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Mardi Gras Casino & Resort supports United Way and Salvation Army with food donation

Over 4,000 pounds of food, supplies donated

Cross Lanes, WV (March 19, 2020) – Mardi Gras Casino & Resort and more than a dozen of its associates yesterday packaged and delivered over 4,000 pounds of food and supplies to the United Way of Central West Virginia.

Donated food items and supplies included fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy products and bread.

“This is a very trying time for everybody, so we hope this food will help our neighbors in need,” said Eric Althaus, president and general manager of Mardi Gras Casino & Resort. “As difficult as it is for us to be temporarily closed to our team and to our guests, we wanted to show our community that we’re still here and we will help wherever we can.”

"Thanks to Mardi Gras Casino & Resort for donating so much perishable food to the United Way. Our organization works closely with Manna Meal, Roark Sullivan and the Salvation Army all of which benefited from Mardi Gras’ donation. Feeding those in need is critical right now”, said Kerri Cooper of the United Way of Central West Virginia.

Mardi Gras Casino & Resort, which is owned and operated by Delaware North, is joining properties across the company in helping their local communities during the shutdowns and closures as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.