Last year, 163 individuals participated in UCP of Greater Cleveland’s Community Employment Program developing work skills at either supported or independent work sites throughout Northeast Ohio. As the State of Ohio begins to prioritize community-based employment opportunities for adults with disabilities through the Employment First Initiative, UCP’s partnerships with businesses become increasingly important. An employer’s […]
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Archived postings from the Homepage Spotlight highlighting exceptional stories from clients, employees, families, volunteers and other stakeholders.
Upon first meeting Donald Hartmiller, it is evident that he is a determined, confident young man who has a very bright future ahead of him. Donald became a client of UCP of Greater Cleveland’s Community Employment Program back in 2010. He was first placed at Home Lending Source where some of his jobs included inputting […]
This week UCP of Greater Cleveland is happy to welcome Debbie from Team Alex as our guest blog contributor! Debbie and her son Alex completed the Cleveland Triathlon super sprint distance for the second year in a row. Debbie swam, biked and walked alongside Alex, who completed the triathlon with the help of an adaptive […]
This week, UCP of Greater Cleveland is featuring a blog written by the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board about Team Ethan. They have been covering the story for months and will also be there on race day to take video of this amazing team. This blog is shared from http://summitddblog.com/2014/07/02/kids-form-push-chair-team-to-take-on-cleveland-triathlon-summit-dd-developmental-disabilities. In just a few short […]
This week UCP of Greater Cleveland is happy to welcome long-time Team UCP volunteer Jeanette Shlepr as our guest blog contributor. We are so lucky to have dedicated volunteers like Jeanette assist year after year at the Cleveland Triathlon. Read on to hear why she is Inspired to Volunteer! My niece works for UCP of […]