Stories from the Mountain region


St. George Learning Center for Families

May 7th, 2018|

The St. George, Utah Branch worked with The Learning Center for Families in March 2018. They helped wrap 8,850 diapers for distribution to families in the area. The Learning Center specializes in early childhood development [...]

The Bicycle Collective of St. George

May 7th, 2018|

The St. George, Utah Branch recently volunteered at the Bicycle Collective of St. George, which is a non-profit community bike shop that provides refurbished bicycles and educational programs to children and lower income families in [...]

Adopt-a-Family through the Salvation Army

May 7th, 2018|

The Omaha, NE Branch adopted a family through the Salvation Army’s Christmas program in 2017.  The family they adopted had eight children between the ages of 4 months-17 years old, who were originally from Sudan.  [...]

Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy

May 7th, 2018|

In March 2018, the Omaha, NE Branch donated $2,500 to the Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy and was given a tour of their facility.  HETRA offers services in Therapeutic Riding, Hippotherapy, Equine Services for Veterans [...]

Donation Drives for Veteran Care Packages and the Idaho Humane Society

May 7th, 2018|

The Eagle, Idaho Branch was busy in the first quarter of 2018 with two projects: gathering donations of goods and money to support both veterans as well as homeless pets in their area.  All told, [...]

SLC Ops Center volunteers at Utah Food Bank

April 2nd, 2018|

Left to right: Ayla Loyd, Ken Loyd, Holly Nelson, Brian Jorgensen, Dena Jorgensen, Kevin Fenn, Marianne Fenn and Ed Dreski In December 2017, volunteers representing the Salt Lake Ops Center helped at the Utah Food [...]

SLC Ops Center team brings lunches to Ronald McDonald House families

April 2nd, 2018|

Left to Right: Kelsie Simmons, Pam Parades, Holly Nelson, Marianne Fenn In March, the Salt Lake Ops Center provided KFC boxed lunches for families staying at the Ronald McDonald Family Room at Primary Children’s Hospital, [...]

Salt Lake City Branch hosts local lunch events

July 18th, 2017|

Team: Salt Lake City Operations Center When families of hospitalized children and military families needed help last July, the Salt Lake City Operations Center heeded the call. The group first hosted a lunch in support [...]