Guest Author Carolyn Marlin, 2021 Youth Council Member

Carolyn Marlin is a member of the 2021 UServeUtah Youth Council representing the Waterford School in Salt Lake County. During her term on the council, Carolyn conducted a project to engage young volunteers in their communities. She formed Bags of Love Utah, an organization that involves young Utahns in donation drives to address critical needs throughout the state. — Guest …

Honored Volunteers – May, 2021

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in May of 2021. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. First Name: Last Name: Nominated By: Lori Anderson Public & School Partnership Natalie Baer Public & School Partnership Rod Buttars Public & School Partnership Mariah Checketts Public & School Partnership Mary Connin …

2020-2021 Community Engagement Grant

The purpose of the UServeUtah Community Engagement Grant is to increase Utahns’ awareness of and participation in community and/or civic engagement initiatives. Learn more about current projects at userve.utah.gov/cegrant. This post will be updated with final project metrics on July 1st, 2021. EMERGING LEADERS INITIATIVE Grant Amount: $10,000Emerging Leaders SummitThe second annual Emerging Leaders Summit will inspire, motivate, and encourage …

New AmeriCorps Seniors Programming Coming to Utah

We are proud to announce that UServeUtah has been awarded $1,267,500 to support senior volunteer service. This funding will support 75 AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent volunteers and 45 AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Companions in rural Utah. What is the AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program?This program connects role models with young people with exceptional needs. Volunteers in the Foster Grandparent program help …

Honored Volunteers – April 2021

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in April of 2021. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Nominated By: Wade Perkins Street Dawg Crew of Utah Sara Slater Public & School Partnership Shawnee Johnson Public & School Partnership Mary Connin Public & School Partnership Mariah Checketts Public & School …

Honored Volunteers – March 2021

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in March of 2021. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Nominated By: Ibtisam Al-Haidary Center for Service and Learning Michael Brown Center for Service and Learning Raul Carlos Guadalupe School Adult Education Joseph Carroll MOSAIC Inter-Faith Ministries Carmen Cruz MOSAIC Inter-Faith Ministries …

Honored Volunteers – February 2021

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in February of 2021. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Nominated By: Marie Akina Glendale Community Council Eiko Anderson Glendale Community Council MarJean Anderson UTANG Margo Anhder Glendale Community Council Wanda Banham St. Christopher’s Episcopal Mission Pat Barfuss Capitol Preservation Board Karen …

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Ceanne Elliott

February 2021 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 Ceanne Elliott who is serving at Dixie State University with the AmeriCorps Utah STEM Initiative (AUSI). Members of the Utah STEM Initiative AmeriCorps Program engage underprivileged youth in the fields …

Utah Higher Education AmeriCorps Network Partners with Other Universities to Address COVID-19 Challenges and Support Vaccinations February 25, 2021 The USU-based Utah Higher Education AmeriCorps Network (UHEAN) has been partnering with other universities in Utah to address the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. During the start of the COVID-19 pandemic UHEAN members continued serving, when safe to do so, in …

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AmeriCorps Members Serve on MLK Day

AmeriCorps members in Utah commemorated MLK Day by participating in service projects across the state. This year’s MLK Day projects were adjusted to be safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and many AmeriCorps members took the opportunity to perform service for their families, friends, neighbors, and religious congregations. AmeriCorps members serving with the AmeriCorps Utah Stem Initiative Program participated in a …

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Deeqa Hamid

January 2021 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 Deeqa Hamid who is serving at Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) as part of the Utah Higher Education AmeriCorps Network (UHEAN). Deeqa Hamid is part of two programs: Student Leaders …