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Curt Gresseth

Pandemic can’t stop Topaz Fairy on her mission to spread joy

As a special friend to abused and traumatized children across the country, the Topaz Fairy -- who is also a graduate student at the University of Utah -- was determined not to be derailed in her mission of joy by the pandemic.
15 days ago
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Amber Gentry

Volunteers of America has resources for homeless youth

SALT LAKE CITY — Thousands of Utah’s homeless youth are not only facing hunger, but are experiencing homelessness. Volunteers of America is a program that aims to promote and spread awareness for the more vulnerable people in our community.   As a part of Utah Gives Back presented by Select Health, The Director of Youth […]
15 days ago
Photo of participants in  a past Youth Futures SleepOut event. Photo Credit: Youth Futures Utah...
Eliza Craig

Overnight on the asphalt (or under the stars?) – raising awareness for Utah’s homeless youth

At any one point in time in 2021, 3,565 individuals in the state of Utah were unhoused. Only 2,410 of the unhoused population were in shelters.
1 month ago
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Mary Richards

Herriman High student helps her native Haiti recover from earthquake

Herriman student Ashinti St Clair lived in Haiti during that country's devastating 2010 earthquake, and knows firsthand what residents need there.
2 months ago
Kyle Brown collapses after finishing the IronMan 70.3 World Championships at St. George (Lindsay Ae...
Lindsay Aerts

Utah man finishes World Championship half Ironman while dying from ALS

Kyle Brown was diagnosed with an aggressive and terminal form of ALS and vowed to complete, and finish, the Ironman World Championships. And he did.
2 months ago
Brock Miller Alopecia...
Becky Bruce

Basketball star Brock Miller launches new social campaign to help kids with alopecia

Brock Miller, the Utah State basketball star, wants to take his work and outreach with kids with alopecia to the next level.
3 months ago
Big Foot...
Heather Kelly

A Cache Valley Big Foot is missing its big head

A beloved Big Foot in Benson Utah in Cache Valley that's been used to bring some happiness and fun to the community has had its head stolen.
3 months ago
Kyle Brown and his new wife Colleen shortly after their wedding. 

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Lindsay Aerts

Utah cyclist diagnosed with aggressive ALS to compete in Ironman World Championships

An elite cyclist from Farmington is dying from an aggressive, rare form of ALS  and doctors have told him he only has 6 to 18 months to live, but that diagnosis isn't stopping him from living.
3 months ago
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Nick Wyatt

Memorial service for over 150 homeless people held in Salt Lake City

A memorial service for over 150 homeless people who died in Utah's capital city was held Tuesday night. 
4 months ago
East High School...
Paul Nelson and Colby Walker

East High School custodian connects with students for four decades

SALT LAKE CITY – Most people can probably look back on their school years and remember a teacher or a counselor who had a profound impact on our lives. But, how many of us can say that about our high school custodian? Students who’ve attended school in Salt Lake City School District can say that […]
4 months ago