2021 Annual Report

2021 marked the Making a Difference Foundation’s 5-year anniversary as an organization. It’s incredible to think about how much we have grown and changed since our humble beginnings in late 2016. In our annual report we hope you will celebrate with us in all that we’ve accomplished in developing into…

New Year, New Ways to Travel

Covid has changed so many plans over the past 2+ years. I think almost everyone has experienced some sort of event or trip being postponed, rearranged, or just canceled all together. It still seems like every month our plans for medical mission’s change. It’s hard to plan when the world…

Local Grant Video: The Mundi Project

Lexi Graham, from our CHG Healthcare Salt Lake City office, talks about her experience volunteering with the Mundi Project and applying for a Local Grant in this video!

A New Approach to Medical Missions

In 2021, with medical mission trips still on hold, and travel only resuming slightly, the Making a Difference Foundation looked at their medical mission trips to figure out a way to still help providers get to communities that needed help. Out of that, the foundation decided to use our grant…

Floating Doctors

The Making a Difference Foundation believes in the power of igniting the passions of medical providers through medical mission trips. But we also believe, that to go far, you must go together. That’s why we partner with world class organizations like Floating Doctors. Floating Doctors believes that if the patients…

What is Making a Difference Week?

Guest Blogger: Gregory McLeod Making a Difference Foundation, Board of Directors Making A Difference (MAD) Week!  What is it?  In my best Morpheus voice (Matrix reference), “What if I told you that you are about to gladly engage in a bidding war to give your money away to help people…

Virtual Volunteering

  Guest Blogger: Sharon Gorman Making a Difference Foundation Vice President No one expected the coronavirus pandemic to keep us at home for as long as it has, and with all that extra time indoors, it’s easy to feel a little aimless. But, there are online volunteer opportunities to consider…

Where Do My Donation Dollars Go?

Guest Blogger: Ronnie Williams Making a Difference Foundation Treasurer It’s payday and you’ve got money in your pocket. You’ve got bills to pay and have been eyeing some new shoes, but you also want to give back and support those in need. So you decide to make a donation to…

The Importance of Giving Back

Guest Blogger: Brittney Devey Making a Difference Foundation Board Member Hey everyone! I want you to think about the word “Community” for a second and what it means to you. Your community can be so many different things! Your community can be as small as your immediate family or friend…