Local organizations give Christmas donations

In keeping with the Christmas spirit, a number of local groups and individuals have recently made donations to help with community programs and important causes. Here are just a few of the donations that have been made within the past few weeks.

The Eagle Riders of Post 2350 in Green River recently donated $760 to Washington Elementary for their Christmas for Kids program, and $500 to the radio station for Coats for Kids.

The GFWC Women's Club of Sweetwater County always donates 10% of the raffle income from the annual Holiday House event to an organization of the host's choosing. This year Carmen Lakey chose for the money to go towards Alzheimer's awareness. The Women's Club donated $240.

The annual Handel's "Messiah" Interfaith Community Choir collected food donations during this year's performance. The food drive gathered 300 pounds of food to donate the the Food Bank of Sweetwater County.

"Thank you Green River,  for coming together and supporting our neighbors," Choir Director Bonnie Arnold said.

TATA Chemicals employees and United Steelworkers Local 15320 donated $52,652. 93 to United Way of Southwest Wyoming.

"Thank you for choosing compassion and generosity," United Way of Southwest Wyoming said. "You are helping people change their lives."


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