Caesars Foundation donates to Guardian Family Services
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Amanda King, advertising, public relations & sponsorship manager Harrah's Metropolis, left, Mark Osterhaus, general manager and senior vice president of Harrah's Metropolis, right, present at $15,000 check from Caesars Foundation to Rita Gower, program director for Guardian Family Services on Feb. 1.
— Planet photo by Michele Longworth
Amanda King, advertising, public relations & sponsorship manager Harrah's Metropolis, left, Mark Osterhaus, general manager and senior vice president of Harrah's Metropolis, right, present at $15,000 check from Caesars Foundation to Rita Gower, program director for Guardian Family Services on Feb. 1. — Planet photo by Michele Longworth
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"We cannot express how important the Caesars Foundation and Harrah's Metropolis is to our agency and are so grateful for all that they have done for us since the beginning," said Rita Gower, program director of Guardian Family Services (GFS).

"GFS continues to be honored as a recipient of the grant funds from the Caesars Foundation," she continued. "With the recent cuts in the state budget and the loss of city funding, Caesars Foundation has come through once again to help us continue to provide services to victims of domestic violence and their children by providing a safe haven when they flee violent homes."

According to Gower, Guardian Family Services has been a steadfast advocate of families in crisis in the region since its inception in 2000. Since that time, victims of domestic violence have been given the opportunity to regain their dignity and self worth in order to facilitate a better future for themselves and their families. These funds will assist in the staggering financial needs of providing daily essentials, such as housing, food, diapers, paper goods, cleaning supplies, personal care items and clothes.

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