Utah Gives Back Day
Today, June 25, SelectHealth will be highlighting organizations throughout Utah that make a difference in our community as part of Utah Gives Back day. While quarantine makes gathering in person difficult, there are still many ways to give back and serve in our local community.
School-based peer to peer suicide prevention program, based in Provo and implemented in schools across the United States.
Founded in 1904, Utah Food Bank has operated under various names but has always remained true to our mission of Fighting Hunger Statewide. 374,000 Utahns, which equates to 1 in 8 individuals, are at risk of missing a meal today. Even more alarming is that 1 in 7 Utah kids are unsure where their next meal is coming from. With your support last year, we distributed 45.7 million pounds of food, the equivalent of 38 million meals, to people facing hunger across the state.
In a district with an astounding number of children living in poverty, we work with individuals, community leaders and businesses to provide opportunities for all students, and their dedicated educators.
Utah Health Policy Project (UHPP) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization advancing sustainable health care solutions for underserved Utahns through better access, education, and public policy.
Suazo Business Center is a business resource committed to the development and empowerment of the Latino/Hispanic and other underserved communities. We provide assistance to help existing and potential minority entrepreneurs succeed and build wealth.
Contact Info: 801-521-1709
Ending Homelessness and Restoring Lives. Our vision is to become the most effective life-changing ministry in Utah that serves the homeless, indigent and poor by providing services that meet spiritual, physical, emotional, educational, social and mental wholeness needs through the love and power of Jesus Christ.
LBHS exists to enhance the well-being of people with mental illness. They support care-givers, facilitate resources and services with competent responsiveness to cultural, socio-economic and linguistics characteristics.
Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 24 hospitals, a Medical Group with more than 2,400 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 160 clinics, a health plans division called SelectHealth, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and efficient healthcare delivery.
SelectHealth is a not-for-profit health plan serving more than 900,000 members in Utah, Idaho, and Nevada. We are committed to helping our members and everyone in our communities stay healthy. In fact, we share a mission with Intermountain Healthcare: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.
In the more than 35 years we’ve been in business, we’ve learned a few things about health insurance. We strive to be a part of improving healthcare, from cost to quality. Our integration with Intermountain Healthcare helps us ensure high-quality healthcare at the lowest possible cost for our members and the community.
Today’s Top Stories
- GoFundMe started to remember 8-year-old girl who died in Kaysville parade
- 8-year-old girl in critical condition after getting injured at Kaysville parade
- Police: Gunman fired more than 70 rounds at July 4 parade, 7 dead
- Highland Drive open after closing for hours due to fatal crash involving Coke truck
- Early morning crash on I-15 kills motorcyclist
- Police have arrested a ‘person of interest’ after a mass shooting at July 4th…
- Deuel Creek Fire continues to burn, officials hopeful for more containment
- The Great Salt Lake water level reaches a historic low as Utah continues to face extreme drought
- Fire officials say aerial firework caused brush fire in Saratoga Springs
- Former BYU professor charged with 5 more counts of forcible sexual abuse