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Utah Gives Back with KSL NewsRadio and SelectHealth!

Each weekday, SelectHealth Community Relations Manager Greg Reid spotlights a Utah organization making a difference in the community. These organizations are featured on Utah Gives Back each weekday morning at 6:58 a.m. Listen each day to hear about the exceptional work being done across Utah.

If you know of an organization or company who extends a hand of friendship, understanding, hope or help, please nominate them to be spotlighted on Utah Gives Back by clicking above.

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    Courage Reins

    In an effort to meet a growing need for effective therapy for those with special needs, Courage Reins stepped up to the plate with services for those who seek alternative therapy. They serve those with various physical, mental, and emotional challenges. Their goal is to achieve the best and most therapeutic experiences available.
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    Neighborhood Connection

    The struggle for adequate food hits the most vulnerable members of our community, our children. Neighborhood Connection, in St. George, helps children who receive free or reduced-cost meals at school by providing them with food to take home over the weekends.
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    Mercy Housing Mountain Plains

    The affordable housing crisis doesn’t just affect those living in big, coastal cities, it affects people all across the United States. Mercy Housing Mountain Plains is working to build a more humane world where poverty is alleviated, communities are healthy, and people can develop their full potential.
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    Memory Matters Utah

    People with dementia have difficulty participating in normal daily activities. Over time, they can become more isolated and cannot be left alone. Their caregiver’s workload and stress increase as the dementia progresses and, without respite, they burnout and their mental and physical health decline. Memory Matters Utah, located in St. George, addresses this issue through customized activities appropriate for those with dementia in a safe environment that also provides a few hours of relief for the caregiver.
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    Junior League of Ogden

    Community gardens are collaborative projects in an open space where neighbors share in the maintenance and harvest of the garden. In turn, the garden helps participants to eat healthy fresh fruits and vegetables, engage in physical activity, and beautify vacant lots. In 2002 the Junior League of Ogden identified childhood obesity as a growing epidemic and undertook a bold new initiative to improve the health of their community, laying the groundwork for the Oasis Community Garden.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah

    For over a century, Big Brothers Big Sisters has been helping change kids’ perspectives and giving them the opportunity to reach their potential. In Utah, they help children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported, one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better through mentoring.
  • Headin’ Home

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD effects many veterans, first responders, firefighters, and EMTs, it can change the way they live each day. Headin’ Home provides compassion, rescue, and rehabilitation to heal the mind, body, and spirit by using the healing power of equine therapy to ease their suffering.
  • For The Kids.Org

    We’ve all heard that eating breakfast is important, but did you know that there is an alarming number of children in Utah who are going to school hungry? 1 out of 5 children in our neighborhoods worry about food every day.
  • Family Healthcare

    Utah faces four major health issues – pre-diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, and opioid misuse. Family Healthcare made these a priority, created programs and has resources available to address these concerns. They provide safe, comprehensive, timely health care and follow-up services for all patients regardless of their barriers, financial or otherwise.
  • Assistance League of Salt Lake City

    The Assistance League of Salt lake City is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization whose members improve the lives of children and adults through hands-on philanthropic programs. These volunteers give thousands of hours of service for over 40 years.