Nearly six years ago a Santaquin woman decided she needed a quilting project to stay busy. Now thousands of quilts later and at the age of 89, Grandma Epperson is still delivering a special gift to one kindergarten class.
At times they've benefitted from KSL's Quarters for Christmas program that delivers shoes and other clothing items to needy families. Now they're raising money so the program can help others in circumstances they know all too well.
Christmas came a little early for Meadowlark Elementary School with a High 5! But this wasn't any ordinary High 5.. this required a little elbow grease on our part.. and some very generous partners. Our friends at Read Today, Deannie Wimmer, DDM, Elements Capital and America First all pitched in for this very COLORFUL and POWERFUL gift of reading!
Being able to just hop in a car and go is something many people take for granted. We were there when a local organization gave one family the gift of transportation, tailor made to fit all their needs.
Some children have no idea what a birthday present even looks like. That's because they've never been given one. One Utah organization is changing that and putting smiles on children's faces at a difficult time.
When so many of her classmates were talking about a shooting on campus, one Union Middle School student decided it was time to change the conversation and focus instead on a much more positive and uplifting message.
It's an expensive sport and many families struggle to foot the bill for their kids to play hockey. One man is making it his mission to make sure money is never the issue when children decide if they want to gear up.
She knows their desperation firsthand. As an Iranian refugee, she came to the United States with nothing more than $42 in her pocket. Now she's thriving but not forgetting about those who are struggling as she once did.
So many men and women lose the battle with cancer. Not nearly often enough do we recognize the courage it takes to keep going during difficult treatments. We honored just a few women now fighting that fight with a KSL Today High 5.
A tough duo on crime but it's how one Unified Police Officer and his partner spend their time off that makes them deserving of a High 5. They're changing perceptions and fears about police one child at a time.
We were tipped off about Norm Barnes as the new man to the neighborhood who often spent his time cleaning up after others. But after meeting those who know him best, he actually does so much more than that which is why he's getting a KSL today High 5.