Resorts World In The Community

Intro to Gaming Operations Course

We’re excited to announce our partnership with York College for the Intro to Gaming Operations course. Those attending the six week program will learn all there is to know about the Gaming Industry. This course is available to the public and designed to expose participants to casino operations with the goal of creating a pipeline of…

Queens Day in Albany

The Queens Chamber of Commerce annually hosts Queens Day as a platform for Queens-based businesses to meet with local elected officials. The local Queens restaurants attending brought a taste of their restaurant for everyone to sample. Resorts World New York City brought something a little different to the table. All those who stopped by the…

FCBA Joyful Mother’s Celebration

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Resorts World New York City sponsored the 11th Annual Joyful Mother’s Celebration with the Flushing Chinese Business Association! The Joyful Mother’s Celebration occurs every Mother’s Day to recognize and support Moms everywhere. This year guests enjoyed traditional dances, live music, a magic show, a catwalk…

York College: York’s Career Services Help Students go to ‘Gumbo University’

A number of York College students were specifically busy this spring semester 2022. The students took advantage of a very special opportunity provided by Gumbo Coalition University (GCU) and Resorts World. Seven of the eight qualified students made up the 2022 York’s second class of GCU cohort from York College. They participated in bi-weekly virtual leadership classes taught…

New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislators Caucus

The New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislators, Inc held its 51st annual caucus in Albany. The weekend-long event was filled with networking, galas, and workshops. Resorts World New York City bestowed $30,000 to fund the organizations’ youth scholarship. The scholarship will be provided to youths who are on the pathway to…

Autism Speaks 5K

To kick off Autism Awareness Month, employees of Resorts World New York City participated in the Autism Speaks 5k at Prospect Park. Resorts World New York City proudly supports organizations that advocate for the betterment of individuals with developmental disabilities, and look forward to working with Autism Speaks in the near future.

Evening of Fine Foods with Queens Center of Progress

“Evening of Fine Foods” was hosted by long-standing Resorts World New York City partner Queens Centers of Progress. Restaurants from Queens participated in this event, serving samples of their delicious meals. In addition to a silver spoon sponsor, Resorts World New York City also brought along the “lucky wheel” for the attendees to win exciting…

Kiwanis Club Meeting

The Kiwanis Queens West Club’s inauguration of the Kiwanis Club of Sharing Hearts/Queens West was held at Hyatt Regency at Resorts World New York City. The Kiwanis Club of Sharing Hearts/Queens West is the first club to have members with developmental disabilities.

Gumbo Coalition University Graduation

Gumbo Coalition University finalized its program with in-person and virtual graduation at the National Urban League headquarters. Marc Morial, President of the National Urban League, commenced the students as Gumbo Coalition Scholars Class of 2022. Resorts World New York City rewarded twenty graduates with a $500 ($10,00k total) scholarship for completing the program. Applications for…

Queens Tourism Council

Resorts World New York City proudly hosted the first Queens Tourism Council meeting of the year. Representatives from businesses and organizations all over Queens gathered to share updates and network. Michelle Stoddart, VP of Community Development, was honored with the role of “Queens Ambassador” for the Queens Tourism Council.

American Heart Month Blood Drive

In response to the national blood shortage, Resorts World New York City partnered with the New York Blood Center to host their first blood drive of the year. Thanks to local donors, the blood drive achieved 32 donations which equate to 96 lives saved. In this photo is a local donor, Nadia Jageashwar, who attends…

Year of the Tiger Lunar New Year Celebration

Gong Xi Fa Cai! Resort World New York City hosted a lion dance ceremony to celebrate the Lunar New Year and usher in the Year of the Tiger. Members from RWNYC’s Executive team joined Deputy Borough President, Ebony Young; former Borough President, Sharon Lee; and Community Board 10 Chair, Betty Braton for the festivities.

2021 Coat Drive

Resorts World New York City collected a record-breaking 210 coats during its end-of-year employee coat drive. The coats were delivered to River Fund, a nearby frontline poverty center that distributes goods to families in need every week.

Holiday Gifts for Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens

Resorts World New York City marked gifts off the wish lists of 40 students at the Metro Queens chapter of the Boys & Girls Club. RWNYC’s team of Community Development elves delivered the carefully chosen gifts to the students, ranging from Kindergarten to High School.

Giving Tuesday – New York Blood Center Blood Drive

‘Tis the season of giving! On Giving Tuesday, New York Blood Center hosted their third successful blood drive at Resorts World New York City this year. With the help of the community and RWNYC employees, New York Blood Center was able to collect over 40 pints of blood. In 2021 alone, RWNYC blood drives collected…

American Cancer Society

Resorts World New York City generously supported the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign. Employees of Resorts World New York City also contributed to the donation. This year, the donation was in honor of Tonia Schieren, a former Resorts World New York City employee who passed from cancer.  

Heart for the Community Day of Action

Resorts World New York City was proud to sponsor the Showing Heart Foundation’s ‘Heart for the Community Day of Action’ on November 13, 2021. Held in Hollis, Queens, Showing Hearts distributed dry goods, blankets, heaters, hot meals, and more to over 100 families impacted by Hurricane Ida. Showing Hearts also brought licensed contractors out to…

RWNYC 10 Year Anniversary Leadership Breakfast

To commemorate Resorts World New York City’s 10 year anniversary, local politicians, community leaders, and RWNYC executives gathered for a special breakfast reception. Resorts World New York City was bestowed proclamations from Assemblymember Stacey Pheffer Amato and Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr., and was recognized for their decade-long presence as a job generator, community contributor, and…

Queens Chamber of Commerce Building Recognition Awards

Resorts World New York City, which opened the 400-room Hyatt Regency JFK Airport earlier this year, was honored at the Queens Chamber of Commerce’s Building Recognition Awards. RWNYC won Best New Construction and Best Interior Design in the hotel categories.

College Career Day 2021

Resorts World New York City hosted its annual College Career Day event at the new Hyatt Regency JFK Airport. Over 50 students from local colleges and universities attended and listened to RW executives share their career journeys and experiences within the hospitality and gaming industries. Students were also given a tour of the newly expanded…

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2021

Resorts World New York City participated in the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk held at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Organized by the American Cancer Society, the walk raises funds for breakthrough research, 24/7 support for breast cancer patients, and access to lifesaving screenings.

A Taste of Asia in NYC

Resorts World New York City attended “A Taste of Asia in NYC”, a tasting event featuring 40 restaurants serving Asian-inspired cuisine. The event was held by the Madison Square Park Conservancy, in partnership with City Harvest and Apex for Youth.

Festival of Cinema NYC 2021

Resorts World New York City is proud to sponsor the 2021 Festival of Cinema NYC, a ten-day international film festival that spotlights the best in independent filmmaking. This year’s festival screened over 100 films out of Regal UA Midway theater in Forest Hills, Queens. Festival of Cinema NYC Founder and Executive Director, Jayson Simba (center),…

“It’s My Park” Volunteer Project

Resorts World New York City teamed up with Partnership for Parks to beautify Cunningham Park, one of the largest parks in Queens! Paintbrushes in hand, Resorts World employees helped restore picnic tables and park benches for the community to enjoy for years to come.

Black Spectrum Theatre 50th Anniversary Gala

Black Spectrum Theatre celebrated its 50th anniversary with a star-studded night. Resorts World New York City proudly supports Black Spectrum Theatre’s mission to produce and present performing arts centered on the African-American experience.