IP Donates $200,000 to Bacot McCarty Foundation

BILOXI, Miss.—In recognition of the vital programs that Bacot McCarty Foundation supports through its grants, IP CASINO RESORT SPA recently donated $200,000 to the Foundation. 

“We’re proud to have been a longtime supporter of the Bacot McCarthy Foundation, having donated more than $1 million since 2010,” said Duncan McKenzie, Vice President and General Manager of IP CASINO RESORT SPA. “We’re proud to partner with the Foundation to make a difference in the lives of children in the Gulf Coast region through essential community programs.”

With IP’s donation, Bacot McCarthy will fund grants for a variety of programs in Jackson and Harrison County, including Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mississippi and its event “Racquets for Ronald;” the “Explosion of Excellence” scholarship program; PGA Junior League Golf; and the Boys and Girls Club of Jackson County.

In addition to the monetary donation, IP hosted and sponsor the annual Jolly McCarty Gala, held for Friday, May 12. Proceeds from the event will fund scholarships and other programs.

The donation is part of an annual charitable giving campaign which will aware more than $1 million to non-profit organizations in the Gulf Coast region in 2017. To learn more about IP CASINO RESORT SPA, please visit www.ipbiloxi.com.

About IP CASINO RESORT SPA

Winner of the elite AAA Four Diamond award, the IP CASINO RESORT SPA is the Gulf Coast's premier entertainment resort destination. Towering 32 stories over the scenic Back Bay of Biloxi, the IP is home to more than 1,000 elegantly appointed hotel rooms and suites, live entertainment, award-winning restaurants, and a first-class spa. For further information, visit www.ipbiloxi.com. IP CASINO RESORT SPA is a property of Boyd Gaming. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 24 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Boyd Gaming and IP press releases are available at boydgaming.mediaroom.com.