Honored Volunteers – August 2022

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in August of 2022. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Hector Cedillo-Tellez, Nominated by Healthy Environment Alliance of Utah (HEAL Utah) Hector has a strong dedication to serving his community. His commitment was evident from the first time he spoke with HEAL. …

Honored Volunteers – July 2022

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in July of 2022. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Susana Alba, Nominated by the Association for Utah Community Health Susana has been a dedicated member of the Utah Healthcare Corps for four years. Throughout her terms of service, she has shown …

Honor your champions: Utah Philanthropy Day seeks nominations for annual awards

July 21, 2022 From: Ellen Weist, public information officer, Utah Department of Cultural & Community Engagement // text 503-490-4806 Source: Katerine Potter, Utah Department of Cultural & Community Engagement // katherinepotter@utah.gov Honor your champions: Utah Philanthropy Day seeks nominations for annual awards SALT LAKE CITY — Super volunteers and supporters will be recognized by Utah Philanthropy Day’s nine major awards. …

D Anne Robinson Honored with Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

D Anne Robinson may be retired, but she never tires of offering a helping hand to those in need! D Anne was honored with the Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award in June of 2022 for her service with the AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP program. The AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP program pairs senior volunteers with organizations making change in communities across our state …

Honored Volunteers – June 2022

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in June of 2022. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Robert Johnson, nominated by The INN Between Robert was recognized with the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate for 1.5 years of service with The INN Between’s “No One Dies Alone” Companionship Program.

Must Love Ducks

Change-makers are often motivated by love, and Abby Petersen’s love story is punctuated with web-footed friends. She is a shining example of identifying a need, and doing everything she can to make a difference. Her story illustrates how the Direct Service, Philanthropy, and Community Organizing & Activism Pathways can come together to make lasting change. “I got engaged eleven years …

Fond Farewell from Director LaDawn Stoddard

Dear friends and community members, UServeUtah has never been just a job for me, but a large part of who I am and a great source of pride. That’s why it’s so difficult to share that after 10 years as Director and nearly 18 years total with UServeUtah I will be leaving the agency.  It is bittersweet to think about …

$175k Awarded to Utah Organizations to Promote Participation in Community and Civic Engagement Initiatives

UServeUtah, the State’s Commission on Service & Volunteerism, has awarded $175,000 in grant funding to local organizations that will increase Utahns’ awareness of and participation in community and civic engagement initiatives. Projects will begin in July of 2022 and carry through June of 2023. Funding will be provided for a variety of initiatives spanning the state of Utah from rural …

Honored Volunteers – May 2022

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in May of 2022. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Daellyn Avila, Nominated by Kearns High School Daellyn serves on our E2S Kearns Youth Council and as a tutor to elementary school students. She has served at other events in the community …

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 …