ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (WPVI) -- An Atlantic City casino is coming to the aid of the community amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Hard Rock Atlantic City tells Action News they have donated truckloads of food to Turning Point Day Center--an organization that helps homeless residents. The Community Food Bank of New Jersey is also benefiting from the casino's generosity.New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy forced all casinos
, and many other businesses, to close in an effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
The casino donated the following:Fresh eggs 960 dozenHard boiled eggs 480 lbs.Fresh orange juice 200 gallonsWhole milk 313 gallonsDeli meats 1200 lbs.Peeled potatoes 2600 lbs.Whole fresh fruits 3000 lbs.Fresh tomatoes 1400 lbs.Fresh asparagus 280 lbs.Fresh broccoli 320 lbs.Fresh carrots 450lbs.Fresh Chinese noodles 250lbsAssorted Fruits /vegetables 1600 lbsSliced breads 55 loafs
The casinos have been shut down until further notice.