Resorts World Catskills Hosting “Monticello Rotary Community Blood Drive Challenge for Childhood Cancers”

August 30, 2022
Contact: Kimberly Winston
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Resorts World Catskills Hosting “Monticello Rotary Community Blood Drive Challenge for Childhood Cancers”

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Monticello, NY – Resorts World Catskills announced today it’s hosting the “Monticello Rotary Community Blood Drive Challenge for Childhood Cancers” on Monday, September 19 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the RW Epicenter. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and eligible donors are encouraged to give blood or platelets to support kids, teens and young adults battling cancer, as well as others in need of transfusions. Mary Kendell, a local nurse who had a terminal blood disorder when she was eleven-years-old, will serve as honorary chairwoman of the event.

Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome if space permits. All donors should bring their donor ID card or ID with name and photo and remember to eat and drink. The New York Blood Center only collects blood from individuals who are healthy and feeling well at the time of donation – and who meet other eligibility requirements.

Maintaining the health and safety of our guests is our top priority. Donors are asked to self-screen for COVID-19 before coming in to donate. Wearing face masks is optional for both donors and staff.


  • Must be 14 days symptom-free if recovered from COVID-19
  • May NOT donate if you have a positive diagnostic test or have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 in the last 14 days
  • May NOT donate if you have been told to self-quarantine due to exposure risk, including travel. We follow current State and CDC travel recommendations:

If you are unsure whether to donate, or if you have donated recently and you develop symptoms of COVID-19 or you test positive for COVID-19, please call 800-688-0900.


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 WorldBET, 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 the Crystal Life Spa, two indoor pools, and two fitness centers. The Alder, the adjacent lifestyle hotel, features the first Topgolf Swing Suites in New York State, Dos Gatos, a cantina-style Mexican eatery, and will be expanded to include a Rees Jones redesigned Monster Golf Course in 2023.