For Immediate Release
January 4, 2022
Laramie County Events Coat and Pet Drives a Success
Spirit of Giving Drives provide coats to Laramie County School Districts #1 and #2
CHEYENNE, WY— January 4, 2022 — Laramie County Events held its annual Spirit of Giving campaign during the month of December featuring a Pet Drive and a Coat Drive. The drives were open from December 1st through the 19th. The Laramie County community supported the drives with the donations of new and gently worn coats, hats, gloves, scarves, boots and pet supplies.
In total, 172 coats, 142 hats (many handmade), 10 gloves, 4 scarves, 3 snow pants/suits and 1 pair of boots were donated in sizes ranging from 3T up to adult XXL. The winter items were donated to Laramie County School Districts 1 and 2 to be distributed to youth in need of one. Pet supplies including food, leashes, toys, blankets and more were collected and donated to help support the Cheyenne Animal Shelter and its mission within the community.
About Spirit of Giving
Laramie County Events Spirit of Giving has been an annual campaign since 2019. The campaign is a way for Laramie County Events to give back to the community through donation drives, and free Christmas activities such as Breakfast with Santa and an Indoor Drive-In Movie. The events are made possible through the support of the community and sponsors.
Laramie County Events, also known as the Laramie County Events Department, was established in 2019. The department manages the new multi-purpose Event Center at Archer, Archer Rodeo Arenas, Laramie County RV Park, and all event facilities at the Archer Complex. Laramie County Events also coordinates annual events such as the Laramie County Fair, Laramie County Farm & Ranch Show, Laramie County Sportsman’s Expo, and Laramie County Spirit of Giving.
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