SPRINGIELD, MASS. (April 10, 2020) – MGM Springfield today announced a donation of 160 portable sleeping cots and 16 outdoor heaters to Mercy Medical Center and the City of Springfield. A portion of the cots will provide much needed overflow support for the hospital, while the other portion of cots and the outdoor heaters will assist the City’s work to help the homeless population amid the COVID-19 crisis.  
“We are a strong community, but this is a challenging time, and MGM Springfield will continue to do what we can to support those impacted and those on the frontline,” said Chris Kelley, President & COO of MGM Springfield. 
“I want to thank MGM President and COO Chris Kelley and his MGM Team for stepping up in support of our city’s ongoing and continued efforts in responding to this Coronavirus situation. These much needed items will go a long way in assisting our city’s coronavirus response,” said Mayor Domenic J. Sarno. 
"We are grateful to MGM Springfield for the generous donation of cots for use during the pandemic. This is another example of the local area’s remarkable community partnerships that assist our efforts to care for patients during this difficult time," said Deborah Bitsoli, President, Mercy Medical Center and its affiliates. 
About MGM Springfield MGM Springfield covers three city blocks in the heart of downtown Springfield, Mass. As the world’s first LEED™ Platinum-certified gaming resort, MGM Springfield ignites a cultural and economic renaissance in a historic New England city by seamlessly blending new design with restored historic buildings. The resort offers more than 125,000 square feet of gaming space, a 240-room boutique hotel on Main Street, superior spa services, diverse retail and inspired dining headlined by Costa and The Chandler Steakhouse. MGM Springfield also features a sevenscreen Regal luxury cinema complex, bowling lanes, a seasonal skating rink and outdoor marketplace displaying local art, events and talent. For more information, visit the MGM Springfield Newsroom or mgmspringfield.com.   
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