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2013 Miss Africa Utah Pageant

In the Grande Ballroom on UVU campus on March 29th, a new queen was crowned!

After watching a lengthy evening of talents, procession of evening gowns, and judge's panel final questions the crowd was anxious for the decision.

And the Winner is:

Miss Somalia, Jawahir Ahmed!

With Miss Ghana, Nana Akofua Mensah, as 1st runner up!

2013 Dinner & Auction

In celebration of an historic year in 2012, we called our supporters together to acknowledge the many generous hearts that made it all possible!

It was an enchanting evening in the Capital Ballroom at the Marriott at City Center on Saturday, March 23rd. The full-to-capacity crowd was welcomed and entertained by local television personality and KSL meterologist, Kevin Eubank, throughout the evening's presentation.

World Joy was honored to welcome many special guests including:

Jump for JOY!

On Saturday, November 10, 2012 there was a PAR-TAY going on at the Get Air Sportsplex in Kaysville, Utah!

Over two hundred High School students from the greater Salt Lake City area braved the winter storm in order to support the event to raise funds for the building of a school in the village of Abrenya.

Energy was high as participants enjoyed the trampoline park, David's Pizza, Jamba Juice, and the out-of-this-world dance experience created by DJ Ben as part of the Marcus Wing Lighting and Sound Production.

Bountiful Triathlon 2012

The 2012 Bountiful Triathlon took place on Saturday, August 4, 2012 and World Joy was honored to be the recipient of a $1500.00 check thanks to the nearly 40 volunteers who donated 150 hours of service over the course of Friday and Saturday.

2011 Annual Fundraising Dinner & Auction

A Joy that is shared is a Joy made double! And this was certainly the case at World Joy’s Annual Fundraising Dinner and Auction event held on the evening of September 27th.

Supporters from Salt Lake and Davis Counties, and from as far away as St. George, arrived at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building to enjoy the evening’s activities, hosted by local personality and KSL meteorologist, Kevin Eubank.

An Evening to Remember 2011

In an unprecedented and unique gathering on July 15th, generous hearts met together in the Joseph Smith Memorial Building to enjoy a wonderful dinner and join together in an effort to raise the monies necessary to drill a borehole deep water well in World Joy's forgotten village of Abrenya.

North Logan Fundraiser

World Joy North Logan definitely put the “Fun” into Fundraising at their first annual World Joy event on Thursday evening! Community supporters gathered en masse to champion the building of a Health Centre in the village of Asunafo. Corporate sponsors, USU ambassadors, Skyview High School Service Club, and community volunteers were all assembled under the direction of Fundraiser Chair, Jody Porter. Highlights of the event include: delicious food provided by Hamilton Steak House & staff, a vigorous live auction led by Lane Parker, and entertainment provided by USU African Students Association.