The Wyoming Coalition for the Homeless (WCH) is an all volunteer non-profit agency working for and with the homeless in Cheyenne, Wyoming. WCH relies on the community and foundation/ corporate grants for funding. Your donations of cash and in-kind items are needed year round. Donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.
Donations are accepted at the office, 907 Campbell Avenue.
WCH was formed in 1990, incorporated in 1990 as Wyoming Against Homelessness. In 1993 the name of the agency was changed to Wyoming Coalition for the Homeless and it was recognized as a tax-exempt, not for profit organization under the 501(c) (3) internal revenue code in 1994.
WCH is an all volunteer agency. Volunteers are needed for a variety of projects. These projects are suitable for school groups, church groups, clubs, individuals.
The WCH main building at 907 Campbell houses the only day center for the homeless in Cheyenne. The Welcome Mat Day Center is open from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Monday thru Saturday and holidays, and 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. Services are limited on the Saturday in June when the annual fundraiser, Walk In My Shoes is held. .
Walkers and ghost walkers may sign up for the event at any time.
WCH has a 2nd building, The Richards Center, which is the education and training center, housing Art from the Streets Gallery and studio, classrooms, for job and life skills classes, computer lab, Look Your Best for Success Clothing Room and soon a pre-school for homeless children.
WCH makes sleeping bags for the homeless and repairs and services bikes for homeless individuals needing a means of transportation.
WCH publishes a monthly on line newsletter Wyoming Winds.
WCH has sponsored Homeless Memorial Day, annually, since 1990 on December 21. This event remembers those who died homeless during the year.
To see facts and figures about the people that we see Click Here and for more links about homelessness and povertyClick here