Mardi Gras Casino Assists with Relief Efforts for Haiti

Mardi Gras Casino is doing all they can to help promote relief efforts for Haiti.

In response to the catastrophic earthquake affecting millions of Haitian families, Mardi Gras Casino is donating twenty five thousand dollars to the American Red Cross International Response Fund.

“We are so grateful to Mardi Gras Casino for providing this vital financial support to the International Response Fund. This money will go a long way in providing assistance to those so desperately in need,” commented Alicia Laszewski, Broward County Chapter Executive & Regional Marketing Officer American Red Cross South Florida Region.

In addition, the casino will be collecting supplies to ship via Seafreight Agencies to Haiti starting today and continuing through Monday, January 25, 2010. The goal is to ship an entire container with items collected by Mardi Gras Casino.

“The staff is the most vital part of our operation and many have been affected by this devastating quake,” said Dan Adkins President of Mardi Gras Casino. “It is my hope that through our efforts, the community of Hallandale Beach and the surrounding areas join us in supporting the relief efforts.”

Items may be dropped off at the casino’s valet station between 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. Non-perishable items needed include bottled water, evaporated milk, powdered milk, powdered baby formula, canned goods including meats, soups, beans, spaghettis, rice, flour, peanut butter, sugar, salt, cooking oil.

Additional supplies needed are can openers, diapers, personal hygiene supplies, first aid kits, disposables such as plates, cups, forks, knives, etc.

For more information, call 954.924.3264.

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