Many Atlantic City Casinos Donating Unused Food To Local Food Banks

March 19, 2020 973 ESPN Radio

By Heather Deluca

In a sea of heartbreaking information amid the coronavirus outbreak, it's great to see so many people and organizations doing the right thing.

 

Caesars Entertainment Group tweeted that Caesars, Harrah's, and Bally's casinos in Atlantic City are donating their unused food to local food banks and to the AC Rescue Mission now that the casinos are on hiatus due to the spread of the virus.

 

Imaginably, it's a devastating time for the casino properties, to be completely shutdown and unable to operate. Economically, it could be a nightmare. But to put the financial implications aside to think of the greater good of the community is commendable. Especially because the resources of local food banks will be severely strained as more and more families lose paychecks.

 

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino also reportedly donated the following, according to 6abc.com.