Earlier today, Tuesday, the chairwoman of the board of directors of the Wyoming Food for Thought Project announced that Jamie Purcell, its co-founder and longtime director was no longer affiliated with the nonprofit organization.
Later Tuesday, Purcell issued this letter to the community, which is reprinted here in its entirety:
"As you may know, the board of Wyoming Foo
One Casper resident, who will remain unnamed, reached out on Casper Classifieds asking if there were any food banks or food pantries open. The response he received spoke directly to the heart of Casper.
When news channels began to air footage of the tornado-ravaged communities in Western Kentucky, Lyndsay LaPointe and her husband did what most of did - they shook their heads, mourned for the lives lost, and wished that they could do something to help.