Make a connection and discover opportunities to lend a hand to your neighbors.
Utah Windstorm Help and Volunteer Opportunity
Need volunteer help recovering from the Utah windstorm? Call 2-1-1 to connect with official city and state agencies. And if you're interested in helping out fellow neighbors, contact Utah's National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster at www.UtahVOAD.org. Whether you need debris clean-up or you'd like to help with recovery efforts from Utah's windstorm, these resources can help.
Get a bike or give a bike through the Bicycle Collective, a non profit that invests in our community by giving bikes to adults and kids and offering programming like mountain bike camps and bike repair classes. Info on donating equipment and becoming a volunteer at https://bicyclecollective.org/get-involved
Comunidades Unidas seeks to support and inspire Latinx communities to recognize their potential and be a positive force for change. They’re looking for volunteers to help with social media, fundraising and advocacy programs. Learn more about Communities United at cu utah dot org. https://www.cuutah.org
Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels provides nutritious meals to seniors in need. If your family member or neighbor could use a hot meal delivered to their home each weekday, visit Meals on Wheels to apply. They’re also looking for groups to volunteer to make deliveries, details at slco dot org. https://slco.org/aging-adult-services/meals-on-wheels/
The Inn Between
The Inn Between cares for our neighbors who are terminally ill and experiencing homelessness. You can help add some creativity to residents’ lives by donating art and craft supplies … including painting and crocheting sets, jewelry making kits, and adult coloring books. Find details about The Inn Between at tibhospice dot org. https://tibhospice.org
United Way, 211
Need some help but feeling overwhelmed? Download United Way’s 211 app to access referrals for everything from mental health and addiction services to housing, employment and food programs. Find the help you need from organizations throughout Utah by dialing 211 or downloading the 211 app. https://uw.org/211/about-us/
Utah Food Bank, Grocery Rescue Program
The Utah Food Bank’s Grocery Rescue program addresses poverty, hunger and food waste in Utah. Through partnerships with local retailers, the food bank can distribute food that’s nearing its expiration date, but still healthy to eat. To find a food pantry near you, visit www.utahfoodbank.org