Events for Charity and Outreach

Expressions of Us Art Show

Join us for an evening of beautiful art, jazz music, and hors d'ouerves as we celebrate the outstanding work of the artists participating in the Work Activity Center's Creative Arts program. Sponsored by the JMP Foundation, the Expressions of Us Art Show showcases one-of-a-kind pieces created by our clients and helps raise funds to support the program in the upcoming year. All proceeds from ticket and art sales go directly towards the Center's Creative Arts program. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online, in-person at the Work Activity Center, or at the Aviary on the evening of the event.


Hispanic Heritage Parade & Street Festival

Empanadas, tacos, pupusas, Cuban sandwiches, arepas, and more delicious food! Beer, local artisans, dance performances, live music, a parade and other family friendly entertainment! The parade kicks off at 10am! Bring your whole family to this fun, free event while helping to raise awareness to Utah’s high rate of uninsured Hispanic children. All proceeds from this event go towards helping low-income people access health insurance.


Hispanic Heritage Parade & Street Festival

Empanadas, tacos, pupusas, Cuban sandwiches, arepas, and more delicious food! Beer, local artisans, dance performances, live music, a parade and other family friendly entertainment! The parade kicks off at 10am! Bring your whole family to this fun, free event while helping to raise awareness to Utah’s high rate of uninsured Hispanic children. All proceeds from this event go towards helping low-income people access health insurance.


Hispanic Heritage Parade & Street Festival

Empanadas, tacos, pupusas, Cuban sandwiches, arepas, and more delicious food! Beer, local artisans, dance performances, live music, a parade and other family friendly entertainment! The parade kicks off at 10am! Bring your whole family to this fun, free event while helping to raise awareness to Utah’s high rate of uninsured Hispanic children. All proceeds from this event go towards helping low-income people access health insurance.


Hispanic Heritage Parade & Street Festival

Empanadas, tacos, pupusas, Cuban sandwiches, arepas, and more delicious food! Beer, local artisans, dance performances, live music, a parade and other family friendly entertainment! The parade kicks off at 10am! Bring your whole family to this fun, free event while helping to raise awareness to Utah’s high rate of uninsured Hispanic children. All proceeds from this event go towards helping low-income people access health insurance.


Concert and Art Benefit for non-profit DRAW Inc

Music lovers and art enthusiasts will have the chance to support the non-profit DRAW Inc. (http://www.drawinc.org) by attending a Music and Art Benefit event Saturday, September 23, 2017. The casual event, featuring live music and bidding on visual art, will run from 4-10 pm in the Arts Hub outdoor courtyard, 657 100 S. SLC. Tickets cost $15 for general admission, and a limited number of $30 VIP tickets include seating. Tickets on sale at www.eventbrite.com. All proceeds from tickets, art sales, and beverage purchases will benefit DRAW Inc. programming. Generous event sponsorship has been provided by Redrock Brewing Co,, Five Wives Vodka, Firebirds Chile Co, The Urban Lounge, and Hatch Family Chocolates. Cocktails and Beer will be available for purchase. Falafel Tree Food Truck will provide food available for purchase. Attendees must be 21 and over. Bands and performers are kindly donating their time and talent for this event. Live music will feature the high energy Pixie & The Partygrass Boys, who have been described as “Incredibly talented, witty, and engaging” by fans; Joshy Soul, who recently headlined at Craft Lake City; Tonda Gossa Band, the self-described Progressive Synth Pop Rock Band; the innovative SALT Contemporary Dance; George Nelson; the Pansies; and hip hop group The FED. Many visual artists have also generously donated works of art for a Silent Auction. Works range from jewelry to pottery to paintings to prints. Artists include Matt Monson, Terrell Picket, Laurie Tuckerfield, IHSquared, Brooklyn Line Co, Stephanie Hillman Design, Kim Marie Paturzo, Cynthia Xaiz Cool, Chris Maggio, Vinny DiGirolamo, NPB.Spectrum, Kassiah Waddell, Maren Atherton, Cami Chatterton, Jordan Halversen, Desarae Lee, and Chris Madsen, and Nadia Rea Morales. Purchases can be made early online at http://drawinc.org/auctions/ In addition, two painters will be creating works of art at the event. DRAW Inc. has served Utah communities since February 2016. Executive Director Melissa Fullmer and a passionate group of volunteers work to provide art access and classes to adults and youth who don’t normally receive the benefits that art provides. They work with disadvantaged, tragedy stricken, and low-income groups for those coping with loss, abuse, mental illness, homelessness, Alzheimer’s, and Dementia


Hoppy Hour

This party will celebrate the release of 'Clothing Hoptional', an annual beer made by Wasatch Brewery with hops harvested from open space protected by the Summit Land Conservancy. The $15 entry fee will get you apps, 2 drinks, and enter you into an opportunity drawing with awesome prizes! The proceeds will go to the Summit Land Conservancy and their efforts in saving land in Summit County for the benefit of people and nature. Drink beer, save land!


2nd Annual Shriners Ham Shoot

Everyone Welcome! Come shoot shot guns for a Ham! Grand Prize: Lifetime Diamond Membership to FRONT SIGHT! For more information contact: Bill Broyles (801)803-9236 or Bob Shupe (801)509-6161


Volunteer Training for the English Skills Learning Center (Part 1)

The English Skills Learning Center utilizes community volunteers to teach free English and Citizenship test prep classes to adult immigrants and refugees in Salt Lake County. Volunteers do not need to speak another language or have prior teaching experience to volunteer. Volunteers must attend a 12 hour volunteer training which will be held over two days: Tuesday, September 26, and Tuesday, October 3, from 9am to 3:30pm. There is a one-time $50 training and background check fee which is due upon the first day of training. Visit our website at www.eslcenter.org/steps-to-volunteering for more information about the volunteer process!


YWCA LeaderLuncheon

You Are Cordially Invited to LeaderLuncheon 29th Annual YWCA LeaderLuncheon Friday, September 29, 2017 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Grand America Hotel Welcoming Keynote Speaker Soledad O'Brien Award Winning Journalist, Documentarian, Entrepreneur & Philanthropist Outstanding Achievement Awards will be given at LeaderLuncheon to remarkable women who have demonstrated their commitment to advancing the well-being of Utah women and girls, and whose work and achievements exemplify the YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Outstanding Achievement Award winners will be announced mid-August. Event and table sponsorships are also available. All proceeds from LeaderLuncheon benefit the YWCA’s work to advance the well-being of Utah women and their families through safety, opportunity, and advocacy. Contact Nora at 801-537-8612 or nscholle@ywcautah.org with questions.