Tribal and casino support organizations are changing lives in San Diego
JAMUL, California, December 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Jamul Indian Village of California (JIV) and Jamul Casino Celebrate the Success of their Annual Fall Sponsorship Campaign. Each fall, the JIV and the Casino work in tandem to highlight several worthy causes and raise funds, support and awareness of these issues. Key initiatives this year included supporting veterans, breast cancer research, life-saving medical treatments for children, and tackling hunger in San Diego-households in the region. The annual fall philanthropic campaign is part of JIV and Casino Jamul’s ongoing commitment to give back to San Diego community and its organizations that make a difference in people’s lives.
Jamul Casino hosted their annual Veterans Day Luncheon on wednesday 10 november, 2021. Nathan Fletcher, president of the San Diego County Supervisory Board, attended the event to honor the 40 tribal and casino team members who served in the military. The JIV also presented a $ 10,000 donation to veterans deported from the United States. This organization is dedicated to defending and assisting American veterans facing deportation.
Marie Cheeks, President and CEO of Jamul Casino, said, âJamul Casino has veterans who work in almost every part of our team. It is with great pride that we honor these extraordinary people, the unique talents they bring and their service to our country.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Throughout the month of October, Jamul Casino customers were invited to deposit slot machine tickets into a designated drum inside the Casino. Jamul Casino has pledged to match the dollar value of all slot machine tickets up to $ 10,000 with a donation to Susan G. Komen San Diego. At 22 october, Jamul Casino presented a $ 10,000 check to the organization, which funds breast cancer research and supports people with the disease.
San Diego Food Bank
Jamul Casino also partnered with the San Diego Food Bank to host a food distribution event. The food bank brought food to the Jamul Casino, where dozens of food-insecure households collected fresh food for free. Members of the casino team also hosted the event, helping load the cars while people came to collect food.
Rady Children’s Hospital
JIV responded to Rady Children’s Hospital’s âTell Them Yesâ campaign, an effort to raise funds for life-saving treatments and technologies provided to California largest children’s hospital (by admissions). The tribe donated $ 5,000 to âSupport our peopleâ. The funds provide Christmas and Thanksgiving dinners for medical staff who spend the holidays working in the hospital.
Erica M. Pinto, JIV President, said: âOver the past two years frontline medical staff have really shown courage and resilience. This gift to Rady Children’s Hospital is a way of saying thank you to the medical heroes who are making a difference in the lives of so many children and families. “
About Jamul Casino
Opened in 2016, the Jamul Casino is located at Jamul, California, San Diego County, and is owned and operated by Jamul Indian Village Development Corporation (JIVDC), a wholly owned company of the tribe. the $ 430 million, the award-winning casino offers nearly 1,700 slot machines, 43 live table games, a dedicated poker room and various restaurants, bars and lounges. Jamul Casino supports over 1,000 permanent jobs in the region and is the closest casino to the city center San Diego which is the eighth largest city in United States by population. For more information about Jamul Casino, please visit www.jamulcasinosd.com.
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