Employees in the Utah offices of investment firm Merrill Lynch are donating $13,800 to a variety of Utah organizations as part of the company's commitment to increase philanthropic programs to mark the milestone of $1 trillion in client assets.

Receiving money are the Salt Lake Interfaith Hospitality Network; Family Support Center; Bennion Elementary School; Guadalupe Children's Center; Multiple Sclerosis Society of Utah; Children's Service Society; Primary Children's Medical Center.Also, Your Community Connection of Ogden; A Fine Line; Utah Chapter of the National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse; Central Utah Health Care Foundation; Crisis Line; and Make-a-Wish Foundation.