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7th Annual Santa Project Party Makes Holidays Bright for Children and their Families

This year’s Santa Project Party was a festive and fun occasion which drew over 250 young professionals, staff and celebrity guests to raise funds for a great cause. The event, held on December 6th at the Downtown Association, raised over $75,000 for UCP of NYC’s students with disabilities and their families, as well as the […]

Holiday Wreath Competition Gets Creative

Program Director Nigel Nero, along with his management team at our Harlem Day Program site decided to incorporate some friendly competition into their holiday season. The 154th Street location challenged individuals and staff to a wreath making competition. The objective was to create a Christmas Wreath based upon recycled items. This meant that no money […]

Staff Come Together During Life-Threatening Situation

A few weeks ago, UCP of NYC resident Roger was sitting in the living room watching a movie. Due to Roger’s medical condition, he has to spend most of the day in bed. The staff began to notice that Roger wasn’t behaving like himself and decided to take him back to bed. What staff was […]

Making Spirits Bright!

The holidays can be a very busy time of year and UCP of NYC employee Guido Ortenzio knows that firsthand. Ortenzio spent this holiday season volunteering his time to provide holiday magic throughout UCP by collecting 1,040 new coats. With the help of friends family and business associates, Ortenzio was able to pull together not […]