Sheraton West Des Moines—Sales Department 2016 Community Service
January — Delivered Breakfast to Urban Dreams, who provides services to at-risk youth in the community February — Created Iowa Caucus Survival Kits and presented them to all CVB Staff March — Donated over 300 Hotel Bibles to Hope Ministries, to be distributed to local home- less shelters April — Donated over $300 in Pet Supplies and Sheraton doggy bandanas to Animal Lifeline. May — Placed flowers on the gravesites of Veterans at Highland Memorial Cemetery for Me- morial Day June — Completed (5) Hours of yard work and outdoor upkeep at the Ronald McDonald House July —Delivered cold water, snacks and supplies to United Way Homeless Shelter in Des Moines August — Donated 250 2-pocket folders, 100 wide-ruled notebooks, 100 college-ruled note- books, 25 loose leaf paper, 25 boxes of number 2 pencils, 30 boxes of colored pencils, 72 glue sticks to Des Moines Community Schools. September — Packaged a total of 7,776 meals for Meals from the Heartland to be shipped locally and around the world. October — Annual Food Drive Competition—Sheraton Vs Embassy Suites—Our hotel donated a total of 2,140 items to Food Bank of Iowa November —Donated 408 Books to Read to Succeed, a organization that provides books for Pre-k—5th Graders December – Participated in Adopt-a-Family through West Des Moines Human Services, where we purchased and donated Christmas Gifts for a local family of 5.
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