Hard Rock Heals, Seminole Casino Immokalee Donate Funds To Pace Center for Girls

Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee

IMMOKALEE, FL – The Hard Rock Heals Foundation, in partnership with Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee, has announced a $5,000 grant to be awarded to Pace Center for Girls Lee as part of its commitment to improving the lives and resiliency of the local communities where Hard Rock serves and operates. Pace Lee, which supports education, counseling, training and advocacy for girls and young women, is one of 50 local grant winners around the world to receive contributions totaling $250,000 from Hard Rock International’s charitable arm this year.

“Since 2016, Hard Rock Heals Foundation has proudly awarded hundreds of programs like Pace Center for Girls to provide support to people in need in the communities we serve,” said Jon Lucas, President of Hard Rock Heals Foundation and Chief Operating Officer of Hard Rock International. “We are hopeful that these grants will bring about positive transformations in Immokalee and in all the places we serve around the globe.”

“We are grateful to Hard Rock Heals Foundation for investing in Pace Lee and our community’s next generation of girls and young women,” said Jennifer Cellitti, Executive Director of Pace Lee. “When we focus on supporting our girls, they gain the power to achieve success in all areas of their lives, leading to positive outcomes for themselves, their families and our community.”

The program is another example of the foundation’s ongoing commitment to supporting community-run programs through grants, offering enhanced opportunities for those who share the values of Hard Rock’s philanthropy and giving. The $250,000 in funds provided by the Hard Rock Heals Foundation in 2024 aim to bolster programs dedicated to mental health awareness and research, ensuring children grow up healthy, educated, and safe.