Success Stories

Inspired to Volunteer!

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 […]

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2014 Boots Fisher Memorial Award Winners

Every year at the Annual Meeting, UCP of Greater Cleveland honors one client from each program who has made significant gains in community integration during the past year. These accolades, called the Boots Fisher Memorial Awards, are named after Elaine “Boots” Fisher, who is an instrumental member of the UCP of Greater Cleveland story and […]

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In the Spotlight – Beth Eaton

Beth Eaton has been active in nonprofit organizations at the Board of Directors level for over fifteen years, both in Albany, NY and again after moving to Northeast Ohio with her family in 2003. “While every individual and family has challenges, I feel fortunate in many ways,” said Eaton. “I believe strongly in giving back […]

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In the Spotlight – Disability Awareness Training Program

“Is it rude for me to say ‘see you later’ to someone with a visual impairment?” “Should I hold the door for someone who is in a wheelchair or using a walker? I don’t want to offend them by assuming they can’t do it themselves.” “What if I don’t understand someone when they speak to […]

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In the Spotlight – Emily

When people think about education, they might think about children sitting in desks being taught reading, writing and arithmetic. Merriam-Webster defines the word education as “the knowledge, skill, and understanding that you get from attending a school, college, or university.” However, this definition is not all encompassing: not all education is done in a typical […]

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    Events on July 20, 2014
    • Development Committee Meeting

      Starts: 2:30 pm, July 20, 2014

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 20, 2014

      Location: UCP of Greater Cleveland

    • Board of Directors Meeting

      Starts: 4:00 pm, July 20, 2014

      Ends: 6:00 pm, July 20, 2014

      Location: UCP of Greater Cleveland

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    Events on July 27, 2014
    • Team UCP at the Cleveland Triathlon

      Starts: 5:30 am, July 27, 2014

      Ends: 12:00 pm, July 27, 2014

      Location: Voinovich BIcentennial Park, Cleveland, OH, United States

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