Charitable Donations at Four Seasons
Ginger likes to spend summers on the sunny beaches of Nevis. In the fall, instead of jetting back to a home in the north, she dives down beneath the waters of Montserrat, to the south-east. As a metre-long hawksbill turtle, Ginger spends 90 per cent of her life underwater. We know this because her movements have been tracked since 2007 when she was tagged as part of the Eastern Caribbean Hawksbill Tracking and Conservation Project.
Many first-time visitors to Thailand are shocked to see elephants and their owners begging on the busy streets of Bangkok. Elephants are very expensive to keep and their handlers – known as mahouts – often take them from the jungle into urban centres to beg for money from tourists.
Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo is on a mission to provide textbooks for every student in its community. The Resort launched Books for All (Libros Para Todos) and guests and employees have been generously donating funds.
In 1995, Four Seasons Hotel Boston began the Teddy Bear Tea to celebrate the spirit of giving and to brighten up the holidays for children less fortunate. Almost two decades later, the Teddy Bear Tea is still going strong and brewing up holiday cheer.
For staff at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia, the last Sunday in the month of September marks a very important event. Every year on this particular day, Four Seasons employees – alongside thousands of Philadelphians – dust off their running shoes for the annual Parkway Run/Family Fun Walk.
Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai is helping its local community with a centuries-old food staple – rice.
Gus Evangelides passed away from a malignant brain tumour just before his second birthday in April, 1995 but his story has remained in the minds and hearts of the community.
At Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta, local orphans are considered part of the family. During Ramadan and Christmas, two major religious holidays observed in Indonesia, the Hotel gathers presents and donations to provide the children with food, clothing and a little cheer.
The world watched in horror as reports of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan travelled across the globe.