The BNSF Railway Foundation invests in the communities across the 28 states through which BNSF operates, and where BNSF employees live, work and volunteer. Recent donations include:
Giving the Gift of Music to Southeast Wyoming
The Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra is a professional orchestra that has been serving the city of Cheyenne and southeast Wyoming for 65 years. The orchestra provides musical enjoyment, growth and cultural outreach, and acts as a catalyst for other cultural and educational events that contribute to the quality of life for residents of Cheyenne and the surrounding areas. A grant from the BNSF Railway Foundation helps make it possible for symphony to give the gift of music to the community through concerts and educational outreach.
Supporting Housing for Single-Parent Families in Casper, WY
Seton House is a self-sufficiency program for single-parent families experiencing homelessness. Located in Casper, Wyoming, the goal of Seton House is to help families become independent. Since its opening in 1989, Seton House has grown from only three apartments used for emergency shelter to now 30 apartments, a learning center for children services, and a donation center. To support the organization’s work, BNSF Railway Foundation contributed toward Seton House maintenance.