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WYOMING HUNGER INITIATIVE FEATURES + MENTIONS

Cowboy State Daily, May 2022

First Lady’s Hunger Initiative Helping Wyoming Children With Food Insecurity

Add Passion and Stir Podcast, January 2022

First Lady Jennie Gordon discusses Wyoming Hunger Initiative with No Kid Hungry's Billy Shore on the Add Passion and Stir podcast.

Google Cloud Blog, December 2021

10 lessons over 10 years: State of Wyoming and Google Cloud celebrate a decade of serving the community

Wyoming Tribune Eagle, December 2021

Donors partner to pay off student meal debt statewide

Hughes Charitable Foundation, September 2021

Feeding Families: Wyoming’s First Lady Is Thinking Outside the Box, September 2021

Wyoming News Now, July 2021

Wyoming Hunger Initiative Day will be held on July 31 at Cheyenne Frontier Days™, July 2021

Wyoming News Now, March 2021

First Lady Jennie Gordon Built a Garden Box with Wind River Grow Our Own 307

Let's commit to ensuring no one goes hungry, December 2020

Editor's pick, Casper Star Tribune

Food Bullying Podcast Episode 69, November 2020

'Are you one emergency away from food insecurity?' A conversation with Michelle Payn and Jennie Gordon, First Lady of Wyoming

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming Caring Foundation Press Release, October 2020

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming Caring Foundation Announces Donation to Support Wyoming Hunger Initiative

Cowboy Channel's Western Sports Roundup, August 2020

Wyoming Hunger Initiative teams up with Wyoming rodeos to raise funds to combat food insecurity

District of Conservation Podcast Episode 85, June 2020

First Lady Jennie Gordon interview with District of Conservation Host Gabriella Hoffman

Tri-State, June 2020

Wyoming Hunger Initiative, Led by Jennie Gordon, First Lady of Wyoming, Provides Relief for Those Affected by COVID-19

Wyoming Interfaith Network, May 2020

'Interfaith Conversations,' an interview with First Lady Jennie Gordon and Wyoming Interfaith Network Executive Director Jordan Bishop

This Is Me Podcast Season 3 Episode 3, March 2020

First Lady Jennie Gordon interview with This Is Me hosts Brandi Nash and Amie Siemens

Wyoming Humanities/Think Wyoming's First, But Last? Podcast Episode 36, February 2020

Getting to Know Wyoming's First Lady

Wyoming Public Media, December 2019

Sheridan's Food Group Inspires Wyoming First Lady's New Hunger Initiative

Wyoming PBS, October 2019

'Hunger in Wyoming' interview with First Lady Jennie Gordon and Wyoming Food for Thought Executive Director Jamie Purcell

Wyoming Public Media, May 2019

Wyoming's First Lady Wants To Bring Awareness To Childhood Hunger


 

WYOMING HUNGER INITIATIVE PRESS RELEASES

• Statewide Press Release, July 2022

Wyoming Hunger Initiative allocates $153,846 in infrastructure grants to anti-hunger nonprofits

• Statewide Press Release, June 2022

Wyoming Hunger Initiative launches Fair to Fork, a new program for 4-H and FFA youth under the Food from the Farm + Ranch banner

Statewide Press Release, May 2022

Wyoming Hunger Initiative allocates $110,000 in partnership with the John P. Ellbogen Foundation to assist with grocery replenishment

Statewide Press Release, March 2022

Grow a Little Extra is back for a second year with the goal to top last year’s donation total of 10,000 pounds of garden produce

Statewide Press Release, March 2022

Governor Gordon and First Lady Jennie visit Arp Elementary as part of National School Breakfast Week

Statewide Press Release, December 2021

Wyoming Hunger Initiative partners with the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation and Mr. and Mrs. Dan Starks to pay off school meal debt in the state

Statewide Press Release, November 2021

Lowe’s Distribution Center of Cheyenne partners with Wyoming Hunger Initiative to distribute appliances to anti-hunger organizations statewide
 

 • Statewide Press Release, October 2021

K-J Meats and Home on the Range Meat Processing in Laramie County provides nearly 1,500 lbs of game meat to local anti-hunger organizations through Food from the Field
 

Statewide Press Release, September 2021

Wyoming Hunger Initiative partners with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming to Tackle Hunger at Cowboy Football opening game

Statewide Press Release, June 2021

Wyoming Hunger Initiative allocates $51,751.36 in infrastructure grants to anti-hunger nonprofits

Statewide Press Release, April 2021

Wyoming Hunger Initiative launches a new program, Grow a Little Extra

Statewide Press Release, December 2020

Wyoming Hunger Initiative allocates $55,800 in infrastructure grants to anti-hunger nonprofits

Statewide Press Release, November 2020

Seven beef donated from Converse County to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs

Statewide Press Release, November 2020

Wyoming Hunger Initiative allocates $50,000 to provide Thanksgiving meals through Project #ThankfulWyoming campaign 

Statewide Press Release, October 2020

Dan’s Meat Processing provides 400 lbs of game meat to Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies partners

Statewide Press Release, September 2020

Worland's Admiral Beverage donates use of refrigerated truck to support Food from the Field

Statewide Press Release, June 2020

Wyoming Hunger Initiative names six Regional Directors

Statewide Press Release, May 2020

Wyoming Hunger Initiative allocates $90,000 in May to feed families and support current infrastructure

Statewide Press Release, May 2020

Wyoming Hunger Initiative launches new program, Food from the Farm + Ranch

Statewide Press Release, May 2020

Wyoming Hunger Initiative launches new program, Food from the Field

Statewide Press Release, March 2020

First Lady's Office Response to COVID-19

Statewide Press Release, October 2019

First Lady Jennie Gordon announces Wyoming Hunger Initiative

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