Find a Way to Serve This Weekend!

If you volunteer this weekend, we’d love to see and share it! If you post to social media, tag @userveutah to spread your cheer even further and inspire others!

Have a service opportunity you would like to highlight? Contact Sara Dorsey at sdorsey@utah.gov.


Winter Party at Oquirrh Hills Elementary
Kearns

Thursday, December 20, 9:00am-10:30am
Host a winter party for students are Oquirrh Hills Elementary! Volunteers will run pre-planned activities and games in the classroom. This supports the school in many ways: easing burden on teachers, improving school climate, showing students positive role models, and more.

 

Holiday Gift Wrap
Providence

December 20-23, various shifts
Volunteers will be expected to wrap gifts for costumers for this fundraiser. All proceeds from this fundraiser will be going to help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. This event has multiple dates and times that we are in need of volunteers. This event ends on December 24. We are looking for individuals or groups of 5 shift can be as short as 2 hours.

 

Reading is a Gift at West Kearns Elementary
Kearns
Thursday, December 20, 12:30pm – 3:45pm
Reading is a gift, and we want the students at West Kearns Elementary to understand what a precious gift that is. Volunteers will assemble kits with a book in each one and activity sheets for kids to have fun with over the holiday break. Volunteers will then deliver the kits to classrooms and read to the classes. 50 volunteers are needed for this project.

 

Blood Drive
Washington, St. George

Thursday, December 20th, 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm (WASHINGTON)
Saturday, December 22, 9:00am – 2:30pm (ST. GEORGE)
Give blood! The Washington blood drive will take place at the Washington City Community Center. The St. George Blood Drive will take place on December 22nd from 9:00am – 2:30pm at 476 E. Riverside Drive.

 

Santa is Coming to Town
West Jordan
Thursday, December 20, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Santa will be visiting the West Jordan City Hall on Thursday, December 20. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be arriving on a fire truck at 6:00 PM. With decorations to be made and hung; refreshments to be given out; lines to manage, coloring and craft stations to manage, story time to tell, and carolers to listen to; there is much to be done and we cannot do it alone! We need volunteers to help us make sure this event runs smoothly.

 

Winter Party at South Kearns Elementary
Kearns
Friday, December 21, 9:00am – 10:30am
Host a winter party for students are South Kearns Elementary! Volunteers will run pre-planned activities and games in the classroom. This supports the school in many ways: easing burden on teachers, improving school climate, showing students positive role models, and more. The student will be dressed in their pajamas for a party, and we encourage volunteers to join them!

 

Lincoln Loot Store
South Salt Lake
Friday, December 21, 10:15am – 12:30pm

Once a month, students get to take the Lincoln Loot Bucks theyve earned that month and go shopping at the Lincoln Loot Store for treats and prizes. When students arrive at the store, volunteers will help them count their money, make selections for the items they want to purchase, and assist them with paying. Students are able to apply the math skills they learn in a safe and fun atmosphere and learn valuable decision making and money management skills as they save up for the larger items like new basketballs or character backpacks.

 

Open Hope in HEBER
Heber City
Friday, December 21, 2:00pm – 9:00pm
Operation Hope seeks to assist families in need by allowing them to shop for their families in a “toy store” that we set up. This is our first year in Heber City and we are excited to bring this fun event to the residents of Wasatch county!

 

 

Zootah Zoo Lights
Logan

December 21-22, 4:45pm – 7:30pm
The second year of Zoo Lights at Zootah is 3X’s the size of last year. We will be hosting Santa and his reindeer during this multi week event. We will also have special discount nights throughout the event. Volunteers are needed to help Santa, Watch over animals (no animal handling), serve hot cocoa, and watch over a bonfire.