70% of the lodges provided more than US $3 million in direct funding to community development initiatives in 2014–2015, including education, health care, and small business development initiatives.
76% of the lodges employ at least 70% of their staff from their local communities.
70% 64% 64% of the lodges provided an additional US $1.3 million in in-kind contributions to community development initiatives in 2014–2015.
54% of the lodges source 60% or more of their supplies—food, amenities, handicrafts, and furnishings—from their surrounding communities.
88% 40% 40% of the lodges grow onsite or source locally at least 70% of the food that is served at their lodge restaurants.
88% of the lodges directly contribute to community development projects, from education and health initiatives to small business development and support.
86% 86% of the lodges directly support community education initiatives, from building classrooms to providing scholarships.
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