Family Promise Receives Walmart Community Grant

The Walmart Corporation and the local Laramie Walmart store have awarded a Community Grant to Family Promise of Albany County, a non-profit organization that provides safe and secure shelter to homeless families with children, coupled with educational support to assist them in transitioning to stable housing and employment. Homelessness exists in Albany County, and over […]

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. […]

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 […]