Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Celebrates 25th Anniversary in Mission

With 25 Days Of Giving

 October 24, 2017 – Mission, BC – Today, the Mission Christmas Bureau received a cheque for $5,000 from Chances Mission as part of GatewayGIVES’ 25 Days of Giving in celebration of Gateway’s 25th anniversary in the business of entertainment.

GatewayGIVES is the corporate giving and community engagement program of Gateway Casinos. The 25 Days of Giving campaign will contribute $5,000 to a worthy local charity selected by employees, in each of the communities where Gateway operates. At the end of the October campaign, GatewayGIVES will have donated a total of $125,000 to the deserving, employee-selected, charities across Canada.

Gateway has dedicated the month of October to celebrate its silver anniversary with customers, communities and employees. As part of the festivities they launched the 25 Days of Giving campaign through GatewayGIVES and are letting their employees select the charity of their choice in the communities where they live and work. The Mission Christmas Bureau was nominated by the employees of Chances Mission in recognition of their continued efforts to help people, change lives, and build the community of Mission.

“Words cannot express how much we appreciate the generosity of Kelsey and the team at Chances Mission. Somehow saying THANK YOU does not seem adequate,” said Lesley Drown, Director at Mission Christmas Bureau Wish Campaign.

“I am so proud to support such an important organization in our community. The Christmas Bureau really makes a difference in the lives of so many in need,” said Kelsey Racine, General Manager for Chances Mission

Petra McQuillan, Cage Supervisor at Chances Mission, and the one who nominated them, “Everyone should be able to have a Merry Christmas and that is why I nominated the Christmas Bureau.”

What other Gateway employees had say about the Mission Christmas Bureau

“I felt very honored to be a part of gateways 25 days of giving. It was wonderful to be able to present the Christmas bureau with a donation that will have such a positive impact for so many in our community during the holiday season.  It fills me with pride to be part if a company who takes pride in giving back to their communities.” – Krista Siemens, Shift Manager

“By helping the Christmas Bureau we help others in need and who are deserving, it helps keep a smile on my face.” – Ashley Harper, Bingo Seller