If your child experiences disabilities, and wants to try out some adaptive bicycling in a safe and fun environment, you should know about the upcoming Adaptive Cycling component of the June 24th Sunday Parkways.
UCP Oregon will be staffing an information booth at the event, and we’re hoping to see lots of UCP families there!
Learn more here.
"Dine Out" for UCP Is Today
Hey, would you like to eat delicious food, drink delicious beer, and raise money for UCP Oregon at the same time?
If so, we hope to see you at the Oregon Public House today! A percentage of the day's sales will be donated to UCP Oregon!
So, make sure to stop by, and bring your friends and family! You'll also be able to register for UCP Oregon's 2018 Walk, Roll 'n' Run; play games, and win prizes. Learn more on UCP's Facebook page.
PS: A big thank you to The Oregon Public House and their Charity of the Day program!
A Bunny Takeover at UCP
Was last Wednesday the best day ever at UCP Oregon? Maybe!
UCP was taken over by "Bunnies in Baskets" (a non-profit that brings therapy rabbits to local businesses and organizations). Lucky UCP employees and customers got lots of cuddles, and even a few bunny kisses.
Want to watch a video? Check out this video on our Facebook page!
It Takes a Village
At UCP Oregon, our customers have big dreams, and it often “takes a village” to make these dreams happen. An example of our village in action is our customer, Linda, and her job as a Research Assistant at Portland State University.
What Does "M.U.T." Do?
Did you know that UCP has a fabulous Morale & Unity Task Force (“MUT”)? But what does MUT do?
MUT host multiple fun events a year, such as a Halloween party for our customers, and potlucks and Morale Moments for our employees. Next week, for instance, some Bunnies in Baskets are going to be visiting us!
To fund all the fun, the Morale & Unity Task force holds an annual auction in June.
Employees, customers and anyone else who is interested donates items or services, and UCP’s employees bid on the item. This year's auction (held last Friday) featured 41 fantastic items, such as a Burt's Bees gift basket, an Oregon wines basket, a Comic Con mystery box, and several homemade liquors.
The auction raised $657, which will fund a lot of fun events.
Thanks to everyone involved, from the donors and bidders, to the the MUT members. Special thanks go to Kelly Castagnola (Training & Supports Manager), who coordinated the event, and our intrepid Auctioneer, John Barrios (Lead Personal Agent), for his amazing auctioneering skills!
Hola! Alza tu Voz es uno grupo para padres de hijos con parálisis cerebral o otras discapacidades de parte de UCP Oregon. Todas las juntas seran el segundo jueves de cada mes de la 6:30pm a 8:00pm en las oficinas de Portland. Puedes aprender más aqui.
Did you know that UCP offers a special support group for parents raising children who experience cerebral palsy? It's held at the same time and location as our other group, but in a separate room. Learn more here.