Volunteer Archives — United Way Salt Lake
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Virtual Tutors Help Students Succeed After COVID-19 Shutdown

Students at Farnsworth Elementary Show Measurable Progress After Spending Time with Virtual Tutors             September 2022 saw headlines in nearly every major newspaper declaring that […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Read These 11 Books to Celebrate Diversity on Read Across America Day 2022

Celebrate Read Across America Day by Reading Along with Our Local Schools   Learning to read is a lifelong gift. With proven benefits like reducing stress, improving concentration, and expanding […]

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2021 Year in Review

  Highlights from Our Work in 2021   As 2021 comes to a close, it’s the perfect time to look back on the important roles that partners, donors, and volunteers […]

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Season of Service 2021: Serving Utah Students

  Local Organizations, Companies, and Community Members Support Students through 18 Projects during 2021 Season of Service   If the Grinch’s heart grew three sizes during the holidays, ours grew […]

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Infographic: How Reading Makes a Difference

  Prepare for Read Across America Day with these ‘RAAD’ Facts about Reading in Elementary School   Reading teaches us new things, lets us explore new worlds, and introduces us […]

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The 2021 Stuff the Bus Coloring Contest

Win a Gift Card By Showing Off Your Coloring Skills Ready to get creative? It's summer break, the perfect time to get out your crayons and colored pencils and help […]

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Partner Success Spotlight: Zions Bank

  Zions Bank Employees are a vibrant part of the United Way of Salt Lake network. Read how they got involved and what they like most about volunteering in the […]

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Volunteers Virtually Help Students Celebrate Read Across America Day

  The Salt Lake Community donated 108 hours of time and over 8,000 books to help students find the fun in reading   Tuesday, March 2nd, was Read Across America […]

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Celebrate the Love of Reading with These Staff Recommendations

Add some new books to your library in time for Read Across America Day with these favorites from our staff   United Way of Salt Lake is excited about Read […]

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15 Books that Celebrate Diversity for Read Across America Day

Learn about the books our local schools are requesting for their Read Across America Day celebrations Help local schools celebrate diversity in reading. This Read Across America Day, schools are […]

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