Twin River Casino, in partnership with the Northern RI Chamber of Commerce, donated $6,000 to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank through the Chamber’s Annual Holiday Open House and Table Top Expo on December 1, 2016, hosted at Twin River Casino. More than 350 people attended and a portion of the event’s registration fees went to benefit the Community Food Bank. Twin River presented the RI Community Food Bank with a check for $2,500 and the Chamber donated $3,500, totaling $6,000. “We want to thank our Board of Directors, Twin River Casino, and the many Chamber members who attended our signature event in order to make this donation possible,” said John C. Gregory, President and CEO, Northern RI Chamber of Commerce.
On December 14, Twin River Casino held its fourth annual Holiday Charity Blackjack Tournament. Thirty-six players participated on behalf of their selected Rhode Island charities. The event donated $60,000 to local charities and all represented charities received a minimum donation of $1,000. Twin River Casino also donated $10,000 to the Lincoln Senior Center on December 21. “We are pleased to support one of the most instrumental facilities in the Blackstone Valley, which provides a wonderful experience for seniors in our community,” said Kim Ward, Director of Public and Community Affairs, Twin River Casino. The donation will help fund the $35,000 meal program. Over the past five years, Twin River has donated $50,000 to the Lincoln Senior Center.