Hundreds of Wishes Granted by Agua Caliente Casinos Team Members This Holiday Season

Angel Tree Families Receive Toys, Household Necessities, Clothing, and More Through the Annual Agua Cares Community Program

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. (December 14, 2022) – Agua Caliente Casino Resort Casino Spa Rancho MirageAgua Caliente Casino Palm Springs and Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City made 300 holiday wishes come true by donating gifts to Angel Tree recipients, a local non-profit organization. Each Angel Tree client was granted three to four wishes. The Angel Tree Shelter From the Storm toy drive is an annual charity drive for Agua Caliente Casinos’ through the Agua Cares program, which allows Team Members the opportunity to support the local community.

Shelter From the Storm is the Coachella Valley’s only comprehensive domestic victim assistance service and shelter provider organization. Through the help of donations from Team Members across all three properties – Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs and Cathedral City – employees from Agua Caliente Casinos delivered hundreds of gifts and necessities to the families of Shelter From the Storm.

“I am proud of our nearly 3,000 Team Members and how much they have given back to the community through the Angel Tree program this year,” said Saverio R. Scheri III, Chief Operating Officer at Agua Caliente Casinos. “Our generous Team Members have gifted toys, clothing, home necessities, and more to local families in need and I am honored to be given the opportunity to share our giving spirit with the community.”

“Shelter From The Storm is honored and humbled to be the recipient of the Agua Caliente Casinos’ Angel Tree gifts and toy drive,” said Angelina Coe, Executive Director of Shelter From The Storm. “Agua Caliente Casinos have become our Christmas angels and champions for our clients. They are a reminder that kindness abounds and that they care about our families greatly! Thank you for making the holidays memorable and special for our program families.”

Each year, Agua Cares provides an opportunity for the nearly 3,000 Team Members at Agua Caliente Casinos to support those in need in the Coachella Valley. Additional fundraisers through the program in 2022 include the local Tram Road Challenge, community hikes and Breast Cancer Awareness Month programming. These are in addition to the dozens of sponsorships and partnerships the resort, casino and entertainment properties are involved in throughout the year.

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Agua Caliente Casinos are located in Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs and Cathedral City, CA. Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage is the only property in California that has been awarded the Forbes Four-Star rating for three different property venues, with Sunstone Spa earning the Forbes Five-Star award three years in a row, the only casino spa in California to earn this distinction. The Sunstone Spa also ranked in the top spas in the U.S. and number three in California by Spas of America’s Top 100 Spas 2021; The Steakhouse is a consecutive winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence since 2007; and the Steakhouse and hotel achieved Forbes Four-Star status three consecutive years.

Collectively, the three properties offer a 16-story, 340-room hotel with resort-style pools and cabanas, three entertainment venues including The Show, a premier Southern California concert theater, Pívat Cigar Lounge, a premier cigar lounge offering live table games and slot machines, 13 diverse dining options, an award-winning, full-service luxury spa and salon, meeting and event venues, and Agua Caliente Fuel, an expansive fuel station with 750 square feet of gaming machines, a drive-through coffee shop Java Caliente, and competitive gas prices. Agua Caliente is also home to two nearby championship golf courses; Indian Canyons North and South.

Agua Caliente Rancho Mirage is also a AAA Four Diamond property and was ranked top 10 for “Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas” in USA TODAY’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice 2018 travel awards. For more information on Agua Caliente Casinos, visit or join the conversation on Instagram @aguacalientecasinos.