SALT LAKE CITY — There are many organizations in the city seeking volunteers and donations during the holiday season.

Unless otherwise noted, RSVP for all projects to Savannah Wake, volunteer coordinator, at or 801-535-6202.

• Human Rights Day: Monday, Dec. 10, 5:30 - 8:30 pm, The Leonardo, 209 E. 500 South. Five volunteers are needed, ages 16 and up, to help with check-in/tickets, coat check, food and beverage oversight, photography, and cleanup.

• Food and Warm Clothing Drive: Wednesday, Dec. 12 - Friday, Jan. 18. Take donations to city buildings between Dec. 12 and Jan. 19. Drive up and drop off your items during curbside collection events at the City-County Building, 250 S. 400 East, on Dec. 19 and Jan 16, 4-5:30 p.m.

• Residents from Districts 1 and 2 needed to serve on one of the city's many boards and commissions.

• Fall leaf raking: All community members are encouraged to participate and help their neighbors in need. Request a leaves-only bin by calling 801-535-6999.

• Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: VITA volunteers help low- to middle-income people complete their federal and state tax returns for free. All training is provided. Sign up at or contact Greg McDonald at

Visit the United Way website at to view more volunteer opportunities in the Salt Lake area.