Catholic Community Services honors community leaders, volunteer organizations for generosity
Editor’s note: Gary Stevenson, the presiding bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is a graduate of the Huntsman School of Business and a the winner of the Huntsman School’s Distinguished Executive Alumnus Award. In this story he and other members of the LDS presiding Bishopric were honored by Catholic Community Services.
By Molly Farmer
SALT LAKE CITY — There are refugee families in Utah who would literally be lost without Katherine Mahoney.
Having lived in tent camps for five, 10 or even 20 years, they come to this state with no clue about the appliances in their new kitchens, or the routes of the buses zooming outside their windows. But with Mahoney, a volunteer at the Parish Refugee Resettlement Ministry at St. John the Baptist in Draper, together they navigate first visits to imposing grocery stores and first TRAX rides.