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Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
Lauren McKeevet, an employee at CHG Healthcare, second from left, helps first-grader Hellina Kunz, 7, with a Dr. Seuss-themed craft project at Midvale Elementary School on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. Volunteers from a number of local companies partnered with United Way to visit schools to celebrate Dr. Seuss Day, part of the National Education Association’s Read Across America initiative.

Volunteers from a number of local companies partnered with United Way of Salt Lake to visit schools for the National Education Association's Read Across America Day, which is held in conjunction with what would have been the 115th birthday of Dr. Seuss on Saturday. The national event, now in its 22nd year, is designed to encourage students to find the fun in reading.

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