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(Queens, NY) – Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC) will team up with the NYPD to raise crucial donations for the island of Puerto Rico in a press conference Wednesday, October 18th at 10:30 a.m.

After almost a month since Hurricane Maria made landfall, 80% of the island of Puerto Rico is still without electricity. The NYPD has set up operations in the parking lot of Resorts World for the last two weeks and has used the location as both the collecting and packing site for all of Queens. RWNY has had collection bins in place for both staff and guests to support the efforts to garner aid for the hurricane ravished country.

Resorts World and the NYPD stand with the island of Puerto Rico and pledge to work with the community to do whatever they can to support its citizens.

The full list of items collected by the NYPD follows below:

  • Diapers
  • Baby Food
  • Batteries
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Baby Wipes/Disinfectant Wipes
  • Battery Operated Flashlights/Lanterns
  • Canned Food/Dry Goods
  • Work Gloves/Latex Gloves
  • Masks

WHAT:               Resorts World and NYPD Donations Drive for Puerto Rico

WHO:                Representatives from Resorts World, the NYPD, and elected officials from the community

WHEN:              Wednesday, October 18th,

                          10:30 a.m.

WHERE:            Resorts World Casino New York City Parking Lot

                          110-00 Rockaway Blvd. (Parking Lot on Rockaway Blvd)

                          Jamaica, NY 11420

For press inquiries, please contact Ross Adair at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

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About Resorts World Casino New York City

Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC) is the only casino in New York City, offering over 10 million guests annually an unparalleled gaming and entertainment experience while generating over $1.9 billion for the State’s education system since opening in 2011.  RWCNYC is operated by the Genting Group, a global company founded in 1965, operating destination resorts in Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, the Bahamas, the United States and all four oceans through its Star Cruises and Crystal Cruises brands. Genting has more than 50 years of experience in the travel and leisure industry and collectively employs approximately 60,000 people while offering an unparalleled resort experience to over 50 million visitors a year worldwide.