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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Kicks off the Holiday Season with 12 Days of Giving Campaign

News Release | Schenectady, NY Posted on 11.30.21

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Kicks off the Holiday Season with 12 Days of Giving Campaign


Rivers to make cash donations to a dozen local community groups and highlight them on its social media channels to raise awareness and support


Schenectady, NY (November 30, 2021) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is launching the holiday giving season with its inaugural 12 Days of Giving campaign kick-off event to be held today, November 30, at 4 p.m. The 12 Days of Giving initiative is part of the casino’s ongoing effort to help raise awareness and much-needed funds for local community groups and charitable organizations.


In addition to making a $500 donation to each of the community organizations, Rivers will be highlighting each group’s mission and initiatives through its social media channels from December 1st until the 12th to help boost support and raise awareness for them throughout the community.


Participating community organizations in the 12 Days of Giving campaign include Animal Protective Foundation, Bethesda House, Proctors, Safe Inc. of Schenectady, Schenectady ARC, Schenectady Firefighters Cancer Foundation, Schenectady Historical Society, Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital, SUNY Schenectady Foundation, Things of My Very Own, Veterans Miracle Center, and YWCA of Northeastern NY.


Media are invited to attend the 12 Days of Giving kick-off. Representatives from all participating community organizations will be on-hand for interviews, photos and/or video.


What: Rivers Casino & Resort’s 12 Days of Giving campaign kick-off event.


When: Tuesday, November 30 at 4 p.m.


Where: Rivers Casino & Resort, Landing Hotel/Valet Parking Lobby, 1 Rush St, Schenectady, NY 12305


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



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