To download Application go to Holiday Gift Box Tab above
reminder that it is UAID Holiday Gift Box time again.
The kick off open house will be this Thursday from 2 until 5
at the main location for the Gift Box
this year: 5415 S. 4270 W. Kearns.
It is a building donated for two months by the Trinity United Methodist Church
and is in their parking lot. There will be snacks, volunteer opportunities,
packets of info and a tour. Please come. Call Debbie at 801-970-1930 for
There will be two main
locations to do volunteer work, drop off or pick up ornaments and drop off or
pick up gifts. There will also be drop off locations by appointment for gifts
in South Jordan, West Valley City, Park City and Syracuse. Call Kathy at
801-870-7011 to make arrangements for pick up of ornaments or drop off of gifts
in those locations.
The UAID goal this year is 1500 low income individuals with
intellectual disabilities for holiday presents. As always, it is a needs based
program, so people can't ask for things like ipods or cameras, etc. Ornaments are
available We were able to serve 1206 last year and hope to reach this new goal
with your help.
Project coordinator: Debbie Wyan 801-970-1930 or
You can get ornaments:
1. at the office:
1453 s. Major Street (between State and Main) in Salt Lake.
2. 5415 S. 4270
W. Kearns. or
3. we can email
them to you.
4. by appointment
in the drop off locations mentioned above. Call Kathy at 801-870-7011 for info.
Ways to help:
is the most important thing. Attached is a volunteer list so you and your
family or friends can pick an activity and make an appointment. A limited
number of time slots will be available this year for groups wanting to hold a
holiday party and wrap gifts during the party. Eagle Scout projects are
encouraged as well.
There is a wish
list attached if you would rather buy gifts to help fill the orders for
individuals who do not get adopted.
Donate. As always, we have arranged some
discounts and we are tax exempt, so cash donations go farther using our team of
volunteer shoppers. Monitory donations
can be mailed to our address at P. O. Box 25304, SLC Ut 84125, drop[ed by our
office at 1453 s. Major Street (between State and Main in SLC), or the Kearns location at 5415 S. 4270 W. Kearns.
Or through the website at www.uaidutah.org.
Both locations can take credit card donations now as well. Call Kathy for
further information about monitory donations (801-870-7011)
the receipts (or a copy) for anything you buy for UAID and we can get the taxes
back from the State.
NEED A TAX DEDUCTION????
AS ALWAYS, UAID (Utah Association for Intellectual Disabilities) is a
great charitable donation. UAID is a 501 c 3 nonprofit that is volunteer driven (only one part time
paid staff person), does not charge the clients for anything that they do and
does not apply for any government money,( leaving the funding intact for
agencies that deal with critical care needs like housing, medical, etc.) UAID
relies on a number of donors that make donations throughout the year. Fundraisers are held all year long by
volunteers and clients to help support the many programs.
Do you want to help people
with intellectual disabilities?
Everything is FREE for our clients.
**UAID has volunteer led activities weekly!
- Do you enjoy helping people
learn new crafts?
**Come sing & dance with our clients!
- Do you share a passion for
the visual or performing arts?
- Do you like to do activities
as a family, business, neighborhood, or church group?
- Do you have kids becoming Eagle
Scouts or need volunteer hours for school?
- Do you have used clothing or
household goods? Pick up is Free! 801-466-8243.
always-UAID takes no government money, uses volunteers to the max, charges the
clients nothing, so your donation
reaches many more individuals with intellectual disabilities! Thanks for your help!!!
•✉Mail a check
to: P. O. Box 25304 SLC, Utah 84125
through our website Donate!
•✍Drop it in
person at our office: 1453 S. Major Street, SLC, Utah 84125