January Spotlight – Meet Michelle!

Michelle is one of the hardest working young ladies you will ever meet. Her kindness, intelligence, and love for what she does at UCP-OC shines through her. Her story is a particularly interesting one as Michelle started as a volunteer, then became an intern, is currently a therapy aide, and through her work with UCP-OC, […]

UCP-OC Names Ramin Baschshi, M.D. as New CEO

On behalf of UCP of Orange County’s Board of Directors, I am delighted to announce that we have appointed Dr. Ramin Baschshi, M.D. as our new President and Chief Executive Officer effective January 2, 2018. We are fortunate to have someone of Dr. Baschshi’s background and experience join UCP-OC. She has served as Chief Operating […]

UCP-OC Life Without Limits Gala

United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County (UCP-OC) raised an estimated $450K at their annual Life Without Limits fundraising gala on April 22 at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach. Over 310 attendees helped to honor Dr. Jennifer Simpson and Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian while raising funds for 5,639 local children and families affected by […]

Volunteer Spotlight – Meet Helen!

We are lucky to have some of the most amazing volunteers here at UCP-OC. Meet Helen! How did you find/start with UCP-OC? I live in Irvine and noticed the “Life Without Limits” building while giving my younger brother rides. The compelling name caused me to google it when I got home and discovered it was […]

National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month

At 6 months old, Justin and his parents received some difficult news. It was then that Justin was diagnosed with cerebral palsy (CP), and doctors believed he would have to rely on a brace to walk. As Justin’s parents heard this news, they felt confused and scared. But Lily, Justin’s mom, explains that Justin has […]

Child of the Month – Meet Lukas!

There’s no better way to introduce you to Lukas than with the words of his mother. Read below to hear about Lukas’s extraordinary life and his fierce bravery. “Lukas was diagnosed with a stroke in the right side of his brain at 5 months of age, but the stroke most likely happened when he was […]