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Author: Marjorie Cortez and Lisa Riley Roche | January 12, 2017The president of the Utah Senate says he can list "a dozen ways" to boost revenue for public education "without raising the income tax rate."
Author: Doug Robinson | November 13, 2016SOUTH SALT LAKE — Martin Bates, superintendent of Granite School District, has spent much of his education career working to bring equity to the school system, whether it was creating programs for non-English speaking kids or fostering an atmosphere of inclusiveness. His work is especially relevant in a district that has a large population of refugees and minorities.
Author: Bill Hulterstrom | October 16, 2016One of the unique things about our community is the passion that our workforce has about making a difference in the world. I’m continually inspired by their enthusiasm for finding the best ways to support our community. Last week, I was again reminded of this passion as I had the opportunity to attend the launch event for this year’s Startup Santa project.
Author: Eric Schulzke | October 5, 2016Every Saturday morning, a crowd of adults — some alone, others with toddlers in tow — squeeze into a classroom in the heart of New York City’s Harlem neighborhood to study better parenting at Baby College.
Author: Adva Biton | September 23, 2016“Days of service—they have their time and their place. But the culture of volunteer engagement is shifting,” says Heather MacDonald, volunteer and community engagement director at United Way of Salt Lake.
Author: Deseret News | August 31, 2016Savage 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.
Author: Good4Utah | August 31, 2016SALT 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.
Author: Good4Utah | August 22, 2016Heather 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.
Author: Good4Utah | August 15, 2016Every 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."
Author: Deseret News | June 24, 2016Volunteers do landscaping work during the United Way Day of Action at Hillcrest High School in Midvale on Friday.
Author: Bill Crim | June 13, 2016There 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.
Author: Deseret News | June 7, 2016SALT LAKE CITY — United Way of Salt Lake has announced the first recipients of scholarships provided through the Deborah Bayle Scholarship Fund for Youth.
Author: Deseret News | June 6, 2016SALT LAKE CITY — United Way of Salt Lake is seeking 200 volunteers for its annual Day of Action June 24.
Author: KSL 5 News at 6 | June 1, 2016
Author: Megan O’Neil | June 1, 2016
| May 12, 2016SALT LAKE CITY — United Way of Salt Lake has announced its United for Change award honorees for 2016.
Author: Rob Harter | April 28, 2016United Way of Salt Lake CEO, Bill Crim, joins us today in Park City, Utah to discuss the practical application of collaborative impact.
Author: Benjamin Wood | March 7, 2016An $11 million expansion of public preschool is on track for passage as the Utah Legislature begins its final week of deliberations.
Author: Morgan Jacobsen | March 7, 2016SALT 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.
Author: Morgan Jacobsen | February 4, 2016SALT 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.