Our annual cereal sale was a huge success! Thanks to Post Consumer Brands in Tremonton for helping us sell over 17,000 bags of cereal. Proceeds will be used for United Way programs right here in Northern Utah, to help children succeed in school and create healthy, stable, and well-educated communities.
Recently, a boy who had been coming to Ogden’s free summer lunch program confided that there was no running water at his house. Secily was the right person in the right place—she met with him and his family to help them find options, not just for utility payments, but also to provide school supplies, new shoes for the school year, and any other support they needed.
Within the boundaries of the Ogden United Promise Neighborhood, T.O. Smith Elementary School serves a much higher than average number of low-income students. United Way of Northern Utah recently placed a full-time Family & Youth Specialist in the school through the Utah Partnership For Student Success Grant.
Every day, 2-1-1 Information and Referral helps people find vital health and human services. The 2-1-1 database houses over 9,000 services from over 2,500 different nonprofit and government agencies. Two community gardens in Northern Utah are an example of the variety of information we provide: Oasis Community Garden in Weber County and Box Elder Community Garden in Brigham City.