Community Support for Family Promise of Albany County

Family Promise is a great program and the success stories are inspiring. Will this model work in a small town like Laramie? We already have so many organizations! This is a reasonable question that deserves consideration. In fact, a similar question has arisen from multiple granting organizations who have considered contributing funds to this initiative. […]

November Meeting Highlights

For those who were unable to attend our meeting on November 14, here are some of the updates! Board of Directors We have transitioned to a Board of Directors, with the following people currently serving: President – Julie Edwards Vice President – Linda Melcher Secretary – Alan Buss Interim Treasurer – Jennifer Painter Board Members […]

Supporter Spotlight: Natasha Snelson

Natasha came to Laramie from Fort Morgan, CO, in the fall of 2002 to attend the University of Wyoming. Now married for 11 years to her husband, Brandon, she has a son (6 years), a daughter (4 years), a dog and a cat. Natasha is well-known in the Laramie community, as she is the Children’s […]

Is Family Homelessness a Problem in Albany County?

Let’s ask the public schools! Every year, Albany County School District 1 identifies students in our county who are classified as homeless. For each of the past several years, Lisa Theis, ACSD1 liason, has asserted that around 50 students lack stable housing. She believes there are more who are not counted. This number excludes Laramie […]

Donor Spotlight: Donna Marburger

The Laramie community has responded with great enthusiasm to the prospect of establishing a Family Promise affiliate in Albany County. A handful of local individuals and churches gave substantial gifts to FPAC in its infancy, when donating was arguably rather risky. One of these generous donors is Donna Marburger, who presented us with a large […]