Distance Learning Support — United Way Salt Lake
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Resources to Help Distance Learning

Due to COVID-19, distance learning has become the new normal for the 2020 school year. Teachers throughout Utah are hosting online classes to help students continue the school year. From internet connections to additional educational materials, these resources will help you and your student distance learn.


Taking a Moment for Summer Learning:  Activities kids can do with 15, 30, or 60 minutes to spare

The following 5 -week blog series is designed to help you fit summer learning into your busy schedule.  You'll find engaging activities blocked into 15, 30, and 60-minute increments in the subjects of language arts and math. Follow the links within each article for free resources and lessons, all based on the amount of time you have, what subjects you feel your kids need to practice, or what you think your kids will be interested in.

Even the smallest amount of study and practice can ensure that your kids stay sharp!


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Week 5


If you have any updates to our resource list, or would like to list your organization, please email Nicole Ginley at nicole.ginley@uw.org.



Get Help Through 211

If you need help during the COVID-19 pandemic and don't know where to turn, start by contacting 211. 211 is the largest resource database in the country and can connect you to organizations throughout the state. Resources include rent assistance, utility payment help, food pantries, mental health resources, and much more. Begin your search now.

Get Involved

Help the Utah Community amid COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Here are a few ways you can get involved.

Community Fund

The COVID-19 Community Response Fund will support economically-vulnerable Utahans by supporting organizations specialized in rental assistance or mortgage payment assistance; rapid rehousing, shelter diversion, homeless shelters; crisis nurseries and childcare providers; healthcare services for vulnerable Utahns; as well as 211 Information and Referral.

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Volunteer during covid19

For those of you who are not in a high-risk group and are looking for ways to help, check out our list of volunteer opportunities and in-kind donation needs from our partners that have been deemed high-need.

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