Honored Volunteers – October 2021

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in October of 2021. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Nominated By: Darlene Alley Girl Scouts of Utah Susanna Alley Girl Scouts of Utah Tama Bahr Girl Scouts of Utah Jessica Boebert Girl Scouts of Utah Shaylee Bradbury Girl Scouts of Utah …

Spooky Ways to Serve

Halloween is upon us! As we enter into the spookiest weekend of the year, we challenge you to find a way to serve and make a difference. Spread some spooky cheer by donating to the Afghan Community fund to support the 765 afghan arrivals coming to Utah soon.  If you prefer to stay at home to Trick or Treat this year volunteer remotely by baking a cake …

10 Free Ways to Show Volunteer Appreciation

Volunteers are not paid monetarily but they are most definitely rewarded for their service. It is important to know the reason each volunteer has chosen to give precious time to your organization. Knowing their motivations and objectives for volunteering helps you recognize their efforts in ways that help them meet their needs while simultaneously helping your organization meet its own …

9/11 Day Mini Grants Benefit Communities Across the State

42 Mini Grantsand$19,950 granted 2,776 Total Volunteers Over 9,942 volunteer hours Value of over $276,600ROI: 1286.47% The September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance (9/11 Day), is a chance to help others in tribute to those killed and injured on September 11, 2001, first responders, and the countless others who serve to defend the nation’s freedom at home and around the globe. UServeUtah supported community …

Honored Volunteer – September 2021

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in MONTH of YEAR. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Valerie Yoder was recognized by the Ruff Haven Crisis Sheltering for a year of service. Valerie was one of our organization’s first volunteers. She serves in all areas of Ruff Haven and …

Jan Phillips Honored with Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Jan joined the Foster Grandparent Program of Salt Lake County, Aging and Adult Services in August of 2012. She has faithfully served over 9871 hours at South Valley School, a school that serves students with special needs. She helps students maximize their independence and success as they prepare to transition from the school environment to the communities surrounding us. They …

Susan Litson Honored with Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Salt Lake County Aging & Adult Services Senior Companion Program volunteer Susan Litson is a champion of causes that contribute to independence and a greater sense of social connectedness for aging seniors in our community. For the past six years Susan has helped frail, isolated seniors through her service as an AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Companion Program volunteer. She always has …

Power of Service Award – Helen Green

Helen Thornton Green was posthumously honored with the Power of Service Award in September of 2021. The Utah Commission on Service & Volunteerism was proud to recognize Helen for her lifetime of dedication to serving her community.  Helen Green was a champion of causes that contribute to independence and a greater sense of social connectedness for aging seniors in our …

Honored Volunteers – August 2021

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in August of 2021. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Parker Guzman was recognized by the Guadalupe School Adult Education for two years of service. We would like to recognize Parker Guzman’s contribution to Guadalupe Adult Education, where he has volunteered as …