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Author: Deseret News | September 12, 2013SALT 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.
Author: abc4.com | September 12, 2013Salt Lake City (ABC 4 Utah) -- Today thousands of Utahns will volunteer for the 21ST annual United Way day of caring.
Author: McKoye Mecham & Tamara Vaifanua | Fox 13 | September 12, 2013SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Volunteers gathered Thursday to celebrate United Way of Salt Lake’s 21st annual Day of Caring.
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.
| September 9, 2013Utah’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: http://www.utahbusiness.com/articles/view/industry_outlook_nonprofits/?pg=1#sthash.sOtWWCmP.dpuf
Author: Deseret News | August 26, 2013SALT 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
Author: Utah Business | August 16, 2013Utah'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).
Author: Jennifer Dobner | Salt Lake Tribune | August 15, 2013Affordable Care Act » ‘Navigator’ groups will help Utahns figure out the new online insurance marketplace launching Oct. 1.
Author: Abby Goodnough | New York Times | August 14, 2013OAKTON, 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.
Author: Sean Meehan | Education Week | August 6, 2013An 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.
Author: Amy Shepherd | The Salt Lake Tribune | August 2, 2013Imagine 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.
Author: Rachel Lewis | ksl.com contributor | July 22, 2013SALT 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.
Author: Ben McAdams & Michael Jensen | July 20, 2013All 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.
Author: The Salt Lake Tribune | July 19, 2013Volunteering » From age 5 to teenagers, kids can help out in their communities.
Author: Nadine Wimmer | KSL | July 16, 2013SALT 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.
Author: Emilee Eagar | Deseret News | July 16, 2013SALT 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.
Author: Mike Gorrell | The Salt Lake Tribune | July 16, 2013Private/public partnership aimed at giving 600 more at-risk children a shot at success.
Author: Eric Ethington | Utah Political Capitol | July 16, 2013The 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.
Author: KUTV | July 16, 2013A new initiative by the Salt Lake County Council is expanding preschool for low income children.
Author: Mark Green | Fox 13 | July 16, 2013SALT 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.