12th Annual Community Challenge

12th Annual Community Challenge

United Way of Laramie County recently announced the annual Community Challenge. In its twelfth year, local companies have stepped forward and donated to United Way of Laramie County. By taking a ‘Lead by Example’ approach, they hope to encourage others to give. These...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

It is easy to look back over the last 21 months and see all the difficulties that have afflicted our lives. There seems to be no shortage of suffering, pain, loss, and grief. However, to quote Helen Keller, “Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of...

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Building Hope! Spreading Joy!

Building Hope! Spreading Joy!

Project Gratitude continued last week. We recently surprised Kyra at Murdoch’s on Lincolnway in Cheyenne. She wasn’t sure if she should participate in our give-a-way. We are grateful that she accepted our gift and allowed a photo to be taken. When we found out that...

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Project Gratitude

Project Gratitude

The month of November seems to automatically generate thoughts of gratitude. As the executive director for United Way of Laramie County, I would like to use this month to build hope, spread joy, and express gratitude for the goodness of people. Our team will be...

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Annual Employee Giving Campaign is Underway!

Annual Employee Giving Campaign is Underway!

The Annual United Way of Laramie County’s Employee Giving Campaign is underway!  Employee giving is an easy and effective way to help employees make a difference and show them that their workplace is actively supporting those in the most need in our community....

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The Many Roles of United Way

The Many Roles of United Way

United Way of Laramie County (UWLC) supports and provides funding to 22 different organizations and programs in Laramie County. UWLC also provides direct services in the Community Schools Program. Shelly Bybee coordinates services and goods for families at both Cole...

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Annual Campaign Kick-Off

Annual Campaign Kick-Off

It was a beautiful morning at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens for the kick-off event of the annual campaign for United Way of Laramie County. Taco John's graciously provided breakfast burritos for all to enjoy. Many thanks to all who had a hand in organizing this...

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Get Excited!

Get Excited!

We are just one week away from kicking off the campaign. Our campaign chairs, Dr. Danielle and Jess Ryan, have done an amazing job to get us ready for the launch. I am grateful to our dedicated staff, our board members, and all the volunteers in the community who help...

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Look At What Is Happening

Look At What Is Happening

Are you excited about life? The challenges that confront us at times can be quite daunting. Thankfully, many of us have great support systems where we can find a helping hand when needed. Others are not as fortunate. Nonprofit organizations strive to be a safety net...

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