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Over $20,300 raised for 5 local charities through new ‘Concerts for a Cure’ social media campaign WITH VIDEO

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For immediate release: December 6, 2018

Windsor, ON – Caesars Windsor’s 2018 Concerts for a Cure is celebrating a successful social media campaign seeing a combined 20,326 shares, likes, comments and views on 20 #ConcertsforaCure “heart-hand” photos and videos posted online. For every social media engagement, Caesars Windsor Cares donated $1 for each interaction.  The five selected organizations Windsor-Essex Cancer Centre Foundation, In Honour of the Ones We Love, Transition to Betterness, Canadian Cancer Society (local chapter) and The Hospice of Windsor-Essex County will share a portion of the $20,326 raised throughout October and November.  

Kevin Laforet, Regional President, Caesars Entertainment, said, “We are overwhelmed with the support we received from our guests and the community who took the time to interact with us on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. It was a simple, yet effective way they could show their support for these cancer-related charities.”

Watch the video here to see how the funds will be used by each organization to help cancer patients undergoing treatment, raise awareness and conduct research in the Windsor-Essex region.  Since the beginning, Cares has donated over $8 million towards the fight against and prevention of cancer.

About Caesars Windsor Cares Since the beginning, Caesars Windsor Cares has proudly supported local organizations that work toward building a better future for our community and its citizens. From corporate giving, volunteering and fundraising, we work to enrich our community by partnering and contributing to local non-for-profits in long-lasting, sustainable ways.  Since 1994, Caesars Windsor Cares has donated over $13 million in funding and in-kind resources to support non-profits in their missions to positively impact the greatest number possible, in the Health and Wellness, Environment Sustainability and Conservation, Community Enrichment and Seniors.

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Media Contact: Jhoan Baluyot, Manager of PR and Communications, Caesars Windsor

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