Where Hungry Families in Laramie County Can Get Support

Where Hungry Families in Laramie County Can Get Support

Are you or someone you know struggling to afford food? United Way of Laramie County can help.   United Way of Laramie County makes it easier every day for families to get healthy food on a budget, where they live and when they need it. From mobile food pantries...

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211: A Lifeline for Our Community

211: A Lifeline for Our Community

The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in our community is far-reaching, impacting our neighbors’ health, access to education, and financial stability. Many people need help. Help to pay for medication. Help to find food pantries. Help to locate mental health services....

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Quick and Easy Ways to Stay Active

Quick and Easy Ways to Stay Active

Staying active and keeping a healthy lifestyle right now doesn’t need to be difficult.   It all starts by shaking up your routine. Start small by changing one habit in your daily routine. It’s easier than you might think!   Here are a few ideas: Climb stairs...

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8 Ways to Help People Who are Food Insecure

8 Ways to Help People Who are Food Insecure

In this time of crisis, many people in our community are looking for ways to give back. We appreciate that our community is full of hand-raisers and do-gooders! With the help of generous people like you, we can work together to manage the impact of COVID-19.  ...

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15 Simple Activity Ideas for Kids, Ages 3-5

15 Simple Activity Ideas for Kids, Ages 3-5

United Way of Laramie County invests in quality early childhood education programs in our community. We provide tools and resources that teach parents and caregivers facts and best practices for different ages and stages of a young child’s life. From engagement ideas...

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United We Change the Conversation About Mental Health

United We Change the Conversation About Mental Health

In times of crisis, like the one we face now, it’s especially important to support mental health. Studies show that one in five adults experience mental illness, yet less than half receive the support they need. Many individuals do not seek mental health treatment...

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5 Things You Can Do To Fight the Corona Crisis

5 Things You Can Do To Fight the Corona Crisis

When you feel the most helpless, you actually have the power to do the most good. As we move into social distancing and self-quarantine, it’s natural to feel isolated. Staying away from other people, though necessary, doesn’t fulfill our need to take action, to do...

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Community Schools Health Fair

Community Schools Health Fair

United Way of Laramie County’s Community Schools Initiative put on a health and safety fair on Feb. 19 at Hebard Elementary and Feb. 20 at Cole Elementary. The event boasted over 20 local well-being agencies with a focus on improving families overall health and...

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Fight Homelessness

Fight Homelessness

United Way of Laramie County set a goal of becoming one of the top 5 healthiest counties in Wyoming by 2025. Currently sitting at 16 of 25 counties (yikes), we identified a few community level indicators to help us reach that goal; increase graduation rates, decrease...

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More Than a Costume

More Than a Costume

What are you going to be this year? A witch? A pirate? A unicorn? School-age children are asked this question every October. Children hear their classmates making plans for their night of dressing up and candy collecting. The truth is, not every child can buy or make...

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