United Way of Salt Lake celebrates volunteerism at the 19th annual day of caring

August 9, 2011
Author: Jerilyn Stowe

****Media Alert****

 

Salt Lake City – Over 3,000 volunteers from more than 80 companies will help United Way of Salt Lake celebrate service and volunteerism during the 19th Annual Day of Caring.  Volunteers will complete more than 115 one-day service projects throughout Davis, Salt Lake, Summit, and Tooele counties.

 

LOCATION:

Gateway Olympic Legacy Plaza

400 West 100 South, Salt Lake City

 

DATE:

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

 

TIME:

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM  Kick off breakfast

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM  Community service projects

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Stuff the Bus: general public is invited to help fill 5,000 backpacks with school supplies for low-income kids.  Public project will take place in the outside the Grand Hall at the Gateway.

 

WHAT:

More than 3,000 volunteers from 83 companies will participate in over 115 service projects throughout the day.  Projects range from landscaping and painting, to reading with kids, and hosting a career fair for parents and students.  More than 80 community partners, schools, and other organizations in Davis, Salt Lake, Summit, and Tooele Counties are working together with United Way of Salt Lake on this huge volunteer effort.