In the last week of December the Aruba Marriott Care Foundation donated over two thousand florin in toys for the Aruba Toy Drive to support the Breezy Point community, New York, hundred firefighters and their families who were heavily affected by Hurricane Sandy. “The toy drive is a great initiative. The majority of our guests are from the New York area; this way we can give something back to their community in a time of need,” says President of the Marriott Care Foundation Ben Figaroa. With the cooperation of Top One Toys store, the Care Foundation was able to purchase over two thousand florin in toys for the children ages 5 – 12 and donate them over the Holidays to the hundred families in New York.
About the Marriott Care Foundation:
Founded in 1999 by the associates of the Aruba Marriott, they have been actively contributing to the Aruba community for the past fourteen years. It embodies a living and breathing sentiment and “Spirit to Serve” within the associates who fund the Foundation through direct personal financial contributions. Currently over 540 associates contribute monthly to the Care Foundation.