Powder River Energy donation will provide up to 80,000 meals to Wyomingites struggling this winter - Casper, WY Oil City News
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Powder River Energy donation will provide up to 80,000 meals to Wyomingites struggling this winter

(Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies, Facebook)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Powder River Energy Foundation has committed to matching up to $10,000 in donations to the Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies.

The fundraising efforts could provide 80,000 meals to men, women and children who are struggling in Wyoming this winter.

The matching donations are part of the food bank’s Valentines Day giving campaign which will officially launch and Jan. 20 and go through February.

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“The Powder River Energy Foundation is proud to support the critically important work of our friends at the Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies. Helping ensure those in need in our communities have enough to eat, remains one of our top priorities,” said Jeff Bumgarner, the Executive Director of the Powder River Energy Foundation. 

Each $100 donation raised through the campaign can provide eight meals.

“During these colder winter months, many families and seniors are faced with choosing between food and utilities. We’re grateful for Powder River Energy Foundation’s commitment to help us provide needed food to our community,” said Tony Woodell, Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies’ Director.

People can provide monetary donations online at WyomingFoodBank.org.

“Donors also have the option to send a Valentine’s Day eCard and make their donation in honor of someone special,” the food bank adds.