Majestic Star Casino Sponsors Holiday Food Drive
Local Food Bank to Receive Donations
December 19, 2000 - Buffington Harbor, Ind. - Majestic Star Casino recently held a two-day food drive. The casino collected non-perishable food items from casino guests and employees. Casino guests that donated two or more items received a free Majestic T-shirt. All items collected were donated to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Indiana, a local food bank that serves over 100 local agencies in 7 counties.
"We are thrilled whenever we have an opportunity to give back to the community", said Chareice White, community relations manager. "The holiday season can be a difficult time for some families and we're fortunate to be able to use our resources to assist those in our community."
Majestic Star Casino has a long history of community involvement including charitable contributions, community sponsorship and volunteerism. In addition to its contractual giving, the casino has contributed more than $1 million in voluntary charitable donations since opening in 1996.
Majestic Star Casino is located in Buffington Harbor in Gary, Ind. - just 20 minutes from Chicago. Buffington Harbor is the only gaming facility in Northwest Indiana with boarding times every hour. Other casinos only allow boarding every two hours. Restaurants include Harbor Steakhouse, Sho Ki Noodle Sushi Bar, Skyline Buffet, Miller Pizza, Harbor Treats and Jackpot Java.