ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (April 24, 2020) – Resorts Casino Hotel announced on April 24, 2020 that they have donated $25,000 to The Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s Southern Branch and $25,000 to the Jewish Family Services of Atlantic and Cape (JFS). Morris Bailey, who is the owner of Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, a Mohegan Sun property, made the contribution on Thursday, April 23.
“During this very difficult time, so many regions are struggling with countless community services that are in need of support,” said Morris Bailey, Owner of Resorts Casino Hotel. “I am honored to be able to be in a position to help two vital groups in our South Jersey area, The Food Bank of South Jersey and JFS, with financial assistance. My family and I, along with our team at Resorts Casino Hotel, are incredibly thankful of the dedicated hard work that organizations like these two provide, especially now.”
The funds for The Community FoodBank of New Jersey will assist in their emergency work related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). This food bank, founded in 1975, is the leading anti-hunger organization in the state, with facilities in Egg Harbor Township and Hillside. They have experienced a 60% increase in need coupled with a 55% decrease in product donations due to COVID-19.
For more information on The Food Bank of South Jersey and how to help, visit CFBNJ.org
The donation to The Jewish Family Services of Atlantic and Cape (JFS), which specializes in counseling, mental health services, homeless programs, vocational services and more throughout the Atlantic and Cape May counties, will support the elevated food pantry services, homeless support, counseling and additional emergency assistance needed during the current public health crisis.
“Atlantic County economy is one of the most affected in the country. JFS is grateful for the generous gift from Resorts Casino Hotel. This donation will assure essential JFS services are available for those who need us today, tomorrow and the coming weeks,” said Andrea Steinberg, CEO of JFS.
For more information on JFS and how to help, visit jfsatlantic.org.
ABOUT RESORTS CASINO HOTEL
Resorts Casino Hotel, a Mohegan Sun Property, brought gaming to Atlantic City in 1978 as the first American casino outside of Nevada. With 21 prime ocean-front acres on the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk in North Beach, the casino resort features 942 guest rooms and suites in two historic hotel towers connected by 80,000-square-ft of world-class casino action. Resorts features two theaters, 10 restaurants, a food court with a variety of eateries, two VIP slot and table player lounges, two casino bars, indoor-outdoor swimming pool, health club and spa, salon and retail shops. Its 64,000 square feet of modern meeting spaces include 24 meeting and function rooms with ocean views and a 13,000 square-foot ballroom.
Winner of 19 Casino Player Magazine 2019 “Best of Gaming Awards,” Resorts Casino Hotel has undergone $125 million in renovations, including the all new state-of-the-art Resorts Conference Center, a large $25 million room renovation project and the $35 million Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville-themed entertainment complex with the only year-round beach bar, LandShark Bar & Grill, on the Atlantic City sand. In 2018, Resorts welcomed DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts, where guests can enjoy live, in-game and general sports betting around the world.
Resorts Casino Hotel is managed by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment. For more information, visit our website or call 1.609.340.6300.