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Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino

Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino recently hosted its December community breakfast and presented a check for $4,590 to Refuge Armona, a non-profit dedicated to providing a safe place for youth to spend time off the streets and receive mentorship as they navigate through life’s challenges as teenagers.

More than 400 people attended the breakfast, raising a total of $2,295 at the door. Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino and the Santa Rosa Rancheria Tribe matched the amount for a total donation of $4,590. Tachi Palace Assistant General Manager Bill Davis and Marketing Director Rojelio Morales presented the check to Refuge Armona Co-Founder Alyssa Haley.

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“We are so grateful for the generosity of Tachi in supporting Refuge Armona,” said Haley. “These funds will go directly toward opening the doors of the community center, Refuge House, a safe place for Armona’s youth.”

The next community breakfast will be held Friday, January 31, 2020 and will benefit Fresno Police Chaplaincy Resiliency Center. Attendees are encouraged to make a minimum donation of $5 to attend the breakfast. Tachi Palace hosts a monthly community breakfast that features a breakfast buffet, informative community news and business networking, as well as raffle prizes. All contributions benefit a featured organization. For more information, visit

Founded in 2014, Refuge Armona first began serving Armona’s youth by opening up the middle school gym two times a month for students to spend time with friends and participate in activities. Since then, the organization has grown to serving more than 150 students each week. The non-profit’s vision has grown to purchasing a home that will be open daily. Refuge Armona is dedicated to providing a safe place for youth to spend time after school, receive homework help, and gain mentorship through caring adult volunteers.

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