AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Frances Erlandson

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 Frances Erlandson serving in Green River, Utah. Through a placement with WabiSabi Moab, Frances supports programming with Epicenter and Green River PACT. Frances comes to Green River from the Green Mountains …

Honored Volunteers – June, 2021

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in June of 2021. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Volunteer First Name: Volunteer Last Name: Nominated By: Sandy Aguilar Kearns HS Kira Aparicio Kearns HS Antonio Banuelos Kearns HS Yareli Becerra Kearns HS Sarah Brons United Way of SLC Alexia Concha …

May 2021 AmeriCorps Member of the Month - Haley McIntosh. Image of Haley, a woman with brown hair wearing glasses standing in front of a red brick wall. She is wearing a blue shirt with the Playworks logo.

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Haley McIntosh

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 Haley McIntosh who just completed her fourth and final year of service with Playworks in the Canyons School District. Playworks engages AmeriCorps members to serve in 75 low-income, at-risk elementary …

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. BETTER UTAH INSTITUTE Grant Amount: $25,000Development and Promotion of Civic Engagement Toolkit Better Utah Institute completed the development of their first module for their civic engagement toolkit. The toolkit includes games, surveys, …

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 …