November 02, 2022

New and Renewed Friendships: November 2022

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

Amethyst Center for Healing

At Amethyst Center for Healing, we are dedicated to helping individuals, families, and communities recover from trauma and abuse, so that we may all live peaceful, empowered lives. We understand that sometimes people go through things that never should have happened and that those circumstances can be damaging for everyone involved. We are here to help heal the wounds of trauma and abuse. As trauma-informed, solution-oriented therapists, we will explore your past, present, and potential circumstances with you and help you find a plan for what is going to work best to get you moving forward to the healthy, productive life you want to live.

BootUp PD, Inc.

BootUp is dedicated to empowering elementary teachers and students through computer science and creating equitable computer science programs in underrepresented and underserved communities. Since 2015, BootUp has worked with over 650 elementary schools impacting over 230,000 students, providing in-person professional development, coaching, and on-site support that prepare teachers to facilitate coding projects in Scratch and ScratchJr. Students are inspired through creative and interactive lessons that allow them to explore their personal interests with code.

Chamber Orchestra Ogden

At Chamber Orchestra Ogden, we believe in providing the community with a series of state-of-the-art shows and performances that truly make an impact. In truth, Chamber Orchestra Ogden has been dazzling audiences with magical productions since 2011. We’ve produced and hosted a wide range of performances and have an outstanding group of performers that bring each of our productions to life. Whether you’re looking to laugh, cry, or for some good old entertainment, Chamber Orchestra Ogden is the best bet for a nice night out on the town. We’ve got something for everyone to enjoy here, including top-of-the-line productions at very reasonable prices. Come see what we’re all about, start your musical experience with us, and get your tickets today! Prepare to be entertained!

Columbus Community Center

Our mission: Supporting individuals with disabilities to purposefully live meaningful lives.

Community Action Services and Food Bank

Community Action Services and Food Bank is a nonprofit organization in Provo, Utah, that provides a two-step process to solving poverty: first, to provide the resources to help stabilize the person’s crisis, and then to help them rebuild their life. Since 1967, our agency has helped stabilize the crises in the lives of people in need by meeting their basic critical needs (such as food and housing) while providing them with the long-term solutions needed to rebuild their financial and social self-sufficiency, enabling them to break out of poverty.

Conserve Southwest Utah

OUR MISSION: Advocate conservation and stewardship of our area’s natural and cultural resources and advocate implementation of the Smart Growth policies that enables conservation for the benefit of present and future generations. Our overarching goal is that Southwest Utah implements policies that balance growth and economic development with conservation and stewardship of land, air and water resources to benefit our citizens, both present and future.

Cottonwood Canyons Foundation

The Cottonwood Canyons Foundation believes it is imperative to educate the public about the canyons’ unique importance and how the public can help promote the canyons’ ecological health. The Cottonwood Canyons Foundation also aims to provide the community with direct and hands-on ways that individuals can give back to this environment through volunteering and stewardship.

Family Hope of Utah

Based in northern Utah, Family Hope of Utah strives to provide strength-based, trauma-informed, culturally sensitive, and inclusive Youth and Family Peer Support services to our communities statewide. Our Peer Support Specialists are state certified and must complete state background checks before working with families and youth. Through utilizing our own lived experience, Family Hope of Utah will work tirelessly to promote family and youth voice, choice, and advocacy.

Family Promise Salt Lake

Family Promise Salt Lake is a non-profit, interfaith, non-proselytizing, organization that provides shelter, case management and housing services to children and families experiencing homelessness. On top of offering families a safe and supported environment away from the trauma of homelessness, Family Promise strives to facilitate lasting income and housing stability for the families we serve.

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.

Flourish Therapy

At Flourish Therapy, we are committed to expanding access to affordable, culturally competent, evidence-based behavioral and mental health services for LGBTQIA+ individuals, couples, and families.

GOAL Foundation

Our mission is to inspire the Greater Ogden Community and its visitors to "Get Out And Live!" by participating, volunteering and spectating at recreational events, programs and activities. We envision a Greater Ogden community that thrives economically and is healthier in mind, body and spirit.

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. Through worship, fellowship, and service we show God's goodness and kindness in the world. We love because He first loved us.

Grand Staircase Escalante Partners

Honor the past and safeguard the future of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument through science, conservation, and education.

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. Our performances enrich the soul and promote wellness through the healing power of the performing arts. Heart & Soul builds bridges, connecting generations, providing an opportunity to give back to our community. In carrying out this mission, Heart & Soul seeks to create a social awareness of people isolated from society. Heart & Soul has been healing human spirits by bringing music and performing arts to isolated members in our community since 1994.

Image Reborn Foundation

Image Reborn Foundation’s mission is to provide no-cost renewal retreats to women diagnosed with breast cancer and to assist them in living rich and fulfilling lives.

Kids Who Count

Kids Who Count is a non-profit organization serving families and children in South Utah County since 1986. Our mission is to empower families to optimize the developmental potential of their young children. We strive to make a difference in the lives of children affected by delays in development and special health care needs. We believe children can grow, thrive and learn in their own unique ways when they get the help they deserve at an early age.

Making a Difference Foundation

Our mission is a simple one: we exist to ignite and support the passions of medical providers and CHG Healthcare employees to give back in their communities around the world. We believe that one individual can create a ripple effect of positive change in the world. “Making a Difference” is just that – one person, starting small but thinking big. It’s individual talent + effort + focus, combined with others, to make a long and sustainable change.

NOVA Principles Foundation

The mission of the N.O.V.A. Principles Foundation is: “Nurturing youth to seek out positive Opportunities, internalize good Values, and to accept Accountability for their choices in life.”

Park City Film Series

Park City Film is a nonprofit organization presenting the best of independent feature, documentary, world and local cinema. Our mission is to create community through film.

Peace House

Peace House is dedicated to ending interpersonal violence and abuse and empowering survivors to heal and thrive by providing support services, safe housing, and prevention education.

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.

Senior Financial Aid Advocates

Our vision is to bring fiscal stability and education into the hands of our aging population.

Shelter the Homeless, Inc.

Our community response to homelessness aims to provide a unified approach that governs how those experiencing homelessness access community resources.

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.
Help is available 24 hours a day.

Spy Hop Productions

Spy Hop is a nonprofit digital media arts center offering free classes in film, music, audio, and design for students ages 9-19. We provide classes at our center in Salt Lake City, as well as satellite locations and schools across Utah.

Summit Journeys

At Summit Journeys, we know the power of adventure. Coupling positive psychology and outdoor activities, we produce unique and personalized experiences for all ages. We work with youth, young adults, families, youth groups, corporate groups, and organizations including therapeutic and rehabilitation centers.

The Bridge Foundation

A community building/volunteerism organization.

The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation

Founded in 2006, the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation is a global 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and our mission is to find a cure and improve the quality of life for cholangiocarcinoma patients.

The Family Support Center of Washington County

The mission of the FSCU is to strengthen Utah families one community at a time by supporting parents, protecting children, and preserving families. To accomplish this mission, each Family Support Center provides its clients with a 24-hour crisis & respite nursery, a 24-hour information and referral service, and a parenting and youth education program. Based on the needs of the particular community it serves, each agency likewise offers additional services, ranging from on-site therapists, lending libraries, and in-home parenting support.

The Green Urban Lunch Box

As an organization, we believe that everyone deserves access to fresh, healthy food. We understand that growing food with our community cultivates beauty in so many ways. Our aims are to empower our community members, provide access to those in need, and give everyone an opportunity to grow and eat quality food. We believe this will contribute to the resiliency of our food system and give more individuals the opportunity to thrive.

The Hope Alliance

Hope Alliance is a non-profit bringing vision care and eyeglasses to people worldwide. Our mission is to provide sustainable support to under-served communities by providing vision and hope for all.

The Salt Lake City Public Library System

Your City Library builds a foundation of equity, connection, and limitless possibilities.

TURN Community Services

Formerly known as Project TURN, we were founded in 1973 by a group of parents who wanted improved program services for their adult children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

United Service Organization

The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation.

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. UCLI invites all to participate in its inclusion initiatives, which will help strengthen Utah’s legal institutions in an increasingly diverse state.

Utah Down Syndrome Foundation

The Utah Down Syndrome Foundation's mission is providing hope to individuals, their families, and the community through support, education, activities, outreach, and advocacy.

Utah Energy Conservation Coalition

The Utah Energy Conservation Coalition DBA Energy Rated Homes of Utah (UECC/ERHU) is a statewide nonprofit organization working to encourage Utah citizens to receive an “Energy Education”. We encourage energy conservation in all areas of the housing industry.

Utah Independent Living Center

Assisting people with disabilities to become more independent! A non-residential agency serving Salt Lake, Summit, and Tooele Counties.

Utah Public Health Association

Today UPHA is a leader in public health advocacy, improving public health practice, and providing professional development opportunities for its members and the public health community. UPHA is a 501 (c)(3) led by a 19-member Board of Directors and one full-time staff member. Additionally, we have an active UPHA Student Assembly and many committees, sections, and special interest groups, all working hard to carry out the organization’s mission. Together we are committed to continuing the legacy that is ours, to make UPHA a strong, effective, and independent voice for public health throughout the State of Utah.

Voices For Utah Children

Voices for Utah Children advocates and advances policies and practices that are good for all of Utah’s children.  As a multi-issue child advocacy organization, Voices for Utah Children is making a difference in our kids' lives by: raising awareness, influencing policy, and uniting our community.

Wasatch Academy

Wasatch Academy is a richly diverse community with students from over 30 nations and noted as one of the top boarding schools in the United States. With small class sizes, full-time dorm parents, and a project-based education approach, students can elevate their knowledge into a lifelong pursuit of learning.

Wasatch Community Gardens

We envision a community where everyone values and has access to growing and eating healthy + delicious food.

Wildlands Network

Wildlands Network is creating a continental movement to protect nature. Through science-based research and innovative policy, we work to prevent biodiversity loss and promote climate change resilience. By collaborating with local partners and people like you, we empower communities across North America to safeguard their wild spaces.

Wild Utah Project

Sageland Collaborative provides science-based strategies for wildlife and land conservation. For over two decades, Sageland Collaborative has applied the principles of conservation science to land and wildlife management. We bring together community science volunteers, wildlife and habitat studies, technical support, and computer mapping analysis using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to conservation partners in our region. We seek to engage state and federal agencies and nonprofit partners who are in a position to make on-the-ground decisions regarding public resource management. As state and federal land and wildlife management agencies have their budgets slashed like never before, we continue to provide our partners with effective science-based strategies for conservation.