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148 nonprofits serving Laramie County are set to participate in Wyoming largest annual day of giving

(Courtesy Wyo Gives)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — On July 10, the Wyoming Nonprofit Network will host the fifth annual WyoGives, coinciding with Wyoming’s Statehood Day. This 24-hour online fundraising event aims to unite the community in support of the state’s nonprofits.

WyoGives is designed to bring together individuals, businesses and organizations across Wyoming to support local nonprofits, according to the events website. The event uses an online platform, WyoGives.org, which makes it easy for donors to find and support the causes they care about. This year, 148 nonprofit organizations listed as serving Laramie County are participating, alongside over 380 organizations statewide.

The event will begin at midnight on July 10 and continue until 11:59 p.m., providing a full 24 hours for residents to make impactful donations. Donors can explore a wide range of causes, from arts and culture to health and human services. Each participating nonprofit has a profile page on WyoGives.org, where donors can learn about their missions and the specific projects their donations will support.

A unique feature of WyoGives is the opportunity for donations to be enhanced by matching funds. The Hughes Charitable Foundation Incentive Pool is one such source of matching funds, providing a boost to donations made during the event. Additionally, individual nonprofits may have their own partners who offer matching donations, further amplifying the impact of each contribution.

Throughout the day, several prize incentives will be available to encourage early and frequent giving. For instance, the first organization to receive an online donation at the stroke of midnight will win a $500 prize. Moreover, at 3:07 a.m. and 3:07 p.m., the first three organizations to receive donations will each win $307. These prizes are awarded with precise timing, calculated down to the nanosecond.

Golden Ticket prizes, worth $500 each, will be awarded every two hours from 4 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. These prizes are divided into two categories: one for organizations with an annual budget of less than $250,000 and another for those with a budget of more than $250,000. Each donation made during the designated two-hour windows enters the recipient organization into a drawing for these prizes.

In addition to these timed prizes, milestone awards will be given as the total donations on the WyoGives website reach significant amounts. The organizations that receive the donations that push the total to $1 million, $2 million and $3 million will each receive a $1,000 prize.

Peer-to-peer fundraising is another key aspect of WyoGives. Individuals can create personal fundraising pages to support their chosen nonprofits. The top three peer-to-peer fundraisers will earn additional cash prizes for their organizations, with first place receiving $500, second place $300, and third place $200.

Social media engagement plays a significant role in WyoGives as well. Organizations and their supporters are encouraged to share their participation using the hashtag #WyoGives. Creative and heartfelt posts thanking donors will be eligible for the $500 Gratitude Magnitude prize. Additionally, four $250 prizes will be awarded to organizations that share photos of their WyoGives activities on Instagram and Facebook using the hashtags #ShowUsWY and #WyoGives.

Residents of Cheyenne and beyond are encouraged to participate and support the nonprofits that enrich their communities. Every donation counts, and together these contributions will help sustain the vital work being done by Wyoming’s nonprofits.

For more information or to make a donation, visit WyoGives.org and join the celebration of giving on July 10. Below is a list of all 148 organizations listed on WyoGives as serving Laramie County. All organizations are based in Wyoming unless otherwise listed.

  • Albany County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, Laramie
  • Alliance for Historic Wyoming, Laramie
  • ALS United Rocky Mountain, Westminster, Colorado
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc. – Wyoming Chapter, Cheyenne
  • American Red Cross of Wyoming, Cheyenne
  • Arts Cheyenne, Cheyenne
  • Bethel Outreach Ministries, Cheyenne
  • Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming Foundation, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Better Wyoming, Laramie
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Wyoming, Laramie
  • Black Dog Animal Rescue, Cheyenne
  • Blue FCU Foundation, Cheyenne
  • Boys & Girls Club of Cheyenne, Cheyenne
  • Camp Hope Inc., Casper
  • CASA of Laramie County, Cheyenne
  • Cathedral Home, Laramie
  • Central Wyoming Counseling Center, Casper
  • Chelsea’s Fund, Lander
  • Cheyenne Animal Shelter, Cheyenne
  • Cheyenne Capital Chorale, Cheyenne
  • Cheyenne Chamber Singers, Cheyenne
  • Cheyenne Children’s Museum, Cheyenne
  • Cheyenne Day of Giving, Cheyenne
  • Cheyenne Depot Museum, Cheyenne
  • Cheyenne Family YMCA, Cheyenne
  • Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, Cheyenne
  • Cheyenne Greenway Foundation, Cheyenne
  • Cheyenne Kiwanis Club Foundation, Cheyenne
  • Cheyenne Little Theatre Players, Cheyenne
  • Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Foundation, Cheyenne
  • Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra, Cheyenne
  • Cheyenne Tennis Association, Cheyenne
  • Climb Wyoming, Cheyenne
  • COMEA House & Resource Center, Cheyenne
  • Common Outdoor Ground, Laramie
  • Community Action of Laramie County, Cheyenne
  • Country Western Bluegrass Music Association Inc., Chugwater
  • Cowboy Cole Memorial Foundation, Cheyenne
  • CyberWyoming Alliance, Laramie
  • Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado & Wyoming, Laramie
  • Equal Justice Wyoming Foundation, Cheyenne
  • Equality State Policy Center, Laramie
  • Family Promise of Cheyenne, Cheyenne
  • Food Bank of Wyoming, Evansville
  • ForMak, Cheyenne
  • Friday Food Bag Foundation of Cheyenne, Cheyenne
  • Friends of the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, Cheyenne
  • Friscos Friends Ferret Rescue, Casper
  • Funding the Future, Cheyenne
  • Gabriel Project of Wyoming Inc., Gillette
  • Girls on the Run Wyoming, Cheyenne
  • Habitat for Humanity of Laramie County, Cheyenne
  • Happy Endings Animal Rescue, Pinedale
  • HealthWorks, Cheyenne
  • Healthy Wyoming, Cheyenne
  • Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation, Powell
  • HOPE – Hispanic Organization for Progress and Education, Cheyenne
  • J & J Second Chance Small Holdings, Rock River
  • Jackson Hole Community Radio, Jackson
  • Jason’s Friends Foundation, Casper
  • K9s 4 Mobility, Cheyenne
  • Kindness Wyoming, Casper
  • Laramie Connections Center, Laramie
  • Laramie County Community College Foundation, Cheyenne
  • Laramie County Library Foundation, Cheyenne
  • Laramie Reproductive Health, Laramie
  • League of Women Voters of Wyoming Impact Fund, Laramie
  • Legal Aid of Wyoming Inc., Cheyenne
  • Lion’s Disability Transport Service, Cheyenne
  • Magic City Enterprises Inc., Cheyenne
  • Make-A-Wish Wyoming, Casper
  • Meals on Wheels of Cheyenne Inc., Cheyenne
  • My Front Door, Cheyenne
  • NAMI Wyoming, Casper
  • Native Memory Project, Dubois
  • Needs Inc., Cheyenne
  • Olivia Caldwell Foundation, Casper
  • Peace of Mind: Your Journey, Your Way, Laramie
  • Peregrine Global Foundation, Gillette
  • Powder River Basin Resource Council, Sheridan
  • Pride Cheyenne, Cheyenne
  • Raising Readers in Wyoming, Cheyenne
  • Recover Wyoming, Cheyenne
  • Relative Theatrics, Laramie
  • Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank, Cheyenne
  • Rooted in Cheyenne, Cheyenne
  • Safe Harbor, a children’s justice center, Cheyenne
  • Safehouse Services, Cheyenne
  • ServeWyoming, Casper
  • South East Wyoming Child Evangelism Fellowship, Cheyenne
  • Southeast Wyoming Climbers Coalition, Laramie
  • Special Olympics Wyoming, Casper
  • St. Joseph’s Children’s Home, Torrington
  • The Broken Bandit Wildlife Center LLC, Cheyenne
  • The Golden Rule Fund, Cheyenne
  • The Salvation Army Greater Wyoming, Casper
  • The WYldlife Fund, Buffalo
  • Unaccompanied Students Initiative, Cheyenne
  • United Way of Laramie County, Cheyenne
  • UPLIFT, Cheyenne
  • Veterans’ Rock, Cheyenne
  • Volunteers of America Northern Rockies, Sheridan
  • Wellspring Health Access, Casper
  • WyoFile, Lander
  • Wyoming 2-1-1, Cheyenne
  • Wyoming Agricultural Leadership Council/Wyoming LEAD, Cheyenne
  • Wyoming Agriculture in the Classroom, Cheyenne
  • Wyoming Alliance for Environmental Education, Jackson
  • Wyoming Arts Alliance, Casper
  • Wyoming Association for Career and Technical Education, Sheridan
  • Wyoming Association of PAs, Cheyenne
  • Wyoming Association of SkillsUSA, Cheyenne
  • Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative, Cheyenne
  • Wyoming Children’s Law Center Inc., Laramie
  • Wyoming Children’s Society, Cheyenne
  • Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault, Laramie
  • Wyoming Coalition for the Homeless, Cheyenne
  • Wyoming Congressional Award Council (WCAC), Cheyenne
  • Wyoming Council on Problem Gambling, Beulah
  • Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame, Saratoga
  • Wyoming Equality, Cheyenne
  • Wyoming Families for Hands & Voices, Mountain View
  • Wyoming Foundation for Cancer Care, Casper
  • Wyoming Guardianship Corporation, Cheyenne
  • Wyoming Health Fairs, Casper
  • Wyoming Historical Society, Wheatland
  • Wyoming Housing Network, Casper
  • Wyoming Humanities, Laramie
  • Wyoming Hunger Initiative, Cheyenne
  • Wyoming Independent Citizens Coalition, Cheyenne
  • Wyoming Interfaith Network, Beulah
  • Wyoming LifeLine, Greybull
  • Wyoming Nonprofit Network, Cheyenne
  • Wyoming NORML Foundation, Lander
  • Wyoming Pathways, Lander
  • Wyoming PBS Foundation, Riverton
  • Wyoming Public Health Association, Cheyenne
  • Wyoming Senior Olympics, Cheyenne
  • Wyoming Singer-Songwriters, Laramie
  • Wyoming State 4-H Foundation, Laramie
  • Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust, Cheyenne
  • Wyoming Wilderness Association, Sheridan
  • Wyoming Wildlife Advocates, Wilson
  • Wyoming Wildlife Federation, Lander
  • Wyoming Women’s Business Center, Laramie
  • Yola and Boogy Fund, Cheyenne
  • Youth Alternative Home Association, Evanston
  • Zonta Club of Cheyenne, Cheyenne

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