Heart & Hands Award

During Utah Philanthropy Day, we are honored to provide organizations the opportunity to highlight and honor one or more volunteers with a Heart & Hands Award. This award acknowledges those people who make significant contributions to an organization's mission through their volunteer or philanthropic service.

This award category is for all nonprofits to present their star volunteers. All submissions will be honored with this award following a committee review to ensure alignment with Utah Philanthropy Day's mission. Those honored with this award will receive a certificate, a pin, and will be recognized during the event. 

Nominating organizations are responsible for the purchasing of tickets for their Heart & Hands Award recipients. Individual nonprofit tickets are $60, or your organization can receive 8 tickets as a Nonprofit Group Sponsor for $450. If the cost of purchasing tickets is prohibitive to your organization, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to inquire about Heart & Hands Award scholarships.


Premio al corazón y las manos

Durante el Día de la filantropía de Utah, nos honra dar a las organizaciones la oportunidad de destacar y honrar a uno o más voluntarios con un Premio al corazón y las manos. Con este premio se reconoce a las personas que hacen contribuciones significativas a la misión de una organización a través de su servicio voluntario o filantrópico.

Esta categoría de premio es para que todas las organizaciones sin fines de lucro presenten a su voluntario estrella. Todas las presentaciones recibirán este premio después de una revisión del comité para garantizar que se alineen con la misión del Día de la filantropía de Utah. Quienes sean honrados con este premio recibirán un certificado, un prendedor y serán reconocidos durante el evento.

Las organizaciones que nominen son responsables de comprar las entradas para sus ganadores del Premio al corazón y las manos. Las entradas individuales para organizaciones sin fines de lucro cuestan $60 o su organización puede recibir ocho entradas como una Patrocinadora de un grupo de una organización sin fines de lucro por $450. Si el costo de las entradas es inasequible para su organización, comuníquese a la dirección This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. para consultar por las becas del Premio al corazón y las manos.


Nominations must be submitted by August 15, 2022.

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2021 Heart & Hands Award Honorees:

Kristin Andrus, Jahazi Charity

Kiki Ariss, I.J. and Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center

Stephen Dewayne Ashmead, College of Health, University of Utah

Tamara Bahr, Girl Scouts of Utah

David W. Baldridge, The Children's Center Utah

Dana Ball, Guatemalan Humanitarian Tours

Teresa and Bill Barnes Family, Friends of the Salt Lake County Childrens Justice Center

Darrin Baxter, Guatemalan Humanitarian Tours

Randi Beck, Community Action Services and Food Bank

Stephanie Benally, Granite School District

Linnea Bennett, Community Action Services and Food Bank

William Bessette, Guatemalan Humanitarian Tours

Michelle Bradshaw, Safe Harbor Crisis Center

Ruth Brockman, Seager Memorial Clinic

Marsha Campbell, Girl Scouts of Utah

Joshua Cannon, Saint George Bicycle Collective

Jeanlee Carver, Friends of the Weber/Morgan Children's Justice Center

Beth Cynoweth, Thanksgiving Point

Ted Clayton, Flourish Bakery

Andrew Corrao, YWCA Utah

Brad and Terry Cottam, Memory Matters Utah

Kristine Crandall, The Nature Conservancy in Utah

Natalie Dalley, Five12 Foundation

Joan Davis, Your Community Connection Family Crisis Center

Torrill Eccles, Shriners Hospitals for Children-SLC

Cynthia Eldredge, Good Samaritan Foundation

Brooke Facer, Safe Harbor Crisis Center

Patricia Fava, Flourish Bakery

Chas Foote, David Eccles School of Business- Development

David Fuhrman, Stone of Hope Youth

Stephanie Fuller, Ogden Bicycle Collective

Rhonda Greenwood, Davis Technical College Foundation

Brad Hardy, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake

Brent Haymond, Mountainland Head Start, Inc.

Sarah Hecox, Girl Scouts of Utah

Joyce Holbrook, Weber-Morgan Health Dept.

Dawn Isensee, Girls on the Run Southern Utah

Robb Jones, The Academy for Creating Enterprise

Reverend Sandra Jones, Flourish Bakery

Michael Joseph, United Way of Northern Utah

Julie Joyce, Peace House

Brooke Karrington, David Eccles School of Business

Jenna Lawlor, The Refuge Utah

Amy Leininger, Flourish Bakery

William Littig, Waste Less Solutions

Amy Maddux, Jewish Family Service

Karen Marriott, Peace House

Gail McBride, Flourish Bakery

Megan Menlove, The Refuge Utah

Marci Milligan, The Entrada Institute, Inc.

Ashley Moldenhauer, Team Nash

Leslie Motley, The Road Home

Judy Mower, The Refuge Utah

Brigid Mulvey, Maliheh Free Clinic

Dee Munson, FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake

Steve Munson, Ogden Nature Center

Yvonne Navarro, Make-A-Wish Utah

Kent Nelson, Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County

Crystal Newbery, The INN Between

Brad Norton, Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County

Danka Orellana Guatemalan Humanitarian Tours

Chris Parker, Kids On The Move

Brent G. Parkin, Eccles Art Center

David & Kaila Patterson, Kids on the Move Respite Care

Brenda Petersen, Safe Harbor Crisis Center

Olivia Pettit, The Refuge Utah

Katherine and Douglas Pulley, Good Samaritan Foundation

Hannah Robin, Roseman University of Health Sciences

Kevin Schabacker, Ogden Bicycle Collective

Brent Severe, Granite Education Foundation

Linda Simmons, Hearts Knit Together

Leanne Spencer, Family Support Center

Gwen Springmeyer, Breathe Utah

Susan H. Stevenson, Utah Division of Arts & Museums

Claudia Stillman, Highland City Library

Michael Swenson, Guatemalan Humanitarian Tours

Satin Tashnizi, Emerald Project

Emmanuel Toledo Rodriguez, Family Engagement Centers

Aymee Torres-Angulo, The Refuge Utah

Ed Turner, Flourish Bakery

The I.J. and Jeanné Wagner Charitable Foundation

 Mike Washburn, Utah Division of Arts & Museums

Angela Williams, Women of the World

Karl Wilson, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah

Peggy Woodward, Shriners Hospitals for Children-SLC

Jen Wright, Guatemalan Humanitarian Tours

Robert Wyss, Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation