Bookwell Travel To Donating Over 1200 Bags of Groceries, Equivalent to 35,000 Meals
To Project Cool Breeze & Concerned Citizens of the Peninsula of Lowcountry Non-Profit | Charleston, SC
Bookwell Travel continues on their national quest to their 16 million donated meal mark
Charleston, SC (March 23, 2021) – On Saturday, March 27th at 1p, Bookwell Travel will donate over 1,200 bags go groceries, equivalent to 35,000 meals to Project Cool Breeze & Concerned Citizens of the Peninsula of Lowcountry Non-Profit. The donation will be held at the Martin Luther King Park, 155 Jackson St, Charleston, SC 29403, as part of the next phase of Bookwell Travel’s national launch. Leading up to the donation, Bookwell Travel founder Brian Gates will run for 12 hours, starting just after midnight, from The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel at 115 Meeting Street – Charleston, SC 29401 to raise awareness for “End 12 Hours of Hunger.”
“We are an online booking platform that puts feeding the hungry first. It’s a philosophy that is at the core of our business,” said Brian Gates. “Bookwell Travel was founded with a mission to fight the hunger crisis in America. I want to ask people to join our mission to donate 16 million meals by the end of the year by booking their next trip through BookwellTravel.com.”
The food donation in Charleston, South Carolina marks the continuous effort of Bookwell Travel’s national campaign to feed the hungry in every state in the United States by partnering directly with community food organizations like Concerned Citizens of the Peninsula of Lowcountry.
“As an advocate for helping the homeless and others with needs, for many years I have been with Project Cool Breeze and on their committee. We are proud to part of these efforts with Bookwell Travel, and look forward to helping many of those in need of hunger!” Said South Carolina State Representative (dist. 111), Wendell Gilliard, CEO of Project Cool Breeze.
Bookwell Travel has donated meals to community organizations in Connecticut, Delaware, Rhode Island, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Georgia with plans to donate 16 million meals to organizations fighting food insecurity by the end of the year.
About Bookwell Travel
BookwellTravel.com puts feeding the hungry first, Bookwell Travel provides travelers the opportunity to experience unique travel destinations while making a difference in the lives of others. For every booking, Bookwell Travel will donate directly to one of over 370 food banks located throughout North America and provide an estimated 20 meals to the hungry per booking. As an online travel agency, Bookwell Travel and Bookwell Boutique have partnered with Booking.com to bring their massive catalog of hotel destinations together with Bookwell Travel’s philanthropic mission.
Bookwell Travel is supported by a network of partners and sponsors including eviivo, Hospitality Ending Hunger, Saratoga Spring Water Company, ShopRite, Waverly Markets, booking.com, Gooseneck Vineyards, Aldi, Cumulus Media Enterprise and JOR Hospitality Solutions. For more information visit bookwelltravel.com.
About Project Cool Breeze & Concerned Citizens of the Peninsula of Lowcountry
Project Cool Breeze: This project donates air conditions and fans to low to moderate-income families and seniors. One of its key accomplishments was advocating for new AC/Heating Units in all of the City’s Public Housing Units.
CCPLC stands for Concerned Citizens of the Peninsula of Low County. We are a Non-Profit Organization dedicated to empowering and rebuilding of the social and economic landscape for the communities in Downtown Charleston and surrounding areas. Ran by Edward Jones, President of Concerned Citizens, they believe in the concept of entrepreneurial business development and social responsibility in the Charleston community and throughout the surrounding areas. CCPLC has expanded their program within the Low County and surrounding areas to offer more opportunities within our community with efforts to get our youth and teens off the street during high crime times by offering a safe environment that fosters discipline and direction as well as a sense of belonging and achievement.
Our focus is on providing quality youth and teen community programs in the spirit of fair competition while developing the mind and body of participants in turn creating good citizens and future community leaders.
The goal is to have a healthy, successful organization that is a leader in diversity and service and has a loyal community following. CCPLC objectives are structured around informing our clients concerning: Goal Setting, Conflict Resolution and Communication Skills, Impulse and Anger Control, Self Esteem and Confidence, Nutrition and Health, Financial Literacy, Getting a Job, Substance, Emotional and Physical Abuse, and Community Involvement.
Our world, our child, our community, our schools. We would like to thank you all for supporting the youth and teens within our Community. The World must learn that it does take a village to raise a child. Without caring members in the community such as you all where would this world truly be. We must see through the eyes of our youth and teens in our neighborhood kids, in need.