For the 12th straight year, the Beehive State swept the top spot in the country for the number of people who volunteer, but also the amount of time spent doing it, according to the latest Volunteering in America study.
Crossroads Urban Center honored Oliver Tibbitts with its inaugural Tibbitts Award for Outstanding Young Volunteer on Thursday. Tibbitts, who had volunteered at Crossroads since he was a young child, died Dec. 20, 2017, of leukemia at age 11.
Destiny Garcia, who was once addicted to heroin, graduated from Operation Rio Grande's drug court program this month — and now has a full-time job in Salt Lake County, her own apartment, and a new chance at life.
Twelve-year-old Meagyn Moeller from Wisconsin could have gone anywhere, done anything or met anyone with the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Her choice: to visit the headquarters of her favorite video game, which happens to be in Draper.
A phone call to a wrong number in Nebraska delivered just what a man in pain needed: a ride to a hospital. Lisa Nagengast said a driver for a Jimmy John's sandwich shop rescued her brother on Saturday night.