Monthly Archives: November 2016

A global Day of Giving

Authored by: Gina Percival, Public Relations and Volunteer Coordinator at Salt Lake County Youth Services The Holidays can get a little bit crazy. We all want to show appreciation to the people we love and it looks like everybody is … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving to remember

Authored by: Sophia Koplin, Skyline High School Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for all you have and gather together to realize the amazing things we all have to be thankful for. This past Saturday, November 19th, 2016, a group of … Continue reading

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Pink drug(U-47700) and what to do about it

Authored by: Khanh Tong, Prevention Case Manager Recently there’s been a lot of talk about the “Pink” drug (also known as U-47700). Many fear that this is the “new drug” on the street and it could get to our youth. … Continue reading

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Suicide: Speak out, Reach out

Authored By: Gina Percival, Public Relations and Volunteer Coordinator Everybody has been touched by suicide. It could have been either because somebody you knew attempted/committed suicide or just because you saw it reported on the news. It doesn’t matter how … Continue reading

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Celebrate World Kindness Day!

Authored by: Corylyn Ybarra, Manager of Shelter-Programs at Salt Lake County Youth Services Did you know there is a day set aside to celebrate kindness? I am not sure what to think about this. Do we need a day to … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day with your kids

Authored By: Loren Georgeson & Karlia Lopez, Elk Run Elementary Afterschool Program Veterans Day is celebrated annually on November 11th. For some, this may mean having an extra day off work, but there is more to this day than just … Continue reading

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Let’s celebrate Veterans Day

Authored by: JD Green, Crisis Services Manager Veteran’s Day is a celebration of Armistice Day which was the end of WWI. On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice, or temporary cessation … Continue reading

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