As we honor mothers on their special day, we also wanted to offer them the opportunity to shape the life of our community through DonorsChoose.org.
New York (Vocus) April 24, 2010
On May 9th, Loews Regency Hotel will celebrate Mother’s Day with a special brunch that feeds the body as well as the mind. To mark the twentieth anniversary of Loews Hotels’ Good Neighbor Policy, Loews Regency Hotel will give moms a $20 gift card to help fund educational projects through Loews Hotels’ new charitable partner DonorsChoose.org, a web-based nonprofit that supports public schools in need. This special gift from Loews will enable moms to support specific school projects or education in geographic communities that are most meaningful to them.
“As we honor mothers on their special day, we also wanted to offer them the opportunity to shape the life of our community through DonorsChoose.org,” said Stuart Schwartz, managing director of Loews Regency Hotel.
Loews Regency is offering specialty cocktails and delectable appetizers from peeky toe crab and corn soup to cumin dusted baby lamb chops, minted frissee salad. Entrée’s include a pan roasted lamb sirloin, egg white frittata and the classic NYC bagel with a schmear of cream cheese. Prices start at $12 per beverage, $15 for appetizers, $30 for entrée’s and $12 for desserts.
In celebration of the twentieth anniversary of Loews Hotels Good Neighbor Policy, the hospitality industry’s first comprehensive community outreach program, Loews Hotels recently announced their further commitment to improving public education through their new partnership with DonorsChoose.org. DonorsChoose.org is a nonprofit website that provides a forum for public school teachers to post their classroom needs and special project requests, such as books, materials or transportation fees for class trips, for individual donors to choose from and sponsor. As the first hotel partner for DonorsChoose.org, Loews will raise awareness of the charity throughout the nation with on property events and brand wide promotions, with the goal to raise more than $200,000 for 2010.
For more information about Mother’s Day Brunch at Loews Regency or to make a reservation, call 212-759-4100.
Loews Regency Hotel consistently ranks among the city’s premier hotel dining venues, garnering awards and wide acclaim. 540 Park is the landmark venue of New York’s original Power Breakfast, while The Library is a lively location for light fare, Sunday brunch and cocktails amid books and comfortable banquettes. For reservations or information call 212-759-4100.
Founded in 2000, DonorsChoose.org is a nonprofit website where public school teachers describe specific educational projects for their students, and donors can choose the projects they want to support. After completing a project, the donor hears back from the classroom they supported in the form of photographs and student thank-you letters.
To date, 125,000 public and charter school teachers have used the site to secure funding for $51.5 million in books, art supplies, technology, and other resources that their students need to learn. Through http://www.DonorsChoose.org , individuals from all walks of life have helped 3.2 million students, the majority from low-income areas.