Congratulations to our 2017 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance grant winners! If you’re interested in learning more about the service projects happening across the state and how you can get involved, click on the links below.
Boys and Girls Club of Northern Utah
To remember September 11th, the Boys and Girls Club of Northern Utah will hold an education day for their youth volunteers on the 8th of September, during which community members will speak about both the tragedy of the terror attacks and the heroism it inspired. Then on September 11th, the youth volunteers will serve in the community alongside government leaders during a day of thanks. Get involved.
Dixie State University–Dixie Serves
Dixie State University is hosting a children’s book drive in partnership with United Way Dixie. Volunteers are needed to assist with setting up, greeting attendees, and collecting and sorting books to support literacy programs in Washington county. Community members are invited to bring a new children’s book for a free brunch and listen to stories being read by community members and veterans. Get involved.
Habitat for Humanity of Weber and Davis Counties
Join Habitat for Humanity of Weber and Davis Counties and help build homes in Ogden. Volunteers could be involved in any number of tasks that are included in building a home including painting, nailing, landscaping, and cleaning. A US veteran is among the recipients of the homes that will be built on the day of service. Get involved.
Six County RSVP
As a part of their 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance, the Six County RSVP will prepare volunteers for future disaster. Volunteers will be trained on several topics related to disaster preparedness, including how to prepare for a disaster, how to help yourself and others in the event of a disaster, and how to better train the community. Volunteers will be asked to join a CERT team and have opportunities for ongoing volunteer service. Get involved.
United Way of Eastern Utah
In conjunction with their Day of Caring, the United Way of Eastern Utah will be doing service all across Carbon County. Volunteers will be participating in a variety of service including cleaning yards and community gardens, mowing, painting and lots more. Volunteers will work with almost all of the nonprofits in the area and join 700 other volunteers. Get involved.
United Way of Utah County
Volunteers serving with United Way of Utah County will join hundreds of other volunteers serving in a large variety of activities: reading with children, participating in activities with mentally disabled adults, building homes for low income families, painting local agencies’ buildings, and so much more. This 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance will be done alongside United Way’s Day of Caring.
West View Media
West View Media, with the help of their volunteers, will make walking along the Jordan River Parkway a little easier and more beautiful. Volunteers will clean up the Parkway and remove puncturevine. They are then invited to a pancake breakfast and an opportunity drawing. Get involved.