HARTFORD, CT (May 11, 2017) – Associates at the Marriott Hartford Downtown recently presented two checks in the amount of $1,250 to both Hartford Youth Scholars and Mercy Housing and Shelter Corporation.
Hartford Youth Scholars helps prepare Hartford’s highly motivated middle school students for a rigorous high school education; assists them in gaining acceptance and financial assistance at top college preparatory schools, and supports them through the college application process and college experience. Mercy Housing and Shelter Corporation provides housing assistance and supportive services to those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
“It is an incredible honor to be able to donate to both Hartford Youth Scholars and Mercy Housing and Shelter,” commented Duane Schroder, General Manager at the Marriott Hartford Downtown. “The enthusiasm and pride our associates take in helping their communities is overwhelming,” he added.
About Marriott Hartford Downtown
Located in the Front Street Entertainment District, the Marriott Hartford Downtown overlooks the Connecticut River and is interconnected with the Connecticut Convention Center. The hotel also features Vivo Seasonal Trattoria and Starbucks® Coffee House. Local Hartford attractions within walking distance include Infinity Hall, Spotlight Theater, Wadsworth Atheneum, The Bushnell for Performing Arts, Old State House, and the State Capital Building. The Connecticut Science Center, an interactive educational science museum for adults and children, is adjacent to the hotel. To book a reservation, or for more information, please call 860-249-8000 or visit the website at www.hartfordmarriott.com.