First Lady Joins Effort to Help Feed Miners’ Families

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Wyoming’s First Lady Jennie Gordon has joined the Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies, the city of Gillette and local companies to get more fresh food, protein and shelf-stable items to the communities affected by recent mine layoffs.

The first lady will be at Wyoming Food Bank’s mobile pantry next Monday to help distribute food to the public. The mobile pantry will be in the Family Life Church parking lot from 1 to 6 p.m.

The goal, according to the Wyoming Food Bank, is to make certain fresh food is available every day to the area’s families in need.

Volunteers are needed to help with food distributions and can sign up online at

Families in need of food can contact Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies’ local partner agencies by going online to

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