As we scroll through our news feeds it can be full of cynical stories and comments, but it’s important to remember that disasters and crises bring out the best in us. Neighbors are singing from their balconies, children are painting rainbows to tape to their windows, and organizations are stepping up to help those in need.
United Way of Utah created a statewide fund to support organizations working with Utahns feeling the economic consequences of the outbreak and expand their capacity to serve more people.
Utah has consistently led the nation in volunteerism and charitable donations and that spirit of giving will help us weather this storm. If you are financially able, please consider supporting a COVID-19 response fund to support Utahns affected by this pandemic.
I’d like to recognize other notable organizations doing great work in the community, please email me about them at utahgivesback.com.
SelectHealth recognizes the solidarity shown by organizations all over Utah as another example of how Utah Gives Back.
Today’s Top Stories
- Utah County man pleads guilty to death of West Jordan teenager
- Former American Fork soccer coach arrested on charges of child sexual abuse
- Hidden cameras found in restrooms in U of U Student Life Center, suspect in custody
- Two people hurt in auto-pedestrian collision in Orem
- Man arrested in relation to Provo Towne Center Mall bomb threat
- Officer-involved shooting causes delays on I-15 in Davis County
- Utah’s Coordinated Action Plan for Water released this week
- Genealogy research now tax deductible for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Be Ready Utah: What you need in your emergency winter car kit
- SLC Police arrest man for burglarizing two law offices