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FILE - The Kennecott Charitable Foundation recently donated $109,000 to support more than 50 local community charities that support underserved populations and individuals along the Wasatch Front.

SOUTH JORDAN — The Kennecott Charitable Foundation recently donated $109,000 to support more than 50 local community charities that support underserved populations and individuals along the Wasatch Front.

The nonprofit foundation focuses on programs for children, veterans, disabled, the homeless and senior citizens throughout the valley. Since its inception in 1992, the foundation has donated more than $3 million to local community charities and nonprofit organizations.

The foundation consists of nine volunteer trustees representing local government, education, religion and communities.