2019 Root for Kids Awards | Root for Kids

2019 Root for Kids Awards

Every year, Root for Kids recognizes key partners and individuals in our community who go above and beyond to support our mission. Meet the 2019 Root for Kids award recipients – 2019 Outstanding Community Partner: Utah Food Bank For over 115 years, Utah Food Bank has stayed true to one objective: fighting hunger statewide.  Last …

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2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

2nd Annual Health Fair

On July 12, 2019, Root for Kids hosted its 2nd Annual Health Fair for kids enrolled in the Caterpillar Clubhouse. This year, The University of Utah Physician Assistant Program joined the fun! That made it possible to also invite our Early Head Start families to receive free health services.  Identifying health conditions early is key …

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My Root for Kids Story: Class of 2019

On May 20, 2019 we celebrated over 100 children graduating from Root for Kids programs. Kids aging out of the programs between January and July are invited for a Spring Graduation event organized by Root for Kids. This graduation, we asked the parents to share a little bit about their journey with Root for Kids …

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2019 Utah Families Connect: Fit Kid Fair

Every year, Root for Kids joins all Parents as Teachers programs in Utah for the Utah Families Connect event. The theme this year at Root for Kids was developing healthy habits. Thus, staff prepared and served a healthy dinner, planned obstacle courses for the kids and offered parent/child yoga classes. About 50 families and 150 …

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