Groups, individuals working to achieve better health can benefit from grants

Published: Monday, Dec. 10 2012 5:43 p.m. MST

While the grant money helps, Campbell said, her organization is heavily reliant upon in-kind donations, including an ongoing need for basic supplies necessary in every home. Those interested can call the center or visit www.southvalleysanctuary.com, which has an undisclosed location for safety reasons, for more information.

"When people come here, they don't have anything," she said. "We give them anything they want and tell them they can take whatever they need when it comes time for them to leave. Starting a new life is hard enough."

SelectHealth is now accepting applications for the 2013 Select 25 awards. At least three recipients will be chosen from each of four specified Utah regions, including northern, eastern, southern and western Utah, as well as greater Salt Lake City. Thirteen at-large winners will also be chosen.

The winners are selected by a committee of leaders from SelectHealth, Intermountain Healthcare and the community. Applications are being accepted until Jan. 11, 2013, and only the first 500 will be considered.

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