ORLANDO, FLA. (March 7, 2019) – Orange Lake Resorts, home to the Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand, presented a check for $309,111 to Give Kids The World on Thursday, Feb. 28 at The Sammy’s, the Holiday Inn Club Vacations annual sales awards event. Through its support of the 2018 Give Kids The World campaign, the sales team collected donations from current and prospective vacation owners throughout the year at the company’s 14 sales centers.
“Our team is very passionate about supporting these wonderful kids and their families,” said John Sutherland, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Orange Lake Resorts. “The company and our team have a long history with Give Kids The World, and its mission is very close to our heart. We’re proud to continue our support to help them provide amazing Orlando experiences to brave children and their families.”
Spence Wilson, Chairman of Orange Lake Resorts, and Tom Nelson, the company’s President and CEO, presented the check to Pam Landwirth, President and CEO of Give Kids The World. The donation will help support the nonprofit organization in its mission of providing weeklong, cost-free vacations to children with critical illnesses and their families.
Orange Lake Resorts has supported Give Kids The World since 1986, when the nonprofit was founded, raising more than $3.1 million to date for the organization. On April 29, Orange Lake Resorts, by way of the Holiday Inn Club Vacations brand, will again help raise funds and provide support for Give Kids The World through a title sponsorship of the Hope In One Celebrity Golf Classic. Last year’s event raised a record $305,000 for the organization.
About Orange Lake Resorts
Orange Lake Resorts encompasses 28 resorts and 7,600 villas in the U.S., with more than 340,000 timeshare owners and 5,000+ employees.
Orange Lake Resorts, a leader within the vacation ownership industry with more than three decades of proven success, operates Holiday Inn Club®. The Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand was created in 2008 through a strategic alliance with IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies. The flagship Holiday Inn Club Vacations property in Orlando, Fla., located next to the Walt Disney World® Resort, was established in 1982 by Holiday Inn® founder Kemmons Wilson. The timeshare brand includes 26 resorts across 13 states. For more information on Holiday Inn Club Vacations or to book reservations, visit holidayinnclubvacations.com. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/hiclubvacations or Twitter at twitter.com/hiclubvacations.