Volunteer http://kuer.org en Utah's Spurge Scourge Targeted in Weekend Event http://kuer.org/post/utahs-spurge-scourge-targeted-weekend-event <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Spring means <a href="http://www.utahweed.org/PDF/Myrtle_spurge.pdf" target="_blank">spurge in Utah</a>. And Salt Lake County is <a href="http://www.purgeyourspurge.org/" target="_blank">recruiting people</a> to help purge the pretty -- but invasive -- weed.</span></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 21:14:49 +0000 Judy Fahys 45608 at http://kuer.org Utah's Spurge Scourge Targeted in Weekend Event Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Brings Dozens of Volunteers to Utah Food Bank http://kuer.org/post/martin-luther-king-jr-day-service-brings-dozens-volunteers-utah-food-bank <p></p><p>The Salt Lake City Mayor’s office has for 13 years hosted a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in partnership with the Utah Food Bank. Today more than 100 volunteers lent their time and energy to the cause.&nbsp;</p><p>Ginette&nbsp;Bott with the Utah Food Bank addressed volunteers early Monday morning about the value of their service. Bott says last year volunteers donated 103,000 hours of time to the organization.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 22:07:37 +0000 Whittney Evans 41037 at http://kuer.org Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Brings Dozens of Volunteers to Utah Food Bank Utah Ranked #1 Volunteering State in the Nation for the Eighth Year http://kuer.org/post/utah-ranked-1-volunteering-state-nation-eighth-year <p>Utah ranks first in the nation for volunteering according to a new report released today. It’s the eighth straight year the state has received the honor.</p><p>The report published by the organization Volunteering and Civic Life in America notes that more than 900,000 people in Utah volunteered this year. Some were donating their time on Monday in a large warehouse in Salt Lake City for Candy Cane Corner. It’s an annual program that provides new donated clothing and toys for families in need each Christmas. Volunteers, like Shelley North of West Jordan were excited to help.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 23:29:23 +0000 Karina Puikkonen 39645 at http://kuer.org Utah Ranked #1 Volunteering State in the Nation for the Eighth Year Volunteer for the Technology Drive http://kuer.org/post/volunteer-technology-drive <p><a href="http://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHFhWmtWTmI5bkRYTlNSeldXTnFPclE6MQ#gid=0" target="_blank">Click here to volunteer for KUER's&nbsp;Technology Drive!&nbsp;</a></p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 20:22:13 +0000 Gayle Ewer 21285 at http://kuer.org Volunteer for the Technology Drive