20 Years of Impact: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Commemorates Milestone with $400,000 Gift to 20 Tampa Bay Charities

May 14, 2024 3:45 PM EDT

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa President, Steve Bonner, announces $20,000 to 20 local Tampa Bay charities.

TAMPA, Fla., May 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of its 20th anniversary, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa today surprised 20 local Tampa Bay charities with checks in the amount of $20,000 each for a grand total of $400,000 to support their remarkable endeavors.

Community leaders, Tribal members and Hard Rock executives came together to commemorate this major milestone and reinforce its core motto to "Love All-Serve All."

"Having been a major economic force in the Tampa Bay area for the past two decades, it's our privilege to give back through this initiative," said Steve Bonner, President of Seminole Hard Rock Tampa. "Love All-Serve All" is more than a motto to us; it's our guiding principle. Through our philanthropic efforts, we continue to invest in the community by advocating for important causes that are making a real difference in countless lives every day.

The 20 area charities each receiving $20,000 include –

Best Buddies Tampa Bay
Big Brothers Big Sisters Tampa Bay
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay
Bullard Family Foundation
Children's Dream Fund
David A Straz Center For the Performing Arts
Florida Aquarium
Glazer Children's Museum
Habitat For Humanity of West Pasco and Pinellas
Hispanic Family Research Cultural Center
Humane Society of Tampa Bay
Junior League of Tampa
Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful
Make A Wish of Southern Florida
St. Joseph's Hospitals Foundation
The Centre for Women
The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
The Spring of Tampa Bay
Zoo Tampa

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa is one of Tampa Bay's largest employers. The resort currently employs over 4,300 employees with over 150 team members celebrating more than 20 years with the Hard Rock brand.

Since the Expansion in 2019, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa has made significant economic impact in the Tampa Bay community, with an average of 283,000 rooms occupied annually. This remarkable milestone underscores the casino resort's profound impact on local tourism and the broader economy.

Over two decades, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa has left an indelible mark on the community, investing over $10 million in philanthropic initiatives to support over 100 local organizations across the expansive Tampa Bay region.

"Clearly, we want to use this occasion as a celebration of our successes and accomplishments," said Bonner. "But, more importantly, we want to give back to show we are extremely grateful for the overwhelming support from the Tampa Bay community throughout all of these years."

Editor's Note: Photo & Video HERE.

Media Contacts

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
Lindsey Lorelei, Director of Advertising, Public Relations & Community Affairs, (813) 627-7815, [email protected]

Darien Cobb, Manager of Public Relations and Community Affairs, (813) 627-7788, [email protected]

Bitner Group Public Relations
Chris Dirato, Bitner Group, (917) 921-9070, [email protected]

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