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MGM Donates MOP300,000 to Holy House of Mercy’s Welfare Shop

Apr 9, 2019

[April 8, 2019, Macau] MGM donated MOP300,000 to the Macau Holy House of Mercy’s Welfare Shop project, financing the distribution of food hampers to over 360 local disadvantaged households. Over the past seven years in supporting this meaningful project, MGM has contributed a total of MOP2 million benefiting 7,500 people.

On April 6, MGM’s Golden Lion Volunteer Team visited the Welfare Shop, where they were warmly received by Mr. António José de Freitas, President of the Board of Trustees of Macau Holy House of Mercy. Ms. Michelle Chiu, Vice President of Human Resources of MGM, presented the donation check to Mr. António José de Freitas, witnessed by the representatives of other beneficiary organizations, including Mr. Leong Heng Kao, President of General Union of Neighborhood Associations of Macau, and Ms. Leong Iok Wa, President of Board of Supervisors of Macao Federation of Trade Unions.

Nearly 40 warm-hearted Golden Lion volunteers took part in packing the daily necessities that included rice, noodles, canned food, oatmeal and cooking oil, into MGM’s tailor-made eco-friendly handcarts. These hampers were distributed to the disadvantaged households referred by the Macao Federation of Trade Unions, General Union of Neighborhood Associations of Macau, Holy House of Mercy, and the Associação dos Familiares Encarregados dos Deficientes Mentais de Macau.

With the vision to Create a Better Tomorrow Today, MGM has been supporting the Welfare Shop project since its launch in 2013, helping to ease the families’ financial burdens and contributing to the continuous improvement of community services for the benefit of the whole society.

 

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About MGM

MGM is an abbreviation for MGM China Holdings Limited (HKEx: 2282) and is a leading developer, owner and operator of gaming and lodging resorts in the Greater China region. We are the holding company of MGM Grand Paradise, SA which holds one of the six gaming concessions/subconcessions to run casino games in Macau. MGM Grand Paradise, SA owns and operates MGM MACAU, the award-winning premium integrated resort located on the Macau Peninsula and MGM COTAI, a contemporary luxury integrated resort in Cotai, which opened in early 2018 and more than doubles our presence in Macau. 

MGM MACAU is a Forbes Five-Star luxury integrated resort inspired by the arts with every element of the resort infused with creativity and style. MGM MACAU has approximately 600 guest rooms and suites and boasts a number of distinguishing features, including the architecturally stunning European-inspired Grande Praça, housed under a soaring glass ceiling. MGM MACAU’s world class facilities include the MGM Art Space, dedicating over 5,000 square feet to display authentic works of art, conference and event facilities, spa, and seven signature restaurants and bars to fulfill any gastronomic craving. Our property is conveniently located on the Macau Peninsula and is directly connected to the luxury retail shopping complex, One Central.

MGM COTAI is the latest addition to the MGM portfolio in China. Designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, it offers approximately 1,400 hotel rooms and suites, meeting space, high end spa, retail offerings and food and beverage outlets as well as the first international Mansion at MGM for the ultimate luxury experience. MGM COTAI also offers Asia’s first dynamic theater and a spectacle to wow every guest who steps foot in the resort. MGM COTAI is developed to drive greater product diversification and bring more advanced and innovative forms of entertainment to Macau as it grows as a global tourist destination. MGM COTAI is the largest property and the first mega-size complex project in Macau to achieve the China Green Building Design Label Three-Star Certification.

MGM China Holdings Limited is majority owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage.

 

 

For media enquiries, please contact:    

Jessie Kuan

Director of Public Relations

MGM

Tel: (853) 8806 3412

Email: jessiekuan@mgm.mo

 

Karen Lam

Public Relations Manager

MGM

Tel: (853) 8806 3421

Email: karenlam@mgm.mo