Alex Pedersen
Manager, Communications & Media Relations
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(Niagara Falls, ON) December 19, 2019 – Niagara Casinos’ associates celebrate a $225,229 contribution to United Way Niagara today in a cheque presentation at Fallsview Casino Resort.

As one of the largest donations in the region, $112,289 was raised through the casino’s annual workplace fundraising campaign coupled with an additional $112,940 provided in corporate support.

“All of us at United Way Niagara are so appreciative of all of the time and energy that Niagara Casinos has dedicated to the planning and running of their fundraising events and campaign initiatives – all to benefit the more than 120,000 people that United Way funded programs serve in our community,” said Frances Hallworth, executive director, United Way Niagara.

Each year Niagara Casinos’ United Way Committee hosts various fundraising programs with their colleagues including a music trivia night, chocolate bar campaign, bowling tournament, slo-pitch tournament, golf tournament, beach volleyball, an online auction, dart tournament and their annual payroll deduction campaign. From local restaurants and tourist attractions to food and beverage vendors and sports affiliates, the committee also works with over 70 local businesses that provide in-kind donations to assist with event silent auctions, raffles and prizing.

“Through our associate fundraising with United Way Niagara we are able to lend our support to an additional 106 programs at 60 agencies,” said Richard Taylor, president, Niagara Casinos. “Our associate’s steadfast dedication and passion to improving our communities is such an inspiration and continues to be the driving force behind our Community Giving Program, ncCommunity.”

Associate volunteers for this year’s committee included Mallory Antonello (Chair), Ruth Choy, Tony Gagliardi, Scott Reid, Shaun Campbell, Tina Tran, Predrag Kovac, Jennifer Anderson, James Tracey, Todd Gegieckas and Rosemary Girardo.

Since their first campaign in 1997, Niagara Casinos’ has contributed over $6 million to the United Way.

About Niagara Casinos

Encompassing Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara, Niagara Casinos embraces inclusivity, provides unique programs for cohesion, reinforces the importance of a work-life balance and serves as a community leader. Niagara Casinos’ corporate values form the foundation for their employee programming to provide remarkable service, earn trust and loyalty, work as one team and improve local communities. For more information, visit, follow Niagara Casinos on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, or call 1-888-325-5788.

About ncCommunity

Niagara Casinos’ community giving program, ncCommunity, works to build a stronger Niagara by understanding and responding to those in need. The program’s outreach currently works with over 170 community agencies and includes corporate sponsorship, event fundraising, United Way Niagara fundraising and volunteerism through their Sunshine Program where donations are made to local charities in recognition of associate work. For more information or request for support visit