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Volunteers at Stuff the Bus
12th Stuff the Bus Provides Supplies for 10,000 Utah Kids

Back-to-School is Looking Brighter, Thanks to Stuff the Bus! Last year’s Stuff the Bus took a hybrid approach – supporting both in-person and online supply drives and expanding the event […]

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Volunteer reads to student in beanbag
Why Volunteering is Good For You

At United Way of Salt Lake, we know that volunteering helps to build communities where everyone can succeed; the advantages for students, families, and schools are well known. What’s less […]

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The Effects of Detracking on Academic Identities

The Grassroots Leadership Team at United Way of Salt Lake works to engage community members in conversations about their experiences to create a system where the experiences of those most impacted […]

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Encircle Hero
Encircle Provides Community for LGBTQ+ Youth in Utah

In honor of Pride Month, we’re highlighting Encircle Utah, a 211 service provider focused on providing community and safe spaces for LGBTQ+ youth and young adults in Utah. The first […]

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Karen Kwan at capitol
AAPI Heritage Month: Karen Kwan in the House of Representatives

In recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, United Way of Salt Lake is highlighting some local leaders in the AAPI community. This week we’re featuring Karen Kwan. […]

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Cherie Wood as keynote speaker
2022 Power of Your Purse: Celebrating Utah Students

On May 12th, United Way of Salt Lake and Women United hosted an in-person Power of Your Purse gala and fundraiser, and it was a night of inspiration and achievement. […]

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Hero image- Dr. Shu Cheng shaking hands with Dr. Kimboum Kim
AAPI Heritage Month: The Asian Association of Utah Celebrates 45 years

Dr. Shu Cheng, CEO and Executive Director of the Asian Association of Utah, discusses their work and how the organization supports refugees through community building.   The Asian Association of […]

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Celebrate Global Volunteer Month

  Sign Up to Volunteer or Give with United Way of Salt Lake to Celebrate Global Volunteer Month!   Global Volunteer Month celebrates the power of people coming together to […]

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Group of Women United Members
Women United Members Making History: Michelle Azzaro and Lauren Call Chairing Women United

For Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting Women United members who are making waves in Utah and paving the way for the next generation. This week we’re featuring Michelle Azzaro and […]

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Bayle with scholarship winners
Women United Members Making History: Deborah Bayle at United Way of Salt Lake

For Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting Women United members who are making waves in Utah and paving the way for the next generation. This week we’re featuring Deborah S. Bayle. […]

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Kathie Miller at board meeting hero image
Women United Members Making History: Kathie Miller’s Influence Across Salt Lake

For Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting Women United members who are making waves in Utah and paving the way for the next generation. This week we’re featuring Kathie Miller, an […]

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Read across america day 2022 hero
Spreading the Joy of Reading at Read Across America Day 2022

  22 Salt Lake Area Schools Celebrated Read Across America Day 2022   This year’s Read Across America Day was a huge success. A generous match from Maverik helped the […]

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Farnsworth Elementary School
Volunteers Participate in the i-Ready Math Tutoring Program at Philo T. Farnsworth Elementary

Learn how volunteers have been virtually helping Farnsworth Elementary Students with Math Over the past two years, we have seen students, schools, and educators demonstrate resilience, persistence, and creativity as […]

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Rebecca Chavez-Houck presenting at board meeting
Women United Members Making History: Rebecca Chavez-Houck in the House of Representatives

For Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting Women United members who are making waves in Utah and paving the way for the next generation. This week we are featuring Rebecca Chavez-Houck, […]

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United Way of Salt Lake’s 2022 Legislative Session Wins

The 2022 Legislative Session ended at midnight on March 4th. Overall, United Way of Salt Lake saw positive outcomes for bills that align with our work: many bills supporting our […]

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Volunteers at Stuff the Bus
12th Stuff the Bus Provides Supplies for 10,000 Utah Kids

Back-to-School is Looking Brighter, Thanks to Stuff the Bus! Last year’s Stuff the Bus took a hybrid approach – supporting both in-person and online supply drives and expanding the event […]

Read More
Volunteer reads to student in beanbag
Why Volunteering is Good For You

At United Way of Salt Lake, we know that volunteering helps to build communities where everyone can succeed; the advantages for students, families, and schools are well known. What’s less […]

Read More
The Effects of Detracking on Academic Identities

The Grassroots Leadership Team at United Way of Salt Lake works to engage community members in conversations about their experiences to create a system where the experiences of those most impacted […]

Read More
Encircle Hero
Encircle Provides Community for LGBTQ+ Youth in Utah

In honor of Pride Month, we’re highlighting Encircle Utah, a 211 service provider focused on providing community and safe spaces for LGBTQ+ youth and young adults in Utah. The first […]

Read More
Karen Kwan at capitol
AAPI Heritage Month: Karen Kwan in the House of Representatives

In recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, United Way of Salt Lake is highlighting some local leaders in the AAPI community. This week we’re featuring Karen Kwan. […]

Read More
Cherie Wood as keynote speaker
2022 Power of Your Purse: Celebrating Utah Students

On May 12th, United Way of Salt Lake and Women United hosted an in-person Power of Your Purse gala and fundraiser, and it was a night of inspiration and achievement. […]

Read More
Hero image- Dr. Shu Cheng shaking hands with Dr. Kimboum Kim
AAPI Heritage Month: The Asian Association of Utah Celebrates 45 years

Dr. Shu Cheng, CEO and Executive Director of the Asian Association of Utah, discusses their work and how the organization supports refugees through community building.   The Asian Association of […]

Read More
Celebrate Global Volunteer Month

  Sign Up to Volunteer or Give with United Way of Salt Lake to Celebrate Global Volunteer Month!   Global Volunteer Month celebrates the power of people coming together to […]

Read More
Group of Women United Members
Women United Members Making History: Michelle Azzaro and Lauren Call Chairing Women United

For Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting Women United members who are making waves in Utah and paving the way for the next generation. This week we’re featuring Michelle Azzaro and […]

Read More
Bayle with scholarship winners
Women United Members Making History: Deborah Bayle at United Way of Salt Lake

For Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting Women United members who are making waves in Utah and paving the way for the next generation. This week we’re featuring Deborah S. Bayle. […]

Read More
Kathie Miller at board meeting hero image
Women United Members Making History: Kathie Miller’s Influence Across Salt Lake

For Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting Women United members who are making waves in Utah and paving the way for the next generation. This week we’re featuring Kathie Miller, an […]

Read More
Read across america day 2022 hero
Spreading the Joy of Reading at Read Across America Day 2022

  22 Salt Lake Area Schools Celebrated Read Across America Day 2022   This year’s Read Across America Day was a huge success. A generous match from Maverik helped the […]

Read More
Farnsworth Elementary School
Volunteers Participate in the i-Ready Math Tutoring Program at Philo T. Farnsworth Elementary

Learn how volunteers have been virtually helping Farnsworth Elementary Students with Math Over the past two years, we have seen students, schools, and educators demonstrate resilience, persistence, and creativity as […]

Read More
Rebecca Chavez-Houck presenting at board meeting
Women United Members Making History: Rebecca Chavez-Houck in the House of Representatives

For Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting Women United members who are making waves in Utah and paving the way for the next generation. This week we are featuring Rebecca Chavez-Houck, […]

Read More
United Way of Salt Lake’s 2022 Legislative Session Wins

The 2022 Legislative Session ended at midnight on March 4th. Overall, United Way of Salt Lake saw positive outcomes for bills that align with our work: many bills supporting our […]

Read More

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