Philanthropy

Utah named the most charitable state in time for #GivingTuesday

November 28 marks #GivingTuesday, a day amidst the frenzy…

New philanthropy-focused Halloween tradition takes hint from Elf on the Shelf

Boo is a mischievous plush bat with bendable ears and wings; he also…

Downtown Provo restaurants raising funds for Hurricane Harvey victims at Rooftop Concert Series

Multiple downtown Provo restaurants and businesses are teaming up to raise money…

Utah-Tube: GENTRI encourages being ‘The One’ in new video shot in India

GENTRI: The Gentlemen Trio released a new video called “One” about the lessons they learned in India about the power and influence of “The…

Angels lighting the valley: 5 Utah Valley do-gooders that share their light

The world might be getting darker, but that just makes these angels stand out even more. Meet the women who create tiny diapers…

Intricate gingerbread houses light lives annually at the Festival of Trees

Jim Lauret’s elaborate and generous gingerbread houses feature movie scenes and are…

Creating beams of confidence through self-defense

As a survivor of abuse, Karen Knudsen empowers women through self-defense classes….

Creating rays of hope for families of children with special needs

Springville’s Mark Leck felt inspired to start the United Angels Foundation after…

Teeny Tears helps diaper stillborn infants with dignity

Vanessa Pollard (left) and Megan Bradshaw have made it their mission to…

All for love and love for all: Provo’s Stephenie Larsen encircles LGBTQ youth

Stephenie Larsen knew she found the perfect place for Encircle when she…

Utah County Read-Along challenges community to read aloud for book donations

United Way of Utah County is challenging the community to read for the Utah…

Free lunches available for kids in south Utah County

Utah Food Bank is offering free lunch to kids under 18 at Springville…

Local printing shop holding Christmas-themed food drive in May

Here comes Santa Claus … in May. Alexander’s Print Advantage in Lindon is bringing the spirit…

Provo restaurateur: We can do better for veterans

April 25 isn’t Veterans Day. It’s not Memorial Day. It’s not…

Snapshots of the heart: The sound of the heart

Kevin and Mary Buckner started the J. Wesley Foundation as a way of…

Snapshots of the heart: Putting heart into homes

In Greg and Crystal Adamson’s 17 years of marriage, they’ve remodeled more than…

Creating Smiles: Nord Orthodontics in Orem braces families for a happy holiday through Sub for Santa

Stitching together: Hospital volunteer Betty Whiteley delivers stockings for babies born on 12 days of Christmas

Family Fiesta: Chris and Angie Evans lead 250 do-gooders on a humanitarian holiday

Santa Backup: Shop with a Cop gifts children the right to remain happy during the holidays

Traveling with the Bucket List Family: A Q&A with world-traveling mom Jessica Gee

 

Filling Utah Valley with angels: What local charities need from volunteers and donations

Follow the lead of these angels and find a way to earn your wings at one of these local charities. You can donate…

How rich is the LDS Church?

The Payson Utah Temple was dedicated on June…

Everyone deserves to feel safe: Summer vacation brings the heat for firefighter

Everyone deserves a chance to play: Mapleton’s special needs league is for VIPs

Volunteer peer helpers…

Everyone deserves an angel: Musana provides impoverished women a place to work

Blue Haven Foundation to offer support for widows of Dallas shooting

5 organizations you can work with to aid refugees — in Utah and beyond

BYU grad Hayley Smith founded Lifting Hands International after volunteering at a…

Lone Peak students raise $35,000 to build schools in Mexico

Students at Lone Peak High School raised $35,000 to build two small schools in…

16 New Year’s Resolutions from the prophets for 2016

With Christmas over and a new year just around the corner, many members of The…