Warm Clothes Drive – January
Collected new and gently used coats, hats, gloves, scarves, socks, blankets and sweaters for The Road Home. The Road Home is a private non-profit social service agency that assists individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Salt Lake County and along the Wasatch Front.
Ronald McDonald House – February
Collected food items to prepare and serve dinner for families with seriously ill or injured children being treated at area hospitals. Stocked fridge, freezer and pantry for future meals.
MS Walk – May
Formed a team to participate in the event as well as to help raise critical funds that support cutting edge research, drive change through advocacy, facilitate professional education and provide programs and services to help people with MS move their lives forward. We raised $1,500 in donations and a team of 22 walkers participated in the event.
Backpack 2 School – August Our team raised $700 in cash donations, 41 backpacks and school supplies to support this local project providing free backpacks and school supplies to students of Title I schools. Veritas Funding committee members volunteered time in the planning of the project and on the day of the event. Overall, the project provided 1,000 backpacks, assisted with school registration and held a carnival for the students.
6th Annual Christmas Gift Project Together, the employees raised $4,160 to help children in need during the holiday season. The amazing owners of our company matched 100% of our contributions for a total of $8,320! We purchased clothes, snow boots, gloves, hats, coats and toys for 46 children in need and gave $100 gift cards to 21 families.