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Presented by SelectHealth, Utah Gives Back highlights charities and non-profit organizations serving our community. Learn about their important work by listening each morning, and bookmark this page for ongoing volunteer opportunities as we perform quarterly service projects.

Neighborhood House
Ike Yospe

Neighborhood House

Neighborhood House is a 127-year-old nonprofit in Salt Lake City that provides daycare for children 15 months to 12 years old, and supervised activities for adults 18 and older that need constant care during the day. They provide a wide range of programs including youth summer activities, preschool, adult day care, and support services – […]
11 months ago
GREENbike
Ike Yospe

GREENbike

Bike share systems have a positive impact on cities and those who utilize the service. They provide an active transportation option to get to work, the coffee shop, or spin around the city with your friends, without needing to own a bike. GREENbike, the local non-profit bike share system located in the greater Salt Lake […]
11 months ago
Curly Me
Ike Yospe

Curly Me

Representation matters because we all bring different perspectives to the table. Those perspectives are informed by our experiences which can include where we’re from, education, family structure, sexual orientation, race, and more. Curly Me! is a nonprofit in the Salt Lake area that knows the importance of representation, especially for young children. They provide resources […]
11 months ago
Farmer’s Market
Ike Yospe

Farmer’s Market

It’s time to support the great farmers markets across Utah. The Downtown Farmers Market in Salt Lake City is nationally recognized and was created in 1992 by the Downtown Alliance and it’s become a summer tradition for residents and visitors. Located in historic Pioneer Park, the Downtown Farmers Market has infused vitality and fresh produce […]
12 months ago
Bike Helmets
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 percent. 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 […]
12 months ago
Bike Utah
Emily Ashmead

Bike Utah

Cycling is a low impact exercise that offers plenty of health benefits. It can increase your metabolism, builds muscles, eases feelings of stress, and improves your balance, posture, and coordination. Cycling is often considered a great opportunity to travel – but in many people’s lives, cycling is not safe. Bike Utah wants to change that. […]
12 months ago
Utah Gives Back: Help us at Neighborhood House on June 3rd
Ike Yospe

Utah Gives Back: Help us at Neighborhood House on June 3rd

We need your help! Sign up below to join KSL and SelectHealth for a Utah Gives Back day of service, Thursday June 3rd from 10 AM – Noon at Neighborhood House at 1050 West 500 South in SLC. We need 50-60 volunteers to help pull weeds, clean up the grounds and wash windows. Volunteers who […]
1 year ago
Moab Valley Multicultural Center
Emily Ashmead

Moab Valley Multicultural Center

In 2005, public school teacher Leticia (La-TISH-A) Bentley was being called on more and more to serve as an interpreter and advocate for Moab’s growing immigrant population. As the need for bilingual and multicultural education, advocacy, and crisis intervention grew, she recruited a core of dedicated volunteers who officially formed the Moab Valley Multicultural Center […]
1 year ago
Utah Cancer Control Program – UDOH
Emily Ashmead

Utah Cancer Control Program – UDOH

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, except for skin cancer. When caught early it is often treatable. There are screenings out there that can provide early detection and save lives. Utah Cancer Control Program or UCCP partners with local health departments, community clinics, hospital, worksites and more to provide evidence-based strategies […]
1 year ago
The Goal Foundation – Ogden Marathon
Emily Ashmead

The Goal Foundation – Ogden Marathon

Have you ever thought about running the Ogden Marathon? Have you ever thought about doing it virtually? That’s right, you get to be the race director, design your own course, and choose which day you run between May 9th and the 16th. The Goal Foundation inspires Utahns to “Get Out and Live!” by participating, volunteering, […]
1 year ago
Special Enrollment Period
Emily Ashmead

Special Enrollment Period

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 […]
1 year ago
National Volunteer Week
Emily Ashmead

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week 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. Things looked a little different in 2020, but volunteers throughout Utah continued to show up for their neighbors. Americans volunteer 8.8 billion […]
1 year ago
Family Support Center of Ogden
Emily Ashmead

Family Support Center of Ogden

Parenting is hard, there’s no way around it. But the good news is, you don’t have to do it alone. Family Support Centers are here to help! They are located throughout the state of Utah and to help you care for yourself and for your children. Their goals are to support parents, protect children, and […]
1 year ago
Primary Children’s Hospital – Car Seats
Emily Ashmead

Primary Children’s Hospital – Car Seats

Have you ever wondered if your car seat is installed correctly? Do you have your child harnessed safely? Or when should your child start to face forward? You can get answers to those and other car seat questions and any help you may need from the comfort and convenience of your own home. Intermountain Primary […]
1 year ago
Utah Nonprofits Association
Emily Ashmead

Utah Nonprofits Association

Utah’s nonprofits comfort, inspire, feed, shelter, heal, and educate people everywhere in Utah. Our communities see cleaner air and water, support for survivors of domestic violence, care for individuals suffering from mental health disorders, warm and safe places for people to sleep at night, enriched perspectives from the arts, respite for both children and adults […]
1 year ago
Sanpete Pantry
Emily Ashmead

Sanpete Pantry

Last February, Jeff Jarman from the Sanpete Pantry, got a report that there were some children in the area who only had paper and water in a bowl to eat. He knows the reality of what goes on behind closed doors and that there’s a real need for those who don’t know where their next […]
1 year ago
First annual Feed Utah food drive starts this week
John Wojcik

First annual Feed Utah food drive starts this week

The first annual Feed Utah food drive will provide food to the thousands of Utahns currently facing hunger.
1 year ago
Southwest Behavioral Health Center
Emily Ashmead

Southwest Behavioral Health Center

Community members in Washington County are saving lives by attending suicide prevention trainings offered by the Southwest Behavioral Health Center in St. George. Those who attend learn that depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts can affect anyone and it’s important to be open and direct when talking about suicide. One of the most important things to […]
1 year ago
Salt Lake Donated Dental Services
Emily Ashmead

Salt Lake Donated Dental Services

A healthy smile shouldn’t be limited to those with financial means. For over thirty years, Salt Lake Donated Dental Services has helped to relieve pain and suffering while preserving the oral health of patients who have no other access to dental care. Salt Lake Donated Dental Services provides cleanings, fillings, extractions, crowns, dentures and pediatric […]
1 year ago
Rape Recovery Center
Emily Ashmead

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 […]
1 year ago
Open Doors
Emily Ashmead

Open Doors

Sometimes life throws us some pretty big curve balls that we weren’t expecting. You might feel discouraged and helpless, but all you need is a little direction and a helping hand. Open Doors in Davis County is there to help by providing the resources needed to assist families in finding lasting solutions to poverty, preventing […]
1 year ago
USU Mental Health First Aid
Emily Ashmead

USU Mental Health First Aid

We’re all familiar with first aid – you can bandage a scrape, clean a cut, or know to take someone to the hospital with a broken arm. But what if you see or know someone going through a mental health crisis like having a panic attack or a friend tells you they’re depressed? Utah State […]
1 year ago
Read Across America Day
Emily Ashmead

Read Across America Day

“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.” So said Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. It is clever phrasing for such an important task. Reading to children is one of the best things we can do to help them get on and stay on […]
1 year ago
Love Letters Challenge
Emily Ashmead

Love Letters Challenge

Remember as a child when you’d ask to get the mail just in case there was something for you? And those few days out of the year filled you with such joy when someone thought to write you a letter? Well, those feelings don’t just go away once you grow up. This week, we challenge […]
1 year ago