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Casino donates $500,000 and coats, toys to charity

Empire City Casino President and CEO Timothy J.

Empire City Casino President and CEO Timothy J. Rooney holds Ava Hall, 1, of Carmel, at the Charity Coat & Toy Drive in Yonkers. Rooney presented Catholic Charities with hundreds of toys and coats and made a $500,000 donation to the Catholic Charities Hurricane Sandy Relief and Recovery Fund. (Dec. 10, 2012) Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Empire City Casino President and CEO Timothy J. Rooney presents Catholic Charities with a donation of $500,000 and hundreds of new toys and coats at the annual Charity Toy & Coat Drive in Yonkers. Rooney was joined by Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano as well as Westchester Deputy County Executive Kevin Plunkett. (Dec. 10, 2012)

Empire City Casino President and CEO Timothy J.
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Empire City Casino President and CEO Timothy J. Rooney holds Ava Hall, 1, of Carmel, at the Charity Coat & Toy Drive in Yonkers. Rooney presented Catholic Charities with hundreds of toys and coats and made a $500,000 donation to the Catholic Charities Hurricane Sandy Relief and Recovery Fund. (Dec. 10, 2012)

Ava Hall, 1, of Carmel, chooses a doll
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Ava Hall, 1, of Carmel, chooses a doll at the Charity Coat & Toy Drive at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. Casino President and CEO Timothy J. Rooney presented Catholic Charities with hundreds of toys and coats and made a $500,000 donation to the Catholic Charities Hurricane Sandy Relief and Recovery Fund. (Dec. 10, 2012)

Empire City Casino President and CEO Timothy J.
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Empire City Casino President and CEO Timothy J. Rooney presents Catholic Charities with hundreds of toys and coats collected through Empire City's annual Toy & Coat Drive. The CEO also made a $500,000 donation to the Catholic Charities Hurricane Sandy Relief and Recovery Fund. (Dec. 10, 2012)

Emmet Doherty, 3, of Yonkers, plays with a
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Emmet Doherty, 3, of Yonkers, plays with a new toy at the Charity Coat & Toy Drive at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. Casino President and CEO Timothy J. Rooney presented Catholic Charities with hundreds of toys and coats and made a $500,000 donation. (Dec. 10, 2012)

Emmet Doherty, 3, of Yonkers, plays with a
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Emmet Doherty, 3, of Yonkers, plays with a new toy set at the Charity Coat & Toy Drive at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. Casino President and CEO Timothy J. Rooney presented Catholic Charities with hundreds of toys and coats and a $500,000 donation. (Dec. 10, 2012)

Aoibheann Hall, 34, of Carmel, smiles as daughter
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Aoibheann Hall, 34, of Carmel, smiles as daughter Ava, 1, holds a doll from the Charity Coat & Toy Drive at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Dec. 10, 2012)

Aoibheann Hall, 34, of Carmel, smiles as daughter
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Aoibheann Hall, 34, of Carmel, smiles as daughter Ava, 1, holds a stuffed animal at the Charity Coat & Toy Drive at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Dec. 10, 2012)

Organizers and families pose with Mayor Mike Spano
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Organizers and families pose with Mayor Mike Spano during the Charity Coat & Toy Drive at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Dec. 10, 2012)

Emmet Doherty, 3, of Yonkers, poses with organizers
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Emmet Doherty, 3, of Yonkers, poses with organizers of the Charity Coat & Toy Drive and Mayor Mike Spano at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Dec. 10, 2012)

Westchester Deputy County Executive Kevin Plunkett speaks at
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Westchester Deputy County Executive Kevin Plunkett speaks at the Charity Coat & Toy Drive at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Dec. 10, 2012)

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