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Solutions and stories from the gateway to the Wind River Mountains

Solution Lander Young Professionals Build Bonds and Help With Worker Retention
Local Champion:
Lander Young Professionals
Date funded:
December 2, 2021
Grant Amount:
$7,250
Solution A Simple Storage Solution Helps Lander Hospice Patients Receive Free Equipment
Local Champion:
Anam Cara Giving
Date funded:
November 5, 2021
Grant Amount:
$11,653
Story Training the Next Generation of Farmers at Central Wyoming College

Responding to a statewide decline in the number of farms, CWC's farm incubator program equips young and developing farmers with the skills they’ll need to succeed.

Story Bringing Lander’s VFW Post 954 Back to Life—And to the Community

After decades of use without major renovation, VFW Post 954 was showing its age. Here’s how its local leadership—with support from LOR—created a space that the entire Lander community can use.

Story Fighting Food Insecurity in Fremont County

Lander’s pilot Speedgoat Market connects consumers to producers—and has opened the door to countywide expansion through a potential $400,000 USDA grant. 

Solution A Vet-Led Spay and Neuter Program Helps Address Lander’s Feral Cat Problem
Local Champion:
Lander Spay and Neuter
Date funded:
June 6, 2021
Grant Amount:
$4,600
Story Lander Gets a Summer Spark

To fill a summer activities gap created by COVID-19 and budget cuts, nearly two dozen members of the Lander community are leading summer workshops and camps for area residents, thanks to a little boost from LOR.

Story Helping Lander’s Community Meal Feed More

Thanks to a bigger refrigerator, the Community Meal at United Methodist Church now feeds more than 100 people per week.

Story Lander Shops Local

Spurred by COVID-19 concerns, LOR helps the Lander community bring a bevy of shop local initiatives to life, including a winter pop-up market that’s easy to replicate with a new, downloadable LOR toolkit.

Story Lander’s Little Free Pantry

With food insecurity growing amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, an accessible and free pantry is helping to alleviate hunger.

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