2013 Press

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Finding New Freedoms With the Help of UCP of NYC

The New York Times recently featured a Neediest Cases piece highlighting Andrew Branch’s path to a better life. UCP of NYC is incredibly proud to be part of Andrew’s success story.

Date: 12/23/2013


New York Social Diary Covers Santa Project Party

New York Social Diary featured pictures from the 4th Annual Santa Project Party on their website. Click here to see the pictures.

Date: 12/19/2013


Pix 11 News Covers Santa Project Party

Scott Stanford and Tamsen Fadal attended the Santa Project Party on Tuesday, December 6th and featured footage from the event on the 10PM Evening News Broadcast.

Date: 12/4/2013


Isiah Whitlock, Jr. Promotes the Santa Project Party on Good Day New York

Isiah Whitlock, Jr. appeared on Good Day NY this morning to discuss his involvement in The Santa Project Party taking place tomorrow night, December 3rd at Bocca Di Bacco. He also shared his experiences working on projects as varied as "The Wire," "Veep," and "Goodfellas.

Click here to watch the video on the Fox website.

Date: 12/2/2013


PIX 11 Evening News Features UCP of NYC

Watch the video to see our Santa Project Co-Host Tamsen Fadal, PIX11 Evening News anchor interview fellow co-host Camilla Barungi, and UCP of NYC’s Sheila Lennon.

Date: 11/27/2013


Carribean Life Reports on UCP of NYC Access to Home Project

UCP of NYC's installation of a chair lift to improve the accessiblility of a Kensington, Brooklyn home was covered by Caribbean Life newspaper. Click here to read the story on the Caribbean Life Website. 

Date: 11/5/2013


NY1 Spotlights UCP of NYC's Efforts to Foster Employment for People with Disabilities

NY1 News Anchor Cheryl Wills interviews Loreen Arbus, Executive Producer of the award winning new documentary "A Whole Lott More" and also interviews employees and executives from United Cerebral Palsy of New York City and Plant Essentials as examples of major organizations and companies who make a practice of hiring people with disabilities. The new documentary "A Whole Lott More" focuses on the subject of employment in America and hiring people with disabilities. This issue affects over 8 million people in America today.

Date: 11/3/2013


DNAInfo.com Revisits Willams Family One Year After Superstorm Sandy

A year ago the Williams Family lost everything in their first floor apartment to Superstorm Sand.  The Williams family began rebuilding their life with the help of UCP of NYC and Assistive Technology. One year later DNAinfo.com checked back in with them. Click here to read the story on the DNAinfo website.

Date: 10/29/2013


Brooklyn Daily Reports on UCP of NYC Access to Home Project

UCP of NYC's installation of a chair lift as part of our Doorways to Independence program was covered by Brookyn Daily. Click here to read the story on the Brooklyn Daily Website.

Date: 10/25/2013


News 12 Reports on UCP of NYC Home Modifications

News 12 Brooklyn spotlighted the UCP of NYC's installation of a wheelchair platform lift at the East Flatbush home of Jaivaun Francis, a 6 year old with developmental disabilities.

Click here to watch the full video on the New 12 website

Date: 10/18/2013


Polytechnic Institute of NYU Promotes Life Saving Disability Studies Course

Polytechnic Institute of NYU promoted their partnership with UCP of NYC provided for their Disability Studies course in a story on their website. Click here to read the story on the Polytechnic Institute website. 

Date: 9/12/2013


New York Social Diary Covers UCP of NYC Golf Tournament

New York Social Diary featured pictures from the 12th Annual UCP of NYC Golf Tournament on their website. Click here to see the pictures.

Date: 7/31/2013


Ryan Asselta Discusses UCP Golf Tournament on Good Day NY

 FOX 5 Sports reporter Ryan Asselta hosted the United Cerebral Palsy of NYC celebrity golf tournament and dinner and discussed the experience on Fox 5 NY the following day. Click through to watch the video.

 

Date: 7/24/2013


New York Social Diary Covers Women Who Care

New York Social Diary published an account of UCP of NYC's Women Who Care Luncheon.  Click here to see pictures from the event and read their account of the luncheon.

Date: 5/20/2013


UCP of NYC CEO Edward R. Matthews Receives Kathleen O. Maul Leadership Award

Edward R. Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, has received the 2013 Kathleen O. Maul Leadership Award from United Cerebral Palsy (UCP). Read the full report about the prestigious award from New York's Nonprofit Press

Date: 5/14/2013


People Interviews Robin Roberts at the Women Who Care Luncheon

"I feel great. I feel the best I've felt in a long time – and I mean that sincerely," Roberts told People on Monday at the 12th Annual Women Who Care Luncheon benefiting United Cerebral Palsy of New York City. Click here to read the full interview on the People website.

Date: 5/9/2013


Celebrities & VIPs Attend the 12th Annual Women Who Care Luncheon

Over 600 People Attended this New York Tradition to Celebrate the Accomplishments of Extraordinary Women as Caregivers, Volunteers & Professionals

Date: 5/9/2013


Robin Givens Discusses the Women Who Care Luncheon on Good Day New York

Robin Givens appears on Fox 5's Good Day New York and talks about the Women Who Care Luncheon. Click here to watch the full interview on the Fox 5 website.

Date: 5/6/2013


Ali Stroker Appears on Good Day New York to Discuss the Women Who Care Luncheon

Ali Stroker visited the set of Fox 5's Good Day New York where she discussed her role on Glee as well as here involvement with UCP of NYC and the Women Who Care Luncheon. Click the headline above to watch the full video of her appearance.

Date: 5/3/2013


12th Annual Women Who Care Luncheon Kickoff Reception

The New York Social Diary covered the kickof reception for the Women Who Care Luncheon held at the home of Founder and Chair Loreen Arbus on Wednesday, February 20th.

Date: 3/6/2013


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