YMCA of Natrona County participating in Giving Tuesday

Published: Nov. 29, 2021 at 4:38 PM CST
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CASPER, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Tuesday, November 30th, is Giving Tuesday and non-profits across Natrona County are preparing for this special day. The YMCA of Natrona County is hoping to raise money to help fund the rest of their Phase II project.

“As of last week, the YMCA through donors in Natrona County, we’ve been able to raise 10 million dollars and this is a 10.8 million dollar project. We’re down to the last 800,000 dollars that we nee to raise to get this completed,” said Glenda Thomas, the Development Director at the Y.

The YMCA has set a goal of raising 250,000 dollars through the holiday season. It will take 250,000 gallons on water to fill the new swimming pools. The Y is hoping to raise one dollar for every gallon of water. The donations will be matched up to 125,000 dollars.

Staff at the Y hopes residents will continue to support non-profits during this time of year.

“I think it really helps put a focus on the Christmas season and know that there are so many non-profi6ts here in Natrona County and nationwide that help so many people with different things in life,” said Thomas.

The Y will continue fundraising through the end of the year.

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