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Charleston Marriott Town Center

June 11, 2015 17:31 ET

Charleston Marriott Town Center Teams Up With the 411 Foundation

Iconic Hotel Announces the New Partnership to Support the YWCA Sojourner's Shelter and Charleston Men's Shelter

CHARLESTON, WV--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2015) - Honoring a "spirit to serve" philosophy, the Charleston Marriott Town Center hotel in downtown Charleston, WV has accepted a community service challenge to create 200 survival kits to be donated to the YWCA Sojourner's Shelter for Women and Families and the Charleston Men's Shelter.

During the month of June, 2015, the Charleston Marriott Town Center will serve as a drop off location for the items needed to assemble the survival kits. On June 29th, a team of volunteers will assemble the kits and distribute them to the shelters.

"Giving back to the community is important to us," said Sean Evans, Human Resource Coordinator for the Charleston Marriott. "The 411 Challenge provides a meaningful way for us to help people in need."

The 411 Foundation is a Columbus, Ohio based organization with the mission of building and sustaining healthy communities through community engagement. From "back to school" drives to donor matching, 411 works to involve the community in giving back, and in turn, devotes resources to the education and training of young adults within that community.

Contact Sean Evans at 304.353.3643 for more information on the 411 Challenge or to volunteer. The following items are needed to assemble the survival kits. Any item or items from this list can be dropped off at the Charleston Marriott Town Center hotel, located near Virginia State University at 200 Lee Street East during June, 2015.

All-in-one shampoo/body wash
Lip balm
Hand lotion
Hand sanitizer
Baby Wipes
Water bottle or thermos
Can opener
First aid kit (small/travel size)
Cough drops
Chewing gum

About Charleston Marriott Town Center

A vibrant atmosphere, gracious accommodation and exceptional service greet guests of the distinctive Charleston Marriott Town Center. Surrounded by the charms of Charleston and its vibrant downtown hub, this impressive West Virginia hotel's well-designed guest rooms feature newly upgraded wireless Internet services, enhanced amenities and furnishings to provide travelers with the ultimate in comfort and productivity. Other amenities at this full-service hotel include a state-of-the-art fitness center, relaxing indoor pool and sauna. As home to the popular Brick Salt Bar + Kitchen, guests can enjoy a delightful culinary experience at one of the city's finest restaurants. Convenient to Yeager Airport, the hotel boasts 17,500 square feet of event space, a staff of dedicated event managers and professional culinary specialists to provide exceptional opportunities for hosting inspirational business conferences or elegant social gatherings.

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