COARSEGOLD – Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino continued its legacy of philanthropy this week by donating $52,350 to nine local nonprofit organizations as part of its longstanding Chukchansi Cares’ “Wheel of Cash” promotion. Since its fruition in 2016, Chukchansi’s Wheel of Cash initiative has donated more than $200,000 to philanthropic organizations throughout the Valley. The 2021 donation marks the largest annual contribution in the promotion’s history.
For the past nine weeks, each of the below nonprofits had the opportunity to spin Chukchansi Gold’s “Wheel of Cash to earn donations for their organizations. Each nonprofit was presented with Chukchansi’s donation during a Chukchansi Cares celebration event yesterday morning.
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Donations were as follows:
- Marjaree Mason Center ($5,600)
- Fresno American Indian Health Project ($7,200)
- Eye Connect Dots ($6,050)
- American Red Cross ($8,100)
- Valley Animal Center ($2,750)
- Trinity Development Center ($5,100)
- AMVETS ($7,550)
- HandsOn Central California ($4,700)
- Heart of the Horse Therapy Ranch ($5,300)
Known for its generous community support, Chukchansi Gold’s Chukchansi Cares program donates thousands of dollars to local non-profit organizations every year, in total giving nearly $20 million in charitable dollars toward community benefit programs and initiatives.
About Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino:
Nestled near the majestic Yosemite National Park, Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino brings the beauty of the Sierra foothills into a world-class destination resort with fine dining, heart-pounding entertainment and premier gaming. Since opening in 2003, Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino has been voted No. 1 for 14 years as Best Casino by the Fresno Bee People’s Choice Awards, sees over 130,000 monthly guests and employs over 1,100 individuals – disbursing roughly $50 million in payroll and benefits into the local economy every year. This year, guests are enjoying the newly refurbished and remodeled hotel towers with 402 luxury rooms, indoor/outdoor pool, Serenity Springs Spa, and the award-winning Vintage Steakhouse that further the casino’s reputation of quality, luxury and hospitality. For more information about the hotel and casino, please call 1-866-794-6946 or visit ChukchansiGold.com. Must be 21 to enter the property and have a valid government issued photo ID.