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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 my community. UWSL offers such a variety of community projects to select from with flexible hours available. There will be even more opportunities to volunteer […]

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Guadalupe School Students Repay Community Generosity

by: Megan Anderson, LCSW Guadalupe Charter School Social Worker The students of Guadalupe Charter School have gratefully received support from the community throughout the years. In response to the generosity of others, students in the Summer School Program have been eager to find opportunities to give back as well. This summer students participated in a […]

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The EITC Strengthens Amber’s Financial Future

By Tim Coray UWSL Content Marketing Manager Amber is a single mother who works setting up and taking down events at the Salt Palace Convention Center. For the past two years, Amber has received help preparing her income taxes through VITA, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. VITA volunteers have assisted Amber though the complicated […]

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Keep a Child Warm This December: Donate Winter Gear!

by Stephanie Rokich Volunteer Engagement Manager Last month, I posted this blog post highlighting United Way of Salt Lake’s 2016 Holiday Opportunity List with dozens of November and December volunteer opportunities and in-kind donation needs. Today, I want to highlight one of those needs: United Way’s Spread Warmth Winter Clothing Drive! From now until December […]

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Success Stories from SLCAP – Partnerships Can Change Lives!

Sometimes, the best way to help kids succeed in school is by helping the whole family. Thanks to our partnership with the Siemer Institute for Family Stability, United Way of Salt Lake is working closely with Salt Lake Community Action Program (SLCAP) on the Family Financial Stability Partnership – an effort to keep families in […]

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The Effects of Our Efforts

Tim Coray Granger Elementary Community School Director United Way of Salt Lake recently hosted the Summer Institute at Granite School District. Summer Institute is an opportunity for schools and principals to come together to learn more about Promise Partnerships and Community School Work. This year, the featured speaker was Steve Ventura, former superintendent, principal and […]

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Savage Wraps Up Another Record-Breaking Campaign

by Tim Harrison Senior Community Investment Advisor   Last week, Savage employees wrapped up another fun-filled campaign to support our community. The world has to know how differently this company and its employees approach Changing the Odds for kids and families! To say they were “committed” would be an understatement.  Savage Services is currently providing […]

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ViaWest Invests!

by Tim Harrison Community Investment Advisor Last year, ViaWest reached out to United Way of Salt Lake looking for a volunteer project. They asked, and we delivered. In less than a year’s time, we have seen them boost their engagement in our work faster than any company in recent memory! They sponsored our annual golf […]

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Summer of Service

by Craig Foster South Salt Lake Volunteer Coordinator Summer vacation is just a few weeks away! All the stress from end of the year tests, final projects, and graduation can quickly be replaced by boredom and lazy days watching reruns on TV. But it doesn’t have to be that way! This summer you and your […]

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UPS Helps Feed Families at Granger Elementary!

by Dennis Huynh Community Investment Advisor On March 19, a group of volunteers from UPS took some time out of their busy schedules to help The Utah Food Bank hand out food to families at Granger Elementary Community School! Granger Elementary has over 860 students and is the largest elementary school in the Granite School […]

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