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More Than 400 Families Get Help For Holidays From Mohegan Sun Pocono Team

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

“Adopt-a-Family” program in partnership with United Way

Mohegan Sun Pocono Adopt Family United Way

From Left to Right: Ann Jones, Luzerne County Maternal and Family Health Services; Becky Brey, Luzerne County Head Start; Mike Bean, Mohegan Sun Pocono; Jennifer Pugh Deemer, United Way of Wyoming Valley

WILKES-BARRE, PA (December 11, 2015) – In its first “Adopt-a-Family” program, Mohegan Sun Pocono’s generous teammembers have donated holiday gifts for more than 400 lower-income families in Luzerne County, each with up to seven children.

On Friday, December 11th, Mohegan Sun Pocono team members, led by President & CEO Mike Bean, loaded a moving van with over 1,700 wrapped gifts and delivered them to Luzerne County Head Start and Luzerne County Maternal and Family Health Services.

“Mohegan Sun Pocono is deeply involved in our community,” said Bean, “and there is no better time to give back to those in need than the holidays. I’m tremendously proud of our team members for making a difference for so many families this season.”

The United Way of Wyoming Valley was a key partner in facilitating this program, and in bringing forward the more than 400 families from Luzerne County Head Start and Luzerne County Maternal and Family Health Services.  Additionally, Mohegan Sun Pocono set up a Wishing Well where team members donated baby bottles, baby wipes and supplies, toys, coloring books, books and more for additional families in need.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO:
Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.

Mohegan Sun Pocono Team Members To Give Back On Public Service Day, June 23rd

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

WHAT

On National Public Service Day, Tuesday June 23rd, over 30 Mohegan Sun Pocono Team Members will volunteer at the Weinberg Regional Food Bank to package food to be shipped to those in need.

Please stop by and chat with our Team Members, and learn more about the impact they are making in our community.

WHEN

Tuesday, June 23rd
Commission on Economic Opportunity’s Weinberg Regional Food Bank at the Monsignor Andrew J. McGowan Center for Healthy Living
9:00am to 2:00pm

IN DETAIL

On National Public Service Day, Tuesday June 23rd, over 30 Mohegan Sun Pocono Team Members will volunteer at the Weinberg Regional Food Bank to package food to be shipped to those in need including food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, group homes for the disabled, day care centers, children’s camps and senior citizens programs. This program at the CEO (Commission of Economic Opportunity) helps alleviate hunger and promote proper nutrition in our local area, and support from local community organizations like Mohegan Sun Pocono truly helps make a difference in the lives of those in need.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO

Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, download our app and view us on YouTube.