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Youth Alternatives in Cheyenne hosts Secretary of State Ed Murray for Giving Tuesday

Youth Alternatives in Cheyenne hosts Secretary of State Ed Murray for Giving Tuesday

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) - Secretary of State Ed Murray visited the Youth Alternatives and Special Friends center in Cheyenne yesterday for one of the many Giving Tuesday celebrations in Cheyenne. Murray assisted in dishing out free pie to local community members and volunteers in the program to help recognize the national giving day. *Secretary of State Ed Murray volunteers at Youth Alternatives. h/t: Pitchengine Communities* *Sec. of State Ed Murray dishing up pie to volunteers at Youth Alternatives. h/t: Pitchengine Communities* Many of those who attended the event made a contribution to the facility and signed up to become a volunteer or mentor just after enjoying a slice of the wide variety of free pies available. *​* *Giving Tuesday donation box at Youth Alternatives. h/t: Pitchengine Communities* *​Community members and volunteers enjoy free pie at the Youth Alternatives center in Cheyenne for Giving Tuesday. h/t: Pitchengine Communities* Youth Alternatives is a family-centered program designed to respond to the needs of youth and their families to help with those experiencing emotional, behavioral, and legal problems. The youth within the program have been referred by schools, parents, law enforcement, and many others. Community members are encouraged to consider becoming a mentor with the program and making a positive impact on a local young life. *​Decorated Christmas tree at Youth Alternatives. h/t: Pitchengine Communities* More information on the program can be found here . *Feature photo: Volunteers and counselers of the Youth Alternatives program gather for Giving Tuesday Dec. 1, 2015 (from left to right) Brenda, Jackie, Natalie, Emma, Katy, Megan, Jessica, Denis, Dave Ellgen (YA Case Manager), Alice, and Janet. h/t: Pitchengine Communities* #shortgo #news