Wasatch Community Foundation Honored as Organization of the Year by Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce


Heber City, UT November 29, 2023 —

In a heartfelt recognition of its outstanding contributions to the community, the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce has bestowed the prestigious title of “Organization of the Year” upon the Wasatch Community Foundation. This honor stands as a testament to the Foundation’s unwavering dedication to enriching the lives of individuals and families throughout the Heber Valley region.

Founded on principles of service, collaboration, and empowerment, the Wasatch Community Foundation has emerged as a beacon of hope and support for those in need. Since its inception, the Foundation has tirelessly worked to address critical issues facing the community, ranging from education and healthcare to basic needs, recreation, and enrichment through the arts.

One of the Foundation’s most notable achievements is its commitment to education. Recognizing that access to quality education is essential for personal growth and societal progress, the Foundation has implemented various initiatives aimed at improving educational outcomes for all residents of the Heber Valley. From providing scholarships to supporting after-school and special needs programs, the Foundation has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to fostering a culture of learning and intellectual curiosity.

Moreover, the Foundation has been instrumental in promoting healthcare accessibility and wellness initiatives within the community. Through partnerships with local healthcare providers and advocacy efforts, the Foundation has worked to ensure that all individuals have access to the healthcare services they need to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.

In addition to its efforts in education and healthcare, the Foundation has been a leading voice in caring for the needs of individuals and families in the valley, while teaching and promoting self reliance

Community-enriching arts and recreation programs are also a big part of what Wasatch Community Foundation provides support to. Recognizing the profound impact that cultural expression and leisure activities have on individuals’ well-being and sense of belonging, the Foundation has prioritized the development and support of diverse arts and recreation initiatives. From organizing art exhibits and performances to facilitating outdoor recreational opportunities such as hiking, biking, and community events, the Foundation fosters a vibrant and inclusive cultural scene that enhances the quality of life for residents of all ages and backgrounds across the Heber Valley. Through these programs, the Foundation not only promotes creativity and physical activity but also strengthens social bonds and fosters a deeper connection to the local community and its natural surroundings.

Beyond its direct contributions to education, healthcare, arts, recreation and humans services, the Foundation has played a vital role in fostering a sense of community and belonging among residents of the Heber Valley. Through its diverse range of programs and events, the Foundation has created opportunities for individuals from all walks of life to come together, connect, and celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the Heber Valley.

The recognition by the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce as Organization of the Year serves as a well-deserved tribute to the tireless efforts of the Wasatch Community Foundation and its dedicated team of volunteers and supporters. However, the true measure of the Foundation’s success lies not in accolades or awards but in the positive impact it has had on the lives of those it serves.

As the Foundation looks to the future, its commitment to serving the needs of the Heber Valley community remains unwavering. With passion, dedication, and a spirit of collaboration, the Foundation will continue to work towards building a brighter, more inclusive, and prosperous future for all residents of the Heber Valley.

For more information about Wasatch Community Foundation, visit www.ourwcf.org. To learn more about the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce and its programs, please visit https://www.gohebervalley.com/chamber/.

Contact: Cassandra Smith, Marketing
Wasatch Community Foundation