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Five ways you can make an impact this holiday season

The holidays are here, and many families in our partner schools and communities need extra help this time of year.   Here are five ways you can help us spread some holiday cheer: Fill the Boots: Provide winter boots (Youth size 12, 13, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) filled with warm socks, craft items (like Play-Doh), […]

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Changing the Odds with TeamRaiser!

by Dennis Huynh Community Investment Advisor On Wednesday, August 13, the Resource Development team from United Way of Salt Lake was spotted at Fat Cats enjoying a lovely day full of bowling and pizza. What was the cause for such celebration? Well, the RD Department (Rebenue Rousers) raised the most money from TeamRaiser during UWSL’s […]

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Full Circle: Three Reasons Why I Invest in United Way of Salt Lake!

by Maryam Pedraza, CHG Healthcare Services Women’s Leadership Council Member Young Leaders Member I am always lecturing my friends about how we all need to be better world citizens. My generation seems to suffer from pseudo-activism. Technology and social media have made the world smaller and more aware of the struggles of others, and we […]

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Helping Make the Holidays a Little Brighter

by Scott C. Ulbrich Guest Blogger, United Way of Salt Lake Board Member In December of 2011, an anonymous donor came forward with a wonderful $20,000 donation to help families in need at Christmas.  With the help of United Way of Salt Lake, 200 one-hundred-dollar gift cards were purchased at Wal Mart.  The gift cards […]

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Bicycle Donation

by Emilie Davis Volunteer Coordinator Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective generously donated 150 refurbished bicycles to United Way of Salt Lake partners: Lincoln Elementary, Granite Park Jr. High, Mountain View Elementary, and Glendale Middle School.  The bicycles were used as Christmas gifts and reading incentives for students at these schools. SLC Bicycle Collective seeks to […]

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Gingerbread House Festival!

by Chelsea Nelson Communications Director United Way of Salt Lake and Ivory Homes are excited to present the Holiday Gingerbread Festival!  Gingerbread houses will be on display during the Showcase event, December 14th-17th from 3:00 – 10:00 P.M. in the Grand Hall at the Gateway Mall. Start the holiday season off with this fun downtown […]

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Living UNITED, Spooky Style!

By Cristi Wetterberg Senior Resource Development Executive I don’t know if it’s having the chance to play dress-up or all the candy, but whatever the reason, Halloween seems to bring out the fun-loving kid in all of us.  This is no exception when it comes to companies wanting to link this holiday into their workplace […]

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More than counting beans!

By: Kevin Grimmett Chief Financial Officer Nine years ago, when I took the position of Chief Financial Officer at United Way of Salt Lake, our CEO gave me the charge to help make United Way the most financially accountable and transparent non-profit organization in Utah.  The finance team has worked tirelessly and consistently towards that […]

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