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The recipients of the Utah 2016 Select 25 award were recently honored at a luncheon in downtown Salt Lake City. The organizations represent a wide range of causes, including support and activities for veterans, programs for disabled children and young adults, and services for at-risk children.

Winners walk away with more than the award. They also receive marketing supplies, including a banner, photos, and video footage.

Each organization is doing inspiring work in communities throughout Utah. Click on the links below to learn more about what’s happening in a neighborhood around you and to find out how you can get involved.

4-H Ability Buddies Club (Payson) – Teaching children and adults social skills, life skills, and leadership through mastering self-reliance and independence

4 Paws 4 Patriots (Hooper) – Dedicated to providing service dogs and training at no cost to veterans

Assistance League of Southern Utah (St. George) – Dedicated to enriching the lives of children in need in Southern Utah

Bear-O-Care (Riverton) – Providing support and care to adults and their families with multiple disabilities

Bridgerland Literacy (Logan) – Empowering individuals with sustainable literacy skills in the home, workforce, and community

Camp Hobe (Salt Lake City) – Letting kids with cancer and their siblings just be kids         

Children’s Service Society (Ogden) – Empowering families and caregivers through services that support the safety and well-being of children

Community Health Connect (Provo) – Increasing access to quality medical and dental care for low-income, uninsured residents of Utah County

Continue Mission (Woods Cross) – Serving veterans with physical, mental, and emotional injuries connected to their military service

Family Support and Treatment Center (Orem) – Preventing harm and providing healing relationships through child abuse prevention and treatment of emotional trauma

Friends for Sight (Salt Lake City) – Working passionately each day to save sight and change lives

Green River PACT (Green River) – Striving to build a healthier and stronger Green River through outreach programs, education, and community development support

Injury Free Coalition for Kids (Salt Lake City) – A hospital-based, community-oriented injury prevention program whose efforts are anchored in research, education, and advocacy

K-Town Plaza (Kanab) – Providing a free outdoor recreation center where teens can be active, safe, and have fun together

Kids Eat! Foundation (Murray) – Feeding at-risk children through a weekend food backpack program

National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome (Farmington) – Striving to reduce the shaking abuse of infants by educating caregivers on normal infant crying

Safe Harbor Crisis Center (Kaysville) – Offering hope and ending the silence around domestic and sexual violence through advocacy and services

Safe Kids Utah (Salt Lake City) – Injury prevention for Utah’s children

Senior Charity Care Foundation (Kaysville) – Improving the quality of life for our elders in need

South Valley Services (West Jordan) – Providing shelter and services to anyone experiencing domestic abuse 

Southeastern Utah Association of Local Governments (Castledale) – Assisting those in need to become self-sufficient through innovative, comprehensive services and collaborative efforts

Springville City Youth Court (Springville) – Giving youth a second chance through accountability, skill development, and a community connection

The Sharing Place (Salt Lake City) – Providing a grief support program for children and their families following the death of a loved one

Utah Kids Foundation (American Fork) – Supporting special needs families through support groups, assistance with medical equipment, and inclusive family events

Wasatch County Health Department (Heber City) – Providing excellent dental care while improving oral health through prevention, education, and treatment

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