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Lucky to Have Her: A Climb Job Placement Leads to Big Promotion

April 19, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming

(Above: Kimi and her supervisor Erica at Lucky’s Market in Jackson, Wyoming (left) and Kimi with her young son.) When Kimi, a participant in Climb Wyoming’s Office Careers program, began interviewing for new jobs at the end of her...

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Climb Wyoming Receives Generous Donation from Tata Chemicals to Help Low-Income Single Mothers Achieve Self-Sufficiency in Rock Springs

April 6, 2017 | Posted in: Awards & Recognition

(Rock Springs, WY) Climb Wyoming, a statewide nonprofit whose mission is for low-income single mothers to discover self-sufficiency through career training and placement, is honored to be selected as the recipient of a generous $25,000 grant from Tata Chemicals....

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Grad Uses Her New Voice to Help 5th-Grade Son

April 6, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

Above: Lisa stands with her two sons (left) and proudly displaying her certificate of completion from Climb’s Certified Nursing Assistant program. “I had a voice before Climb, but it got me into trouble,” says Lisa, who graduated from the Sweetwater...

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A Lasting Partnership

April 4, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming

Over more than a decade, MGM Enterprises Inc. has worked with Climb to train more than 100 single moms—and the benefits go both ways. Facing a shortage of skilled, well-trained employees is something every business dreads—so what if you...

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Earning a Livable Wage

March 22, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

What changes for families who’ve lived in poverty when the amount on their paychecks more than doubles? Climb participants who were employed before Climb often worked in low-wage jobs, piecing together basic needs like food and housing. Two years...

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A Long Journey: Climb Grad Named Welding Journeyman After Years as Apprentice

March 13, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

(Pictured above: Five years ago, Shana was introduced to the welding trade during her Climb Wyoming training, forging a new future for herself and her young daughter.)   Shana still remembers picking up her welding gear and tools for the first time...

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Spring 2017 Newsletter

March 8, 2017 | Posted in: CLIMB Profile, Climb Wyoming

Our spring 2017 Newsletter is here! Click the image below to read the stories: Inspired?

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