Operation School Bell®

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Low income school-aged children receive new clothes, shoes, hand-knitted hats, and hygiene supplies. When a child’s basic needs are met, they can focus on their education and have a better opportunity to break the cycle of poverty. Last fiscal year, 722 children from 24 schools ranging across the county from Enterprise to Hildale and Colorado City received new school clothing, shoes and supplies.

Read Across America

Since our inception in 2008, we have always participated in this wonderful reading opportunity and recognition event. This year is no exception; our volunteers in this normally one-day event read to at least 500 children. In addition, this year we will having a second day reading program and a group of volunteer readers will be traveling to Water Canyon Elementary and reading to the children at this relatively new school, total number of children impacted is around 800 children. Books will be donated to the classroom or school library.

Dual Language Immersion

Over 500 books were donated to several schools to build their classroom libraries in the target language.  (Chinese or Spanish).

Make A Difference Day

Over 800 books were purchased and donated to schools in Southern Utah.

Preschool Reading

Our 2017 Preschool Reading Program started in January at five different Elementary schools Red Mountain, Ivins, Sunset, Heritage, East/Legacy all in St George and Coral Canyon in Washington. To date, over 35 volunteers have signed up to participate and read to the kids in one hours intervals – why not become a member and join us!


“At Risk” Summer Reading Program

Over 200 children in 5 schools were recipients of our expanded summer reading program in 2016.

Our member volunteers read with and to the kids and each children received several books to take home to read during the summer.


dollars returned to Southern Utah communities


 children served in    Southern Utah   communities


hours volunteered

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