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Introducing the new Women United Chair!

As we kick off another new year celebrating and supporting women and girls in our community, I am so happy to pass the torch as chair of Women United to Colleen Larkin Bell, Vice President and General Manager at Dominion Energy. Colleen has been a supporter of Women United for over 10 years. As a leading […]

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Introducing our NEW WEBSITE!!

by Maggie Beasley Website Manager After many long days and nights of hard work, we are excited to announce our NEW www.uw.org website! You hear people say all the time that “no one ends up working in the field that they got their degree in,” but I honestly thought that was an exaggerated claim that […]

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Women in Business | United Way of Salt Lake

by Jerilyn Stowe Vice President of Marketing and Communications United Way of Salt Lake serves children and families in Davis, Salt Lake, Summit, and Tooele counties. This four-county area represents approximately 1.4 million people or about 52 percent of Utah’s population. Established in 1904, its original mission was to help the poor, discourage panhandling, and […]

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United Way of Salt Lake Internal Campaign

by Dennis Huynh Community Investment Advisor & Andrea Cox Community Collaborations Director This year, United Way of Salt Lake’s internal campaign theme was, “Changing the Odds Around our World.” It was important to the committee that the theme reflected the work we do in our six Promise Neighborhoods. There are over 90 countries represented within our neighborhoods […]

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Hands-on Science with TEKsystems!

by Tim Harrison                                                                     Senior Community Investment Advisor I am excited to report on TEKsystem’s recent volunteer project at Oquirrh Hills Elementary School. […]

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Young Leaders “Puttin’ on the Ritz” to Support Early Childhood Education

by Drew Martinez Leadership Giving Director Young Leaders/Leadership Circle The 2014 United Way of Salt Lake Young Leaders Annual Celebration was definitely the cat’s meow! We went back in time to the roaring 1920’s for a swanky, bee’s knees, and all around nifty speakeasy themed party! Guys and gals got all dolled up in their […]

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Participate in National Volunteer Week with United Way of Salt Lake!

by Kristen Glendening UWSL Volunteer As a volunteer working with UWSL, I have been provided with several wonderful opportunities to participate in events focused toward student and child readiness.  I have had new and exciting challenges and responsibilities that encouraged me to tap into my strengths and open me up to a world I’ve never […]

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United Way of Salt Lake's Exciting History!

by Jerilyn Stowe VP of Marketing and Communications Today’s United Way of Salt Lake began over 100 years ago when a group of Salt Lake visionaries, called together by Reverent Elmer I. Goshen of the First Congregational Church, organized a society whose primary objectives were to discourage the growth of pauperism and grafting and to […]

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LOVE UNITED! Why I Love What I Do!

by Tim Harrison Database Administrator Please don’t dismiss or mock my Valentine’s Day-themed blog post, I promise I won’t be quoting any amorous Nat King Cole songs.  After all, you already know that “L” is for the way you look at me (and loads of other words, it turns out).  Nor will I be bitterly […]

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LOVE UNITED: Why Love Communications Loves UWSL, A Valentine's Day Edition

by Kate Pappas Guest Blogger, Account Manager at Love Communications United Way of Salt Lake is special. It’s one of the only organizations around that is so committed to discovering and proactively resolving the crux of our community’s issues. Clearly, it’s a worthy cause, and one that Love Communications is proud to support – both […]

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