July 01, 2021

Our New and Renewed Friendships - June 2021

Join us in welcoming our new and returning nonprofit friends, from June 2021, to the UNA Community.

New to the UNA Community

American Preparatory Education Foundation

American Preparatory Education Foundation (APEF) is a non-profit organization that provides energy, focus, and expertise as it raises funds for capital improvements, program enhancements, and scholarships to students, parents, and educators connected with American Preparatory Academy (APA) schools. The foundation's mission is to enhance the APA experience for our students and to provide that experience for an increased number of students and families.

Arrive Utah

At Arrive Utah, we dream of a future where all Utah families thrive. The journey out of poverty is possible alone, but probable when communities come together. That's why we lead the Circles Initiative in Utah, along with several other poverty alleviation initiatives.

Black Physicians of Utah

BLACK PHYSICIANS OF UTAH IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION FOCUSING ON EQUITABLE REPRESENTATION IN THE MEDICAL PROFESSION, ELIMINATING RACIAL HEALTH DISPARITIES, AND UNIFYING PEOPLE OF COLOR IN THE MEDICAL FIELD.

Diligent Learning

Kids Play International

Kids Play International believes gender equity transforms communities and countries and that it is not only a woman’s right, it is a human right. KPI leverages the power of sport and the Olympic values in a safe space so girls and boys can positively challenge and shift harmful gender, social and cultural norms.

KZMU Moab Public Radio

KZMU is a grassroots, community radio station isolated in the dramatic landscapes of Canyonlands and the Colorado Plateau. Our home is the small tourist town of Moab, Utah, more than 100 miles from the nearest city. For 27 years, KZMU has truly been an aural oasis in the desert airwaves of Southeastern Utah.

Read for Success Foundation

We are parents, teachers and volunteers who believe in the power of a reading adventure. The power of the written word to build up a child’s self-esteem and need for adventure.

Second Chance Initiatives

University of Utah Marriott Library

The Marriott Library inspires the creation, discovery, & use of knowledge for Utah and the world.

Utah Radon Coalition

We are Utah's only all-volunteer, nonprofit provider of radon awareness, advocacy and community service programs. ​The Utah Radon Coalition is an incorporated, 501(c)(3), nonprofit, member organization. Our goal is to save lives by eliminating exposure to radon gas.

Wasatch Mountain Institute

Connecting children, families, and communities to the wonder, recreational, and educational opportunities of the outdoors.

Renewing with the UNA Community

Alliance House

Adults with severe and persistent mental illness in Salt Lake City deserve every opportunity to build self-confidence and self-esteem, reintegrate into their community, become independent and productive, and live happy, healthy lives. That’s why Alliance House exists to provide a supportive environment where adults with serious, persistent mental illness (SPMI) can rebuild their self-respect, dignity, and abilities through education, productive work, and meaningful relationships. We do this by helping Members complete educational goals, develop necessary work skills in order to return to productive employment in the community, and where needed, help Members find and secure affordable housing.

American Conservation Experience

American Conservation Experience (ACE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing rewarding environmental service opportunities for youth of all backgrounds to explore and improve public lands while gaining practical professional experience.

Assistance League Of Salt Lake City

Assistance League of Salt Lake City is a nonprofit organization whose volunteers serve to improve the lives of children and adults in our community through hands-on philanthropic programs.

Bad Dog Arts

Bad Dog Art’s is a non-profit organization located in Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. We provide programs for all ages by creating a safe space to engage in confidence-building and highly creative activities in our studio, in school classrooms and across the community. We inspire artists from all cultures and backgrounds to experience the power and freedom to imagine, dare and create new possibilities, individually and collaboratively through the creative arts.

Boys & Girls Club of Utah County

The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens and leaders.

Brigham City Fine Arts Council

The Fine Arts Center is a 501 C(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to "Empowering lives through the Arts" by promoting and providing affordable fine arts opportunities for youth and families in the community. Our goals have been to teach arts skills, inspire creativity, support local artists, and give youth and families a place they can enjoy feeling feel a part of. We strongly believe art can help build respect for self and community and make our community a better place to live.

Color Country Animal Welfare

Wayne County is a wild and wondrous place, and very remote.  There are no public animal services other than Color Country Animal Welfare.  We offer assistance to residents and tourists to keep animals safe and try to ensure all animals have a good home.

Community Nursing Services

Community Nursing Services provides compassionate Home Health and Hospice care to patients and families who have experienced illness or injury; all in the comfort of their own home. CNS takes a more hands on approach by providing each and every patient with their own personalized plan-of-care. Our highly skilled team is comprised of nurses, social workers, chaplains, medical director and aides who truly care for our patients on a deeper level. We continue to provide the best Home Health and Hospice services in Utah by simply listening to our patients and their family’s needs.

Courage Reins

In an effort to meet a growing need for effective therapy for individuals with special needs, Courage Reins was founded in 1998. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, the cause has been charitable in nature since its inception. We strive to make our services available to all who seek alternative therapy, no matter their income or ability to pay. Because of this, we rely heavily on donations in order to create sponsorships for our riders and offer our services at a reduced price. To date, this goal has been accomplished thousands of times over, which is a wonderful thing, but we’re always seeking additional funds to continue supporting Utah’s children, individuals, and families.

Engage Now Africa

Our purpose is to heal, rescue, and lift vulnerable individuals, families, and communities to help them become self-reliant through strategic programs, projects, and partnerships.

English Skills Learning Center

The English Skills Learning Center connects communities through language learning. Each year we bring together over 800 adult English language learners, from more than 86 different countries, with over 120 trained and mentored volunteer ESL teachers. Classes are held in libraries, schools, community centers, apartment buildings, and workplaces.

Friends of the Children - Utah

Friends of the Children–Utah is part of a national network of Friends of the Children chapters across the United States. Friends of the Children connects children – all of whom have unique talents – to a paid, professional mentor called a Friend. We hire and train Friends whose full-time jobs are to support our youth to succeed, despite the extremely challenging situations most experience, from as early as age 4 through high school graduation – 12+ years, no matter what.

Heart and Soul

Heart & Soul brings hope, healing and joy to 28,000 people each year by producing over 1,300 live shows at convalescent homes, senior centers, hospitals, centers for children with disabilities, psychiatric facilities, domestic abuse shelters and prisons. Heart & Soul seeks to make our world less lonely through music.

League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters was founded as a successor organization to the National American Woman Suffrage Association by Carrie Chapman Catt in 1920, just six months before the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, giving all American women the right to vote after a 72-year fight for women’s suffrage.

Lighthouse Adult Care Services

A non-profit organization that offers quality support services for caregivers and their loved ones.  Providing an affordable, safe and loving environment for adults ages 50 and older who need supervised care during the day.

Make-A-Wish Utah

A wish experience can be a game-changer for a child with a critical illness. This one belief guides us in everything we do at Make-A-Wish. It inspires us to grant life-changing wishes for children going through so much. It compels us to be creative in exceeding the expectations of every wish kid. It drives us to make our donated resources go as far as possible. Most of all, it's the founding principle of our vision to grant the wish of every eligible child.

Millcreek Arts Council

We are a nonprofit organization impassioned with increasing the awareness & appreciation of the arts in Millcreek, Utah. Our activities include promoting, presenting, sponsoring and encouraging art events, productions & educational activities in our community and neighborhoods.

Neighborhood House

Neighborhood House has a 127-year legacy of nurturing and educating children and helping families with aging and disabled adults. We offer nationally accredited toddler, preschool, afterschool, and summer programs for children age 15 months to 12 years old. On the other end of the spectrum, we provide day care and support services for adults who need supervised care during the day, allowing more adults in our community to age in place.

Odyssey House

Founded in 1971, a 501(c)3, our mission is “empowering people to heal and build better lives.”  We are the largest and most comprehensive addiction program in Utah. Every decision made at Odyssey hinges on what is best for those we serve. Our programs treat the “whole person” with evidence-based models to help people successfully overcome each barrier they may face. Our services genuinely address each aspect of the individual, producing whole person change.

P3 Utah

P3 Utah helps local businesses increase their positive influence on the community. We focus on the triple bottom line of people, planet, and profit because we believe business is about more than just making money. Our advocates teach and unite people who are passionate about impacting the world through business.

Park City Summit County Arts Council

OUR MISSION IS TO SERVE OUR ARTS & CULTURE COMMUNITY BY DRIVING CREATIVE PROGRAMMING, PROVIDING VALUABLE RESOURCES, AND CULTIVATING CONNECTIONS. WE ENVISION A COMMUNITY WHERE ARTS & CULTURE IS CRITICAL, WHERE CREATIVES THRIVE, AND WHERE ALL PEOPLE CONNECT THROUGH THE ARTS.

People Helping People

People Helping People (PHP) is an Employment Program dedicated to helping low-income women and single moms reach their full potential in the workplace. PHP helps families break the cycle of poverty by teaching low-income women how to earn a living wage.

Project Apis m.

Project Apis m.'s mission is to fund and direct research to enhance the health and vitality of honey bee colonies while improving crop production. Our name comes from Apis mellifera, the scientific name for the honey bee.

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company is committed to furthering contemporary dance as an accessible and valued art form through performance and dance education that raise the standards, deepen the understanding and promote personal connections with dance.

Royal Family KIDS of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Royal Family KIDS of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Chapter 113) exists to provide opportunities for children in the foster care system within the greater Salt Lake City area to experience God’s love and grace through Christ-centered programs and activities.

Shelter the Homeless

Shelter the Homeless is a nonprofit organization with a goal to make homelessness rare, brief and non-recurring by providing emergency shelter coupled with case management and high-impact transformational interventions tailored to help those experiencing homelessness resolve their immediate crisis and rapidly return to stable housing.

Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance

The Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) is made up of people like you — concerned citizens from Utah and throughout the nation who share the common goal of preserving Utah’s remaining desert wild lands, known collectively as America’s redrock wilderness.

The Dove Center

At DOVE Center, we are committed to cultivating an informed community free from domestic abuse and sexual violence.

The Family Place

The Family Place Utah was established in 1982 as a small facility in Logan, Utah, known as The Child & Family Support Center. We began with the goal of providing a safe shelter for children involved in crisis situations. Since then, we’ve expanded to meet the needs of all families in our community. We now have three locations in Logan, Hyrum, and Smithfield and serve families in Cache and Rich Counties. The Family Place Utah’s mission is to strengthen families and protect children. We do this by providing fun, family-focused events in the community. We also offer a variety of services such as therapy, educational workshops, and our Kid’s Place. The Family Place Utah will always be a place for families of all kinds. We welcome anyone who wishes to grow closer to his or her family to come learn with us!

Utah Diaper Bank

At the Utah Diaper Bank, our purpose is to raise awareness of diaper needs in Utah, create diaper distribution networks and partnerships, and provide diapers to community service partners and families in need throughout the state.

Utah’s Hogle Zoo

The Zoo is one of the most-visited attractions in Utah and the top paid-for tourist attraction in Salt Lake City. Utah’s Hogle Zoo dates from 1931 and is located at the mouth of Emigration Canyon.  Its natural terrain covers 42 acres of tree-lined pathways where visitors can view over 800 animals.

Utah Homicide Survivors

Utah Homicide Survivors is Utah’s only pro-bono legal services entity for families of homicide victims in Utah.  Utah Homicide Survivors provides holistic non-profit legal representation in the civil, probate and family courts.

WabiSabi Moab

We are a nonprofit organization located in a funky, remote desert town of Moab, Utah! Our organization serves as a hub for local nonprofits, who provide vital services to our economically rural community. We fundraise profits and materials through our thrift store that supports the ability to run nonprofit programming in forms of grants, scholarships, material donations and nonprofit trainings.

Westminster College

Westminster is a private, non-profit, accredited, and comprehensive liberal arts college in Salt Lake City, Utah. Students experience the liberal arts blended with professional programs in an atmosphere dedicated to civic engagement. With the goal of guiding its graduates to a life with purpose, Westminster provides life-changing learning experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty focus on teaching, learning and developing distinctive, innovative programs, while students thrive on Westminster's urban Sugar House campus within minutes of the Rocky Mountains.

Wild West Cat Fanciers

The Wild West Cat Fanciers (WWCF) is a chartered cat fancy of The International Cat Association (TICA) and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2017, WWCF hosted their inaugural cat show, the Rocky Mountain Roundup and was a huge success.  Word spread throughout the general membership of TICA and in 2018, the show had a 57% increase in participation and spectator attendance.  Current polling among TICA members suggests that buzz about the 2019 Rocky Mountain Roundup is reaching a fever-pitch.

Your Community Connection

YCC Family Crisis Center is a non-profit organization incorporated to enhance the safety of women, children and men by providing crisis intervention and advocacy services to reduce and prevent the occurrence of family violence and sexual assault through education and community awareness.

YWCA Utah

YWCA Utah is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Since 1906 YWCA Utah has been a voice for women, a force for change, and a place for hope. Our enduring belief is that better lives for women – all women – will lead to stronger families and communities. Throughout the years the YWCA’s underlying purpose has remained the same but we have changed as women have changed, as the needs of our families have changed, and as our world has changed. Since our earliest years, we have responded to the needs and aspirations of local women with innovative programs, promoted the rights and interests of women, and advocated for positive social change that creates better lives for all.