Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced on Tuesday that she has donated $2.7 billion to nearly 300 organizations focused on what she described as "categories and communities that have been historically underfunded and overlooked."
Just seven months after running a blazing 5:25 mile while nine months pregnant, Highland resident Makenna Myler ran an Olympic trials qualifying time of 32:03.32 in the 10K distance at the Portland Track Festival.
What's your favorite thing about puppies? Is it their cute yawns, wiggly bottoms or the sweet way they lick your nose? Or maybe it's those doleful eyes that stare into yours as if they know what you are thinking.
The old theater adage "the show must go on" will ring true for a group of youths who will finally perform a show they were ready to wow audiences with a year ago — before a pandemic eclipsed their plans.
On Oct. 18, 2020, the trail and ultrarunning community lost one of its own. On April 10, 2021, runners took to the red rock trails surrounding Zion National Park to race upward of 100 miles in his memory.
A tribute fit for a hero – on a hero's 100th birthday. One of the last remaining survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Ken Potts, is one of only two living survivors that were aboard the battleship USS Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor.
On March 11, Jared Hughes knelt down on one knee to propose to Sariah Harker. At that moment that was immortalized in a photo, Heber Valley train conductor Brandon Crose's smiling face was immortalized along with the proposal of a lifetime.
Moving can be a huge headache, especially during a pandemic. But residents of one Salt Lake apartment community partnered with a national nonprofit to help turn a stressful time into an opportunity to serve those in need.
In February of 2014, Conner Nesbit was diagnosed with testicular cancer. While grappling with his own diagnosis, he would lose his mother after her short battle with ovarian cancer just three months later. His winning piece on the show "Full Bloom" depicted the balance of life and death and everything in between.
With March 21 being World Down Syndrome Day, a nonprofit organization based in Lehi is hoping to raise funds for orphaned children with Down syndrome so that they can be adopted. The fundraiser is aiming to bring awareness through a series of challenges throughout the month of March.
Luke Wren wanted to make a difference in his community and environment, so he started a business that would find a way to repurpose and recycle items that would otherwise end up in the landfill. He calls himself the Junk King.
David Williams, CNN | Posted March 10 - 10:15 p.m.
It started as a joke: Cassandra Madison, 32, and Julia Tinetti, 31, began telling people they were sisters not long after they met in 2013 while working at The Russian Lady restaurant in New Haven, Connecticut.
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Posted March 8 - 7:07 p.m.
A campaign to break the world record for the longest virtual high-five chain launched Monday to celebrate the five-year anniversary of 5 For The Fight, a nonprofit focused on raising funds for cancer research.
Just weeks before the pandemic forced Utahns to stay at home and avoid large gatherings, hundreds joined together to honor the life of a woman who fought cancer years longer than her oncologist told her she likely would.
In March 2020, Boston Housley of Springville took on the 50 Yard Challenge to mow 50 lawns for those in need. It's part of a nonprofit organization instigated by a man named Rodney Smith Jr., who personally delivers a lawn mower and leaf blower to those who complete the challenge.
A Louisiana man scored big points in the kindness department when he noticed a young boy shooting hoops into a trash can and decided to gift him the real thing. Devin Hinkston talked to KSL.com about how surprised he was when his gesture garnered national attention.
It's a well-established fact that teachers are everyday heroes for all they do for the students in their classrooms. But one prekindergarten teacher went above and beyond when she gave her 5-year-old student the gift of a lifetime: her kidney.
As much of Texas hunkers down in the midst of a record-breaking arctic storm, dozens of people are braving the frigid temperatures to rescue one of the Lone Star state's most vulnerable creatures: the endangered sea turtle.
After a woman's attempts to remove Gorilla Glue from her hair following a botched hairstyle attempt went viral, supporters raised nearly $24,000 for her medical care. Now, she's giving the majority of that money to charity.
Have you ever had something happen that completely took the wind out of your parenting sails? I did the day I heard a knock on the door and found it was my worst nightmare: a police officer asking me if I was missing a child.
When schools shifted to online learning last spring due to the pandemic, fourth grader Conner Bailey began to thrive. As a competitive rock climber who also had a learning disability, Conner was struggling. After nearly a year of online school under his belt, Conner has risen the ranks of both academics and the climbing wall.