#Activate10: Donations needed for Fremont County residents in need

by | Updated Dec 1, 2019 at 3:08PM

Our community is large and wildly diverse, which is at the same time our strength and our weakness. #Activate10 is a movement seeking to increase communication between individuals and organizations across Fremont County and to promote positive action in our communities.

h/t Leading Knight of Lander B.P.O.E. Lodge #2317 Kary Sommers for the photos – 2018 gift wrapping at B.P.O.E #2317

Several Lander businesses are hosting gift collection bins for the annual “Christmas Basket Program.” The containers will be available for folks to drop-off unwrapped gifts for newborns to 18-year-olds until Friday, December 20th.

The local community, Lander B.P.O.E. #2317 and the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, provide over 300 baskets of food and gifts for Fremont County families in need every year.

If you know a Fremont County family in need, please call Deanna Trumble at (307) 349-2173 to sign-up for a Christmas basket.

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Volunteers are welcome and appreciated for gift wrapping and basket delivery during the weekend of December 21st.

Wrapping begins at 11:00 am on the 21st at the Lander B.P.O.E. Lodge on Lincoln Street. Donations of wrapping paper, scissors, tape, etc…are also be appreciated.

Basket delivery volunteers plan to meet at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church on the 22nd at 11:30 am.

h/t Kary Sommers

Collection bin locations in Lander:

  • Muse
  • NOLS
  • Fremont Toyota
  • Shear Perfection
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Radio Shack
  • Edward Jones – Lonny Bull on South 5th
  • CrossFit Lander
  • Gambles
  • Bomgaars
  • Fremont Therapy
  • Belles & Beaus
  • The Hitching Rack
  • A-1 Nails and Day Spa

h/t Kary Sommers

Please contact Tammy Green at (307) 332-2431 for any questions.

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