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The Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Giving Back to the Community

According to Mobile Press, bingo operations are a windfall for schools and local charities, guaranteeing at least $250,000 a year for city schools since 1992.  For the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, this spirit of giving extends toward a long list of charitable organizations, including:

  • Agency on Aging
  • Escambia County Schools, including specific donations to County Teacher Appreciation, Ernest Ward Middle School, and Escambia County High School
  • Victim's Advocacy Program
  • Sponsor of the Family Violence Awareness Day
  • Atmore Unit of the American Cancer Society
  • Cerebral Palsy Center of East Alabama
  • Jaycees
  • Piedmont Rescue Squad
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile, Inc.
  • American Cancer Socity
  • American Cancer Society's Escambia/Atmore Unit, Relay for Life
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Senior Activities for Independent Living (S.A.I.L.)
  • Relief for Hurricane Andrew vicitms, specifically in the Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana
  • The Human Society of Elmore County
  • American Heart Association
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