DALLAS, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sheraton Dallas Hotel announced recently that it has joined forces with Children's Medical Center to provide much-needed accommodations for the growing number of visiting families who have children being cared for at the hospital. In addition, the hotel will provide various in-kind items to the hospital throughout the year, as well as volunteer support.
"Children's is a phenomenal institution with a standard of care unlike no other," said Ray Hammer, general manager of the hotel. "The Sheraton Dallas Hotel wanted to support the hospital in ways that directly benefit the children being treated and their families, so being able to offer accommodations for qualified, visiting families are one way to help the hospital fulfill a tremendous need."
As the largest hotel in Dallas, the hotel prides itself on being an active community participant. In addition to this new effort with Children's, the hotel has also developed a partnership with The Bridge, Dallas' newest homeless assistance center, and continues with its plans to cultivate partnerships with other community organizations in order to address civic issues and stimulate economic growth, tourism and development.
For more information about the Sheraton Dallas, or to make a reservation, visit www.sheraton.com/Dallas.
About Children's Medical Center
In its mission to make life better for children, the Children's Medical Center pediatric healthcare system devotes itself solely to caring for the complex medical needs of children. Children's is private, not-for-profit, and is the ninth largest pediatric healthcare provider in the country, licensed for 483 beds and operating 10 ambulatory care sites. More than 800 medical staff members help fulfill the needs of patients and their families during more than 350,000 patient visits each year. Through its academic affiliation with UT Southwestern Medical Center, Children's hosts research conducted by its medical staff members that is instrumental in developing treatments, therapies, and greater understanding of pediatric diseases. Many of the 50 specialty programs of the Children's system have received national and international recognition, confirming a stellar reputation for Children's as one of the finest pediatric healthcare providers in the U.S. Children's Dallas is the only designated Level 1 trauma center for pediatrics in Texas and one of only 14 in the U.S.
|SOURCE Sheraton Dallas Hotel|
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