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Employees give back to community during Day of Caring

Author: Deseret News | August 31, 2016
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.

Thousands Help out at United Way's Day of Caring

Author: Good4Utah | August 31, 2016
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 projects.

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

Author: Good4Utah | August 22, 2016
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 Lake's largest single day of service. This year there 4,000 volunteers signed up to work on over 130 projects across three counties. The day begins with breakfast, a live band, and media coverage at Library Square between 7:30 and 9:00 a.m.

United Way Needs Your Help to 'Stuff the Bus'

Author: Good4Utah | August 15, 2016
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 Way of Salt Lake want to help. Stephanie Rokich from the United Way of Salt Lake talks more about the "Stuff the Bus."

Photos: United Way volunteers spring into action

Author: Deseret News | June 24, 2016
Volunteers do landscaping work during the United Way Day of Action at Hillcrest High School in Midvale on Friday.

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

Author: Bill Crim | June 13, 2016
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 school. In the other, upwards of 1 in 5 kids fail to graduate.

9 receive scholarships from United Way of Salt Lake

Author: Deseret News | June 7, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY — United Way of Salt Lake has announced the first recipients of scholarships provided through the Deborah Bayle Scholarship Fund for Youth.

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

Author: Deseret News | June 6, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY — United Way of Salt Lake is seeking 200 volunteers for its annual Day of Action June 24.



United Way of Salt Lake announces 2016 award winners

| May 12, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY — United Way of Salt Lake has announced its United for Change award honorees for 2016.

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

Author: Rob Harter | April 28, 2016
United Way of Salt Lake CEO, Bill Crim, joins us today in Park City, Utah to discuss the practical application of collaborative impact.

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

Author: Benjamin Wood | March 7, 2016
An $11 million expansion of public preschool is on track for passage as the Utah Legislature begins its final week of deliberations.

Public preschool expansion gets early OK from House

Author: Morgan Jacobsen | March 7, 2016
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 lawmakers Monday.

Committee approves $11.5M bill to expand public preschool

Author: Morgan Jacobsen | February 4, 2016
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.

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

Author: Benjamin Wood | February 4, 2016
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.

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

Author: Deanie Wimmer | January 30, 2016
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.

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

Author: Martin Bates and Mark Bouchard | January 16, 2016
Nearly one in three of Utah's children live in the Promise Partnership Region, and "Results Matter: The 2016 Results Report of the Promise Partnership Regional Council" describes how we are working together differently so that every child in our region can reach eight crucial milestones.

United Way echoes call for early childhood education funding

Author: Morgan Jacobsen | January 13, 2016
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.

Photos: Woodrow Wilson Elementary students are given the gift of literacy

Author: Laura Seitz | December 17, 2015
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School students try to get a peek at Santa Claus during an assembly at the Salt Lake City school on Thursday. Santa was joined at the assembly by KSL-TV's Deanie Wimmer to tell the students that almost 2,000 books have been provided for a new school library as part of Read Today, a high-impact literacy program.

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