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Horseshoe Casino Baltimore donates 7,500 pounds of food, 7,800 gloves in COVID-19 fight

Posted at 11:44 AM, Mar 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-27 15:34:52-04

BALTIMORE — Horseshoe Casino Baltimore has donated roughly 7,500 pounds of food to the Maryland Food Bank and other organizations to support at-risk individuals.

From staples such as milk and cheese to a wide assortment of nutrient-rich fresh fruits and vegetables, this week the casino has provided enough food to help feed several hundred people.

In addition to the Maryland Food Bank, Horseshoe Baltimore is partnering with Thread, Inc., Union Baptist Church and New Psalmist Baptist Church to ensure the food reaches people in need.

The casino also donated 7,800 disposable vinyl gloves to the Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management to support the agency’s efforts to protect Baltimore’s residents and workers during the COVID-19 outbreak.