Funds will support children impacted by events of September 11, 2001
Extra Holidays by Wyndham, a subsidiary of Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the world’s largest vacation ownership company and a member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE:WYN), today announced a monetary donation in support of children impacted by the terrorist events of September 11, 2001. Tuesday’s Children, a New York City-based nonprofit family service organization, will receive the charitable funds.
In honor of the 10th anniversary of September 11, Extra Holidays by Wyndham will donate $10,000 to Tuesday’s Children and is encouraging the social community to visit the Extra Holidays Facebook page to “like” us and learn more about Tuesday’s Children. Between today and September 11, 2011, visitors to the page will also have an opportunity to make their own donation. [member]
“The tragic events of September 11 are forever in our hearts and minds,” said Sarah King, executive vice president of human resources, Wyndham Vacation Ownership. “Supporting children is a major focus of our charitable giving program, Wishes by Wyndham, and we applaud the much needed services being provided by Tuesday’s Children. It is our goal to engage and challenge the social community to also support such a worthwhile cause and help children with us.”
Since 2001, Tuesday’s Children has promoted healing and recovery by strengthening family resilience, providing individual coping and life management skills and creating community through programs, mental health support and family engagement opportunities.
Extra Holidays by Wyndham will promote the campaign starting today through September 11, 2011 through various social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, and the Extra Holidays blog.
“Tuesday’s Children welcomes the support of Wyndham Vacation Ownership,” said Terry Sears, executive director, Tuesday’s Children. “Thanks to caring companies like Wyndham, we can continue to promote our mission of helping families and first responders and offer much needed programs and services.”
ABOUT EXTRA HOLIDAYS BY WYNDHAM
Extra Holidays by Wyndham specializes in offering quality vacation accommodations throughout the United States, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Extra Holidays by Wyndham is a specialized, resort condominium rental operator and a part of Wyndham Vacation Ownership, which is headquartered in Orlando, Fla. A subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide, Wyndham Vacation Ownership is the world’s largest vacation ownership business, as measured by the number of vacation ownership resorts, individual vacation ownership units and owners of vacation ownership interests.
ABOUT TUESDAY’S CHILDREN
Tuesday’s Children is a nonprofit family service organization that has made a long term commitment to every individual impacted by the events of September 11, 2001 and more recently those who have been impacted by terrorist incidents worldwide. Since 2001, Tuesday’s Children has promoted healing and recovery by strengthening family resilience, providing individual coping and life management skills and creating community through programs, mental health support and family engagement opportunities. [/member]