Volunteering

Available volunteer and service opportunities, as well as reports on volunteer work that has already taken place.

Day of Caring 2014

This year's Day of Caring was my favorite yet! We had over a thousand volunteers for breakfast and service projects. Check out our video and photos from the day.

Remembering 9/11 Through A Day of Caring

The 13th anniversary of the September 11 attacks will soon be here. This day is a great opportunity to commemorate the service provided by firefighters, police officers, and ordinary citizens at the towers that day.

Make Connection Happen! (And get free stuff :) )

On September 20th, you have the opportunity to volunteer to help make connections happen!

Volunteering Makes A Difference

Every summer, the South Franklin Community Center offers a summer camp program for children ages 5-12. For two and a half hours, three times a week, children participate in various activities that encourage them to continue learning over the summer. It was through the dedication of our volunteers that we were able to have a successful summer camp program this year. Below are some experiences from our volunteers:

My Road to Service

I have since learned a valuable lesson - we really aren’t that different from each other. No matter where we live, we all desire and deserve to belong. Our differences and/or similarities shouldn’t divide us from each other.

Land of the Free, Home of the Brave

With the 4th of July coming up soon, I’m reminded how blessed I am to be an American. 

Be a Force for Good

United Way teamed up with Nu Skin to strengthen Utah County for Nu Skin’s annual Force for Good Day. Through a project intended to benefit local students, 130,000 school iteams will go to Title I schools in the Nebo, Alpine, and Provo school districts. 

Volunteering For All Ages

Many of us feel like life is just too busy sometimes. While I’ve no doubt that is true for ALL of us, I truly believe that there is always a little time for us to give to other around us. 

7 Reading Facts to Beat the “Summer Slide”

We are quickly coming up on summer vacation, that time of year for water fights, barbecues, and… slides? Not for kids in Utah County! Read on to find out why.

Women in Philanthropy Retreat

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to spend nearly 24 hours with some of the lovely ladies from our local Women's Leadership Council, Women in Philanthropy.

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