WELCH, MN – Treasure Island Resort & Casino has announced the designation of local non-profit organization Can Do Canines as its April “Charity of the Month.” Based in New Hope, MN, Can Do Canines is a 501© (3) organization that is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities by creating mutually beneficial partnerships with specially trained dogs. The Treasure Island and Can Do Canines partnership kicks off in April, concluding with a free family-friendly event at Treasure Island on Apr. 24.
“We are thrilled to be part of this new partnership with Treasure Island,” said Can Do Canines Executive Director Jeff Johnson. “The Gaming for Good event will introduce us to a whole new network of people and help us raise funds to match more people with these life-changing dogs.”
Gaming For Good – Sunday, April 24
People of all ages will be invited to Treasure Island Resort & Casino on Sunday, Apr. 24 for a family fun day to support Can Do Canines. From 11am to 4pm, Can Do Canines will be conducting live demonstrations, puppy training classes and family-friendly activities, including creating dog enrichment toys and coloring dog-themed costume masks. Everyone in attendance will receive special discount offers for various Treasure Island amenities, including the hotel, The Lagoon, Island Xtreme Bowl, Wave Spa, Island Pearl Gift Shop and all Treasure Island restaurants.
April Treasure Island Charity of the Month
Can Do Canines will serve as Treasure Island’s April Charity of the Month. Established in July 2020, Treasure Island’s Charity of the Month program supports local non-profit organizations in their missions to positively impact the community. As part of the Treasure Island Charity of the Month program, Treasure Island guests can donate unclaimed slot tickets at a ticket kiosk or a donation box inside the casino. Treasure Island Resort & Casino matches all donations made each Saturday throughout the month. Through the Treasure Island Charity of the Month initiative, guests and Treasure Island have donated more than $373,000 over the duration of the program.
Since 1994, the Prairie Island Indian Community, which owns and operates Treasure Island Resort & Casino, has donated over $22.5 million to many non-profit and community organizations. Treasure Island’s giving supports non-profits that are designated 501 (c)(3) organizations.