January 01, 2022

Our New and Renewed Friendships: December 2021

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

New to the UNA Community

Amplify Utah

Amplify Utah supports and facilitates engaged and dynamic journalistic storytelling to celebrate diverse points of view.

Project Bild

Two Arrows Zen

Our mission is to provide Zen Buddhist teaching, practice, and study that appeals to a broad audience of people seeking to awaken and to manifest wisdom and compassion in their lives. Our vision is a global and awakened Sangha learning to practice love and live life in an ethical and socially engaged way.

Renewing with the UNA Community

Aerospace Heritage Foundation Of Utah

Hill Aerospace Museum is located on approximately 30 acres of the northwest corner of Hill Air Force Base, five miles south of Ogden, Utah. The Museum, which opened in 1986, was founded in 1981 as a part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. The Utah Museum moved to its current facility in 1991 and hosted its five millionth visitor in the spring of 2019.

Cedar City Chamber of Commerce

The Mission: To elevate business prosperity and encourage healthy communities. The Vision: ​To proactively expand business opportunities through diverse and sustainable growth.

Choice Humanitarian

We envision a world in which people everywhere have the choice and the means to live in peace, prosperity and freedom. CHOICE Humanitarian supports the efforts of people around the world to end extreme poverty and build self-reliant, resilient communities.

Circles Salt Lake

Our mission is to reduce poverty throughout Salt Lake County. We do this by building bridges of friendship and community that support individuals and families on their journey from surviving to thriving.

Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum

Discovery Gateway’s programs and exhibits are designed to address the many ways that children learn, as well as to help parents understand and support their children’s development. Our engaging and interactive activities inspire creative play and learning, and fun for the entire family.

Earth Science Education

We’re very small based on budget and staff (no full-time staff but a half-time largely-volunteer Chief Education Officer). We thrive because of volunteers (estimated contributed time = over $75,000). Considering how small we are, we think we make a big difference to society. Every summer we teach approximately 100 teachers along Utah’s Wasatch Front how to see and appreciate the JOY of Earth science in their backyard. Genevieve Atwood, Chief Education Officer, is former State Geologist of Utah and emeritus adjunct associate professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Utah. Her calling is to encourage elementary school teachers’ love of science and facilitate their going outside with their students to just look around, see patterns, and figure out relationships.

Envision Utah

From air quality to education, and from agriculture to transportation, Envision Utah is a nonprofit that brings business, government, and community leaders together to ensure we're all taking a holistic, balanced approach to the future.

Family Support Center

The Family Support Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit agency dedicated to strengthening families through providing education, resources, and support to alleviate stress and diffuse the possibility of domestic violence and abuse.

Fit To Recover

Fit To Recover is a community that helps people in sobriety connect with one another and seek balance in their lives through our core foundational pillars of Fitness, Nutrition, Community Service, and Creative Arts.

Friends Against Family Violence

Friends Against Family Violence’s mission is to provide services to those impacted by family violence, increase offender accountability, and raise awareness of the impact of interpersonal violence on our families and community.

Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation

Since 1976, the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation has been instrumental to the arts. Each year our educational outreach programs introduce thousands of children to the magic of music. And our prestigious competitions, festivals, and concerts help undiscovered talents find new audiences and reach international acclaim. A non-profit foundation based in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Bachauer aims to enrich society by continuing to provide opportunities for classical music to be performed everywhere, and to be enjoyed by all.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

"Our joy is to love God and love others with Him!" This is the "Why of Good Shepherd and it brings us together as a church family. It brings us into mission locally with ministries like Family Promise, Royal Family Kid's Camps, and Dinner at Vinny's. Christ brings us into extended mission through pre-teen, Jr. and Sr. High Mission trips to inner cities and reservations. Our Joy is to serve Him together in our work in Tanzania and Vietnam.

Hale Centre Theatre

To provide innovative, professional family theatre and theatre education that involves and elevates our community.

HEAL Utah

For almost 20 years HEAL has fought to protect Utah’s health and our natural world from environmental threats, and we don’t plan on stopping anytime soon. Ultimately, we push for positive progress that will help our state and the Utahns in it prosper.

Humane Society of Moab Valley

The Humane Society of Moab Valley promotes and provides responsible care for our community’s animals. Every pet has a safe, healthy, happy life and a forever home. Our compassion for animals inspires integrity, honesty, transparency and tenacity in our work and relationships as well as dedication to our community and its animals.

International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee provides opportunities for refugees, asylees, victims of human trafficking, survivors of torture, and other immigrants to thrive in America. Each year, thousands of people, forced to flee violence and persecution, are welcomed by the people of the United States into the safety and freedom of America. These individuals have survived against incredible odds. The IRC works with government bodies, civil society actors, and local volunteers to help them translate their past experiences into assets that are valuable to their new communities. In Salt Lake City and other offices across the country, the IRC helps them to rebuild their lives. Since opening its doors in 1994, the IRC in Salt Lake City has resettled nearly 12,000 refugees and provided life-changing services to thousands more in the Beehive State.

KPCW Radio

KPCW’s mission is to serve Summit and Wasatch Counties with local news, information, entertainment, and emergency alerts through its broadcast signal and digital media platforms. The station is also committed to provide its communication abilities to help other nonprofit organizations in our community succeed.

McQuarrie Memorial Museum

We have been busy and have new displays and some new additional items added to our Pioneer Collection.

Oasis Housing Inc.

​Oasis Housing provides family-style housing and support for daily living for those with mental or emotional illness. At this time Oasis has an apartment for four women and a house for up to ten men. We provide a safe caring environment with meals, laundry, housekeeping and support staff. We have the goal of serving many more.

Ogden Friends of Acoustic Music (OFOAM)

We produce amazing festivals and events in Weber County and greater Wasatch Front region, and kids 16 and younger always get to participate free of charge in everything we do!

Park City Museum

The Park City Museum is a lively nonprofit organization dedicated to Preserving, Protecting and Promoting Park City's rich history and culturally significant sites.  Our solid 40-year history as one of Utah's most popular and successful cultural anchors has resulted in numerous awards, accolades and regular inclusion in national and international travel guides as a Top Ten Park City attraction.

Peace House

Peace House is dedicated to ending family violence and abuse through education, outreach, support services, and safe housing. We rely heavily on volunteers and community support to meet our mission and keep the doors open.

Plan-B Theatre Company

Since 1991, we have developed and produced unique and socially conscious theatre created by Utah playwrights. We are the first professional arts organization in Utah history led by an artist of color. We are the only professional arts organization in Utah led by a majority-POC board. We share stories with a local point-of-view as well as global stories from a local perspective. We nourish a pool of local playwrights to rival that found in any other city in the country: we develop relationships with playwrights rather than plays.

Project Success Coalition

Project Success, is a grassroots, not-for-profit, Community Learning Center, located in the heart of Ogden. Our motto is “Keeping Hope Alive” and we work with youth and families to help keep dreams alive and imagine a world where they contribute and participate in its positive growth and prosperity. We do so by opening doors of opportunity to celebrate arts and culture, support and celebrate academic foundations, and promote health and wellness.

Red Butte Garden

Red Butte Garden is one of the largest botanical gardens in the Intermountain West and together with the University of Utah, is the State Arboretum of Utah. We are located on 100 acres in the foothills on the eastern edge of the University of Utah campus. The Garden has welcomed guests since 1985 and consists of over 21 acres of developed gardens and five miles of hiking trails winding through an extensive Natural Area. The Garden; which is community-funded; is renowned for its numerous plant collections, display gardens, 524,000 springtime blooming bulbs; including a vast collection of daffodils; gorgeous private event spaces, a world-class outdoor concert series, and award-winning horticulture-based educational programs.

Recycle Utah

The Park City Conservation Association dba Recycle Utah is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that has served residents of Summit County since 1991. We are committed to reducing waste and preventing ground water pollution in our community. We do so by offering a variety of collection programs, education programs, workshops, and events. As long as the health of our local and global environment is a concern, we will strive to offer community-based resources and solutions.

Restoring Ancestral Winds

Restoring Ancestral Winds mission is to support healing in our indigenous communities. We will: advocate for healthy relationships; educate our communities on issues surrounding stalking, domestic, sexual, dating and family violence; collaborate with Great Basin community members and stakeholders; honor and strengthen traditional values of all our relations.  We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.

Seekhaven Family Crisis and Resource Center

Seekhaven assists survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, and helps them rebuild their lives. Serving Grand County and Southeastern Utah, Seekhaven provides a wide range of essential services including client advocacy, emergency shelter, and transition assistance.  We believe that everyone has the right to feel safe, secure, and supported.

South Valley Services

South Valley Services (SVS) provides safe shelter and ongoing supportive services to women, men, and their children who have been impacted by domestic and sexual violence.

Sundance Institute

As a champion and curator of independent stories for the stage and screen, the nonprofit Sundance Institute provides and preserves the space for artists in film, theater, film composing, and digital media to create and thrive.

The Refuge Utah

For 36 years, The Refuge Utah (formerly known as The Center for Women and Children in Crisis) has provided a safe, caring, and therapeutic environment to assist in the recovery of survivors of domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, and stalking. Our goal is to facilitate healing and to advocate for victims with the intent to decrease the incidence of such violence in the community.

The Sharing Place

Since 1993, The Sharing Place has been fulfilling its mission to “provide a safe and caring environment for grieving children, teens, and their families to share their feelings while healing themselves.” This is achieved through a support group model that emphasizes acknowledging any and all feelings related to grief, connection with others experiencing grief, and channeling feelings through art, play, and discussion.

Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants

The Utah Association of CPAs is a 501c(6) non-profit individual membership association for Certified Public Accountants. Our membership is comprised of approximately 3,000 CPAs and affiliate members, most of whom live in Utah, and serve in public accounting, business and management, government, and education.

Utah Center for Legal Inclusion

The Utah Center for Legal Inclusion (UCLI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the goals of equity and inclusion in Utah’s legal profession. By coordinating with the Utah State Bar and its affinity groups, legal employers, government agencies, educational institutions, and community partners, UCLI strives to enhance organizational inclusion, facilitate educational opportunities and professional advancement for students and attorneys with diverse backgrounds, assist in eliminating bias in Utah’s justice system, and track the progress of legal inclusion efforts throughout the state.

Utah Foster Care Foundation

Utah Foster Care believes every child deserves a safe home with a loving family. By becoming a foster parent, you are also sharing your strength, your home, and your future—making a commitment to help, heal, and enrich the lives of abused and neglected children.

Utah Sierra Club

The Utah Sierra Club is a team of organizers, volunteers, and grassroots activists who are working to solve the climate crisis in a way that is fair and equitable. We work with communities around Utah to build a movement that protects and defends everyone’s right to a healthy environment.

Utah Symphony/Utah Opera

Seventy-five years ago, a miracle was set into motion. A miracle for its ability to inspire and astound through music, yes; but also a miracle for its capacity to gain momentum through the decades rather than stand still. The founders of the Utah Symphony and Utah Opera believed that the people of our state would be inspired by music of the highest caliber and set forth to create organizations that would enrich the lives of every citizen with music.

Utah Valley University - Center for Social Impact

At the Center or Social Impact we provide curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular student experiences in six diverse pathways of social impact. Whether a student, faculty, staff, or community member, you can participate in various programs and events, volunteer or recruit volunteers, and enhance your academic experience through our coursework, research, and scholar distinction.

Volunteers of America, Utah

Volunteers of America, Utah builds a community-supported bridge that provides a path for those who are vulnerable to improve their lives and increase their self-reliance.

Work Activity Center

The Work Activity Center enriches the lives of people with disabilities by actively providing community opportunities for independence and individual growth.

YMCA of Northern Utah

OUR MISSION: To provide our communities with experiences that enhance healthy mind, body, and spirit while building strong kids, strong families, and strong communities.

OUR VISION: To be the leader in understanding and meeting our communities' needs by developing and adapting high quality programs and experiences that provide value to children, adults, and families.