Holiday Gift Giving Ceremony 2019 December 12, 2019 On Thursday, December 12, Sycuan Casino Resort presented more than $70K to 21 different charities during its 2019 Holiday Gift Giving Ceremony. Each December, members of the Sycuan Tribal Council and the Sycuan Executive Team individually select a charity to donate to on behalf of Sycuan. The Holiday Gift Giving Ceremony has been held at Sycuan more than 10 times and has supported a variety of causes over the years ranging from social and health services to the arts and the environment. “The Holiday Gift Giving Ceremony was founded in 2006 and is something we look forward to each year,” said Cody J. Martinez, chairman of the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation. “The event brings together many diverse organizations and change-makers that are making a major impact in the community. This year, we are honored to support more than 20 organizations with a variety of admirable causes.” Charities Involved (A-Z): Alpha Project, Alzheimer’s Association San Diego, Autism Speaks San Diego Walk, Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County, Challenge Center, Challenged Athletes Foundation, Choice Christian Center, David’s Harp Foundation, ElderHelp, Father Joe’s Villages/St. Vincent De Paul, Food Empowerment Project, Gizmo’s Kitchen, Hannah’s House, Home Start, Inc., Just in Time Foster Youth, Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation, Rob Machado Foundation, Rock Church, Second Chance, Shelter to Soldier and Skinny Gene Project/J. Moss Foundation.