LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Since temporarily closing doors during the coronavirus situation, Caesars Entertainment resorts have given back to the community in a time of need.
Over the past couple of days, resorts in Las Vegas have donated 116 pallets worth of perishable food items — such as dairy, eggs, and produce — to Three Square Food Bank. The food was dispersed to the nonprofit’s 43 emergency food distribution sites throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
Additionally, 10 pallets of perishables were donated to others in the community, including Las Vegas Rescue Mission, and Caesars Entertainment’s long-time diversity partners City Impact Foundation, Macedonia Outreach Social Enrichment Service, and Share Village.
Fourteen pallets of perishables went to the City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Emergency Operations Center.
The resorts in the Las Vegas area are not the only ones stepping up.
Harrah’s New Orleans donated 7,852 pounds of food to Second Harvest Food Bank New Orleans, including 1,000 pounds of top round, 400 pounds of catfish, and 160 pounds of shrimp.
In total, the donation from the Louisiana resort equates to 6,543 meals for the community.
Harrah’s Reno donated 150 pounds of food to the Food Bank of Northern Nevada, while Catholic Charities received 500 meals and the Gospel Mission received 100 meals. Hash House A Go Go also donated 200 pounds of food to Catholic Charities.
Harrah’s Resort Southern California donated more than 8,000 pounds of produce and refrigerated items to the San Diego Food Bank and another 805 pounds of food to The Foundry Escondido.
On the East Coast, Caesars properties in Atlantic City, N.J. delivered food to the Community Food Bank of South Jersey and Atlantic City Rescue Mission.