Wheeling Island Hotel Casino donated 375 turkeys today to Catholic Charities and the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley just in time for Thanksgiving. The organizations will now be able to provide even more hot meals and gift baskets for local families and home-bound seniors in and around Ohio County this week.
“We are very fortunate and very grateful that the Racetrack is donating these turkeys to us. It will definitely come as a huge surprise. We are very appreciative, it will make the day of a lot of seniors in Ohio County,” said Director of Information Helpline at the United Way, Angela Goodson.
“We feel that as a member of the community its always our duty, especially during this time, to make the community a little bit better,” ,” said President & GM at Wheeling Island Hotel Casino, Osi Imomoh.
Earlier this month the Casino also had help raise over 14,000 cans for eight local food pantries.