100% of funds raised via the Casino Night buy-in will go to Direct Relief. Any and all donations go to help support a worthy cause and allow us as individuals in a place of privilege to give back to those in need.
Direct Relief is an organization with the mission to “improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergency situations by mobilizing and providing essential medical resources needed for their care." They’ve worked with many emergency relief efforts in the past including the 2015 Nepal earthquake, Ebola virus epidemic in Africa, and Hurricane Sandy. They are not only involved in emergency response but disease prevention and intervention including HIV prevention and treatment (they are the largest distributor of test kits for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission HIV transmission).