Most of us have benefited from the encouragement and insights of people older than ourselves. In honor of Join Hands Day held on the first Saturday in May, we want to encourage our readers to carry the spirit of this special throughout the month and... (Read More)
On April 28 in Utah, tree enthusiasts and nature-lovers will celebrate Arbor Day. It’s a special opportunity to recognize all of the life-giving properties of trees. A history of the event from the Arbor Day Foundation notes the first people... (Read More)
It isn’t easy to be a young person in the 21st century—or any century, for that matter. You must soak up knowledge as you advance through school and map out what you want to do in the future. You also have to adapt to the blistering pace of new... (Read More)
Volunteers typically are most comfortable working behind the scenes. They don’t seek 15 minutes in the spotlight. They simply want to do the most good for the most people. That’s why from April 23-29 during National Volunteer Week, you... (Read More)
If you believe the best changes happen when volunteers from diverse backgrounds work together, JustServe.org is the perfect website for you.
Think of JustServe.org as a hub for great ideas and great talent. When you log onto the website, you can... (Read More)
On April 2, 2017, volunteers around the world will celebrate Good Deeds Day. Philanthropist Shari Arison created the vision that led to this event, which Arison is hopeful will help "circles of goodness" grow in the world. Now, millions of hours in... (Read More)
Volunteers are the backbone of communities throughout Utah and the U.S. overall. They donate hours of their time each day to serve food to hungry people, mentor at-risk youth and ensure that the financials of nonprofits are in order, among other... (Read More)
Too often, we forget the important role volunteers play in our communities because they purposely work behind the scenes. The vast majority of volunteers don’t sign up because they seek recognition or time in the spotlight. Instead, they are... (Read More)
For decades, the domestic Peace Corps known as AmeriCorps has served residents of Utah while empowering volunteers during intensive service projects that will brighten our future.
This year’s AmeriCorps Week from March 5-12 recognizes a bigger... (Read More)