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  • Volunteer opportunities at local organizations.

  • Watch our Marketing Manager, Amandi Heperi, talk with Craig Beilik about the largest charitable giving day of the year, Giving Tuesday!

  • ABC4 Utah interviewed our Network Facilitator, Alyson Williams, about the new Food Policy Council she is spearheading. It came together thanks to a grant from the CDC, and an impactful partnership between United Way of Northern Utah and the Ogden Civic Action Network.

  • The United Way of Northern Utah is calling on individuals in the community representing sectors of the food system to apply for membership to sit on the newly established Ogden Food Policy Council. Read on to learn more.

  • At-risk moms and young children in Weber County now have access to a new Home Visiting program designed to help with health, parenting and education resources as well as emotional support.

  • Tim Jackson, chief executive officer of the area United Way group, said the meeting is a preliminary step in gauging whether additional action, including new legislation, might be in order to bolster the rights of mobile park tenants. The trick, he said, is balancing the interests of mobile home park tenants and the property rights of landowners.

  • (National Association of Secondary School Principals, September 2021)Family engagement is one of the strongest predictors of children’s school success, according to 40 years of steadily accumulating evidence. When communities and schools work together, students and their families are more successful, and the entire community benefits.

  • (Standard-Examiner, June 23, 2018)
    United Way of Northern Utah partnered with Boys & Girls Club of Weber-Davis, Weber County, Weber School District, and Ogden School District to secure two $75,000 grants for after-school and summer youth mentoring programs. These programs will help at-risk kids succeed in school and break the cycle of intergenerational poverty.

  • (Deseret News, June 18, 2018)
    UWNU and One Voice Children's Choir teamed up to create a new video based on the song "A Million Dreams" from "The Greatest Showman." The video had over 300,000 views in its first week.

  • (Standard-Examiner, May 6, 2018)
    UWNU has teamed up with Bright By Text, a Colorado-based company, to provide free educational texts to parents with young children. Customized text messages provide developmental tips, activity ideas, and information on free local events for families.

  • (Standard-Examiner, September 15, 2017)
    UWNU and the Ogden School District received a three-year, $1.5 million grant to help students at Gramercy Elementary, Mound Fort Junior High, and Ben Lomond High School.

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