Surfside multidimensional support program announced by Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming with a minimum donation of $ 250,000 and dinners for firefighting teams
The Surfside Support program includes an immediate minimum cash donation of $ 250,000 to the Surfside Support Fund at www.supportsurfside.org, created by the Coral Gables Community Foundation, the Key Biscayne Community Foundation, the Miami Foundation, the Knight Foundation, Miami Heat and the Miami Heat Charitable Fund. the $ 250,000 contribution announced today brings the total raised by the Support Surfside Fund to more than $ 2,250,000.
In addition, a public fundraising campaign will be conducted at all restaurants, retail outlets and hotels in Hard Rock and Seminole Gaming. Customers will be encouraged to round the amount of their purchases to the next dollar, with their currency also donated to the Support Surfside Fund.
All members of the Hard Rock and Seminole Gaming team will have the opportunity to contribute directly to a designated account linked to the Support Surfside Fund, which will be matched by Hard Rock and Seminole Gaming. Based at Hollywood, florida, Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming together employ 50,000 team members worldwide.
Hard Rock Cafe Miami will deliver dinners to Miami-Dade Fire rescue teams
Start saturday july 3, and for several weeks, team members at the Hard Rock Cafe Miami at Bayside Marketplace will cook and deliver 100 dinners each day to help feed Miami-Dade Professional firefighters working on the site.
“This is a terrible tragedy and our hearts are with the many affected,” said President of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Marcellus Osceola Jr. “The Seminole Tribe is committed to mobilizing our resources and doing everything possible to help.”
Jim allen, President of Hard Rock International and CEO of Seminole Gaming, said the Surfside Support program will be a priority for everyone in the weeks and months to come.
“In keeping with one of Hard Rock’s founding mottos of ‘Take the time to be kind’, the members of the Hard Rock and Seminole Gaming team want to do something meaningful to help those affected by this tragic event.” Allen said. “Our Surfside support program is about reaching out to our neighbors in need and reaching out to them.”
About Hard Rock®:
Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the world’s most recognized companies with locations in 68 countries spanning 239 locations that include hotels, casinos, Rock Shops®, venues and cafes owned / authorized or managed. HRI also launched a joint venture named Hard Rock Digital in 2020, an online sports betting, retail sports betting and internet gaming platform. Starting with a Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock has the world’s largest and most valuable collection of authentic musical memorabilia with more than 86,000 pieces, which are on display in its locations around the world.
In 2021, Hard Rock International received the Best Employer in Travel & Leisure, Gaming & Entertainment industry award by Forbes and was also named the Best Managed US Company by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal. In 2020, Hard Rock was named one of Forbes Magazine’s Top Diversity Employers and one of the Top Employers for Women. Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos also received # 1 in the 2020 Casino Gaming Executive Satisfaction Survey conducted by Bristol Associates Inc. and Spectrum Gaming Group. Additionally, Hard Rock Hotels was named one of the top performing hotel brands in JD Power’s North American Hotel Guest Satisfaction Survey for the second year in a row. The Hard Rock destinations are located in international gateway cities, including its two most successful flagship properties in Florida and is home to the world’s first Guitar Hotel® in South florida, Global Gaming Property of the Year 2020. The brand is owned by HRI’s parent entity, The Seminole Tribe of Florida. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.
About Seminole Gaming
Seminole Gaming manages seven Florida play locations for the Seminole tribe of Florida, including Seminole Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos in Tampa and Hollywood, Florida Seminole Gaming has long been recognized for its innovation and success in the industry. The Seminole tribe was the first Indian tribe in North America to open a high-stakes bingo hall and casino, which debuted in 1979 and became the forerunner of the Indian gaming movement.
SOURCE Hard Rock International