Here are some organizations making a difference:

Loews New Orleans Hotel partnered with Projects With Purpose to help groups facilitate humanitarian projects in the New Orleans area. Projects can be on- or off-site and can include building and refurbishing homes, schools and libraries, creating murals, organizing drives and other events.

Associated Luxury Hotels International raised $16,000 for The Children’s Shelter in San Antonio at its annual Industry Advisory Council Conference.

Through its Enjoy One Share One program, The Century House in Latham, N.Y., provides meals to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern N.Y. A donation is made for each guest who dines in the dining or event rooms, or spends a night at the hotel.