Child of the Month: December 2012

December 2012: Wyatt This month we are celebrating Wyatt, AND we want to share with you his video. In this video you can see his family’s journey and the difference UCP-OC has made in Wyatt’s life. Please consider making a gift to UCP-OC this season to make a differentce in the life of a child. …

Child of the Month: November

November 2012: Wyatt Four years ago, we noticed our sweet 6 month-old son missing developmental milestones, and we began to search frantically for a cause. Our answer was clear, yet one we struggled to accept. Our son, Wyatt, was diagnosed with hypotonic cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy (CP) is damage to the brain that affects the …

Golf Tournament Update!

United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County 18th Annual Life Without Limits Autumn Golf Classic is a GREAT Fun-draising Success! Golfers supporting UCP-OC enjoyed a beautiful day of golf and fun on October 22, 2012 at the Life Without Limits Golf Tournament raising over $130,000. Three-time tournament champions Team Voit Real Estate Services/Pekarcik & Vittone included Daniel Vittone, …

Brave Kids: October Newsletter

Brave Kids: October Newsletter Staying Safe This Halloween Dressing up in costumes, trick-or-treating, and eating lots of goodies makes Halloween a special time for kids. And by following a few simple safety tips, Halloween can be a night enjoyed by all. Costume safety- be sure the costume is made from flame retardant materials, fits properly, …

Child of the Month: October

October 2012: Celine Celine is a very happy and sociable 11 year-old, but over the years Celine has overcome many challenges.  When she was only 4 months old, she was diagnosed with a brain tumor on her right brain.  A surgery was performed to remove the tumor, and another surgery to place a shunt in …

World Cerebral Palsy Day!

  At long last, the countdown is over, and the day has finally arrived. Today we celebrate the first-ever World Cerebral Palsy Day and the kick-off of the World CP Challenge! These global campaigns are meant to serve as a catalyst for innovative change for the 17 million people living with CP across the globe. …

Kristy’s Video Debut

Recently we shared a video on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/UCPofOC)  that features on of our talented therapists in her dancing debut! Kristy wanted to make sure that NO ONE missed our fundraising sign in our lobby. We had so many parents tell us how much they enjoyed the video and got a good laugh from …

Life Without Limits Gala 2012 – through the eyes of a child

Annual Life Without Limits Gala 2012 – through the eyes of a child United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County’s Life Without Limits Gala was a major success with 370 guests and net proceeds estimated at over $425,000.  Held on April 28 at the Balboa Bay Club, the beautiful black tie gala honored James V. Mazzo, …

Life’s a Journey With CP and Me

Hi Everyone at UCP-OC! I hope this post finds you well, and that you are enjoying the beautiful month of May. I cannot believe the time has come for me to move back home for the summer! Finals are over, and my dorm room is all packed up and the walls are bare! It’s nice …

Child of the Month – May 2012

Liam   Liam is a very courageous little boy who will never be defeated, but will try something until he finishes it. His courageous spirit has inspired his nickname of “Little Lion Man” around his family. Liam can always be found with a smile on his face and laughter in his heart.     “He’s …