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Giving Back To The Community

Our hotel isn’t just a member of the hospitality industry. We’re a member of the local community. And when we take a stand—for the planet, our communities and our people—we sleep well at night, because we know we’re living up to our potential as a corporate citizen in a changing world.

Back on My Feet (BoMF) is a national for-purpose 501(c)3 organization that uses running to help those experiencing homelessness change the way they see themselves so they can make real change in their lives that results in employment and independent living. 

The organization’s mission is not to create runners within the homeless population, but to use running to create self-sufficiency in the lives of those experiencing homelessness. The program’s success is measured by how many Members obtaining independence through employment, job training and housing.

Through dedication and hard work, Residential Members (those experiencing homelessness) earn the opportunity to create a new road for themselves.   Running leads to personal transformation and dedication to the program leads to access to training, employment and housing resources.  Through community and corporate support, the program strives to change the perception of homelessness.

Fast Facts

  • Back on My Feet started in Philadelphia in 2007
  • Back on My Feet has 11 chapters nationwide
  • 46% of Residential Members (those experiencing homelessness) move their lives forward with a job, housing or both

For the past several years, our hotel has taken an active role in raising money for the Chicago Chapter of Back on My Feet (BoMF) via Sneaker Week, departmental penny wars, pie in the face fundraisers, and many other various fun and engaging activities.

Room for Miracles


Proceeds from this Room for Miracles suite upgrade will benefit Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago in caring for more than 174,000 unique patients each year as the largest pediatric provider in the region. Guests who book the Room for Miracles package will have $20 per night go directly to Lurie Children’s. Families have always come first at Marriott…an organization that has raised over $5 billion for children’s hospitals throughout North American since 1983. 

Please help us share the gift of hope!

To learn more about Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, please visit:

Limited number of rooms are available for this promotion. Tax is additional. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms. Offer cannot be combined with any other promotions. Blackout dates may apply. Advance reservations required. Other restrictions may apply. Rates are per room, per night and based on availability at the time of reservations.