Feeding Communities Together

Be part of Laguna Lăng Cô’s effort in giving back to the community !

As part of Banyan Tree Group’s Stay For Good platform, at the same time with other Banyan Tree hotels and resorts in the world, Laguna Lăng Cô organizes the Feeding Communities Together day in October each year in conjunction with World Food Day. In which, every guest room night at the resort during the week of World Food Day was turned into one nutritious meal for the local community.

The project was launched with the ultimate goal to support and empower communities through food.

2015

Date: 18th October 2015

Location: Phu Loc Hospital

On the feeding day 2015, Laguna Lăng Cô resort’s staff volunteered to deliver healthy and nutritious lunch portions to the patients and families at the local Phu Loc Hospital - the main hospital of Phu Loc District support for patients from nearby poor towns and villages where Laguna Lăng Cô was located.

The Feeding Communities lunch pack included nutritious hot beef and vegetable congee, bananas, and milk.

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Achievement
200 nutritious lunch packs served to patients and families by Laguna Lăng Cô resort’s staffs

2014

Date: 16-18h October 2014

Location: Laguna Lăng Cô, Physical Rehabilitation Centre for Underprivileged and Disabled Children in Phu Loc district, Hoi An Social Shelter for the Homeless Elderly

October 16th opens the initiative with local farmers from Loc Vinh commune coming in to Laguna Lăng Cô’s Organic Farm for a friendly lunch and a session of experience sharing with hands-on farming activities. The day is a show of appreciation for local farmers, strengthening the link between the resort and local families who will continue to develop organic farming in the region for better economic development.

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On October 17th, guests and resort associates visit the Physical Rehabilitation Centre for Underprivileged and Disabled Children in Phu Loc district. Not just a chance to provide nutritious meals for underprivileged local children, the day also brings hours of fun and games to over 80 children in the centre’s schoolyard, with playful guidance for healthy eating and living.

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Hoi An Social Shelter for the Homeless Elderly is Laguna Lăng Cô’s third destination on October 18th. The day is organized with the help of associates from Seedlings – Laguna Lăng Cô’s first restaurant in Hoi An under Banyan Tree’s mentorship programme with the aim to provide training and job opportunities for disadvantaged local youths. Giving back to the community, these Seedlings youths and hotel volunteers provide a delicious and healthy lunch for over 100 local senior citizens at the shelter.

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