For 80 years, Deseret Industries has been providing job training and transforming lives.

In addition to providing communities with new and used commodities at a lower cost, Deseret Industries provides training and on-the-job experience for people seeking employment. Associates gain work experience and skills in a learning environment.

deseret-industriesIn August of 1938, the first Deseret Industries store opened in downtown Salt Lake City. Their purpose then was the same as their purpose now—to provide job training and low-cost goods. Read about how Deseret Industries began.

2017 Deseret Industries by the numbers

  • Associates served: 16,088
  • Volunteers giving of their time: 42,005
  • Languages spoken within DI: 52
  • Clothing and shoes given in humanitarian aid: 6,149,440 pounds
  • Stores: 43

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