Volunteer Archives — United Way Salt Lake
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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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Staff Book Recommendations
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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Diverse Books
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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Nonpartisan Volunteer Opportunities During the 2020 Election

Empower more people to get out and vote in 2020 by volunteering during the election cycle   COVID-19 has changed day-to-day life for nearly everyone, but it hasn’t changed the […]

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Empowering the Next Generation through Mentoring

During this year’s Power of Your Purse Gala, we will celebrate and support the educational achievements of girls and women in our community. We’ll also look to the future as […]

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United Way Volunteers Virtually Connect with Salt Lake Students

In March, the COVID-19 pandemic forced thousands of students, teachers, and school support staff to suddenly vacate school buildings without a specific return date. Almost overnight, teachers, students, and parents […]

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Stuff the Bus School Supplies
Where Your (Virtual) Stuff the Bus Supplies Go

This year, Stuff the Bus 2020 was all virtual. But with 9 company supply drives and over 100 supportive donors, we were able to give over 10,000 students at 25 […]

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Day of Caring May be Cancelled, but There are Still Ways to Make a Difference

Commit to making an impact through volunteering, learning about racial equity, and filling out your census.   For most of us, COVID-19 has impacted all parts of our lives, and […]

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9 Steps to Set Up Your Virtual Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive

Summer may still be in full swing, but we are already thinking about the needs of students at the start of the 2020-2021 school year. No matter what form this new school […]

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Volunteer Opportunities During COVID-19

Given the current and ever-evolving state of affairs surrounding COVID-19 (aka coronavirus), we are following the CDC and local government officials’ guidance around social distancing and reducing gatherings. Currently, all of our volunteer opportunities […]

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