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Utah volunteers participate in Day of Caring

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 5 2015 3:34 a.m. MDT

Raina Ellis of Questar sprays the windows while cleaning the Scott School during United Way Day of Caring 2013 in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Day of Caring engages more than 4,000 volunteers from more than 115 local companies. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) Raina Ellis of Questar sprays the windows while cleaning the Scott School during United Way Day of Caring 2013 in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Day of Caring engages more than 4,000 volunteers from more than 115 local companies. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — Gathering supplies for schools, cleaning the outside of schools and enjoying time with kids in schools were on the agenda of volunteers Thursday.

United Way of Salt Lake held its annual Day of Caring Thursday. Volunteers helped in their communities to brighten days and beautify the area.

Day of Caring engages more than 4,000 volunteers from more than 115 local companies. Volunteers spend upwards of 36,000 hours completing more than 100 one-day service projects in Davis, Salt Lake, Summit, and Tooele counties.

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