The GPAP Helps Our Communities
Below are examples of fundraisers and panning demonstrations to teach and or help local communities and organizations:
The GPAP participated in Old West Day in downtown Dewey Humboldt and raised several hundred dollars for the Dewey Humboldt Museum.
On June 17th, 2016, our GPAP volunteers participated in a panning demonstration for the students at the summer day camp at Rhodes Junior High School in Mesa.
On May 12th, 2016, our GPAP volunteers participated in the annual panning demonstration for the students at the
Dewey Humboldt Elementary School.
On April 22nd, 2016, a group of GPAP volunteers headed over to Taylor Junior High School in Mesa to participate in their Science Night. The students and teachers learned how to pan for gold.
On April 9th, 2016, we sponsored our first annual Wound Warrior Project Mentoring Day. We hosted 45 military service members and their families for a day of prospecting out in the Arizona desert. See more photos under our Event Photos tab.
On 03/25/2016, a group of GPAP members headed over to the Glencroft Retirement Community to give gold panning demonstrations to the residents during their annual Western Days celebration.
On 10/30/2015, the GPAP participated in the Circle City/Morristown Volunteer Fire Department Halloween Haunted House and in Morristown. We set up a panning demonstration booth and raffled off a gold nugget, with the proceeds of the raffle being donated to the fire department. We were able to raise $437!
On 09/26/2015, the GPAP participated in the Agua Fria Old West Day celebration in Dewey-Humboldt. We set up a panning demonstration booth and raffled off a gold nugget, with the proceeds of the raffle being donated to the Dewey-Humboldt Museum. We were able to raise $340!
2015-09 Crown King
The GPAP set up a panning demonstration booth and held a gold nugget drawing, raising $300 for the Crown King Fire Department.
Every month at our general meeting we collect pet food and pet supplies to deliver to no-kill shelters located in the Phoenix Metro Area.