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Archived postings from the Homepage Spotlight highlighting exceptional stories from clients, employees, families, volunteers and other stakeholders.

Spotlight – Aminah Sharrieff

Keeping with this month’s theme of giving, we would like to spotlight a very special person who gives her time and talents to UCP of Greater Cleveland – Aminah Sharrieff. Giving does not always mean monetary donations. Sometimes giving the gift of your time can be even more valuable, which Aminah has proven over and […]

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In the Spotlight – PNC Bank

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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Donald Hartmiller

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 […]

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Team Alex

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 […]

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Team Ethan

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 In just a few short […]

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