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United Way Mentors Make a Difference for Students

There are so many factors that contribute to a child’s success each school year.  Kids may not come from families with the means to meet their basic needs or access […]

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Volunteers Gather for United Way’s 27th Annual Day of Caring

We believe there is only one way to solve the complex problems facing our community — together.  That’s exactly what happened for our 27th annual Day of Caring. Volunteers from […]

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Where Your Stuff The Bus School Supplies Go

By Kelly Schmidt, Content Manager at United Way of Salt Lake United Way of Salt Lake’s annual Stuff the Bus event helps more than 12,000 students get the school supplies […]

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10 Steps to Host a Successful Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive

By Courtney Dean, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator at United Way of Salt Lake Summer break may be around the corner, but we are already thinking about the needs of students at […]

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Volunteers help Kearns High Students Hone their Interview Skills

Kelly Schmidt, Content Manager for United Way of Salt Lake When Jake Housel addressed the volunteers for Kearns High School’s mock interviews, he tried to set the stage for how […]

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United Way of Salt Lake Plays A Key Role In Mentoring, Developing – Just Ask Nour

Nour was barely a teenager when an unexpected knock came at the door of her family’s home in Syria. On the other side were armed soldiers — there to arrest […]

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Children’s career fair inspires Lincoln Elementary students to “dream big”

By Kelly Schmidt, content manager for United Way of Salt Lake There is a big misconception about when kids actually start to think about what they want to be when […]

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Nour fled Syria in hopes of a better future. Her mentor showed her that future was possible.

By Kelly Schmidt, content manager at United Way of Salt Lake Nour was barely a teenager when an unexpected knock came at the door of her family’s home in Syria. […]

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Day of Action gives school custodial staff support to start school year right

By Kelly Schmidt, content manager at United Way of Salt Lake When the final bell tolls on the last day of school, students rejoice at the chance to step away […]

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National Volunteer Week projects provide more ways to give back through UWSL

By Donna Andrews, Volunteer with United Way of Salt Lake I started volunteering with United Way of Salt Lake because I felt it was my time to give back to […]

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