WASHINGTON (AP) –Marriott hotels in D.C., Maryland and Virginia are helping to raise funds to restore the National Mall.

Bethesda, Md.-based Marriott International announced a new “Check In and Help Out” package will run through early September. When guests book a hotel stay with the package, $5 per night will be donated to the Trust for the National Mall.

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Hotel guests also will receive complimentary breakfast and a book about the National Mall. Participating hotels include J.W. Marriott, Renaissance and Marriott Hotels in the Washington region.

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The Trust for the National Mall also recently announced Laura Bush is joining the effort to raise $350 million to restore the most visited national park. Its dead grass, broken sidewalks and stagnant pools of water have drawn attention in recent years.

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