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Spring of Hope Wall
Mar 31, 2020, 4:31 PM | Updated: Apr 16, 2020, 12:18 pm
KSL and Ivory Homes would like to honor heroes in our community who are doing good during this challenging time. Submit an individual or organization below, and we will plant a tree in their honor and recognize them by placing their name on our Spring of Hope wall!
Wall of Hope
Danielle Burgener- She is a nurse who shares her experience on social media.
Halie Barnes- ER Nurse in Logan, UT
Kalin Barnes- CNA at LDS Hospital
Kristy White, Ryan White, and Matti Smith- They leave their families and continue to serve their patients with dedication, professionalism and a smile.
Megan and Mitchell Holmes– They both work in the hospital with critical patients; Mitchell works in ICU with COVID-19 patients.
Micalena Perkins- Nurse Practitioner at children’s oncology at University of Utah. Continues to serve patients when 5 months pregnant with twins. Children are her priority during the coronavirus pandemic. She also commutes to the hospital from Heber City, Utah.
Payson Ashmead– Pharmacy Intern at University Hospital, husband and father. He takes extra shifts and works tirelessly to make sure his coworkers can function at their highest capacity, creating new procedures to help things go smoothly. His kindness and quality is evident in everything he does.
Primary Children’s Hospital– Awesome service for myself and family while my daughter was hospitalized.
Sadie Mecham– She’s my sister and a nurse at Lone Peak Hospital. She has been amazing and worked so hard during this pandemic!
Stacey Jardine– Stacey has worked tirelessly sewing masks for healthcare and hospice workers. After she used her stock of fabric, Stacey began fundraising to purchase additional elastic and fabric to continue the effort. She has recruited helpers to expand her reach and inspired others to volunteer. Stacey is an inspiration.
Tim Bluth– Respiratory therapist and a true hero. He goes to the hospital day after day with a cheerful attitude. Tim cares about every patient. During the earthquake he protected a just born baby while the doctor threw himself over the mother to protect her.
Carolyn Goran– Delta Airlines Reservationist
Denise Kidder– Works at motel and helps those less fortunate to receive shelter.
Local Businesses and Community Helpers
Alice Orton– My wife started her business, Geo Logic, this last January. When the Covid19 hit, she shifted focus, trying to get people to prepare for the next earthquake by promoting the Great American Shakeout which is scheduled for April 16th, even though there is no opportunity for income for her business.
Apple Family Assisted Living facilities in Davis and Weber Counties- Every department pooled resources, worked extra hours and days, and volunteered to give up their own comforts in order to keep residents cared for and safe. Everyone from entry-level to management has been helping each other across departments for the sake of devotion to the residents.
Craig and Michelle Labrum– Craig and Michelle, owners of the Roosevelt Arby’s, are providing individuals on the frontline of the Coronavirus pandemic free meals. Every Wednesday, they have been highlighting a different group of workers – healthcare, first-responders, teachers, etc. to feed for free. They will continue to support their local heroes every Wednesday until they are no longer financially able.
Emily Speth- Emily works as a social worker for DCFS and she is still checking up on the children, doing home visits, and putting herself at risk to keep the kids safe.
H. M. Shaw’s Veterans Ranch- They help veterans with therapy, food, and job and housing assistance.
Kristin Andrus– Kristin is constantly volunteering at food banks and donation drop offs, and posting ways for others to get involved to help those in need.
Lacy Richards– Amazing community informant. Even though she is no longer on the city council she is constantly involved with community projects and making sure everyone is taken care of during this time.
Nicholas and company– Donating food to the food bank and several other organizations.
Samantha Sparrow– Special education teacher for elementary students. Shifting to online classes has been extra challenging for Sam’s class, but she continues to create innovative and fun ways to engage her students.
Sugar House Awning- They have shifted their focus as a business to helping the healthcare community by making thousands of face masks and face shields out of boat cover and awning materials.
Utah WIC- The WIC program is still up and running even with social distancing and cleanliness procedures, serving our clients by telephone and internet.
Zebra Music Central– We have a great time at Zebra Rock School. We are the home for Making Music Matter for Kids Southern Utah. Making sure that kids that are underprivileged get the gift of music.