Casino Del Sol Raises $50,000 for Homeless Non-Profits Through Charity Golf Tournament

Casino Del Sol Charity Golf Tournament

TUCSON, AZ – Casino Del Sol’s 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament benefited I Am You 360 and Gospel Rescue Mission. A total of $50,000 was raised from the tournament and each non-profit will receive $25,000 to continue providing essential services and support to the homeless.

“The Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Casino Del Sol are dedicated to creating a positive impact in our community and firmly believe in the power of collaboration and supporting local organizations,” said Kimberly Van Amburg, CEO of Casino Del Sol. “The Charity Golf Tournament was a fantastic opportunity for us to come together, raise funds and try to make a positive difference in the community by supporting these great organizations.”

The Casino Del Sol Charity Golf Tournament took place at Sewailo Golf Club. The event brought together community leaders, businesses from across the country, and golf enthusiasts, all united in their commitment to making a difference in the lives of the homeless.

Casino Del Sol 8th Annual Charity Golf

I Am You 360 is an organization committed to empowering and transforming the lives of young people experiencing homelessness. Through mentorship, educational programs and life skills development, they aim to break the cycle of homelessness and provide a pathway to success. Through programs like the Green Tiny Home Community, I Am You 360 seeks to establish gainful employment, education, healing and homeownership to break generational cycles and promote change.

“We were thrilled to be chosen as a beneficiary of Casino Del Sol’s Charity Golf Tournament,” said Desiree Cook, Founder and CEO of I Am You 360. “This gift will enable us to expand our services and support more individuals on their journey to self-sufficiency. Together, we can make a lasting impact in the lives of those experiencing homelessness.”

Gospel Rescue Mission just celebrated 70 years of serving the greater Tucson area. Their comprehensive approach provides immediate assistance, a 12-month addiction recovery program, transitional housing, job training, health services and long-term solutions to help individuals and families overcome homelessness. 

“We were honored to be selected as a beneficiary of the Casino Del Sol Charity Golf Tournament,” said Lisa Chastain, CEO of Gospel Rescue Mission. “The funds raised will directly support our efforts to provide shelter, meals, and essential services to those experiencing homelessness.”

Casino Del Sol has hosted the Charity Golf Tournament since 2015.