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SOURCE Marriott International, Inc.
BETHESDA, Md., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TownePlace Suites by Marriott once again joined forces with Kellogg's® to help donate one million breakfasts to children in need across the country for the third annual Share Breakfast program. Representing the only hotel brand partnering with Kellogg's®, thousands of TownePlace Suites guests and associates showed their continued commitment to the initiative through their signatures, leading to more than 10,000 breakfasts shared.
During National Breakfast Week (March 2-9, 2013), TownePlace Suites guests at more than 200 hotels signed Share Breakfast posters. For every name represented, Kellogg's® will share one breakfast with a child in need through its in-school partner Action for Healthy Kids®.
"We consider ourselves an active, contributing member in hundreds of local communities," said Loren Nalewanski, vice president and global brand manager, TownePlace Suites. "Providing in-school breakfast through this noteworthy Share Breakfast initiative allows us to extend our hospitality to our neighbors that are most in need."
A key component of TownePlace Suites is its emphasis on giving and staying connected to the community. Participating in the annual Share Breakfast initiative aligns with the brand's real giving™ program in which guests, associates, owners and franchisees engage in activities throughout the year to contribute to their neighborhoods.
To find out more ways to share breakfast with kids in need from now until April 15, 2014, visit www.sharebreakfast.com.
About TownePlace Suites by Marriott
TownePlace Suites by Marriott (Marriott International, Inc.; NYSE: MAR) is an all-suite, extended-stay hotel brand in the moderate price range. Ranked #1 for mid-price extended stays by Business Travel News' Hotel Chain Survey in 2011 and 2012, TownePlace Suites is the only brand to rank at the top of its tier for both years. Ideal for travelers who need accommodations for longer stays, TownePlace Suites offer studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens and separate living/working and sleeping areas. Launched in 1997, the brand currently has more than 200 locations in the United States and Canada. TownePlace Suites participates in the award-winning Marriott Rewards® frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information or reservations, call the TownePlace Suites toll-free number at 800-257-3000 or visit www.towneplacesuites.com.
About Kellogg Company
At Kellogg Company (NYSE: K), we are driven to enrich and delight the world through foods and brands that matter. With 2012 sales of $14.2 billion, Kellogg is the world's leading cereal company; second largest producer of cookies, crackers and savory snacks; and a leading North American frozen foods company. Every day, our well-loved brands nourish families so they can flourish and thrive. These brands include Kellogg's®, Keebler®, Special K®, Pringles®, Frosted Flakes®, Pop-Tarts®, Corn Flakes®, Rice Krispies®, Kashi®, Cheez-It®, Eggo®, Coco Pops®, Mini-Wheats®, and many more. Because we believe in the power of breakfast, we focus our philanthropic efforts global hunger relief through our Breakfasts for Better Days™ initiative, providing 1 billion servings of cereal and snacks - more than half of which are breakfasts - to children and families in need by the end of 2016. To learn more about our responsible business leadership, foods that delight and how we strive to make a difference in our communities around the world, visit www.kelloggcompany.com.
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