Events for Charity and Outreach

Local Orthodontist Dr. Dansie Braces Donation Open House

Thanks to a partnership with the nonprofit Smiles Change Lives, local orthodontist Dr. Dansie is giving local kids a reason to smile. Dansie Orthodontics will be holding an Open House to screen children in the surrounding communities for braces through Smiles Change Lives. Apply online at http://www.smileschangelives.org/apply to see if you qualify! Then attend the event with a 2016 tax return and a $30 application fee.


Summit Challenge

A fully-supported road ride through the scenic mountains and valleys of Summit and Wasatch counties, the Summit challenge offers a choice of a 16, 50, 80 or 100-mile course to fit your level of experience. The Summit Challenge is an annual fundraiser. All proceeds benefit the National Ability Center, a non-profit organization located in Park City, Utah with a mission of empowering individuals of all abilities by building self-esteem, confidence and lifetime skills through sport, recreation and educational programs.

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Salt Lake VegFest

SLC VegFest is a FREE family-friendly event celebrating vegan living. The event will feature delicious vegan food from local restaurants, expert speakers, a kids area, fitness zone, live music, and more. The event is free, open to the public, family-friendly, and run entirely by volunteers. SLC VegFest features dozens of exhibitors, most of which are local businesses. The fest brings together local businesses, nonprofits, and individuals committed to creating a more compassionate, sustainable, and healthy community. SLC VegFest is not just an event for vegans - it’s a day of fun activities and delicious food for the entire community. Kids can enjoy bounce houses, face painting, a scavenger hunt, and more. For the adults, there is a free athlete expo where you can learn about vegan fitness, a beer garden sponsored by Piper Down and Ice Haus, and expert speakers in the auditorium. The festival is organized by Utah Animal Rights Coalition (UARC), a local 501c3 non-profit organization. See slcveg.com to learn more!


Hispanic Heritage Parade & Street Festival

Empanadas, tacos, pupusas, Cuban sandwiches, arepas, and more delicious food! Beer, local artisans, dance performances, live music, a parade and other family friendly entertainment! The parade kicks off at 10am! Bring your whole family to this fun, free event while helping to raise awareness to Utah’s high rate of uninsured Hispanic children. All proceeds from this event go towards helping low-income people access health insurance.


Hispanic Heritage Parade & Street Festival

Empanadas, tacos, pupusas, Cuban sandwiches, arepas, and more delicious food! Beer, local artisans, dance performances, live music, a parade and other family friendly entertainment! The parade kicks off at 10am! Bring your whole family to this fun, free event while helping to raise awareness to Utah’s high rate of uninsured Hispanic children. All proceeds from this event go towards helping low-income people access health insurance.


Hispanic Heritage Parade & Street Festival

Empanadas, tacos, pupusas, Cuban sandwiches, arepas, and more delicious food! Beer, local artisans, dance performances, live music, a parade and other family friendly entertainment! The parade kicks off at 10am! Bring your whole family to this fun, free event while helping to raise awareness to Utah’s high rate of uninsured Hispanic children. All proceeds from this event go towards helping low-income people access health insurance.


Hispanic Heritage Parade & Street Festival

Empanadas, tacos, pupusas, Cuban sandwiches, arepas, and more delicious food! Beer, local artisans, dance performances, live music, a parade and other family friendly entertainment! The parade kicks off at 10am! Bring your whole family to this fun, free event while helping to raise awareness to Utah’s high rate of uninsured Hispanic children. All proceeds from this event go towards helping low-income people access health insurance.


Winos for Wildlife 2017

Winos for Wildlife Date: Friday, September 29th, 2017 Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (Prior to the event, Winos ticket holders can stroll the Zoo from 4:00-6:00 pm) Location: Utah’s Hogle Zoo Grounds A conservation fundraiser for oenophiles, foodies & photogs. For guests 21 years and over. Please drink responsibly and plan for a designated driver. Early Bird Special $100/couple if purchased by August 15th After August 15th, $65/person prior to September 29th, $75/person at the door. What is “Winos for Wildlife”? This unique conservation fundraiser is a wine tasting/tapas event held in conjunction with an art and wildlife photography auction that will benefit wildlife and community projects in Africa. • Join us for an African “Sundowner” to celebrate our 5th anniversary at Utah’s Hogle Zoo. • Explore wines and spirits representing vintners from around the globe. • Small bite food pairings featuring bold flavors in the spirit of African safari cuisine. • View photography and art highlighting the natural beauty we strive to protect and bid on pieces in a silent auction. • Enjoy a lovely panoramic, sunset view of our giraffe, zebra and ostrich in the African Savanna exhibit. • For Guests 21 years and over. • ***Ticket sales will be limited*** PHOTOGRAPHY/ART EXHIBITION & AUCTION We will be featuring more than 20 pieces of wildlife art and photography by artists and photographers from all over the country who have been impacted and inspired by the beauty that exists throughout these endangered ecosystems. These rare and priceless works will include both amateur and professional pieces. These works will be offered via a silent auction, with proceeds contributing to our overall conservation efforts. Don’t lose out! Be sure to take your favorites home to inspire you for years to come. For more Zoo information, please call (801) 584-1700.