Posted on March 2014

UCT in Action

Making a Difference Together

Supporting the homeless

Posted March, 2014 by: UCT

As George Harrison so famously sang, “…it’s been a long cold lonely winter…” For most of us spring cannot come soon enough. For the homeless, it must have been unbelievably harsh. Statistics show that homelessness is poverty driven, but there are other factors that also contribute. According to the National Coalition for the Homeless: Approximately 63% of homeless women have experienced domestic violence… Continue Reading…

UCT Gives Back…Again

Posted March, 2014 by: UCT

After weeks of voting, with two schools running neck and neck to the end, we have two winners in our video contest, UCT Gives Back . . . Again. Eldon High School in Eldon, MO, is the winner of the $10,000 prize, and Saint Raphael Catholic Elementary School in Sudbury, ON, came in second place and wins the $5,000 prize.  All 10 of… Continue Reading…

It’s time to start planning your JOIN HANDS DAY project!

Posted March, 2014 by: Linda Fisher

The long winter has almost reached an end, and it’s time to “think spring!” For many UCT members this means it’s time to start planning a JOIN HANDS DAY project to support a community cause.   Traditionally held on the first Saturday in May, JOIN HANDS DAY is a noted day of service throughout North America that specifically targets and develops relationships between… Continue Reading…

What can you do in 8 days? VOTE!

Posted March, 2014 by: UCT

In just over 8 days one deserving school will win $10,000 and another will win $5,000 through the UCT Gives Back…AGAIN video contest for schools with programs for students with intellectual disabilities. While all of the participating schools are deserving of these awards, everyone has their favorite they’d like to see win. If you’re not sure what you can do to help your… Continue Reading…

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