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‘Celebration of Giving’ to raise money for 40 Natrona County nonprofit organizations at Backwards Distilling Co.

Customers at the Backwards Distilling Co. tasting room in downtown Casper. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo.– A “Natrona County Donation Celebration” will be held from 2-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 13 at the Backwards Distilling Co. Tasting Room, located at 214 S. Wolcott St. in Casper.

The fundraiser is being held as a way for the community to support 40 nonprofit organizations in Natrona County in conjunction with WyoGives Day. People will have the chance to learn more about nonprofits and donate money to support their work online.

Additionally, Backwards will donate $1 from every drink sold during the event to support non-profit organizations. The Holy Guacamole food truck will be on site. People of all ages can attend. Spanish translation and ASL interpretation will be available. The rear is accessible to the ADA, and those needing additional accommodations can contact Tyler Cessor at [email protected] to request one. There is an option to RSVP for the online event.

Nonprofits participating in the event include:

  • 9H Research Foundation
  • Club 12-24
  • Adventure West Council – Boy Scouts of America
  • ALS Association Rocky Mountain Chapter
  • Post 2 of the American Legion George W. Vroman
  • American Red Cross
  • ART 321
  • Audubon Rockies
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Wyoming Brain Injury Advocates
  • Cadoma Foundation
  • Casper Family Connections
  • Casper Humane Society
  • Casper’s Pride
  • Natrona County Child Development Center
  • Climb Wyoming
  • Downstream Warriors
  • Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado and Wyoming
  • Grace for 2 brothers
  • habitat for humanity
  • Interreligious
  • I reached
  • Club Iris
  • Make-A-Wish Wyoming
  • Mercer Family Resource Center
  • Casper Montessori School
  • Never forgotten77
  • Nicolaysen Art Museum
  • Olivia Caldwell Foundation
  • Wyoming Opera
  • Parent Information Center
  • Seton House
  • Reel Hope Project
  • Unaccompanied Student Initiative
  • Wyoming Arts Alliance
  • Wyoming Children’s Law Center
  • Wyoming Families for Hands and Voices
  • Wyoming Cancer Care Foundation
  • Wyoming Hunger Initiative
  • Wyoming State Museum
  • Wyoming Symphony Orchestra
  • Wyoming not trapped
  • Natrona County YMCA

Statewide WyoGives Day is a 24-hour online fundraising event that aims to support more than 250 nonprofit organizations in Wyoming.

“On July 13 from 12 p.m. to 11:59 p.m., individuals can give to more than 250 Wyoming nonprofits on and watch their donations go a long way,” the press release announcing the event reads. “All donations made today will be matched by the Hughes Charitable Foundation up to $1 million. Nonprofits will also have their own fundraising goals which will include matchmaking and community challenges.

“A full list of participating nonprofits and additional resources are available at WyoGives Day donations must be made through the online resource to count towards the day of the donation and have the opportunity to be matched.