With a mission of supporting women and children in need, Women’s Giving Fund awards high-impact grants to local organizations that are making a difference. Over the past four years, Women’s Giving Fund has granted:
- $30,000 to PC Tots, to provide affordable childcare for low-income families in the greater Park City area
- $30,000 to Community for Children’s Justice, to fund a medical room in Park City for children who experience abuse
- $30,000 to Peace House, to support their transitional housing program for victims of domestic violence
- $33,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah, to increase the number of at-risk youth served in Summit County through their community-based mentoring program
Past Women’s Giving Fund Grantees
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah: Big Brothers Big Sisters needs Defenders of Potential to make a difference in the lives of local children. Volunteers are matched with children facing adversity who want and need the influence of a positive role model. Commitment is 12 months, 2-4 times per month. Flexible, fun, and rewarding. For more information, visit bbbsu.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 435-649-9366.
Community for Children’s Justice: CCJ is actively recruiting board members! We are particularly looking for individuals with capital campaign experience or a finance background. We are also in need of volunteers and committee members for events, marketing, and public relations. There are many ways to get involved! Questions and requests for more information can be directed to Harry Kirschner at email@example.com
PC Tots: PC Tots would be grateful for volunteers! They are planning field trips on the Park City bus system for pre-kindergarten classes and could use adults to help. They always like to have adults read to the tots, and anyone with musical talent could do mini-concerts in classrooms. Please contact Carol Loomis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peace House: Peace House is seeking volunteers to assist in their efforts to end the cycle of violence and domestic abuse within Summit and Wasatch Counties. Volunteers are currently needed for special events, fundraising, marketing, administration, English to Spanish translation, childcare, mentorship, and more. Contact volunteer coordinator Jill Smith at 435-776-6036 or email@example.com for more information.
Other Local Nonprofits
Christian Center of Park City: Dynamic personalities with generous hearts and smiling faces are needed for all volunteer positions at the Christian Center or Park City, where every individual is met at their point of need. Our volunteers interact with guests and customers at special events including Back 2 School Basics, Latino Arts Festival, and Operation Hope. They also assist staff in our food pantry, thrift store, Tuesday Nite Dinners, and in our boutique. We have positions for every need and ability! Please contact Jessica at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up today!
EATS Park City: EATS Park City is dedicated to ensuring every student has opportunities to develop lifelong healthy habits and access to fresh, nutritious appealing food. Volunteers are an essential part of our programs. As a volunteer at a cooking class, you’ll get the chance to prepare and eat a nourishing recipe made from scratch with students. No prior cooking experience necessary – just bring yourself and a positive attitude! Several additional opportunities are available based on your interests. Contact email@example.com to get involved.
Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties: Habitat for Humanity invites you to build sustainable, healthy and affordable housing as a ReStore volunteer. Do you love to tinker and fix things? Find treasures? Are you looking for a regular volunteer opportunity that is fun and makes a lasting difference for local families? Immediate opportunities include cashier, merchandising, and customer ambassador roles. For more information call 435-658-1400 or visit habitat-utah.org.
Holy Cross Ministries: Holy Cross Ministries (HCM) is dedicated to responding to the needs of the under-served community by providing direct services in Education, Health Outreach, and Legal Immigration fields. HCM offers a variety of volunteer opportunities in Summit County through its School Readiness, Parents as Teachers (PAT) and Promotora Outreach programs. If you are looking for volunteer opportunities involving early childhood education and/or health outreach, HCM is in need of volunteers to assist with day-to-day pre-school classroom activities, reading sessions with students, help to facilitate Parent Night meetings, lesson planning/prep, and more. You can get involved on a one-time, project-based or ongoing basis and help us make an immediate and lasting impact in the lives of families and individuals we serve. Please contact Maria Mullahi at firstname.lastname@example.org or 801.261.3440 ext. 131 to get started and/or for more information on existing volunteer opportunities.
Kimball Art Center: The Park City Kimball Arts Festival returns to Main Street August 2-4 for its 50th year! This is the biggest fundraiser for Kimball Art Center, allowing free art education and exhibitions to all. This promises to be three days packed with art, cuisine, and music. Volunteering for Arts Fest is loads of fun and comes with an automatic deposit in your good karma bank account. Plus, volunteers receive free entry into the Festival, a swag bag, a collector’s t-shirt and more.
Dates: August 2-4, 2019
National Ability Center: Volunteers interested in cycling, bike maintenance, archery, water sports, climbing, and more are always needed Mondays-Saturdays. Email email@example.com to get involved.
Nuzzles & Co: Nuzzles & Co. is looking for volunteers to help furry friends waiting for adoption. They need people to walk dogs, socialize with the animals, and assist with pet care and cleanup. Shifts are available at the Tanger Outlets adoption center from 10am-6: 30pm and at the Rescue & Rehab Ranch from 7am-7pm. For more information call 435-649-5441 or visit www.nuzzlesandco.org.
People’s Health Clinic: People’s Health Clinic is looking for volunteer interpreters who are fluent in both Spanish and English. If you are interested in sharing your language skills, please contact Meg at 435-333-1863 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Park City Museum: Do you love history and Park City? Are you interested in furthering your involvement in the community? Park City Museum needs volunteers to help install and take down traveling exhibits, catalog and process collection items, assist in the Research Library, lead tours and school group programs, and assist as gallery guides. Please contact Jenette Purdy for more information at 435-649-7457 or email@example.com.
Swaner Preserve & EcoCenter: Do you love nature? Volunteers are a vital part of our mission at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter. We strive to preserve the land, educate the community about the value of nature, and nurture both the ecosystem and our human connection to the natural landscape. Our volunteers assist with many aspects of the operation from conservation and garden projects to kids programs and staff support. For more information please contact Rhea Cone, Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 435-797-8956.