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Jamul Casino® Guests Donate Over $20,000 for San Diego Unhoused Community

December 22, 2023

Generous patrons at Jamul Casino present a $20,000 donation to the Alpha Project, aiding San Diego's unhoused community.


 Jamul Casino® Guests Donate Over $20,000 for San Diego Unhoused Community

Local non-profit, Alpha Project, recipient of Guests’ Generosity

Jamul, CA, December 22, 2023 – On Friday, December 22, 2023, Jamul Casino presented San Diego non-profit Alpha Project a check for $20,497.54, the sum of funds directly donated from Casino guests.  Jamul Casino selects a new non-profit each quarter to highlight and promote within the Casino.  The San Diego non-profits are advertised prominently on digital screens and stationary posters throughout the 200,000 sq. ft. Casino.  Jamul offers guests the opportunity to donate their small change from each slot ticket.  After tallying the abundant donations from third quarter 2023, Jamul Casino guests made a significant donation to Alpha Project, assisting the organization in continuing to provide services and opportunities to those less fortunate.

Led by President and General Manager, Mary Cheeks, Jamul Casino team members presented Alpha Project with the check at their Downtown San Diego location.  Cheeks states, “As an organization, we wanted to support Alpha Project, highlight their important work, and assist them in serving San Diegans in need.  Evidently, Alpha Project’s mission and stellar reputation resonated deeply with our guests, as well.  Jamul Casino truly has the most generous players who care about giving back to their community.”

Alpha Project
Alpha Project provides hope and opportunities to those struggling to overcome homelessness, poverty, addiction, and joblessness.  The organization aims to empower individuals, families, and communities by providing work, recovery, housing, and support services to people who are motivated to change their lives and achieve self-sufficiency.  Through its numerous programs, Alpha Project serves over 4,000 San Diegans each day.

Bob McElroy, CEO of Alpha Project, states, “Alpha Project is extremely grateful for Jamul Casino’s support in helping the people we serve.  Your donation will impact others struggling right now, and it is a true blessing to all of us.  Thank you for your generosity and for making a difference in the lives of others less fortunate, especially during the Holiday Season.”

About Jamul Casino
Opened in 2016, the Jamul Casino is located in Jamul, California, San Diego County, and is owned and operated by Jamul Indian Village Development Corporation (JIVDC), a wholly owned enterprise of the Tribe.  The $430 million, award-winning casino features nearly 1,700 slot machines, 46 live table games, a dedicated poker room, and various restaurants, bars and lounges.  Jamul Casino supports 1,200 permanent jobs in the region and is the closest casino to downtown San Diego, which is the eighth-largest city in the United States by population. For more information about Jamul Casino, please visit