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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Team Members to Donate Thanksgiving Turkeys to Local Charities and Community Groups

News Release | Schenectady, NY Posted on 11.15.21

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Team Members to Donate Thanksgiving Turkeys to Local Charities and Community Groups


Schenectady, NY (November 15, 2021) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady team members will be preparing Thanksgiving Day turkeys for donation to several local charitable organizations and community groups this Thursday, November 18. The donated turkeys will be used by those various organizations for their respective Thanksgiving holiday dinners.


The charitable organizations and community groups set to receive the donated turkeys include Bethesda House, Joseph’s House & Shelter, the SEAT Center, Safe Inc. of Schenectady, and the Schenectady Inner City Ministry Food Pantry.


Media are invited to stop by for photos and/or video. Designated Rivers Casino team members will also be available for interviews.


Please call Al Roney at (518) 986-6650, at least 10-minutes before arrival.


What: Rivers Casino & Resort Thanksgiving turkey donation event


When: Thursday, November 18 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Where: The Rivers Casino delivery/loading dock (Rear parking lot on the left side of the property as you face the Mohawk River)


Last year, Rivers team members donated more than 300 turkeys to various community organizations.


Rivers Casino will also be holding a farmer’s market on Friday, November 19 for its team members with all proceeds to benefit Joseph’s House & Shelter.




About Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady: Located at the picturesque Mohawk Harbor near the heart of downtown Schenectady, Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady features 1,150 slots, 67 live table games and a 16-table poker room and a live, in-casino luxury sportsbook lounge. The casino offers five distinctive restaurants—among them are Dukes Chophouse, Flipt, Johnny’s To-Go and Mian. Rivers features a multipurpose Event Center space, a lively entertainment lounge—Van Slyck’s, live music performances, free parking and daily promotions and giveaways. The Landing Hotel is a 165-room, six-story boutique hotel with riverfront views located adjacent to the Event Center. Rivers, which opened in 2017, employs approximately 1,200 team members and has been voted a great place to work in Schenectady. Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is owned and operated by Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates. For more information, visit


Media Contacts:


Al Roney (518) 986-6650 or


Andre Claridge (518) 424-2575 or