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United Way names 5 new board members
July 1, 2014 Author: Deseret News CEO Deborah Bayle at the Salt Lake City chapter of the United Way, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, in Salt Lake City. United Way of Salt Lake has welcomed five new members to its board of directors, which now comprises 53 leaders.

Community service is for the birds
June 25, 2014 Author: By Danielle Manley Richard Nowak’s crew of young volunteers don’t spend Saturday morning playing video games or watching TV — they pick up garbage for birds.

Employee Advocacy is the New Power Engine for Social Responsibility Goals
June 21, 2014 Author: by Eric Roach The United Way message is an urgent and uplifting one. The social media messages it sends are far more valuable than simple brand impressions: they are an invitation to the world to engage.

School Supplies Needed
June 13, 2014 Author: by Tom Busselberg School may be out for most students, but there will be those pencils, pens, notebooks, and more that are needed when classes resume in the fall. That’s why United Way of Salt Lake, which includes Davis County, is seeking school supplies for those in need.

'Stuff the Bus' with donated school supplies
June 9, 2014 Author: Deseret News United Way of Salt Lake is encouraging the community to “Stuff the Bus” and donate school supplies to help 8,500 children get the tools they need to learn.

United Way Invites Kids to Volunteer
June 4, 2014 Author: by Deseret News


School year ends but reading effort continues
May 23, 2014 Author: by Nadine Wimmer Chopper 5 landed at a school reading celebration that was an entire year in the making.

United Way of Salt Lake presents annual service awards
May 22, 2014 Author: the Salt Lake Tribune United Way of Salt Lake has presented its annual service awards. Recipients were honored Tuesday at a luncheon at Little America in Salt Lake City.

Paying for success: On the cutting edge in early childhood education
May 9, 2014 Author: By Eric Schulzke Social impact bonds, or as they are often called, “pay for success loans,” are a new concept of blending public purposes with private resources and approaches. The Salt Lake bond is the world’s first focused on early childhood education.

United Way of Salt Lake's Celebration of Service
May 9, 2014 Author: KUTV.com A special tribute to those who exemplify what it means to LIVE UNITED

United Way Throws Soiree for Salt Lake’s Little Ones
April 23, 2014 Author: ABC 4 Utah The United Way is holding a soiree for Salt Lake's little ones. It’s the organization’s young leader's annual celebration and a fundraiser to raise money for early childhood education.

A New Study of Collective Impact Efforts
April 21, 2014 Author: By Jeff Henig, Michael Rebell, Carolyn Riehl, Jessica Wolff, & Hilary Rhodes From Syracuse to Salt Lake City to Seattle, cities around the nation are harnessing the forces of local government, nonprofits, business, education, philanthropy, and other institutions to tackle complex community problems such as teen unemployment, high dropout rates, even childhood obesity.

New Cottonwood High student club bridges cultural gap
April 3, 2014 Author: By Raili Jacquet

United Way of Salt Lake Engages in Public Policy Advocacy
March 31, 2014 Author: StriveTogether


Senate OKs preschool plan for at-risk kids
March 12, 2014 Author: By Amy McDonald | The Salt Lake Tribune

Senate approves bill to fund preschool with private dollars
March 12, 2014 Author: Benjamin Wood, Deseret News

Study: Most nonprofits in Utah run by women
March 3, 2014 Author: Vince Horiuchi Anne Burkholder believes in fighting racism, empowering women and working for justice and peace. That’s why she has devoted her entire professional career to nonprofit companies and currently is the chief executive officer for the YWCA Utah.

Local organization celebrates Seuss’ birthday by reading to children
February 28, 2014 Author: by FOX 13 News Seuss’ birthday may be on Sunday, but the United Way of Salt Lake spent Friday going to local elementary schools to read with students—and their efforts were part of the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day, which is typically set on Seuss’ birthday, March 2.

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