I wish to give an enormous shout-out to the Santa Sacks venture. This charitable endeavor has been occurring for the previous 11 years — below the inspiration, initiative, and power of Kathy Newton — to learn college students within the Granite College District. With out the donations and generosity of so many people and companies within the Salt Lake space, the Santa Sacks venture couldn’t have gone ahead with the capability of serving 1000’s of scholars who would in any other case not have Christmas.
This yr, they anticipate to offer Santa Sacks for greater than 3,500 college students of all ages in want. The COVID-19 pandemic has not stifled the beneficiant hearts of our residents. Kathy speaks of numerous miracles with folks coming ahead with the donations wanted. Even with the rising numbers of sacks wanted, due to the folks of our neighborhood, these kids will nonetheless have Christmas throughout a tough financial yr — a heartwarming state of affairs that reminds us of the great that’s nonetheless in our world, particularly this neighborhood.