WyoGives is an initiative of the Wyoming Nonprofit Network and on July 15, the first WyoGives Day will last for 24 hours of fundraising.
WyoGives Day will begin at midnight on July 15, giving Wyoming residents an opportunity to donate to charitable non-profit organizations operating throughout the cowboy state.
During an appearance on Sheridan Media’s Public Pulse, Sheridan Community Land Trust director of marketing and development Chris Vrba informed listeners that the SCLT’s goal of $10,000 has been reached but is just one of many charitable organizations in need of donations from the community.
According to Vrba, Big Horn residents Sarah Wallick and Aaron Denberg issued a $10,000 challenge match for WyoGives, the statewide day of giving scheduled for Wednesday, July 15.
Wallick and Denberg, of Big Horn, said they would match every dollar donated to the SCLT on WyoGives Day up to a total of $10,000, with the donations going toward the development and construction of new trails and parking areas at Red Grade Trails. That amount has been reached, bringing the total of at least $20,000 raised for Red Grade Trails.
Vrba explained the $20,000 would be combined with more than $80,000 community members have raised to reach a goal of $100,000. That amount is a local match required to have an opportunity to receive a $500,000 Community Enhancement Grant from the Wyoming Business Council. If approved, the grant would build 11 miles of new trails and two parking areas in 2021.
The SCLT has shared a list of other Sheridan County nonprofits participating in WyoGives. Find WyoGives Day here.
4Kids – Support, Achieve, Thrive
Advocacy Resource Center
Center for a Vital Community at Sheridan College
Children, Horses and Adults in PartnerShip (CHAPS) Equine Assisted Therapy
Compass Center for Families
Friends of Sheridan County Library
Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation
The Brinton Museum
Tongue River Valley Community Center
Wyoming Wilderness Association