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Students get paid to attend summer school, but see other rewards

MIDVALE — Chris Allen readily admits he was in it for the money. But after completing Hillcrest High School's summer academy, he realized a much greater payoff: a confident start...

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Immigrants recognized for leadership role in Utah

By MARIAH NOBLE | The Salt Lake Tribune connect First Published Apr 19 2017 05:06PM • Last Updated Apr 19 2017 11:12 pm As American communities become more aware of...

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Op-ed: Extend the EITC to more taxpayers

Op-ed: Extend the EITC to more taxpayers By Bill Crim First Published Apr 15 2017 03:00PM As tax season comes to a close, United Way of Salt Lake will be...

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United Way of Salt Lake honored for early literacy work

United Way of Salt Lake honored for early literacy work Deseret News Published: April 7, 2017 8:30 p.m. SALT LAKE CITY — United Way of Salt Lake has been honored...

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Public preschool expansion gets early OK from House

SALT LAKE CITY — A proposal to expand public preschool offerings for Utah's youngest students is on its way to the House after getting unanimous support from a committee of...

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United Way of Salt Lake announces 2017 Changemakers

SALT LAKE CITY — The United Way of Salt Lake announced it will honor three individuals and one organization with its United for Change Changemaker award. The honorees, who will...

United Way of Salt Lake Announces 2017 Changemakers

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United Way of Salt Lake announces 2017 Changemakers

United Way of Salt Lake announces 2017 Changemakers Published: Feb. 6, 2017 7:25 p.m. SALT LAKE CITY — The United Way of Salt Lake announced it will honor three individuals...

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Utah Woolen Mills to provide suits to help men re-entering workforce

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Woolen Mills is aiming to help local men trying to re-enter the workplace by providing them with free suits, shirts, ties, socks, shoes and belts...

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Op-ed: We each have a role in repairing our torn social fabric

Op-ed: We each have role in repairing our torn social fabric By Scott Ulbrich, Bill Crim and Maribel Rodriguez Much has been said in the past three weeks about the...

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Doug Robinson: Utah Superintendent of the Year — “With education, every door is open”

SOUTH SALT LAKE — Martin Bates, superintendent of Granite School District, has spent much of his education career working to bring equity to the school system, whether it was creating...

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Community engagement in Utah — how we can have better success and a bigger impact

One of the unique things about our community is the passion that our workforce has about making a difference in the world. I’m continually inspired by their enthusiasm for finding...

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The roles of family and community in shaping educational success

Every Saturday morning, a crowd of adults — some alone, others with toddlers in tow — squeeze into a classroom in the heart of New York City’s Harlem neighborhood to...

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Employees give back to community during Day of Caring

Savage Services employees volunteer at Central Park Community Center in South Salt Lake on Wednesday during the United Way of Salt Lake's 24th annual Day of Caring. The one-day event...

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Thousands Help out at United Way’s Day of Caring

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah)- It is the 24th Annual United Way Day of Caring. 4,000 volunteers from 120 local companies are in local neighborhoods working on completing 130...

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How You Can Join United Way of Salt Lake’s Largest Single Day of Service

Heather MacDonald from the United Way of Salt Lake shares more about the Day of Caring event coming up on August 31. Day of Caring is United Way of Salt...

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United Way Needs Your Help to ‘Stuff the Bus’

Every years at the end of the summer, most kids go back-to-school shopping for all of their school supplies. Unfortunately, not every has that luxury. The people of the United...

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Photos: United Way volunteers spring into action

Volunteers do landscaping work during the United Way Day of Action at Hillcrest High School in Midvale on Friday. Every June, more than 150,000 volunteers in hundreds of cities nationwide...

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Collective Impact: Working Differently– Together– To Achieve Different Results

There are two communities that sit along the Wasatch Front, separated by less than 12 miles. In the first, fewer than 1 in 25 kids fail to graduate from high...

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9 receive scholarships from United Way of Salt Lake

SALT LAKE CITY — United Way of Salt Lake has announced the first recipients of scholarships provided through the Deborah Bayle Scholarship Fund for Youth. A total of $33,500 was...

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Volunteers needed for Salt Lake’s Day of Action June 24

SALT LAKE CITY — United Way of Salt Lake is seeking 200 volunteers for its annual Day of Action June 24. Companies, community groups, families and individuals are encouraged to...

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Women Primed to Give Big — if Nonprofits Are Willing to Change

[caption id="attachment_876" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Photo by Kim Raff[/caption] IN HER NAME: United Way of Salt Lake's Zenia Frendt leads the charity's Women's Leadership Council, which paid to open this community...

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United Way of Salt Lake announces 2016 award winners

SALT LAKE CITY — United Way of Salt Lake has announced its United for Change award honorees for 2016. This year’s recipients are Intermountain Healthcare, Woodrow Wilson Elementary Principal Jadee...

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United Way of Salt Lake CEO, Bill Crim, discusses collaborative impact

United Way of Salt Lake CEO, Bill Crim, joins us Rob Harter from Nonprofit Leadership Podcasts to discuss the practical application of collaborative impact. Listen to the podcast here: http://nonprofitleadershippodcast.org/bill-crim-united-way-of-salt-lake/

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Utah public preschool bill headed toward final votes after clearing House committee

An $11 million expansion of public preschool is on track for passage as the Utah Legislature begins its final week of deliberations. The bill was prioritized for funding under the...

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