Volunteer Committee at Harrah’s Donates 14,000 Meals

Harrah’s Ak-Chin

The Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino HERO committee—an employee-based volunteer program that enables employees and their families to make noteworthy and visible contributions to the community—arranged a food-packing event at Feed My Starving Children where 25 employees and their families packed more than 13,800 meals to help those in need.

“The Feed My Starving Children event was just one of many events where our employees are able to donate their time, skills, expertise and compassion to the community,” said Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Senior Vice President/General Manager Michael Kintner. “Last year, the HERO committee volunteered more than 10,000 hours to support others in the community. They are a shining example of what we can do when we come together to achieve great things.”

Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) believes hope starts with food and is dedicated to seeing every child whole in body and spirit. FMSC works with food distribution partners that stay with communities for the long haul, empowering them to move from relief to development.

FMSC meals are developed by food science and nutrition professionals to supplement nutritional needs and reduce problems with malnutrition. Nutrition allows children to grow, thrive and develop to their full potential.

Celebrating more than 25 years in Maricopa, Arizona, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino is Arizona’s first and only tribal casino to have an international management partner. Harrah’s Ak-Chin is the only casino in Arizona that allows guests, through its Caesars Rewards program, to unlock benefits and other prizes that can be used worldwide at the entire Caesars’ family of casinos.

Harrah’s Ak-Chin also boasts one of the two Bingo halls within the Caesars portfolio, continuing the proud heritage of William F. Harrah, who opened his first Bingo hall in Reno in 1937.

In addition to its slot machines, video poker, video Keno, statewide progressives and blackjack, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino guests can also enjoy a variety of dining options, including the Copper Cactus Grill, Chop, Block & Brew, Oak & Fork, Agave’s Restaurant and Dunkin’®.

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino features 529 luxurious resort and tower guestrooms, spa and fitness center, and an outdoor swimming pool with swim-up bar.

Harrah’s Ak-Chin has been named a Most Admired Company by Arizona Business Magazine and Best Companies AZ, and Phoenix Business Journal has named the property one of the “Best Places to Work in the Valley” four consecutive years. Harrah’s Ak-Chin was also awarded a Volunteer Service Award from the Arizona Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism.

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