14 September 2016

Are you taking a Service Learning course this fall? Have a great idea for a project but could use some funding to make it happen? Check out the Service Learning Project Fund! Talk to Lucy at lucy.smith@slcc.edu or Matt at matt.elnour@slcc.edu for more information.

07 September 2016

The Melanoma Research Foundation is calling all volunteers! This Saturday, September 10th they have a 5K run/walk in Salt Lake City to raise funds and awareness for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. They are currently short volunteers to make the event a true success. To learn more about Miles for Melanoma Salt Lake City, please click here.  The event will be taking place at Wheeler Historic Farm located at 6351 South 900 East, Salt Lake City, UT.

We have opportunities for individuals and groups of all sizes. Volunteers can greet and check-in participants at registration, encourage participants to get their skin check at our skin screening tent, cheer on runners and walkers as a course monitor, and so much more! Volunteers can sign up to help here.

If you have any questions, contact Cassie Beisel at cbeisel@melanoma.org or 202-742-5863.

Melanoma Research Foundation

01 September 2016

Great events are happening this month around town. Check out these opportunities:

Catholic Community Services of Utah wants you to join them for a screening of the Lost Boys of Sudan, an award-winning documentary that follows Sudanese refugees on an extraordinary journey from Africa to America. Afterwards a panel discussion will be held with one of the Lost Boys and other resettled refugees. The next showing is Thursday, September 1st 6:30-8:30 PM, Salt Lake City Library Auditorium 210 East 400 South SLC, UT 84111. You can find more information here.

American Red Cross has moved! Come check out their new space during their open house Wednesday, September 7th from 2-6pm.  Are you interested in partnering with the Red Cross, learning more about volunteering, donating, or their Mission? This event is for you. Have questions? Connect with Natalee. Their new location is 6616 South 900 East, Salt Lake City.  

The Utah AIDS Foundation is proud to announce the 27th annual Salt Lake AIDS Walk on Saturday, September 17th, 2016. The Salt Lake AIDS Walk aims to reduce stigma associated with HIV/AIDS and promote a healthier community. Register today and make a difference in preventing new infections and providing compassionate services to those impacted by HIV/AIDS. Registration is FREE so sign up as part of a team or as an individual at www.saltlakeaidswalk.org.

The Urban Arts Festival is a FREE community event organized by the Utah Arts Alliance. Started in 2011, the Urban Arts Festival has become one of the most unique and exciting events of the year in Salt Lake City. Last year’s festival drew over 40,000 in attendance, and showcased hundreds of artists, performers, and musicians.

This year the festival is moving to the Gallivan Center, allowing the event to welcome a growing number of artists and attendees. The festival, scheduled for September 17th and 18th, is a two-day celebration of urban and artistic culture for the community, art lovers, and families. The festival features art, music, dance, live street art demonstrations, automotive arts, digital arts and much more! Interested? You can sign up to volunteer here