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Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara Raise CA$215,246 for United Way Niagara this Year

Niagara Falls and its gaming field is well known for its thriving nature, as more and more people are willing to make their way to the worldwide-known location and potentially to the premium gambling venues it has. Once again Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara are able to offer a fair slice as a boost to United Way Niagara.

It is no secret to anyone that casino venues in the region enjoy quite the popularity and this allows them to give to give to the people in need as well as to their players. Just like every other tear the two casino venues have dedicated special efforts to generating some CA$215,246 for the charitable organization. This Tuesday saw the official presentation of the substantial check which is a single donation worth mentioning.

Various Events Help Increase Generated Sum

At this point, this check presentation has become more or less a tradition for the two gaming venues in Niagara Falls, as they have been conducting the campaign for more than 20 years now. The inaugural edition was back in 1997 and ever since then, Niagara Casinos have been organizing various events to the likes of bowling and volleyball tournaments among other organized sports events.

In addition to those, there are also charitable bazaars that usually manage to attract the largest crowd. People interested in improving the current situation with the help of the charitable campaign had the chance to do so throughout the entire year, as the casino venue management had a lot on offer. There was a slo-pitch tournament, as well as a premium golf one, presenting many individuals with the chance to put their golf skills to the test.

Ever since the beginning of January, when the charitable efforts commence, the casino venues have been working towards besting their previous performance. This was further boosted by an online auction which also attracted the attention of many individuals, due to its convenience. Tuesday saw some of the leading individuals of Niagara Casinos and United Way Niagara present the results of the fundraising campaign.

Charitable Campaign across the Years

Mandy Cavasin, Campaign Manager at United Way Niagara, Steve Weel, Vice President Gaming Operations at Niagara Casinos, Tony Gagliardi, Slot Operations Manager Niagara Casinos, among others took a photo with the CA$215,246 check. This year the campaign could not exceed previously generated small fortunes which were donated to United Way Niagara.

Events hosted across the year managed to amass some CA$108,946, but just like every other year, corporate provided its support and added some CA$106,300 to the generated amount. It could be recalled that 2017 was one of the most successful years when it comes to fundraising, as the casino venues managed to amass some CA$225,250 over the span of the twelve months.

Back then the corporate giving program was able to offer CA$100,000, whereas the various events raised some CA$125,000. The year 2016 saw donations amounting to CA$227,709 raised throughout a total of 12 months. Up until the beginning of this year, the campaign succeeded in boosting United Way’s charitable operation with some CA$5 million amassed since 1997.