UTAH GIVES BACK

Holiday Message

Dec 23, 2019, 8:00 AM | Updated: Feb 3, 2020, 10:50 am

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 2019, we were able to recognize over 40 organizations and gather volunteers to give their time and resources at Project Homeless Connect, the Rescue Mission, and the Jordan Education Foundation. Through these events we were able to improve lives and better our communities. We are thankful for your support. To be involved in future events or recommend an organization, please visit utahgivesback.com.

This coming year make a resolution to give year-round and not just during the holidays. Find an organization with a cause that’s close to your heart and support them. Volunteer or make a donation. Let’s all take time for one small act.

SelectHealth looks forward to recognizing more organizations in 2020 and showcase their dedication to our communities. We want to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season.

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Farmers Market

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The Goal Foundation – Ogden Marathon

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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 […]
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