DOVER, NH (September 20, 2019) – Staff members from the Homewood Suites by Hilton Dover read and donated Lewis the Duck books to disadvantaged woman and children at Lydia’s House of Hope on Thursday, September 19th from 6-7pm. Homewood Suites by Hilton and Reading is Fundamental (RIF) have partnered with a shared mission of promoting children’s literacy by providing families, teachers, parents, and community volunteers free and accessible educational materials around Lewis the Duck books. Lewis the Duck represents Homewood by Hilton’s desire to reach beyond its walls to the community around us. A focus on literacy is one small way to help provide children with a solid foundation for learning and encourage future success.
Read more about Reading is Fundamental (RIF) and Lewis the Duck at rif.org/homewoodsuites
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About Homewood Suites by Hilton
Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton’s upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotel brand with more than 490 locations in the United States, Mexico, and Canada, is an award-winning leader. The first choice for guests seeking comfortable accommodations when traveling for extended or quick overnight stays, Homewood Suites offers inviting, generous suites featuring separate living and sleeping areas, and fully equipped kitchens with full-size refrigerators. Additional value-driven essentials include complimentary internet, a daily full hot breakfast, and complimentary evening socials every Monday – Thursday. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi, and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app. Homewood Suites is focused on guest satisfaction and stands behind each stay with its 100% Suite Assurance® guarantee. For more information on the extended-stay advantage, visit www.homewoodsuites.com or newsroom.hilton.com/homewoodsuites, and connect with Homewood Suites on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
About Reading is Fundamental
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is committed to a literate America by inspiring a passion for reading among all children, providing quality content to create impact, and engaging communities in the solution to give every child the fundamentals for success. As the nation’s largest non-profit organization for children’s literacy, RIF has provided more than 415 million books, impacting the lives of 40 million kids in all 50 states.
About Lydia’s House of Hope
Lydia’s House of Hope is a 365-day transitional housing program for homeless woman and children located in Somersworth, NH. We serve the surrounding communities including the greater part of New Hampshire and Southern Maine. We raised $450,000 in funding and purchased this home in August 2016. We opened for our first residents in January of 2017.