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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Text to Give

Text to Give

Donations are essential to making the United Way impact possible in our community. In 2018, our generous donors allowed 514 children to participate in a leadership program through after school programming, 205 youth received mental health assessments, 10...

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Big Picture Impact

Big Picture Impact

Our family chooses United Way for many reasons.  However, one of the main reasons United Way is so important in my life is because I see the impact it has on our community each day.  I have been teaching in Laramie County School District #1 for...

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