July's PB&J Project was the biggest yet, making and delivering 300 sack lunches, 450 water bottles, and several doggie treat bags to those who are hungry downtown.
In June, we joined Project Rainbow to install and remove flags in the community to raise awareness and support for the LGBTQIA+ community.
In May, we had the opportunity to make cupcake kits with flowers in decorated vases for all the moms at the YWCA.
April brought a new project, Spring Into Kindness, led by Carmen Harris and Muyly Miller. This event hosted 213 participants, including 73 guests from the Road Home's Midvale Shelter in random acts of kindness, waffle breakfast, and an egg hunt. [see photos]
March was another double feature of making and serving breakfast and dinner at the VOA.
In February, we made breakfast for the VOA Youth Resource Center and made Dinner for the VOA Center for Women & Children.
In January, we completed our 7th annual Clothing & Necessities Drive for the VOA.
Angel Tree is back and we had a great time volunteering again this Dec.
In Nov, we completed two projects, serving eight meals at the VOA Youth Center & the VOA Center for Women and Children.
Trick-or-Treat for the Utah Food bank this year broke all our records, yielding 1,486 pounds of food in two hours.
At the Food Truck Party in September, we raised $4,862 to provide meals to those at the VOA Youth Resource Center & The VOA Center for Women and Children. [see photos]
We kicked off the year with an extended Clothing & Necessities Drive for the VOA and doubled the donations from last year.
In September/ October, we completed the biggest drive yet. Due to the 2020 annual fundraiser being postponed, volunteers and community members were still looking for a way to donate, so we partnered with Sarah Thomas, McKinney-Vento Liaison for Granite School District and collected backpacks, supplies, and monetary donations to help the students in Granite School District experiencing housing insecurity. We raised hundreds of supplies, plus $10,546 in cash donations. A special thanks to Title Guarantee and their employees, as well as Travis Carter of First Colony Mortgage.
Due to COVID-19, our June, July, and August projects were canceled/ postponed, so we did a 12-week social distance project, #sharehappy, where volunteers nominated individuals to be doorbell ditched with a special delivery from one of 10 local partners. Thanks to our partners for this project and to you for sharing the happy.
In May, we were lucky to be able to provide and serve a social distance style dinner for the youth at the VOA Homeless Youth Resource Center, thanks in part to Little Caesars Pizza again.
In April, we were able to deliver LUNCH & DINNER to the VOA Center for Women & Children, thanks to donations from LLC members and Little Caesars Pizza.
In March, we provided drinks and non-perishable food for the Geraldine E King Women's Resource Center.
In February, made and served lunch at the VOA Youth Homeless Resource Center.
In January, we loaded up two SUVs and a pickup with donations for the VOA Youth Homeless Resource Center.
We "wrapped up" another great year with Angel Tree in Dec.
At VOODOO, this year's fundraising event, we raised $7,403 in one evening, but more importantly, we had a wicked great time celebrating with those who are passionate about making SLC even more wonderful! [see photos]
This October, we collected 927 pounds of non-perishable foods for the Utah Food Bank, through our 5th Trick-or-Treat, which was also our 50th Project!
In September, we volunteered at Recovery Day, where those going through addiction recovery can hang out and have tons of fun with their families.
In August, we painted a house!!
In July, we delivered 280 sack lunches and water to the hungry or thirsty folks downtown SLC.
In June, we volunteered at the SLC Pride Festival.
In May, we got to host a movie party at the YWCA for the woman & children staying there!
In April, we served lunch to the youth at the VOA Youth Resource Center.
In March, we had the opportunity to serve lunch and dinner at the VOA Center for Women and Children.
In Feb, we launched our T-shirts! $10 from every T-shirt goes toward making change through Love Lake City's monthly service projects!
This Jan, we filled the F150 cab and bed (and then some) with clothing and necessities for the VOA Homeless Youth Resource Center.
In Dec, we took one day of volunteer shifts at Angel Tree. Thank you Salvation Army for everything you do!
On Nov. 3rd, Casino & Carnival Ball raised $45,380 for the Road Home's Housing First Project. [see photos]
Through Trick-or-treat for the Utah Food Bank, we collected over 600 pounds of food in October.
We had the amazing opportunity to serve breakfast to those at the Ronald McDonald House in September.
The August Project was an individual project to recognize kindness.
In July, we served sandwiches, water, and pizza to the hungry folks downtown.
In June, we .joined The Haven for a family day at Wheeler Farm to support addicts and their families.
In May we joined Draper City and REI to help restore Corner Canyon trails.
In April, we had a great time sorting food at the Utah Food Bank!
In March, we had the opportunity to serve breakfast to the youth at the VOA Homeless Youth Resource Center.
In February, we made 140 Valentine's Cards for Veterans.
In Jan, we filled a truck full of clothing and necessities for the VOA Homeless Youth Resource Center.
Also in Dec, we had the great opportunity to help with Salvation Army Angel Tree again!
In Dec, our volunteers took 10 angels (two seniors and eight children) from the Angel Tree and purchased gifts for them.
This November, we hosted LOVE, a cocktail party for good, where we collected hundreds of items for those experiencing homelessness (and a few thousand dollars we weren't expecting)! [see photos]
In October, we Trick-or-Treated for the food bank and collected 788 pounds of food and $36 for the Utah Food Bank.
In September, we had the opportunity to help Nuzzles & Co. at the Super Adoption event!
In August, we help at the Day of Hope Car Show, which raises funds for Children's Justice Center.
In July, we did the PB&J Project again and delivered 320 sack lunches and cold water bottles to the homeless downtown.
This June we cleaned up Butterfield Canyon and took away two truck loads of garbage (including an old mattress).
May was a new experience for us. We got to help XOXO Hats with their annual motorcycle ride benefiting Huntsman Cancer Institute.
In April, we got to serve lunch at the Ronald McDonald House Family Room at Primary Children's.
In March, we got to make and serve breakfast for all the youth staying at the VOA Homeless Youth Resource Center.
For our February project, we assembled 68 snack grab bags for homeless youth at VOA Homeless Youth Resource Center..
To kick off the new year, we gathered enough clothes and necessities to fill two SUVs for the VOA Homeless Youth Center in January 2017.
This year for the Angel Tree project, we had 42 volunteers help at the distribution center as well as volunteers shopped for and bought Christmas for eight children at ShopKo for the Angel Tree.
On November 5th, we raised $23,513 for the Road Home's Housing First Project, through Behind the Masque party. [see photos]
In October we had our 2nd Annual Trick-or-Treat for the Utah Food Bank, collecting over 600 pounds of food.
In September we took a 700-mile (round) trip to Kanab to volunteer at the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.
In August, we cleaned up a trail and were shocked to find enough trash to fill five garbage bags full in less than two hours.
This July our incredible volunteers made PB&J sandwiches and delivered 77 sack lunches and 96 cold water bottles to the hungry folks of downtown SLC.
In June, we had a sponsored event for little Ruby, who was diagnosed with stage four cancer. David Weekley Homes sponsored this event, raising over $3,000 for Ruby's medical bills.
Our May Project took us to the Living Traditions Festival to help the Urban Indian Center raise money by making and selling Indian Tacos... yummm!
In April, we were called upon to help the Make-a-Wish Foundation clean up after their annual gala.
In March, Marcie Averett led a volunteer opportunity through the Neighborhood House, helping families have fun at an Egg Hunt and Easter Carnival.
In February, 500 cards went out to individuals who have impacted the lives of our volunteers, in a card-writing event called, Let Them Know.
We round up two SUV-loads full of hygiene supplies and clothing, through the Bare Necessities Drive, for the Homeless Youth Resource Center in January.
In December, 44 volunteers gave 145 hours to those receiving Christmas at the Salvation Army Angel Tree Distribution Warehouse.
Thanks to Thanksgiving Heros, we were able to deliver Thanksgiving to hungry families in the Jordan School District.
Through the Wiggin Out for Charity Pub Crawl, we raised $4,121.55 to shelter 412 people at The Road Home. [see photos]
In October, we collected 1,026 pounds of food for the Utah Food Bank, through our Trick-or-Treat for the Food Bank event.