Playworks Milwaukee is still celebrating after Potawatomi Bingo Casino announced they raised $981,273 during the 2012 Miracle on Canal Street program and were awarding 30 children’s charities $32,709!
Miracle on Canal Street is the Casino’s signature charitable program. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for children in southeastern Wisconsin. Money for the program is raised primarily through special Miracle bingo games and the generosity of Potawatomi Bingo Casino guests. The funds accumulated throughout the year and the 2012 total was revealed during an event on December 14.
“Every holiday season I am humbled to be a part of the Miracle on Canal Street program,” said Melanie Martin, Bingo Director at Potawatomi Bingo Casino. “It warms my heart to see these charitable organizations provide critical services and hope to younger generations.”
“Thanks to the generosity of the Miracle on Canal Street Program, we will be able to pursue our dynamic expansion with even greater confidence and ambition,” said Kristina Olkowski, executive director of Playworks Milwaukee.
Twenty of those 30 benefitting charities were randomly selected immediately after the fundraising total was announced. The organizations benefitting from Miracle on Canal Street will use the funds to improve young lives in our community by making sure children have a place to sleep, eat and play.
Potawatomi Bingo Casino continues to make a significant economic impact in the communities through tribal revenue sharing and support of local charities and community organizations.
On behalf of Playworks Milwaukee, thank you Miracle on Canal Street Team!