Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Neighborhood House Celebrates 120 Years with Community Birthday Party


“When a charitable organization has been around longer than the state it’s located in, you want to throw a big party,” says Ferris.

Salt Lake City, Utah — Neighborhood House, a non-profit organization committed to providing quality, affordable day care and support services to children and adults based on their ability to pay, is holding their annual Summer Celebration this Thursday, June 12th, beginning at 4PM. The event is free and open to the community and will also be celebrating the organization’s 120th year.

“Neighborhood House has been an integral part of the community for 120 years,” says Development Director, Jennifer Nuttall. “We are so excited to share these achievements with our neighbors and community and we hope all of you will join us.”

Summer Celebration, which celebrates the end of the school year each year, will feature live music and entertainment, a free hotdog dinner, carnival snacks, two bounce houses, prizes, games, and a free resource fair for families in need. The resource fair will include such community resources as Help Me Grow, Molina Healthcare, People Helping People, Comunidades Unidas, and more.

“This is a great opportunity for families and community to learn about the resources available to them,” says Maria Schwarz, Outreach Coordinator at Neighborhood House. “We’re excited to partner with these wonderful organizations.”

WHO: Neighborhood House w/ SLC Fire and Police Departments, Heart and Soul, others

WHAT: Summer Celebration – a free lawn party celebrating Neighborhood House’s 120th birthday

WHERE: Neighborhood House @ 1050 W 500 S SLC, UT 84104

WHEN: Thursday June 12th from 4PM – 7PM


Neighborhood House is a 501(c)3 charity that provides quality, affordable day care for children and adults, based on ability to pay. For 120 years, the services of Neighborhood House have helped families address the care, educational, and social needs of loved ones. Neighborhood House is the state’s oldest and largest nonprofit provider of care services; nearly 500 individuals are directly served at Neighborhood House on an annual basis, by way of a sliding fee scale.

1 comment:

  1. I came for a party here last night and it was fabulous. They have added the intermezzo in between meals for guests to clean their palates as well as a dessert and candy table for everyone to enjoy.
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