Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts Continues to Be “ALL IN” On the Bronx, Supporting Numerous Nonprofit Organizations

Yonkers, NY - Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts (“Empire City”) may be located two miles beyond the Bronx border in Westchester County, but the entertainment and gaming destination continues to be  “All In” on its philanthropic support of the Bronx. Hundreds of thousands of dollars have been directed to numerous Bronx nonprofits to fund programs within the company’s core philanthropic focus areas, which  include food insecurity programs to ensure residents have access to nutritious meals, educational programs that support academic success, and workforce development initiatives providing educational and training programs to prepare individuals for sustainable career opportunities.

Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts Donates More Than 1,000 Backpacks to Students in Yonkers, Mount Vernon and the Bronx to Support Educational Equity

Yonkers, NY -- Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts (‘Empire City’) announced a donation of more than 1,000 backpacks to Westchester and Bronx students to support educational equity for the new school year. The backpack donation is part of Empire City's ongoing commitment to supporting public educational programs in local communities, one of four philanthropic pillars that make up MGM Resorts’ enterprise-wide philanthropic initiative, “Focused on What Matters.”  

Four New York Assembly Members Make It to the Winner’s Circle in the 2023 Legislative Pace Hosted by Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts

YONKERS, NY – Members of the New York State Senate and Assembly raced for ‘power positions’ and bragging rights at Yonkers Raceway during the 2023 Legislative Pace hosted by Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts’ (“Empire City”) on Tuesday, September 12, 2023. Dubbed the “Hottest Political Race of the Year”, the event consisted of four, before-the-card non-wagering harness races featuring New York State legislators competing in double-seated jog carts alongside professional harness racing drivers. Each race consisted of two laps around the famed one-half-mile Yonkers Raceway oval.