Success Stories

  • March 16, 2022

    Tyrone’s Art Journey

    By: Amy Vedova, OakLeaf Activities and Training Manager “I’ve been an artist my whole life, but I started my business 10 years ago,” said Tyrone Peacock. “It started off slow but now it’s going great!” Tyrone has never let his […]

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  • December 23, 2021


    Mali is a five-year-old girl who has benefited from our therapy services since 2017. Mali was just an infant when her parents learned of her diagnosis of Pura Syndrome, an extremely rare neurodevelopmental disorder. The diagnosis was scary with many […]

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  • December 13, 2021


    Ricky is a social and determined young man who had long yearned to have a job in his community. After spending some time in UCP’s Job Training Program, Ricky soon progressed to working at a small group employment site and […]

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  • November 29, 2021


    Compassionate, inquisitive, hardworking and a fighter. Those are just a few words to describe Iman, a 25-year-old Syrian refugee who receives therapy and job training services at UCP of Greater Cleveland. When Iman first arrived in the United States, she […]

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  • November 1, 2021

    Connor and the Magic of UCP

    On Saturday, October 2 we held our second virtual gala, “The Magic of UCP,” which was livestreamed into the homes of people across the country. We are proud to report that we had a record-setting virtual event and raised $221,000 […]

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