KSL Television and Questar/Mountain Fuel presented $5,000 to benefit the State Homeless Coordinating Council, which dispenses the money contributed to the state income tax checkoff.
Bill Murdock, executive vice president and general manager of KSL Television, and Curt Burnett, vice president of public affairs at Ques-tar, presented the money to Gov. Norm H. Bangerter.The money was contributed by businesses and individuals at the recent Helen Reddy benefit concert for the homeless, sponsored by the two organizations.
The campaign hopes to educate people about who the homeless are and encourage them to volunteer, donate or offer jobs and affordable housing. A video about people who have lost their homes is being produced to encourage people to become involved.