Thankful Thursday 2016 Spring Schedule
The 2016 spring Thankful Thursday season will begin Feb. 25!
Every Thursday night during the season, you're invited to the Redwood Lounge at 2105 E. Lincolnway in Cheyenne to help raise money for a different charity, and have some fun!
This will mark the sixth year of the event, and it has raised over $700,000 collectively for different local charities. Fundraisers include a dinner and a live auction. Thankful Thursday also gives you a chance to win money! And for just for walking in the door, you may have a chance to win great prizes, including the jackpot of $500! Plus, you can get in on 50/50 raffles, card games, and more!
Here's the 2016 Spring Thankful Thursday schedule:
Cheyenne Animal Shelter - Their mission is to enhance the quality of life for animals and people through compassion, respect, and education.
Prevent Child Abuse Wyoming - The mission is coordinating prevention efforts in Wyoming to reduce incidents of child neglect, physical, emotional, and sexual abuse.
Safe Harbor - Provides a child friendly, safe and supportive environment for abused and neglected children.
Bikers Against Child Abuse (B-A-C-A) - This chapter in Laramie County is a united organization of bikers who empower victims of child abuse and remove their fear. They work in conjunction with local and state officials who are aleady in place to protect children and they stand ready to lend support to their wounded friends by involving them with an established, united organization.
CASA - Provide a court-appointed voice for abused and neglected children thereby advocating a safe and permanent education in the community for children to grow and develop into stable adults.
Habitat For Humanity - Building safe and afforadble housing in Laramie County. They strive to eliminate substandard and poverty housing creating partnerships with community donors and volunteers to provide housing for low-income families.
Health Works - Qualified health center dedicated to the provision of premier medical and pharmacy services to all residents of Cheyenne and Laramie County. They provide acute, chronic, and preventative care services and strive to be "Your Health Care Home."
Black Dog Animal Rescue - The mission of Black Dog Animal Rescue is to provide homless animals across Wyoming with guaranteed safe and secure placement, promote the use of proven life-saving programs in communites, and advocate for animal welfare.
Alzheimer's Association - Fighting Alzheimer's disease through vital research and essential support programs and services.
Community Action of Laramie County - Kinship Support Services helps grandparents raising children. The program provides monthly support group meeting, education on caregiver roles and problem solving, guardianship forms (guardianship helps keep children with family, in school and out of the welfare system), respite to grandparents, case management, supplemental services, assistance in gaining access to services and support to the grandparents.
Down Syndrome - Provides education, information, networking opportunities, and support for individuals with Down syndrome and their families.
The American Legion & Auxiliary Boys & Girls State Program - Premier programs for teaching students who have completed their junior year in high school how government works while developing leadership skills and an apprecation for their rights as a citizen.
Laramie County Community Christmas - Food baskets for those in need at Christmas in Laramie County, hosted by Alf's Pub and Package Liquor.