COARSEGOLD — On Wednesday, Dec. 6, grants from the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino made a positive difference in the community by donating $43,600 to 14 deserving local nonprofits – the most in Chukchansi’s history, they say – as part of its Chukchansi Cares program.
Throughout the past two months, each nonprofit had the opportunity to spin the “Wheel of Cash” to receive up to $500,000 for their organization, say organizers.
During the event, held at Nativo’s, each nonprofit was presented with a check from Chukchansi, dedicated to charitable giving in the areas of local community, health and human services, culture and education.
Participating nonprofits are below, including the amount awarded to each organization:
- American Cancer Society of Fresno ($3,450)
- American Heart Association – Central Valley ($2,950)
- American Red Cross of Central California ($4,750)
- Bandit’s Buddies Rescue ($2,900)
- Community Food Bank ($2,950)
- Community Link ($2,950)
- Feral Paws Rescue ($3,700)
- Fresno Bully Rescue ($3,700)
- Marjaree Mason Center ($2,200)
- Oakhurst Boys & Girls Club ($3,700)
- Project STEALTH ($2,650)
- Ronald McDonald House Central Valley ($3,000)
- Support Blue ($2,150)
- Valley Caregivers ($2,550)
About Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino:
Nestled near the majestic splendor of Yosemite National Park, Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino brings the beauty of the Sierra foothills into a world-class destination resort with dining, entertainment and gaming, including the latest in winning slots to fast-action table games. Guests enjoy casual to elegant dining, luxurious lodging and heart-pounding entertainment at Chukchansi Resort & Casino – Central California’s resort and gaming destination. Must be at least 21 years to game and have a valid government issued photo ID. A committed community partner, Chukchansi has offered support to numerous organizations throughout the region, including the Alzheimer’s Association, American Cancer Society and Ronald McDonald House Charities Central California, among others.
Visit chukchansigold.com for more information.