After the fundraising initiative, the Change for Change program by Ocean Casino Resort, a total of $9,000 was raised for The Arc of Atlantic County in New Jersey, as reported by The Press of Atlantic City.
Through this program, casino visitors can donate leftover credits to four local charities including The Arc, which is a nonprofit organization aimed at improving the lives of those with physical and intellectual disabilities.
Ocean staff members have also contributed through internal fundraising and payroll deduction, spokesperson for the Arc, Ruley Moyer said in a statement, The Press of Atlantic City reported.
“The Arc of Atlantic County is delighted to learn of the generous donations made by Ocean Casino Resort guests and team members,” Moyer said. “Finding a solution to redirect unused play credits to help local nonprofit agencies is a win for everyone.”
CEO of Ocean, Terry Glebocki added: “Ocean is proud to support The Arc of Atlantic County in its mission to assist Atlantic County residents and their families with services for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities”.
“Through the Change for Change program, as well as fundraising initiatives held by Ocean’s team members in direct support of Ocean Cares, we were able to make donations to The Arc totaling $9,000 to date. We look forward to our continued community partnership with The Arc.”