Emily Ashmead

Bike Helmets

It’s important to stay safe on a bike by always wearing your helmet. This can reduce your risk of head injury as much as 85%. There are a few things to note when properly fitting a helmet. First, make sure you get a helmet that has an ANSI or SNELL label to certify its safety. […]
6 days ago

The Goal Foundation – Ogden Marathon

If you’ve ever thought about participating in a race, now is the time because the Ogden Marathon is back! It has been ranked one of the most beautiful races in the world and the best for first-time marathoners. This year you can choose your own experience by racing virtually or in-person on May 21. The […]
19 days ago

Street Dawg Crew of Utah

Many of those experiencing homelessness find comfort in having a pet, but sometimes it can be difficult to provide food or vet services to those animals. Street Dawg Crew of Utah offers free pet food and supplies, promotes positive and responsible pet ownership, and identifies and provides low-cost pet resources. Pets not only act as […]
20 days ago

Saddle of Love

Saddle of Love is a therapeutic ranch where participants ride and bond with horses using equine assisted psychotherapy. They serve youth, young adults, and families struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, and other indications leading to suicide ideation. They partner with horses to explore self-awareness, connection, confidence, and to gain new perspectives. A connection with animals […]
27 days ago

Bicycle Collective

Cycling is an effective and sustainable form of transportation and recreation. It’s a cornerstone of a cleaner, healthier, and safer society. For some it’s their only way to get to work or school. Bicycle Collective provides refurbished bicycles – and educational programs to the community focusing on children, lower income households, newly resettled refugees, and […]
1 month ago

Civica RX

There’s good news for those who take insulin to control their diabetes. Insulin is going to be up to 80 percent less expensive, thanks to a new nationwide initiative being led by Utah-based Civica RX. Headquartered in Lehi, Utah, they are announcing plans to manufacture and distribute insulins that will be available at significantly lower […]
1 month ago

National Volunteer Month

National Volunteer Month is an opportunity to recognize the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges, build stronger communities, and a force that transforms the world. Over the last few years, we have seen volunteers throughout Utah continue to show up for their neighbors. Americans volunteer 8.8 billion […]
2 months ago

Robert’s Place

Robert’s Place has developed a safe haven that provides immediate relief for Pacific Islanders in crisis. They intervene in suicidal behavior and can help you feel safe and connected.
2 months ago

Project Embrace

Project Embrace in Salt Lake City restores and redistributes medical devices to patients worldwide who would otherwise have trouble finding them.
2 months ago

Bridge 21 Park City

Bridge 21 Park City is creating a network of housing opportunities to help young adults with intellectual developmental disabilities find that housing.
2 months ago

SelectHealth Medicare 5-Star Rating

Medicare created the Star Rating system to help Medicare beneficiaries compare the performance and quality of Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans. These ratings offer a quick summary of a plan’s performance and it may help you determine which plan is best for you. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services uses over 40 quality […]
3 months ago

Teen Author Boot Camp

Teen Author Boot Camp supports literacy and authorship for children and provides opportunities to enhance their skills.
3 months ago

Next Level Recovery

Next Level Recovery focuses on substance abuse recovery, rehab, and mental health treatment with lasting results.
3 months ago

All Poly Sports

All Poly Sports was created in 2001 to provide educational opportunities for student-athletes through football camps and clinics.
3 months ago

Golden Healer Service Dogs

Golden Healer Service Dogs team up with trainers and dog professionals to provide service dogs to those with mental illness or physical disabilities.
3 months ago

St. Anne’s Lantern House

It is estimated that over 3,000 people in Utah are experiencing homelessness on any given day. Lantern House in Ogden exists to aid the poor, needy, and those experiencing homelessness by providing food, shelter, and critical emergency services. They provide a hand up rather than a hand out by transitioning residents from shelter to housing, […]
4 months ago

Rape Recovery Center

Sexual violence impacts all facets of our community. In 1974 a small group of volunteers initiated a local community rape awareness program. It has since grown into a robust nonprofit to empower those victimized by sexual violence through advocacy, crisis intervention, and therapy and to educate the community about the cause, impact, and prevention of […]
4 months ago

SelectHealth Awards

Do you know of a program that supports the community? Or an organization that changes the lives of those around you? The SelectHealth Awards supports 20 organizations each year with an award worth over $23,000. Award winners promote health and wellness, assist individuals with special needs, create safe environments, and build strong communities. Whether it’s […]
4 months ago

Open Enrollment

No one plans to get sick or hurt, but most people need medical care at some point, so having health insurance can protect you from unexpected, high medical costs and offer you the freedom to choose a provider that fits your needs. Utahns are currently able to sign up for health insurance and may be […]
4 months ago

Live Well – Goal Setting

It’s not a diet. It’s not a boot camp. It’s not about the perfect body. It’s not about the quick fix, a six-week program, a band-aid, a fad. It’s a lifestyle, not a crash course. It’s about learning how to live well. We know that health is more than just going on a run, it’s […]
5 months ago

Odyssey House

Founded in 1971, Odyssey House is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a continuing mission of empowering people to heal and build better lives. They are the largest and most comprehensive addiction recovery program in Utah. Their goal is to treat the whole person to help people successfully overcome each barrier they may face. There isn’t […]
5 months ago

Holiday Message

During this holiday season, SelectHealth would like to acknowledge all the local organizations and volunteers making a difference in the communities across our great state. Utah Gives Back is a program that brings together the collective efforts of many. In 2021, we were able to recognize over 40 organizations and gather volunteers to give their […]
5 months ago

Maternal Home Visits in Weber County

Intermountain Healthcare is joining with the non-profit organizations Prevent Child Abuse Utah and the United Way of Northern Utah’s Welcome Baby Program to coordinate in-home visiting programs for at risk moms and young children in Weber County. This effort is funded in part by a $1.2 million dollar gift to the Intermountain Foundation from a […]
5 months ago

Latino Behavioral Health Services

The Latino community makes up over 14% of our population equaling over 400,000 people in Utah. Studies show that the Latino community experiences some of the highest health disparities in our state. Poverty and lack of access to healthcare are both risk factors that contribute to high rates of mental and emotional conditions and substance […]
6 months ago