October 06, 2022

New and Renewed Friendships: October 2022

Join us in welcoming our new and returning nonprofit friends, from September 2022, to the UNA Community.

ALS Association Rocky Mountain Chapter

The Rocky Mountain Chapter supports people living with ALS and their loved ones through services and education in Colorado, Wyoming and Utah. We leave no stone unturned in search for the cure of this progressive neurodegenerative disease.

Art Access

Art Access increases accessibility in the arts through opportunities for artists with disabilities and education for community and cultural organizations.

Centro Hispano

Our mission is to empower Latino and Utah families by providing equitable access to information, resources, and educational programs to advance and strengthen the community.

CHOICE Humanitarian

CHOICE Humanitarian supports the efforts of people around the world to reduce global poverty and build self-reliant, resilient communities.

Common Ground Outdoor Adventures

Common Ground seeks to increase the accessibility of recreation and discover creative new ways to access wild places. Common Ground provides adaptive equipment and support which enables people with disabilities to participate in recreation and outdoor adventures. By crossing perceived limitations individuals gain self-confidence, which carries over into the quest for meaningful employment, the pursual of relationships, and active participation in community life. All outdoor activities include discussions, activities or presentations that foster appreciation and respect of the natural environment.

Cook Center for Human Connection

We live in an increasingly isolated world where human connection is more important than ever. By strengthening human connection and providing avenues to mental health support for those most in need, the Cook Center for Human Connection is working to eliminate 100% of suicide.

Disability Law Center

Our Mission: To enforce and strengthen laws that protect the opportunities, choices and legal rights of people with disabilities in Utah.

Easterseals-Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain

We’re passionate about providing opportunities for people to access the skills, support and encouragement they need to achieve greater independence. Whether we’re teaching adults with intellectual disabilities daily living skills, helping low-income workers find meaningful employment, or assisting elderly adults with household chores so they can remain at home, the goal of all Easterseals-Goodwill services is to help people increase their independence and improve their lives.

Friends For Sight

Friends for Sight works passionately each day to save sight and change lives. We do this by providing free vision screenings, working to ensure that people of all ages and backgrounds have access to quality eye care, and disseminating information about eye safety, threats to vision, and available community resources.


Helping make transition a reality. Genderbands helps transgender and gender non-conforming people pay for their transition-related needs. We do this through partnerships, direct sales, and the solicitation of donations.

Great Salt Lake Audubon

Great Salt Lake Audubon is dedicated to protecting and enhancing habitat for wild birds, animals and plants, and to maintaining healthy and diverse environments for wildlife and people throughout the state.

Madison House Autism Foundation

To promote, model and advocate for the full inclusion of adults with autism and their families in the life of our communities; and to expand choice and opportunity in housing, employment, and social participation.

Mountain West Mothers' Milk Bank

THE MISSION of Mountain West Mothers’ Milk Bank is to promote infant health and nutrition by screening, processing, and dispensing donor human milk, in addition to advocating for and promoting lactation and breastfeeding.

Murray Symphony Orchestra

Murray Symphony has been a leading community orchestra in the Salt Lake Valley for over 45 years! We take pride in providing a wide range of music designed to entertain and enlighten audiences. Our talented musicians and artistic directors participate as a way to give back to the city of Murray and the countless teachers and mentors who have inspired and encouraged them throughout the years.

My Healing Home

My Healing Home is dedicated to helping families of children who have experienced trauma and adversity through TBRI training, support and coaching. We believe that providing safe spaces for healing and understanding is vital in order to heal from trauma and build trusting relationships.

MyKearns Community Coalition

The MyKearns Community Coalition is creating opportUNITY in our commUNITY. We work within an Evidence2Success model to decrease youth substance use and other problem behaviors in Kearns through evidence-based programming, environmental strategies, and community engagement. MyKearns Community Coalition brings Kearns Community Residents together with public and private systems to help our kids find success through prevention and evidence-based programs.

Ogden Nature Center

Located in the heart of Ogden, you'll find a 152-acre nature preserve and education center open to the public year-round. The Ogden Nature Center offers a wide variety of activities from walking trails to educational programs for all ages.

People's Legal Aid

MISSION: People’s Legal Aid provides Utahns free education and legal advice for housing issues, and low- or no-cost eviction defense. VISION: For all Utahns to understand and be able to exercise their rights as tenants, and have fair access to legal representation in eviction proceedings.

Planned Parenthood Association Of Utah

PPAU shares the vision of an equitable world articulated by the Planned Parenthood Federation of America: where sexual and reproductive rights are basic human rights, where access to health care doesn't depend on who you are and where you live, and where every person has the opportunity to choose their own path to a healthy and meaningful life.

Prince of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church and School

Prince of Peace is a confessional Lutheran Church and part of WELS, the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, a national church body of over 1200 congregations in the United States and around the world.

Rise Virtual Academy

RISE Academy is a place where students will learn Black History, their role in their community, their worth, beauty, #blackgirlmagic and #blackboyjoy.

Rudy's Kids Foundation

Rudy’s Kids seeks to identify, partner with and support outstanding charities that directly impact the lives of youth through their generous contributions of time, skill and commitment. Rudy’s Kids aims to raise awareness for these organizations through a variety of programs in education, recreation, community health and community outreach.

Save Our Canyons

Save Our Canyons is dedicated to protecting the beauty and wildness of the Wasatch Mountains. 

Scenic Utah

SCENIC UTAH is a state-wide grassroots organization working to protect and enhance the scenic qualities of our communities, countryside, and roadways. We partner with geographically diverse groups who share the common goal of safeguarding the extraordinary visual character of the Beehive State, and promote policies that encourage community engagement, protect and enhance scenic beauty, and limit visual pollution.

South Pointe Ballet Company

South Pointe Ballet was founded as a non-profit ballet company in 2002 by Angela Curtis (of C&C Ballet Academy) and is located in South Jordan, UT. Ballets performed have included Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Peter and the Wolf, Coppelia, Cinderella, and The Nutcracker.

The Nature Conservancy in Utah

Since 1984, people like you have helped The Nature Conservancy protect more than 1 million acres of Utah’s snow-capped mountains, red rock canyons, winding rivers and sagebrush sea. We’re building on that legacy and bringing people together to help solve today’s biggest conservation challenges, from climate change and habitat loss to protecting clean water. Together we’re stronger!

Trails Utah

The goal of TRAILS UTAH is to enhance the quality of life for Utah’s citizens, invigorate local economies, and promote sustainable outdoor recreation for both residents and visitors to the state. We seek to connect people and communities to Utah’s spectacular landscapes using progressive trail design and environmentally sensitive trail construction techniques.

United Way Of Eastern Utah

For nearly 40 years, United Way of Eastern Utah has worked to create lasting change. We partner with people and organizations from all across the community. We focus on advancing the common good: building financially stable families, helping children succeed in school, and contributing to healthy communities. United Way funding enables direct community impact. This means no capital projects, only services, training, and supplies. People helping people. We serve Daggett, Duchesne, Uintah, Carbon, Emery, Grand, and San Juan Counties.

Utah Division of Arts & Museums

Utah Arts & Museums (UA&M) seeks to advance Utahns’ quality of life through arts and museum experiences and cultural opportunities. We are a service organization offering a variety of professional development opportunities and grants to serve our constituents. We serve schools, local arts agencies, organizations, community centers, performing groups, museums, and individuals across Utah.

Utah Fencing Foundation

The mission of Utah Fencing Foundation is to educate Utahns about the world of fencing and to invite all to investigate the heritage, provide public demonstrations, coordinate with Utah Fencing Clubs for education opportunities, and update the public on past, present and future events.

Utah Museum Of Fine Arts

The UMFA’s mission is to inspire critical dialogue and illuminate the role of art in our lives. The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) at the University of Utah is your destination for global visual arts. From ancient objects to the latest contemporary works, the UMFA galleries showcase the breadth and depth of human history and creativity. The Museum’s collection of nearly 20,000 original works of art is the most dynamic in the region.

Utah Operation Lifesaver

Utah Operation Lifesaver is a statewide, non-profit public awareness and education program dedicated to ending tragic collisions, fatalities, and injuries at highway-rail grade crossings and on railroad property. Utah Operation Lifesaver wants you and your family to be safe around highway-rail grade crossings and trains! Our authorized volunteers are available, free of charge, to provide important safety information to professional truck and bus drivers, school bus drivers, drivers education classes, elementary school students, law enforcement and emergency responders, and other civic organizations.

Wasatch Forensic Nurses

Wasatch Forensic Nurses is a nonprofit mobile team of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners performing forensic exams to victims of rape and sexual assault at no charge to the victim. We serve 24 hospitals in Salt Lake, Utah, Summit and Wasatch counties.

Women's Influence Network

WIN connects agents of positive change to cultivate and amplify women’s influence and shape a vibrant community.

Wonderbloom: Nature Playschool

Wonderbloom was the first nature-based preschool to be established in Salt Lake City. We were inspired by the philosophy of European "Forest Schools," where children spend most of the school time in the outdoors -- learning through interaction with nature. We are an urban, nature program in the middle of downtown Salt Lake to teach all children that nature is everywhere! We welcome children and families of all backgrounds and abilities.