Our mission is the same as in the past – collecting toys and gifts to make sure no Casper child goes without this Christmas – and feeding them well beyond the holidays, with the vital Weekend Food Bags provided through the Wyoming Food for Thought Project.
After a day or two of rest after months of preparation and the big night on Saturday, the Casper Chamber of Commerce has announced a variety of winners for their float contest from the Downtown Casper Christmas Parade.
“It became a case of ‘Could we do this?’ Well, I knew we could. Then, it was a quick phone call to my wife, and I asked her, ‘Should we do this?’ And she said ‘Yes, we should.’ So, would we do this? Yes, we will.”
This year, Jennie Gordon is partnering with Natrona County Law Enforcement as part of the First Lady’s Wyoming Hunger Initiative. With this partnership, not only will these children receive presents – they will also each receive a food basket as well.
Some dance in the parking lot with their children. Some bring pizza or hot cocoa and turn it into a date night. But 10,000 lights do a lot to bring the community together, at an unexpected historic state site.