The Festive Season is a good time to share and celebrate with your loved ones as well as its a good moment to give. In 2019, InterContinental Bali Resort has proudly highlighted the true meaning of festive season by conducting a fund raising program as continuation contribution to the local communities, Widhya Asih Foundation and Panti Salam Orphanage that was intensely involving guests, hotel and its associates.
Widhya Asih Bali Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1975 by the Christian Protestant Church (GKPB). The foundation aims to support the unfortunate yet abandoned children who lived under poverty, whilst Panti Salam orphanage built in 1979 is a home for more than 50 disadvantaged children, from age 4 to 18 years old. This festive charity initiative was conducted from December 2019 through January 2020 where the resort bought collections of Indonesian Batik souvenirs that beautifully handcrafted by Widhya Asih children such as Cooking gloves, Placemat, Tea pot cover, Coaster and the guests were invited to purchase
this pretty souvenirs for all guests to bring home and all the funds proceed to donate through Panti Salam Orphanage.
After two months, the funds was collected 14,3 million rupias, 8,3 million rupiah in cash as donated by guests and employees, while 6 million in goods as contribution by the resort. “The festive season is a season of sharing the joy with others. This year, we are grateful that we can continue to celebrate the true spirit of festive season by sharing our happiness with those unfortunate children” said Radka Janotova, Area Bali Director of Sales & Marketing.