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Family Fun Day 2016 Has Record Attendance of Families and Staff

From popcorn to dunk tanks to balloon animals, this year’s Family Fun Day was full of entertainment! The 6th Family Fun Day proved to be quite a memorable one, hosting the most people to date.


Art Interest Sparks Leisure Activities

Davnel Semexant, a resident at the Waterside Residence, has been tapping into his interest in the arts by exploring his local community.


UCP of NYC Family Close Up with Elizabeth Norman

Elizabeth Norman and her brother Buster Norman have been connected with UCP of NYC for nearly 20 years. Learn more about Elizabeth's connection to UCP.


The 15th Annual UCP of NYC Golf Tournament Raises Over $250,000

Over 200 golfers and guests, unstoppable by rain, attended UCP of NYC’s 15th Annual Golf Tournament on September 19th at Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, New York.


August is filled with FUN Summer Activities!

It’s been a busy August filled with fun events and recreational activities throughout all of the UCP of NYC sites. Here’s a brief recap throughout our boroughs.


Gearing up for Family Fun Day!

The 5th Annual Family Fun Day is set for September 17th and the committee is moving full speed to ensure a great event.


NY1 Features UCP of NYC in Staten Islander of the Week Segment

UCP was highlighted on "Staten Islander of the Week," highlighting Toyana Jackson, a volunteer who helped to organize our bowling program.


UCP Rolls out Medisked Connect Software

A few UCP of NYC programs recently rolled out Medisked Connect, a cloud based software program that consolidates all of the information that UCP programs use on a day to day basis.


It’s time to get on the train

Medicaid overhaul is coming to providers of IDD services. CEO Ed Matthews lended his voice to New York Nonprofit Media in a perspectives piece.


First-Ever Digital Annual Report 2015 is Out!

2015 marked a banner year in UCP of NYC’s history as the new 2015 digital Annual Report showcases in colorful detail.


Annual Golf Tournament to Honor Michael Berger, Senior Managing Director of Colliers International

The 15th Annual UCP of NYC Golf Tournament will honor one of our generous supporters, Michael Berger, Senior Managing Director of Colliers International, with the Corporate Champion Award at the upcoming fundraising outing on September 19th.


Adaptive Surfing Crew Takes on the Waves

From surfing to rock climbing, nothing is off limits to UCP program participants. As part of the recreation program, individuals took part in the Life Rolls on Surfing Event on July 23rd.


Self-Advocates and Supporters Lead the Pack at NYC Disability Pride Parade

For the second year, UCP of NYC self-advocates, family members, staff and other supporters joined alongside thousands as part of the NYC Disability Pride Parade.


Ready for Kindergarten! UCP of NYC Celebrates 2016 Pre-School Graduates at Ceremonies across NYC

Hundreds of families, teachers and staff gathered to witness our Class of 2016 pre-school students graduate the last few weeks at UCP’s sites spanning across the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Staten Island.


UCP’s Maria Claudia Florez Earns “Stars Under 40” Recognition

UCP of NYC’s very own, Maria Claudia Florez, stepped into the spotlight to be honored at the Schneps Communications and Star Network “Stars Under 40” Awards and Networking Event.


TEAM UCP Races for Hope in Central Park

For the 6th consecutive year, United Cerebral Palsy of New York City participated in the Achilles Hope and Possibility Race with over 200 participants.


Self-Advocates Receive Recognition from State Group

Paul Panzarella writes about the Harlem day program receiving the Self Advocacy Association of New York (SANYS) logo contest award for their artwork, “Community Movable Mosaic.”


CEO Ed Matthews Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

The Institutes of Applied Human Dynamics, Inc. (IAHD) honored UCP of NYC CEO, Edward R. Matthews, at their Annual Awards Dinner with the Lifetime Achievement Award.



15th Year a Memorable One for Women Who Care Luncheon

The 15th Annual Women Who Care Luncheon benefiting United Cerebral Palsy of New York City UCP of NYC was held Monday, May 9th at Cipriani 42nd Street. The event celebrated the extraordinary accomplishments of women as professionals, caregivers and philanthropists.



Team UCP is shaping up well and we’re so excited to be a part of the Achilles Hope & Possibility Race in Central Park on June 26th. Register by June 5th and join us for this amazing morning,celebrating and inspiring athletes of ALL abilities.


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