My mom was in downtown Salt Lake for a training and walked across the street to City Creek Mall. She was walking back to her class, when she lost her footing and fell. She didn’t know it at the time, but she had broken her radius and dislocated her ulna in her right arm. A [...]


My daughter’s soccer coach pulled her out of the game right after it started and motioned my over. I was wondering what was going on? When I got to my daughter the coach and another man had her lying on the ground.  She was gray in color and her face and hands were swollen huge. [...]


On my second week working at a children’s soft play centre I received what my boss called “absolutely the worst feedback the company ever had from a customer”.  I was due to host two parties one Saturday shortly after my review, the first of which was a 4 year old birthday party. The first party [...]


A needed response

I have been out of work for about 6 months now. I’m currently surviving on unemployment to support myself and two children. Right before this past Christmas, I ran out of funds. I was tightening my belt as much as I could but it just wasn’t enough to meet my needs. I paid January’s rent [...]


A new place

My family moved to Salt Lake City in 1994. We were just starting out and lived in a small 3 bedroom home, which made things rather difficult with 10 people in the household. It was during that time of our lives that we witnessed and were recipients of the generosity of people. I remember going into [...]


Storm Angels

It was 1985 and I was 8 months pregnant with our first child. My husband and I decided to go up to East Canyon Dam and spend a couple days playing in the water for the weekend. We were young and carefree so we thought it would be fun to take some blankets and just [...]