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Utah volunteers participate in day of caring

Author: Deseret News | September 12, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY — Gathering supplies for schools, cleaning the outside of schools and enjoying time with kids in schools were on the agenda of volunteers Thursday.

The 21st annual United Way Day of Caring

Author: | September 12, 2013
Salt Lake City (ABC 4 Utah) -- Today thousands of Utahns will volunteer for the 21ST annual United Way day of caring.

United Way of Salt Lake celebrates 21st annual 'Day of Caring'

Author: McKoye Mecham & Tamara Vaifanua | Fox 13 | September 12, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Volunteers gathered Thursday to celebrate United Way of Salt Lake’s 21st annual Day of Caring.

United Way's Day of Caring | Roosevelt elementary

Author: Roxeanne Vainuku | KUTV | September 12, 2013
(KUTV) Thousands of volunteers pitched in on Thursday as part of the United Way's Day of Caring.

Industry outlook: nonprofits

| September 9, 2013
Utah’s nonprofits and charities were hit especially hard during the Great Recession, with many forced to provide more services with substantially less funding. Our group of nonprofit leaders discusses their current needs, the vital role they play in Utah’s economy and community, and how businesses can become more involved in helping this important sector. - See more at:

Utah philanthropists and volunteer leaders to be honored

Author: Deseret News | August 26, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Nonprofits Association and Utah Society of Fund Raisers will recognize some of Utah’s outstanding philanthropists and volunteer leaders at the 15th annual Utah Philanthropy Day on Nov. 14

UHPP awarded $406,000 federal grant to train navigators

Author: Utah Business | 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 exchange

Author: Jennifer Dobner | Salt Lake Tribune | 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

Author: Abby Goodnough | New York Times | 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.

Pre-k program attracts investors out for returns

Author: Sean Meehan | Education Week | August 6, 2013
An unusual partnership involving Goldman Sachs, a school district in Utah, and several community charities to expand the school system's early-education program is intended to save taxpayers money and prove a financial return for investors.

Giving: United Way's annual stuff the bus on roll for students

Author: Amy Shepherd | The Salt Lake Tribune | August 2, 2013
Imagine a school bus empty of children, but crowded with pencils, pens, erasers, notebooks, binders, crayons and other miscellaneous school supplies. United Way’s Stuff the Bus campaign is all about that image.

Networking with greater purpose

Author: Rachel Lewis | contributor | July 22, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY — Last July, Brent Klovstad with Enterprise Rent-a-Car received news from his employer that he was being transferred from Orange County to Salt Lake City. He knew less than a handful of people in Utah, but after moving he turned to United Way of Salt Lake's Young Leaders to help change that.

McAdams and Jensen: wise investment in preschool

Author: Ben McAdams & Michael Jensen | July 20, 2013
All of us want a bright future for our children. Every child should have the opportunity to achieve his or her potential — regardless of their zip code or economic circumstance.

Utah kids volunteer with United Way's summer of service

Author: The Salt Lake Tribune | July 19, 2013
Volunteering » From age 5 to teenagers, kids can help out in their communities.

Salt Lake county and United Way invest to educate hundreds of pre-k children

Author: Nadine Wimmer | KSL | July 16, 2013
SALT LAKE COUNTY — Every year over a thousand children from low income families place their name on a waiting list to get into Granite School District's preschool. But on Tuesday, Salt Lake County leaders teamed up with United Way to help knock that number down and give more children a fighting chance.

Public private partnership pumps dollars into preschool program

Author: Emilee Eagar | Deseret News | July 16, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake County will soon offer high-quality preschool to an additional 600 at-risk children in the Granite and Park City school districts thanks to a new kind of public-private partnership first sought on the state level.

Salt Lake county oks funds to get 600 disadvantaged kids into preschools

Author: Mike Gorrell | The Salt Lake Tribune | July 16, 2013
Private/public partnership aimed at giving 600 more at-risk children a shot at success.

SLCO approves new joint public/private preschool program for low-income kids

Author: Eric Ethington | Utah Political Capitol | July 16, 2013
The Salt Lake County Council has approved a new initiative proposed by SLCO Mayor Ben McAdams (D) that will expand preschool access for low-income children.

New initiative to expand preschool access

Author: KUTV | July 16, 2013
A new initiative by the Salt Lake County Council is expanding preschool for low income children.

Salt Lake county council approves early preschool program for at-risk kids

Author: Mark Green | Fox 13 | July 16, 2013
SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah – Granite School District will be the first to try a new program this school year that will offer early preschool to at-risk children.

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