Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino’s Year of Giving

Harrah's Ak-Chin Year of Giving 2023

MARICOPA, AZ – Three volunteer committees at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino (known as HERO, SALUTE and SAVVY) embraced the giving spirit throughout 2023 by offering several opportunities for employees to say thank you and give back to communities throughout Pinal County.

“Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino has built a commendable legacy of giving and community engagement,” said Barbara Achten, HERO Committee Chair. “2023 was busy, yet everyone still found time to volunteer throughout the community. I’m proud of our team and to work for an organization that places a huge priority on supporting others. I can’t wait to see how we top it in 2024.”

During 2023, the three committees organized and/or participated in more than 55 events, combined. Employees personally donated more than $10,000 and volunteered countless hours to support causes and organizations in need. Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino HERO committee donated $29,830 worth of in-kind certificates and $50,120 in cash.

Some of the organizations that were supported in 2023 included:

  • Against Abuse
  • Boys and Girls Club of the Sun Corridor – Casa Grande
  • Casa Grande Roller Derby
  • First Things First
  • F.O.R. Maricopa
  • Maricopa VFW – Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Saddleback Elementary School
  • United Way of Pinal County

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino also utilizes redemption kiosks that enable guests to donate their change when cashing in a slot machine ticket. In 2023, guests donated more than $55,700 to highlighted charities Against Abuse, American Cancer Society, Men Wear Pink, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, F.O.R. Maricopa, Caesars Cares, Meals on Wheels and the United Way of Pinal County.