November 23, 2013 Author: Gary Goscenski, Perspectives for United Ways One of the hardest things for a United Way to do is to put their message on a billboard. Why? Because most United Ways are unable to simplify their message to fit on a billboard. The challenge of telling the United Way story in a few words is nearly impossible for many United Ways. One United Way that has figured out how to put their message on a billboard effectively is United Way of Salt Lake (Salt Lake City, Utah). Here are four of their billboards:
November 20, 2013 Author: Deseret News United Way of Salt Lake is sponsoring a warm winter clothing drive and has compiled a list of more than 50 volunteer opportunities to support families in need.
November 19, 2013 Author: KUTV.com VIDEO: To give help, visit uw.org or dial 2-1-1 Holiday Volunteer and Donation Opportunities• With the 2013 holiday season upon us, there are many opportunities to volunteer your time or donate to those who need it most.
November 11, 2013 Author: Benjamin Wood, Deseret News MURRAY — This week, hundreds of Utah high school seniors will submit college and university applications as part of a push to increase enrollment in higher education.
November 9, 2013 Author: By Karen Crompton and David Milliken As much of the country continues to grapple with the economic downturn, our state’s economy has expanded at a rate of 2.3 percent since 2006. For three years in a row Utah has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as the best state for business.
November 5, 2013 Author: Jennifer Smith, WLC Chair, EVP & Director of Corporate Bank Operations, Zions Bancorporation Post-secondary education enrollment figures for Utah women have steadily declined since the early 1990’s, a trend that has resulted in the gap between males and females attaining four-year college degrees rising to six percent. No other state is even close to a gap this size. This reality has severe consequences on our state’s economy and families. According to new research, due to lower education levels, women in Utah currently earn only 70 cents for every dollar men earn— the fourth highest disparity rate in the nation.
October 17, 2013 Author: KUTV.com Jennifer Smith of Zions Bancorporation and Cathy Angstman of Well Fargo are here to tell us about the "United Way of Salt Lake's Women's Leadership Council Power of Your Purse" event.
September 12, 2013 Author: Deseret News 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.
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September 12, 2013 Author: McKoye Mecham & Tamara Vaifanua | Fox 13 SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Volunteers gathered Thursday to celebrate United Way of Salt Lake’s 21st annual Day of Caring.
September 12, 2013 Author: Roxeanne Vainuku | KUTV (KUTV) Thousands of volunteers pitched in on Thursday as part of the United Way's Day of Caring.
September 12, 2013 Author: Nadine Wimmer | KSL SALT LAKE CITY — More than 115 companies and 4,000 volunteers in Utah participated in the annual United Way Day of Caring, a community-wide service effort benefiting over 100 non-profit organizations.
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: http://www.utahbusiness.com/articles/view/industry_outlook_nonprofits/?pg=1#sthash.sOtWWCmP.dpuf
August 26, 2013 Author: Deseret News 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.
August 16, 2013 Author: Utah Business 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).
August 15, 2013 Author: Jennifer Dobner | The Salt Lake Tribune Affordable Care Act » ‘Navigator’ groups will help Utahns figure out the new online insurance marketplace launching Oct. 1.
August 14, 2013 Author: ABBY GOODNOUGH | New York Times 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.
August 6, 2013 Author: Sean Meehan | Education Week 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.
August 2, 2013 Author: Amy Shepherd | The Salt Lake Tribune 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.
July 22, 2013 Author: Rachel Lewis | ksl.com contributor 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.
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