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Has the stress of holiday shopping got you down? Smile!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are going to hit unprecedented sales goals this year, with economists predicting Black Friday’s sales to exceed $3 billion – for the first time ever. Cyber Monday is no different: last year the digital shopping frenzy day hit $3.19 billion, and Forbes predicts it will see a 9.4% increase [...]

2016-11-21T20:48:13+00:00

Overflow homeless shelter opens ahead of storm

SALT LAKE CITY — It went down to the wire, but the Salt Lake City Council has budgeted up to $280,000 to operate an overflow shelter downtown for people experiencing homelessness. The shelter, to be set up nightly in Catholic Community Services of Utah's St. Vincent de Paul Dining Hall, opened at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. [...]

2016-11-27T20:20:52+00:00

KUER 90.1 Puts the Pledge toward the Homeless

Over 1,650 patients will receive services thanks to KUER and their Fall Fund Drive! Local public radio station KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City partnered up with Fourth Street Clinic this week for their pledge drive. Thanks to them, listeners who donated could select their donation gift to go towards Fourth Street Clinic, helping to [...]

2016-11-27T20:14:45+00:00

SL Trib Poll: Utahns Want more resources for homeless housing and services

In an article written in the Salt Lake Tribune on January 19, 2016, a recent poll found that "most Utahns favor spending $25 million to expand housing and services for the homeless." Conversations and brainstorming sessions are a top priority in understanding how to better meet the needs of our homeless. To read the full article, [...]

2016-11-27T20:22:18+00:00