Park City, Utah is a beautiful city filled with caring locals, a vibrant tourism and real estate industry. We strongly believe in supporting the community. Whether that means volunteering our time or donating goods, services and money, or sharing causes with our clients and friends, we enjoy helping in any way we can.
Below are a few of our favorite local Park City charities and why we choose to support their causes.
Park City Charities We Love
The Summit Land Conservancy is a local organization run by members of the Park City, Utah community. As a grassroots effort to save the open lands residents love to explore, this very well organized group holds numerous events to fundraise and educate on how important preserving land is essential to all around community health. Working relentlessly for 17 years, this organization has saved over 5,000 acres of green space and ten family farms in the Summit County Region.
At Jensen and Company we are happy to support our community. We believe land is essential to our well-being so nature conservation is close and personal to our hearts. Brad Jensen and team recently donated to the Summit Land Conservancy to save the Osguthorpe Family Farm, we understand the importance of what they do for our beautiful community.
To educate society on the importance of natural conservation to save open space for plants and wildlife. In addition, this organization works with landowners, conservation groups, federal level groups and many more to bring awareness and funds for the cause of saving more land. Keeping the Summit County Region balanced with the ecosystem in mind, Summit Land Conservancy believes, “Land can be developed once, or saved forever.”
Sharing the joys of live music in Park City, Mountain Town Music focuses on bringing an uplifting vibe throughout the community. With over 300 live shows presented in the area in 2018, this organization works hard throughout the year to share music therapy that will please a wide variety of souls. Their live music events are free for all and they encourage anyone to join in the fun by singing, dancing and letting go of it all for at least a little while.
The main goal for Mountain Town Music is to share the arts and keep them affordable for all residents in the Park City region. Through student educational music programs and giving back to the community by way of fundraisers, this musical organization wants to spread joy and art education to all. The belief that art through musical expression brings a community healing.
When a veteran needs medical attention, the Fisher House is there in the time of need. Founded out of love for those who have served our country, the Salt Lake City Fisher House is pioneering a new type of medical care that includes accommodating their families. In many cases, veterans travel far to seek medical treatment, so the Fisher House is creating a place for families to stay with their loved one as they receive medical attention.
Frustrated by the extreme costs veterans and their families endure while seeking out medical attention, The Fisher House works hard to alleviate those financial burdens and emotional strains. Through donations and determined fundraising, The Fisher House opened their doors with love welcoming veterans and their families. At The Fisher House, families can be together while getting the medical attention they need. Accommodations for the family is free and is paid for through donations.
The Jensen and Company family knows how important it is to support their veteran community. Medical attention can be costly and emotionally draining. That’s why Crystal Fordham’s daughter chooses to volunteer for this great organization every first Friday of the month right alongside her grandfather who is a veteran.
Crystal Fordham’s daughter making treats to take to the VA Fisher House
Offering after school programs and other unique classes geared toward local youth, the Youtheatre program at The Egyptian Theatre is promoting the arts one child at a time. With the belief that all youth deserve a chance to fulfill their dreams, this organization offers scholarship programs so all can afford to experience the arts first hand.
To raise awareness about the live arts industry whether it is a passion, a hobby or a career goal for each youth in the Park City region. Through fundraising, the Youtheatre program works to accept all who want to participate. Presenting plays and shows throughout the year, this special theatre wants to bring the community together and give all the area youth a chance to shine.
Nuzzles and Co. Rescue Ranch and Adoption Shelter rescues animals from shelters across the region. The goal is to save each pet from the possibility of being put down by a shelter who does not have a no-kill policy. Created out of love and the belief that pets have rights too, the shelter has rescued and adopted out numerous pets.
Realtors have busy lives and are often on the go, but Brad Jensen knows how special it is to have a furry friend at home for the whole family to love and spend time with. Brad’s family adopted their precious dog, Olive from Nuzzles & Co and couldn’t be happier that not only they helped rescue Olive, but also they supported an amazing organization in Park City, Utah.
Save as many pets as possible by raising awareness, creating volunteer opportunities and finding homes for each pet that has been rescued. The shelter and adoption center provides medical care for the patients they intake as well as rehabilitation therapies that include socialization and training. The end goal is to find that perfect forever home for the rescued pet.
Located along the historic Main Street in Park City, Utah, the Park City Museum is a preservation of history. With an ample amount of exhibits, events and community participation, the museum works to educate visitors on how their community came about. This museum encourages interaction and holds fundraising events that all are welcome to participate. With a large scale mine exhibit and art exhibits, there is something for everyone to explore.
To educate and preserve history with the idea that everyone can enjoy education and walk away learning something new, all while finding a new appreciation for their community. The goal of the museum is to share educational exhibits and art to educate residents and visitors alike. Constant research and improvements to current exhibits is a large goal of this organization and they will continue to grow and have a huge presence within Park City.
Created in 1995, the Peace House was built to create a safe haven for those affected by domestic abuse. Operating as more than just a shelter, the Peace House provides a multitude of resources to all who have been in a domestic abuse situation. With peace advocates available to answer calls 24/7 and a place to stay that is safe, those who need to seek assistance can do so with safety and privacy at the forefront.
Brad Jensen is a supporter of the Peace House in Park City, Utah. Through donations and participation in events, Brad hopes to spread awareness throughout the community that domestic abuse victims are not alone and there is a safe haven waiting for anyone who needs help at the Peace House.
To advocate, educate and protect those who are affected by domestic violence. The Peace House Believes domestic violence should be taken on by a community as a whole. Through awareness, their goal is to reach as many victims as possible. They offer a safe place to stay, help with a new start, counseling and a multitude of resources for those who have been affected by domestic violence in Utah.
Live PC Give PC is a Park City, Utah community foundation that encompasses the power of strength in numbers. The group hosts fundraisers throughout the year and uses their online presence to gain awareness for their cause.
Through raising funds, Live PC and Give PC has the ability to donate to local nonprofits throughout the year. The group focuses on non-profit organizations that help create a better community throughout Park City. So far, this active group of young and old have raised $2,421,786 they have funneled back into the community non-profit organizations.
Canines With a Cause is a pet companionship based program. As a three part program, they offer furry friend companionship to veterans in addition to having a prison training program. Each dog has been rescued from a high-kill shelter and given a new purpose. Put together with a Veteran suffering from PTSD, the dogs bring companionship and security to each and every life.
Aware of Veteran issues after they return from the war, including PTSD, it is important to Canines With a Cause to help find a solution and comfort for these Veterans. Through dogs that have been trained, Canines With a Cause wants to create healing opportunities. In addition, the group has a prison training program in which dogs are trained at a women’s correctional facility which not only helps rehabilitate the inmates, but also helps the dogs reach their ultimate goal of being placed with a Veteran in need.
Giving Has Meaning
We know that even the slightest efforts we can make to help our community is worth every moment and every penny. We are fortunate to live in a community that feels the same. A multitude of non-profit companies and charitable organizations exist in the Park City, Utah region. From those who help support families feeding their children to those who rescue animals from no-kill shelters, each organization makes a difference and is as important as the other.
We encourage our locals to give back. If you are looking for more resources on our local charities or non-profit organizations, this site is a great resource to explore. Join us in supporting what matters most: our people, passion and mission to create a better tomorrow for all!