Salt Lake City – Across Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele, and Davis counties, corporate partners, including KSL and Northrop Grumman, join United Way of Salt Lake (UWSL) on Day of Caring to complete service projects that support the community’s greatest needs. Thirty-four companies have adopted projects, and UWSL has connected 12 schools and 18 nonprofits across the valley with 934 volunteers who will roll up their sleeves to complete annual beautification work and encourage students with STEM, literacy, and college- and career-readiness projects. Learn more at


What: Day of Caring is United Way of Salt Lake’s annual event connecting corporate partners with schools and community organizations in need of support. It brings together nearly a thousand volunteers on a day dedicated to service.


Schools and nonprofits across Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele, and Davis counties
(See below for media opportunities)


When: Thursday, September 9, 2021 
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.



About UWSL: United Way of Salt Lake is working to create long-term change by harnessing the power of nonprofits, government, corporations, and thousands of individuals to work together and solve the most difficult problems we face as a community. Our goal is that every child succeeds, every step of the way. You can be a part of the change and help put #UtahKidsFirst. Learn more at


2021 Day of Caring Media Project List – Thursday, September 9

East Midvale Elementary School

  • Location: 6990 South, 300 East
  • Time: 8 am– noon
  • Company: Jacobsen Construction
  • Project: Volunteers will work on three main projects: re-painting and sprucing up the three GaGa pits, painting a mural on the front brick wall and adding a kiosk, and re-painting the Community Garden door.

Millcreek Monarch Park 

  • Location: 3150 South, 500 East (next to Fitts Park)
  • Time: 9 am– noon
  • Company: Savage
  • Project: This is a natural open space park. Savage volunteers will help with the beautification of the space by moving rocks, cleaning up, planting flowers, painting walls, and putting up a gazebo.

Contact:  Amy Ahrens Terpstra |