Truckloads of Toiletries
Now through January 2018, the UAFP is helping the University of Utah School of Medicine collect travel-sized toiletry items for donation to the local emergency shelter!

Help us collect the following travel-sized toiletry items from hotel stays and from family, friends, etc.:

*Shampoo *Conditioner *Toothpaste *Bar Soap *Mouthwash *Deodorant

How to get started:

  1. Download FLYER, print, and place on box/collection container
  2. Collect travel-sized toiletry items now through January 31
  3. Weigh collection container and email weight to Maggie.Mitchell@utahafp.org
  4. Take collected items to local shelter of your choice. If you live in the Salt Lake Valley and need to make arrangements for items to be picked up, please email Maggie Mitchell. Picked up items will be donated to the Road Home.

If you have any questions or need assistance getting started, please contact Maggie Mitchell at Maggie.Mitchell@utahafp.org

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities in Utah

Maliheh Clinic Salt Lake City, UT
The work of the Maliheh Free Clinic depends on the dedicated professionals who donate their time and talent. The clinic allows them to participate in community service without the red tape of traditional healthcare. Click HERE for more info.

Utah Food Bank – Salt Lake City, UT
Click on the following links for more information:
Individual or Group Volunteering        Family Volunteering        Food Box Decorating

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) – Multiple Locations in Utah
CASA is a national volunteer organization that empowers everyday citizens to be the voice for abused, neglected or dependent children that are involved in the system through no fault of their own.  Being a CASA volunteer does not require any special education or background. CASA is looking for people who care about children and have common sense. As a volunteer, you will be thoroughly trained and well supported by professional staff to help you through each case. Click HERE for more info. 

Community Soup Kitchen – St. George, UT
Volunteers needed to serve food in the soup kitchen or help distribute brown bag lunches on Saturday afternoons. Click HERE for more info.

Pillowcases for Hospitalized Children – Logan, UT
A hospital experience can be terrifying and traumatic for both a child and their family. While others strive to find a cure, Ryan’s Case for Smiles helps with the stress and emotional impact of illness in the here and now. These whimsical pillowcases give children an emotional boost, while resources and tools help families better understand and cope with the experience. Click HERE for more info.