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Resorts Casino Hotel donates $50,000 to South Jersey community

24 April 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Resorts Casino Hotel announced today that they have donated $25,000 to The Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s Southern Branchand $25,000 to the Jewish Family Services of Atlantic and Cape. Morris Bailey, who is the owner of Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, a Mohegan Sun property,made the contribution on Thursday, 23 April.

“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 Jerseywill assist in their emergency work relatedto 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 morethroughout the Atlantic andCape Maycounties, will support theelevated 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.

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