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UHPP Awarded $406,000 Federal Grant to Train Navigators

August 16, 2013

Utah's work to give more Utahns access to quality, affordable health insurance got a big shot in the arm from the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Four agencies get funds to guide Utahns into health exchanges

August 15, 2013

Affordable Care Act » ‘Navigator’ groups will help Utahns figure out the new online insurance marketplace launching Oct. 1.

The Challenge of Helping the Uninsured Find Coverage

August 14, 2013

OAKTON, Va. — Cyndy Dailey held a job fair at her nonprofit agency here last weekend, with a major caveat: she did not yet know if she could hire.

211 on Telemundo

March 12, 2013

When to Dial 2-1-1

January 22, 2013

Utah has a new helpline that connects you with information about emergency food pantries, utilities assistance, low-to-no-cost health and dental resources, child care and youth resources, government services, tax assistance, legal aid, behavioral and substance abuse and much, much more.

Inc. recognizes 9 Utah companies for job creation

December 26, 2012

Nine Utah companies are featured in the inaugural ranking of Inc. magazine’s national Hire Power Awards, announced earlier this month to recognize private businesses that have generated the most jobs in the past three years.

Uninsured Families Find Relief During the Flu Season

December 17, 2012

For many adults and children in the Salt Lake metro area, access to preventable medical care for illnesses such as Influenza (the flu), is not a reality.

Lt. Governor Bell Announces New Federal Report Ranking

December 13, 2012

Lt. Governor Greg Bell, the Utah Commission on Volunteers and The Governor's Office of Economic Development, in conjunction with the corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announce the 2012 Volunteering and Civic Life in America (VCLA) report ranking Utah as the #1 volunteering state in the nation for the 7th year running.

Disabled workers can be an asset in the workplace, if given a chance

November 17, 2012

Even in the best of times, people with disabilities have had unemployment rates at least 50 percent higher than the overall rate. During the recession and the recovery, the gap has widened, with jobless rates for the disabled sometimes nearly 90 percent higher.

Cleanup continues following weekend storm; volunteers needed

November 14, 2012

PROVO: The winter storm that swept through Utah last weekend may be over, but cleanup efforts are far from finished. Now Provo city leaders are asking for help.

Do you have snow-damaged trees? Your city may help out

November 13, 2012

The weekend storm that pummeled areas along the Wasatch Front claimed scores of victims: trees that were bowed and then broken by the weight of heavy snow, often aggravated by leaves that were still clinging to branches.

Donate to the Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund

November 1, 2012

With leadership from United Way of New York City, United Ways along the Eastern Seaboard have established the United Way Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund to address near-term and long-term recovery needs of communities most affected by the hurricane.

Family Counseling Center celebrates 100 years in Utah

October 26, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's Family Counseling Center is celebrating its 100th anniversary of service to people throughout the Salt Lake Community. Despite its longevity, there are still many who do not know of the help offered there.

A Humane Medicare Rule Change

October 23, 2012

A proposed settlement of a nationwide class-action lawsuit should make it easier for tens of thousands of disabled and chronically ill people to qualify for Medicare coverage. It is clearly the humane thing to do for desperately sick people with little hope of recovery.

United For Common Core

August 16, 2012

For many of us, the memory of a bad report card is something that is best left in the past. But that is neither possible nor advisable with our statewide report card, where the record of poor student achievement reflects badly on all of us.

Fundraiser "Stuffs the Bus" for kids in need

August 12, 2012

The “Stuff the Bus” drive collects things like pens, pencils, paper, crayons and more for kids who can’t afford to buy them.

United Way launches new website for assistance

August 8, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY — United Way of Salt Lake and United Way 2-1-1 have announced a new website that will offer a comprehensive list of services and resources for Utahns seeking urgent assistance.

United Way of Salt Lake offers new online service

August 8, 2012

For Utahns in need of urgent help and no idea who to call, the United Way of Salt Lake recently rolled out a website, 211ut.org, featuring nearly 3,300 resources and services.

United Way 2-1-1 Launches New Website

August 7, 2012

United Way of Salt Lake and United Way 2-1-1 announce a new website that will offer a comprehensive list of services and resources for Utahns seeking urgent assistance.

Kids gather in Salt Lake City to provide a Summer of Service with United Way

August 7, 2012

Waving back her buoyant red curls, 5-year-old Katie Lloyd cheerfully draws a Crayola masterpiece: azure lines for the sky, a yellow circle for the sun, green parentheses for the grass. She takes pride in her work, scribbling purposefully and with zeal.

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