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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: Megan O’Neil | June 1, 2016
Author: KSL 5 News at 6 | 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.
Author: Benjamin Wood | February 4, 2016Between 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.
Author: Deanie Wimmer | January 30, 2016As 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.
Author: Martin Bates and Mark Bouchard | January 16, 2016Nearly 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.
Author: Morgan Jacobsen | January 13, 2016SALT 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.
Author: Laura Seitz | December 17, 2015Woodrow 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.