为超过 27 万名患者提供了免费⼿术，并为更多患者提供了全面的医疗评估。⾃1991 年进⼊中国开展义诊活动以来，已有近 27年的公益项⽬执⾏经验，累计救助超过30,000名唇腭裂患者。
About Operation Smile
Operation Smile Inc. (“OSI”) is an international medical charity which performs safe, effective cleft lip and cleft palate surgeries, and delivers postoperative and ongoing medical therapies to children in low and middle-income countries. Operation Smile was founded in 1982 and has provided free surgeries for more than 270,000 children and young adults around the world. Since conducting its first medical mission to China in 1991, Operation Smile has had 27 years of experience in serving the underprivileged children and families and provided free and life-changing surgeries for more than 30,000 patients with cleft lip and palate in China.
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