UCP-OC 2014 Life Without Limits Gala Video

Recent studies show a staggering statistic that 1 in 6 children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a developmental disability. UCP-OC proudly serves the 1 in 6 children in our community that make up this statistic.   Learn more about the services UCP-OC provides:

Child of the Month: April 2014

Granden: Impact Update! For nearly 5 years, Geri Kate and Frank’s life has been a race to provide their son Granden with the services and therapies he needs to not only survive but thrive. Granden’s diagnosis of Jeune syndrome, a rare genetic disorder where nearly 60% of children do not reach the age of two, […]

Life Without Limits Gala: through the eyes of a child

Our Life Without Limits Gala is next week! http://www.ucp-oc.org/gala When: Saturday, April 28th 2012 Where: Balboa Bay Club and Resort, Newport Beach Why: This is our key fundraising event of the year! Come and support our organization and children with disabilities.   Our Annual Gala will be held next Saturday, April 28th at the Balboa Bay […]

Kodak Moment!

For the month of April, we are having a very special Facebook Photo Contest! During April, Autism Awareness Month, UCP-OC is partnering with Grandma Lucy’s premier pet food and will be raffling off a basket filled with Grandma Lucy’s all organic pet food and treats. Here’s how you can enter: 1.      Post a […]

Final Holiday Fundraising Update

Happy New Year UCP-OC families! I hope you all had a relaxing holiday that was filled with copious amounts of food and fantastic memories with family and friends. After spending time with my family, I returned to our office only to be humbled by the response of our holiday letter. This holiday season we were blessed […]

Holiday Fundraising Update

Thank You! It has officially been 1 month since we kicked off our Holiday Campaign, and we have been humbled by the incredible support and gifts our families and past donors have shown. So far a total of 45 families have contributed, and we have received $18,000 through the generosity of those who were touched by Granden’s family’s story. […]

Child of the Month: December

Granden Granden, like many of our children, is thriving due to UCP-OC’s Early Intervention. As the video says, Granden has Jeune Syndrome. Juene Syndrome affects the growth of long bones, your limbs and ribs, resulting with a dwarfism in the limbs. With daunting odds, there was a point in time his parents feared that they would not see […]

Our Holiday Story: Granden

New Year’s brings memories of laughter, family and celebration. It’s not a time where one expects to hear “Your child has Jeune Syndrome,” a rare genetic disease where 60% of cases do not live past the age of two. However, on New Year’s Eve 2009 Frank and Geri Kate heard this news, and were faced […]