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There’s something special happening here.

We’re creating long-term change by harnessing the power of nonprofits, government, corporations, and thousands of individuals to work together and solve the most difficult problems we face as a community.

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What We’re Up Against

Poverty, poor health, and lagging educational achievement are not distant issues. They exist right here along the Wasatch Front.

How We’re Making Change

We are changing the way people and organizations work together to fix social problems. We start by building partnerships with a shared vision of what's possible.

Adriana

Adriana immigrated from Mexico in search of opportunity and changed the odds for herself and her family through services available at Guadalupe School.


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Debora

Faced with dangerous traditions, Debora, an inspiring student at Cottonwood Community High School, created new traditions with the help of her community.


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Priscilla

Priscilla came to the United States as a refugee from Burma and, with help from a United Way volunteer, she’s now soaring to new heights.


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Jonathan

Jonathan, a student at Roosevelt Elementary, struggled with school because of his undiagnosed poor vision. Thanks to a Promise Partner, he received glasses – and a perfect score.


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Our Impact

Our goals go way beyond short-term charity for a few. Our measures of success show impact for entire schools and entire communities. Lasting change starts by building powerful partnerships around shared goals that impact every child and every family in our community.

Results

Since 2011, we've seen problems improve. Schools in some of the poorest communities are outperforming schools in more affluent neighborhoods, health is improving, and crime is decreasing. Change at this scale is possible when we work together!

+ 71%
71%

of students in South Kearns Elementary are reading on grade level, up from just 52% last year. Sources: EOY DIBELS, Granite School District

+ 86%
86%

of low-income students in the Kearns community graduated high school last year, up from just 60% in 2012. Source: USBE

+ 11%
11%

11% more children in our region have gained proficiency in eighth grade math in the last two years. Source: Granite School District

- 59%
59%

less students requiring special education were chronically absent at Lincoln Elementary last school year, when compared to the previous year. Sources: SAGE for PPRC region, USBE

We can change the world by working together.

We believe that no problem is so big that we can’t solve it together, but it takes all of us: fundraisers, handraisers, changemakers, partners, and YOU to create lasting change.

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