When Rivers Casino opened its doors, we committed ourselves to being a great community partner.  Our team strives to fulfill this promise everyday.  Each year, Rivers Casino donates thousands of volunteer hours and hundreds of thousands of dollars that help to make Chicagoland a better place to live and work. We know that when our community flourishes, we all succeed.  

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Help Beat the Odds 

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Learn how we are support the mission of Susan G Komen - Chicago.

Veterans Back to Work Boot Camp

We’re honored to assist Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce in the Veterans Back to Work Boot Camp with a $65,000 donation. Watch this video to learn more.

Live the Moment Recap

We’re proud to have raised $55,000 for Alzheimer's Association during our Live the Moment campaign. Thank you to our Team Members for helping spread knowledge and awareness of this great cause.


Maryville Academy

Maryville Academy

Since their founding in 1883, Maryville has been committed to providing protection and guidance to children in Des Plaines. While the challenges that children and families face have changed over the years, Maryville’s commitment to healing children, strengthening families, and building a better community has never wavered. This donation will be utilized to enhance the computer learning center and STEM education. Learn more about this organization at
Maine West

Maine West High School

Maine Township High School West serves most of Des Plaines and a portion of Rosemont. The school provides a comprehensive, innovative and rigorous public education program for its students. Curriculum offerings at Maine West are extensive, with over 200 courses offered in 11 departments, including the fine arts, foreign language and career technical education.


One Million Degrees

One Million Degrees

One Million Degrees empowers low-income, highly motivated community college students to succeed in school, in work, and in life. They'll be using this donation to support their scholarship program. Learn more about this great cause at



The Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation is dedicated to improving the quality of life and, through advocacy and awareness, promoting a successful leisure lifestyle for individuals with disabilities. M-NASR is an extension of seven member park districts in Maine and Niles Townships, including Des Plaines Park District. This donation will assist with equipment and program funding. Learn more about this organization at