Holiday Inn Club Vacations® Brand Collects More Than 6,000 Toys And Donates $22,000 To Needy Children

Orange Lake Resorts, home to Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand, recently collected more than 6,000 toys and raised $22,000 for charitable organizations companywide. $14,500 in cash and more than 4,000 toys were donated to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation’s annual holiday toy drive, while the remaining funds and toys were donated to communities that are not supported by the Toys for Tots program. Employee fundraising events and toy drives were held at many of the company’s resort properties throughout the United States including the company’s annual employee Toy Trot 5K.

Orange Lake Resorts’ CEO Don Harrill presents Marine Reserve Sergeant Robert Bacchus with toys and a cash donation during the company’s annual holiday gala.

“Orange Lake Resorts is proud to support the efforts of the U.S. Marine Corp Reserves as they strive to make the holidays a special time for less fortunate children and families across the United States,” said Don Harrill, CEO of Orange Lake Resorts. “Their efforts will positively affect millions of children this year.”

The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, and patriotic citizens. In 2015, 18 million toys were distributed to 7 million less fortunate children covering all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

About Orange Lake Resorts

Orange Lake Resorts encompasses 26 resorts and 7,400 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 the 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 Holiday Inn Club Vacations flagship 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 hiclubvacations.com. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/hiclubvacations or Twitter at twitter.com/hiclubvacations.