Lytton Rancheria of California Donates $1 Million to Houston Mayor's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund
Sep 27, 2017, 18:40 ET
SAN PABLO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lytton Rancheria of California, owner and operator of the San Pablo Lytton Casino, announced today the donation of $1 Million to the Houston Mayor's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.
The contribution will be administered by the Greater Houston Community Foundation and will provide much needed aid to regions in Texas and along the Gulf Coast that have been devastated by the widespread, catastrophic flooding of Hurricane Harvey.
"Our Tribe is deeply saddened by the destruction and loss of life that this horrific hurricane has caused," said Lytton Tribal Chairperson Margie Mejia. "It is the Lytton Rancheria's deepest hope that our donation will help the Greater Houston Community Foundation provide critical assistance to those affected as Houston begins to rebuild and regain its strength."
During discussions with Houston's Mayor Sylvester Turner, Lytton Tribal Chairperson Margie Mejia expressed the Tribe's concern for the well-being of the citizens of Houston and offered support during this challenging time. Mayor Turner expressed his appreciation for the donation from the Lytton Rancheria.
The Lytton Rancheria of California and San Pablo Lytton Casino are committed to aiding programs whose efforts significantly impact the underserved, especially during times of great need. Over the last several years, the casino and Tribe contributed over $18.5 million to such programs.
To make a donation to the Mayor's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, visit: https://ghcf.org/hurricane-relief/.
To learn more about the Lytton Rancheria of California, visit: http://www.homelandforlytton.com/.
The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians is a federally recognized tribe of Pomo Native Americans. The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians owns and operates San Pablo Lytton Casino. What began as a card room has expanded to a full-fledged casino with Class II Gaming Machines, Poker, Black Jack, Pai Gow and more.
CONTACT: Doug Elmets
SOURCE Lytton Rancheria of California
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