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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:

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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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Senate committee OKs $11M expansion of public preschool in Utah

Between 3,000 and 4,000 Utah children would have access to public preschool and early education programs if a bill approved unanimously by a Senate committee on Thursday becomes law. The...

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Committee approves $11.5M bill to expand public preschool

SALT LAKE CITY — Adding to a legislative focus on early childhood education, lawmakers gave early approval Thursday to a bill that would expand preschool offerings to Utah children. The...

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3 ways Utahns can be ‘all in’ for schools and kids

As the Legislature begins to tackle the herculean task of funding Utah schools, every Utahn can also play a role in supporting education and ensuring all children succeed. KSL devoted...

3 ways Utahns can be 'all in' for schools and kids

Op-ed: ‘Promise Partnership’ is producing real results

Last year, the 37 businesses, government institutions, faith groups, non-profits, school districts and institutions of higher education that comprise the Promise Partnership Regional Council told you about our early efforts...

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United Way echoes call for early childhood education funding

SALT LAKE CITY — Community leaders are joining a chorus of advocates calling on lawmakers to expand funding for preschool and optional extended-day kindergarten in Utah. That kind of investment,...

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Is collective impact the answer for at-risk students?

SALT LAKE CITY — Ensuring a capable and confident workforce for Utah's economy first requires helping students see something in themselves they may not know exists. It requires embracing cultural...

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Harvard report: SLC becoming ‘poster child’ for collaborative student support

SALT LAKE CITY — Getting students to read proficiently, do well at math and graduate from high school takes more than 180 days a year of sitting in a classroom,...

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