Presque Isle Downs & Casino Supports Erie Humane Society and the Lives of Shelter Pets Through $39,000 Donation

ERIE, PA., (May 14, 2024) – Presque Isle Downs & Casino (“Presque Isle”) celebrated another incredible community outreach initiative by generously donating $39,341 to local Erie, Pennsylvania non-profit, Erie Humane Society. The donation will directly support the organizations mission to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome animals in need across the local community. All donation funds were raised through the properties Give $5, Get $10 reward program, Donation Stations located throughout the casino and team member donation events held on property.

“As a Churchill Downs Incorporated race track operator, we take animal welfare very seriously at Presque Isle Downs & Casino,” shared Gary Hendricks, VP and General Manager of Presque Isle. “We are proud to have our patrons help us support the Erie Humane Society and their ongoing commitment to animal welfare across the local community.”

Originally founded in 1892 with the mission to investigate crimes of animal, child and elder abuse, the Erie Humane Society has focused their efforts on rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming pets since 2015. Operating under “No-Kill” standards, the Erie Humane Society works to rehabilitate the whole pet, understanding their behavior, medical, and emotional needs. With the teams dedication and commitment to reintegration efforts, pets are given an opportunity for a fresh start while waiting to find their forever homes.

For more information about the Erie Humane Society, or to make a donation directly to the organization visit:

About Presque Isle Downs & Casino

Presque Isle Downs & Casino, located just south of I-90 Exit 27 in Erie, Pennsylvania, features over 1,500 slots, 32 table games, 7 poker tables and a 24/7 TwinSpires Sportsbook with 50 sports betting kiosks. Owned and operated by Churchill Downs Incorporated (Nasdaq: CHDN), the property also boasts live racing and a wide variety of delicious dining options, including Churchill’s Bourbon and Brew and LBV Steakhouse, as well as an assortment of bars and lounges.

About the Erie Humane Society

The Erie Humane Society is an independent, registered 501-c3 nonprofit, local animal shelter, operating under no-kill standards. The organization helps orphaned, injured, and abused pets by focusing their efforts on rescuing, rehabilitating, and rehoming; keeping them safe, providing shelter, care and nutrition, and helping them lead happy, healthy lives.