Faith coalition celebrates first year

Thursday, March 15, 2018 (Moab Sun News) The Grand County Faith Based Coalition celebrated its first anniversary with a dinner meeting on Tuesday, March 6, at the Grand Center. Last year’s accomplishments included a June food drive for the Grand County Food Bank, back-to-school materials donations to the Moab Valley Multicultural Center, a suicide prevention […]

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Multicultural center conducts largest fundraiser of 2018

By Jacque Garcia (The Times-Independent)- The Moab Valley Multicultural Center is conducting an all-new fundraising campaign throughout this month — an event slated to be MVMCs largest 2018 fundraising effort. “The catchphrase is Multicultural March: Help us help each other, or Marzo Multicultural: Ayudenos a ayudar,” MVMC Outreach Coordinator Joanna Onorato said. In previous years MVMC relied […]

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Arts council gives $7K to local non-profits

The Moab Arts Council has granted $7,000 to be divided among eight local organizations and events in support of the arts in Moab. A total of 13 organizations made requests for funding to the council, totaling $19,481.50. The council hosted an award ceremony Jan. 9 at the MARC where the grantees were recognized. Recipients of […]

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A day to remember loved ones

By Lara Gale (Moab Sun News)- As fall turns to winter, communities worldwide are preparing to celebrate the memories of deceased loved ones in annual traditional festivals for the dead. Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is one such tradition, bringing together music, dancing and delicious home-prepared food in gatherings that allow […]

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Stars come out on Sept. 15

By Sharon Sullivan (Moab Sun News)- Twice a week for the past couple of months, Moab “star” Aaron Aboites and dance “instructor” Cali Bulmash have been practicing their steps together at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center. They’re one of nine pairs competing in “Dancing with the Moab Stars,” a Moab Valley Multicultural Center fundraiser based […]

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Giving back WabiSabi partners benefit from banner spring at non profit

by Molly Marcello (Moab Times-Independent)- WabiSabi’s eleven nonprofit partners recently received a total of $10,000 from the community thrift store’s spring proceeds. According to their nonprofit partners, WabiSabi’s support allows local organizations to focus on their missions, which range from afterschool programs to community health care and multicultural outreach. Moab Solutions — an environmental stewardship and homeless assistance […]

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One big check

(Moab Sun News)- WabiSabi recently gave out a total of $10,000 in proceeds from the first half of 2017 to its partner organizations: Arches Education Center, Beacon Afterschool Program, Community Rebuilds, Grand Area Mentoring, the Grand County Family Support Center, KZMU Community Radio, Moab Free Health Clinic, Moab Solutions, Moab Valley Multicultural Center/Centro Multicultural, Moab […]

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Local groups to participate in fundraising events March 30

(Moab Times Independent)- On Thursday, March 30, Moab residents will have the opportunity to again prove their record-breaking generosity by contributing to their favorite nonprofit organizations and schools during the annual Love Utah Give Utah event. This year, the Moab Valley Multicultural Center, the Moab Free Health Clinic, the Moab Music Festival, WabiSabi and Grand […]

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Donors show the love for Moab Valley Multicultural Center

Donors show the love for Moab Valley Multicultural Center (Moab Times-Independent)- When the staff and volunteers at the Moab Valley Multicultural Cener (MVMC) set goals for the annual “Love Utah Give Utah” fundraising event sponsored by the Community Foundation of Utah, they thought 250 individual donors to MVMC might be an ambitious but realistic target. […]

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Love Utah Give Utah fundraiser on March 31 benefits local, statewide NPOs

Giving event sustains nonprofits by Rudy Herndon (Moab Sun News)- For Moab’s nonprofit community, Thursday, March 31, is like Christmas all over again. The Community Foundation of Utah will be holding its online Love Utah Give Utah fundraiser for 24 hours that day, giving donors the chance to connect with their favorite nonprofits. Residents can […]

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