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National Women Physicians Day: Marcela Smid

February 3, 2020

In celebration of National Women Physician Day, House of Hope would like to honor the lifelong medical efforts of Dr. Marcela C. Smid, board-certified Maternal Fetal Medicine and Addiction Medicine physician at the University of Utah. Specializing in Maternal Fetal Medicine in Salt Lake City, Dr. Smid has devoted her career to the research of […]

Historic Photo Preservation at House of Hope

January 27, 2020

House of Hope staff are working hard to preserve our legacy and history through creating digital versions of our photos. Since opening in 1946, originally as the Utah Alcoholism Foundation (UAF), House of Hope’s services have impacted the lives of over 60,000 Utahns. As Utah’s oldest provider of substance use disorder treatment, we think it’s […]

New Faces at House of Hope: Chef Dana

December 31, 2019

House of Hope is delighted to announce the hiring of a new chef, Dana! Dana comes from a varied work background—from catering to electrical work to assisting veterans—and is passionate about her community, food, and nutrition education. So far, Dana says her favorite part of working at House of Hope is the direct contact with […]

Christmas Shines Bright at House of Hope

December 25, 2019

Even though the holidays can be a difficult time for those in recovery, the celebrations this year at House of Hope were more robust than ever! Celebrations included traditional Christmas festivities, a holiday talent show, and an alumni Christmas dinner hosted through House of Hope’s Aftercare program. Community partners and donors made the holiday season […]

Giving Tuesday at House of Hope

December 3, 2019

December 3 is #GivingTuesday. Started in 2012, Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement to create a day of giving to charitable organizations and causes. In just seven years, the #GivingTuesday movement has raised more than $1 billion online in the U.S. alone. House of Hope is encouraging our community to give back through giving […]

The Gift of Security: Vote for House of Hope!

November 22, 2019

House of Hope has been selected as a finalist for the Gift of Security from Security101 Utah and is eligible to win $10,000 dollars towards a new security camera system for our Salt Lake facilities. In order to do so, we will need to collect the most public votes from November 19th to December 10th […]

10th East Kitchen Redo

November 8, 2019

As of September 30th, our 10th East kitchen remodel has officially been completed—fully equipped with modernized cabinets, remodeled countertops, brand new appliances, and a finishing touch of subway tile backsplash. Years of wear and tear were demolished during our renovation, and in its place, a healing environment that honored 10th east’s decades of history was […]

West Valley Day of Giving 2019

November 5, 2019

In partnership with the Smiles for Everyone Foundation, Monarch Dental and its employees offered Utah’s first Day of Giving in August. The Day of Giving offered free dental services to nearly 90 underserved Utah patients, including 23 women from House of Hope. The employees offered their time and skillset to offer free services, including x-rays, […]

Horror-ible Haunts at House of Hope

October 31, 2019

Bootiful ghosts and ghouls were abound on Halloween as children trick-or-treated through the halls of House of Hope. With costumes aplenty, from werewolves to monsters to an assortment of Transformers, staff and clients came together to make Halloween, and the days leading up to it, a spooktacular success! Staff and clients alike welcomed the Halloween […]

Lowe’s Heroes Project: I Street and South Temple Donations

October 23, 2019

Bright and early this last Thursday afternoon, an outreach team from Lowe’s, as part of their Lowe’s Heroes Project, arrived at our residential treatment centers in fully-equipped work trucks, packed to the brim with building materials and generous donations. One surprise followed another, as the Lowes team unloaded two pergolas (one for each location), materials […]