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Gateway GIVES Back

Published May 01, 2017 15:05

Did you know that Lake City Casino in Kelowna is a part of a charitable foundation? Gateway GIVES brings casinos from across the province together for a good cause. Unclaimed casino money and other donations are used to support charities locally and provincially.

Through Gateway GIVES, Lake City Casino has participated in partnerships and staff-driven initiatives for local charities. One of their latest partnerships is with Invasion Championship Wrestling, a charitable pro-wrestling show. “We are both in the entertainment industry so we felt the partnership made sense,” said Clarissa of Lake City Casino.

Since partnering with Invasion in 2016, Lake City Casino has donated a total of $12 500 to Kelowna charities through Gateway GIVES. Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs is one of those charities. “Many of our employees have kids who need after school care,” said Clarissa. “It’s important to support quality programs and Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs has an excellent reputation in that area.”

Lake City Casino enjoys being a part of Kelowna. “We find Kelowna is very community minded and that people are keen to collaborate.” Indeed, Lake City Casino well known for its generosity and quality service.

Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs is grateful for Lake City Casino and Gateway GIVES’ charitable spirits. Their funds will help support the after school programs their families and many other families rely on every day.

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