ABOUT NEEDS, INC

HELPING LARAMIE COUNTY RESIDENTS SINCE 1972

 

2019 Accomplishments:

14658

Individuals Fed

25678

Individuals Clothed

350

Thanksgiving Dinners

425

Christmas Dinners

OUR STORY

Needs, Inc. was founded in 1972 on a community-driven recommendation that the most needed service in Laramie County, Wyoming was a referral and coordination agency that would stay abreast of the community’s needs and continually evolve to help meet them.

At the time of its founding, Needs, Inc. was an entirely volunteer organization with a five-person Board of Directors. Currently, Needs, Inc. has six staff members, two Experience Works employees, an average of eight committed volunteers, and nine members on its Board of Directors.

OUR FUNDING

Needs, Inc. is funded by grants and donations from a variety of sources.We receive a large percentage of our funding from local businesses, churches, organizations and private individuals. Some of the major contributors are the United Way of Laramie County, the Walmart Foundation, Community Development Block Grant, and the Wyoming Community Foundation. Grant funding has also been received (usually for a specific project such as “Operation Back-to-School”) from the Kiwanis Foundation and AT&T.

Every donation, whether it be large or small, is important to our ability to make food security possible for the hungry families in our community.

Learn about Senior Hunger Here

STAFF

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

CLIENT INTAKE SERVICES
Maria Pino
STORE & DONATIONS SUPERVISOR
Elda Wagner
FRONT DESK
Mike Zwiefel
PANTRY SUPERVISOR
Damon Hart

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PRESIDENT // Tom Taylor
VICE PRESIDENT // Cliff Cox
TREASURER // Denise Wald
SECRETARY // Amanda Widup

Albert Rosario

Christopher Brennan

Irene Papadopoulos

James Fuller

Katherine Fender

Rita Lemley

Be a Hunger Hero

Are you interested in working or volunteering with us?  We are always looking for dedicated community members to help us feed families in Laramie County.

 

900 Central Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82007

307-632-4132

Lobby hours: 8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-3:30pm Friday

Food Pantry hours: 8:30am-4:00pm Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-3:00pm Friday

Donation hours: 8:30am-4:00pm Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-3:00pm Friday