Family Promise: Now Serving

Curious about how the program is going? Here are some recent updates: First graduate family Family Promise of Albany County celebrated our first family to graduate the program last month! Please stay tuned for their story, which we will share as part of our #GivingTuesday campaign. Family displaced from hurricane While our primary vision is […]

The First 12 Days

The long-anticipated day of receiving our first family arrived on March 18. Now, 12 days later, here is how the Laramie community rallied to support this family of three and our Executive Director, Ava O’Hollearn: Hosts and Volunteers Family Promise currently has 11 host organizations, which for a week at a time accommodate families overnight […]

Women of Courage Quilt Raffle

The Women of Courage quilt was exquisitely pieced by Kathleen Bertoncelj and quilted by Linda Dunlap. These talented and generous women donated this quilt to Family Promise of Albany County to be raffled off over the course of the next seven months. We will display it at various locations around Laramie. Tickets may be purchased online here or […]

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 […]