Welcome Mat Day Center - Cheyenne, WY

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907 Logan Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82001
: 307-634-8499
: http://www.wyhomeless.org

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Description: Shelter for all. Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm. Saturday/Sunday 9am - 1pm. Provides numerous things including: 1st aid supplies, gasoline, laundry, dog food for pets, etc

Open Monday - Saturday and holidays from 9am - 3pm.
The Welcome Mat Day Center provides a positive, caring spot for those in need. It is a safe place where homeless people are accepted without judgement, and where they can find community, friendship, and encouragement.

Donations
The Wyoming Coalition for the Homeless is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We rely on your donations as well as grants from foundations and corporations for funding. Your tax deductable donations of cash and in-kind items are needed year round and are accepted at The Welcome Mat Day Center, located at 907 Campbell Avenue.
 
Hours are Monday - Saturday and holidays from 9am - 3pm.  You can also make a tax deductable, online donation to WCH via PayPal here...
 
MOST NEEDED DONATIONS:
    Coffee, oatmeal, tuna or chicken salad kits, cup of soup, cup of noodles, and microwavable individual size meals.
    Special foods are needed for Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas and gifts are needed for those coming into the WCH Welcome Mat during the Christmas holiday.
    Napkins, paper towels, paper plates
    Toilet paper
    Clorox, Lysol cleaner
    Laundry detergent
    Dishwashing soap
 
OTHER ITEMS NEEDED:
    Material for sewing sleeping bags such as comforters and sheets
    Old neck ties used to tie the sleeping bags rolls together   (making it easier to carry)
    Snack items such as granola bars, cup o noodles, bread, etc.
    Art supplies
    Stamps
    Band aids
    Combs/brushes
    Deodorant
    Feminine hygiene products
    Foot powder
    Disposable razors
    Reading glasses
    Toothbrushes / tooth paste (no mouth wash, shampoo/conditioner, bath soap, or lotions please.)
    Pens - black or blue only (no pencils please.)
    Camping gear
Until further notice, no clothing is being accepted at either location.
As much as they are needed and appreciated, all the in-kind donations in the world do not count if no funds are received to pay for the day to day operating expenses.

Volunteers are urgently needed to work weekends and holidays at the Welcome Mat Day Center. Volunteers check in clients, make sure things run smoothly, answer questions, make referrals and other duties.
 
Groups are encouraged to participate.
 
    Make sleeping bags for homeless children and adults. Patterns and kits are available.
    Teach classes for Art From the Streets Empowerment programs.
    Keep the food pantry and clothing closet organized.
    Help with annual "WALK IN MY SHOES" fundraiser.
    Teach classes related to resumes, job skills, life skills.
    Pick up donations and food bank orders.
    Help with building and yard maintenance.
    Run errands.
    Write grants and develop fundraising projects.

Do you have items to donate? Contact Welcome Mat Day Center at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

Shelter Information Last Update Date: 2020-02-01


Important:
Many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many waiting lists are very long. Shelters and service also go out of business. Always call ahead to confirm that this location is still active. If you find that this location is no longer operating, please send us a comment using the form below.

If you have pictures of the shelter, I will upload them on this page. Please email me with the name of your shelter and the pictures to: HomelessSupport@gmail.com

Do you have items to donate? Contact Welcome Mat Day Center at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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