April 2022 AmeriCorps Member of the Month - Alli Riebel; Utah Conservation Corps

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Alli Riebel

April, 2022 Each month we recognize an AmeriCorps member serving in Utah for going above and beyond the pledge they took to “Get Things Done.” This month we are proud to recognize Alli Riebel who is serving with Utah Conservation Corps. This story was adapted from Heal the Planet, Heal the Self: One Conservationist’s Journey — a profile by David Mallery, originally …

Earth Day 2022

We invite you to be a part of Earth Day! Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. The first Earth Day inspired 20 million Americans — at the time, 10% of the total population of the United States — to take to the streets, parks and auditoriums …

Explore WAys to Serve, April 2022

Ways to Serve

Find a way to serve this weekend & beyond! Share your service on social media to inspire others to get involved too! Tag @UServeUtah: Northern Utah Let Your Pet Cheer Up Care Center Residents The Gables Care Center, Brigham City Bring your pet to The Gables Care Center in Brigham City, Utah and let the residents get to know your …

Art Manzanares, AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Art Manzanares Honored with Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Art Manzanares was honored with the Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award in March of 2022 for his service as an AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer with Weber Human Services’ Senior Companion Program. Program Director Heidi Wade submitted the following nomination about Art’s outstanding service: “Art Manzanares works hard to serve our clients, overcoming his own disabilities to bring joy back into the …

AmeriCorps Member of the Month - Morgan Cryder. AmeriCorps Utah STEM Initiative

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Morgan Cryder

February, 2022 Each month we recognize an AmeriCorps member serving in Utah for going above and beyond the pledge they took to “Get Things Done.” This month we are proud to recognize Morgan Cryder who is serving with the AmeriCorps Utah STEM Initiative (AUSI). AmeriCorps members serving with AUSI engage underprivileged youth in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and …

Pam Selson AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Pam Nelson Honored with Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

February, 2022 Pam Nelson has been a volunteer with the Weber/Morgan RSVP program for the past 16 years, but has volunteered at the Ogden Nature Center for over two decades. She has served over 2,500 lifetime hours at the center helping with office work, mailing and distribution, preparing supplies for education programs, and anything else that is put on her …

January 2022 AmeriCorps Member of the Month, Miyah Ngo, Utah Higher Education AmeriCorps Network

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Miyah Ngo

January, 2022 Each month we recognize an AmeriCorps member serving in Utah for going above and beyond the pledge they took to “Get Things Done.” This month we are proud to recognize Miyah Ngo who is serving with the Utah Higher Education AmeriCorps Network (UHEAN). UHEAN AmeriCorps members build safer, stronger, healthier, and more united communities across the state. They …

Bonnie Wilson Honored with Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Bonnie has been a dedicated Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) volunteer for six years as of August 2021. She has served over 1,656 hours and traveled roughly 21,584 miles transporting clients to doctor appointments, grocery stores, pharmacies, and beyond. Bonnie has served approximately 20 clients during her years of service and is a great asset to the Uintah Basin community. …

Donna Johnson Honored with Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Donna Johnson was honored with the Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award in recognition of her outstanding service as a Foster Grandparent at King Elementary School in Layton. LaiLoni Elggren, 4th grade teacher at King Elementary, provided the following nomination: “Donna has been coming to my classroom now for about five years. She comes at least twice every week and stays …

Honored Volunteers – November 2021

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in November of 2021. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Nominated By Maelyn Andreason Intermountain Home Care & Hospice Kristin Andrus Jahazi Charity, 2021 Utah Philanthropy Day Heart & Hands Awardee Kiki Ariss I.J. and Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center, 2021 Utah …