Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai- Shanghai Sunrise

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Shanghai Sunrise is a non-profit organization breaking the cycle of poverty by raising funds for educational scholarships for underprivileged and at-risk young people in Shanghai. Since 1996, with the help of over 1,000 sponsors worldwide, Shanghai Sunrise has raised over RMB 28 million, creating almost 11,000 scholarships and helping over 2,500 students and their families. 

Since 2014, the team at Andaz Xintiandi have partnered with Shanghai Sunrise to change the lives of three underprivileged young high school students through Student Sponsorship, offering tuition scholarships for the full three years of their education. In addition, Andaz Xintiandi has hosted Shanghai Sunrise’s annual "Take Your Student to Lunch Day" for the past two years, welcoming almost 100 sponsors and students each year for a day of food, fun and relationship building.

With the Hyatt Community Grant, Shanghai Sunrise will be able to bring hope and help to three deserving university students. 100% of the funds will be invested in the future of these students through tuition scholarships; to empower them to realize fulfilling careers, attain greater life opportunities, build self-esteem and become a positive force within their community. To give them and their families the security that comes with knowing that their university tuition has been covered for the full four years.

Additionally, this partnership will extend beyond the period of the grant, with those students interested in pursuing a career in hospitality applying to the Hyatt Internship Program after graduation.

To learn more about Shanghai Sunrise, click here.