ATLANTA The Starwood Foundation, the philanthropic trust of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, has become the first national sponsor of CityCares Serve-a-Thon events. Starwood signed on to sponsor Serve-a-Thons in Atlanta, New York, Boston, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. This sponsorship is part of Starwood s comprehensive national community outreach campaign called StarCare for the Community.
Serve-a-Thons, which occur annually in the CityCares affiliate cities, are day-long fundraising events. Volunteers in each city gather to complete hundreds of community service projects. (9/18/00)