The James Hotels are proud to support Common Threads and their mission to encourage good nutrition and physical well-being by teaching members of low-income households how to cook wholesome, affordable meals. From family-style dinners and events hosted at the hotels, to fundraising support for family classes and initiatives, to the involvement and encouragement of our world-class chefs, The James backs Common Threads purpose of nurturing, protecting and connecting families.

Common Threads classes encourage families to prepare and share nutritious meals, and teach children basic cooking skills through hands-on cooking classes. The organization also fosters an appreciation of cultural diversity through cooking, and teaches children to celebrate cultural differences as well as commonalities. For more information, visit