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Keeping Monetary Contributions within Utah

News Release
September 03, 2005

SALT LAKE CITY-The United Ways of Utah has established a fund for people who want to donate to the relief efforts in Utah. The hotline number, 801-736-8929 or the web site, is for monetary donations only. All of the funds contributed will stay in Utah.

"We received a lot of interest from people who wanted to donate money, but wanted the donation to be earmarked for local efforts," said Deborah Bayle-Nielsen, President of United Way of Salt Lake. "One-hundred percent of the donations will be used for the relief efforts."

Specific use of the funds has not yet been determined.

For more information or any questions, please dial the information and referral line 211.

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