Resorts World Provides Local Students with Backpacks and School Supplies

September 6, 2023
Contact: Michael Nitzky
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Resorts World Provides Local Students with Backpacks and School Supplies

Catskills, NY and Hudson Valley, NY – In a continued commitment to ensure students across the state have the necessary supplies for the upcoming academic year, Resorts World announced today its participation in the Town of Wallkill Boys and Girls Club’s annual Backpacks for Hope school supply drive.

This year, both Resorts World Catskills (RWC) and Resorts World Hudson Valley (RWHV) collected backpacks and other school supplies for more than 200 families in Sullivan and Orange Counties.

L to R: Andrew Kennedy, RWC Shift Manager, Table Games; Randy Netter,  Senior Vice President, Operations; Meghan Taylor, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Public Relations; Jack Kennedy, Senior Vice President, Gaming Operations; Brian Hamilton, Director of Facilities;
Randolph Good, Director of Table Games/Photo Credit: Resorts World

“Every student deserves to be prepared and excited for the upcoming school year,” said Meghan Taylor, Senior Vice President, Resorts World New York. “Our team at Resorts World is proud to partner with the Town of Wallkill Boys and Girls Club to ensure hundreds of children feel supported in their pursuit of education.”

L to R: Anthony Bruno, Vice President, and General Manager, RWHV; Robert Cullen, Director of Casino Operations; Marizela Alfaro, Director of Sales and Marketing; Megan Petty, Event Coordinator/

Photo Credit: Resorts World

If you are interested in contributing to the Backpacks for Hope drive but cannot visit one of the designated host sites, you can still donate here. If you have any questions or concerns, please call (845) 342-8833.

Resorts World Gives is RWNY’s corporate philanthropic program, encompassing all charitable giving by Resorts World New York. Click here to apply for funding.


About Resorts World Catskills
Located in the heart of New York’s Catskill region, Resorts World Catskills (RWC) Hotel and Casino Resort offers guests unmatched experiences in excitement, entertainment, and luxury. The integrated casino-resort features live Las-Vegas style table games, state-of-the art slot machines, a poker room, private gaming salons, a 100-seat sportsbook lounge, and the mobile app, Resorts World Bet, the fastest and safest way to bet on sports. The casino-resort’s 10 varied bar and restaurant experiences include an Italian steakhouse created by celebrity chef Scott Conant. There’s also year-round live entertainment at the 2,500-seat RW Epicenter. The 18-story all-suite luxurious hotel located within Resorts World Catskills features a world-class spa, two indoor pools, and a fitness center. The Alder, the adjacent lifestyle hotel, features the first Topgolf Swing Suites in New York State, Dos Gatos, a cantina-style Mexican eatery, and The Monster golf club’s pro shop. The Monster golf club, a par-72 championship course, redesigned by Rees Jones, will challenge every player with length, extensive bunkering, and a variety of water hazards.

About Resorts World Hudson Valley 

Resorts World Hudson Valley (RWHV) is the area’s newest entertainment attraction! With 1,200 slots and electronic table games and the always-happening Resorts World Bet Sports Bar, this premier destination makes for a great day or night out with family and friends. Conveniently located one hour north of New York City, Resorts World Hudson Valley is the day trip that’s never far away. RWHV is operated by the Genting Group, a global company founded in 1965, operating destination resorts in Las Vegas, Bimini, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, and the United Kingdom. Genting has more than 50 years of experience in the travel and leisure industry and collectively employs approximately 60,000 people while offering an unparalleled resort experience to over 50 million visitors a year worldwide.