Cheyenne, Wyo.- Recognizing its enduring impact on the state, CLIMB Wyoming was the recent recipient of ServeWyoming’s “Nonprofit Impact Award,” an honor given semi-annually to a single Wyoming nonprofit organization.
CLIMB Wyoming was honored with the award at a banquet in Cheyenneon June 14. The “Nonprofit Impact Award” was created in 2010 by ServeWyoming, a statewide nonprofit that promotes service and volunteerism, to honor Wyoming nonprofits that have a lasting impact within the state. This year, ServeWyoming chose to focus on those who are successful at creating, maintaining and demonstrating measurable outcomes.
“CLIMB Wyoming truly embodies the strategy of utilizing outcomes in all areas of their operations and programming,” says ServeWyoming’s Executive DirectorRachel Chadderdon. “Their program achieves results and life-changing stories of success that demonstrate meaningful, lasting impact on the participants within their program and in our state.”
CLIMB Wyoming trains and places low-income single mothers in careers that successfully support their families. The organization operates sites in Cheyenne, Laramie, Rock Springs, Casper, Jackson and Gillette that reach out to women across 12 counties. The program has served more than 1,500 women, training and placing graduates in fields based on Wyoming’s workforce needs, ranging from office administration and health care to welding and short haul trucking.
“CLIMB Wyoming has the opportunity everyday to see the impact that training and support can have on the lives of single moms and their families,” says Dr. Ray Fleming Dinneen, CLIMB Wyoming’s Executive Director. “It is gratifying that ServeWyoming recognizes the visible impact our evidenced-based approach makes for families in Wyoming.”
For more information about CLIMB Wyoming, visit www.climbwyoming.org or call 307-778‑4126.
To learn more about ServeWyoming, visit www.servewyoming.org or call 866-737-8304.