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That one time the same student won TWO UCT Gives Back video contests…

Posted May, 2017 by: UCT

Her name is Christina Beard, and she’s currently a freshman at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri. Christina is the individual who heard about the Rolling Café at Truman Elementary, filmed the video and submitted it for entry in the 2017 UCT Gives Back AGAIN to Schools video contest – and won! In 2013, Christina was also a student at Eldon High School… Continue Reading…

Not just your typical check presentation… Congrats to Truman Elementary!

Posted May, 2017 by: UCT

I recently had the exciting opportunity to visit with Truman Elementary in Springfield, Missouri to present them with $10,000 for winning 1st place in the 2017 UCT Gives Back AGAIN to Schools video contest! To say they were appreciative is an understatement. This school is so deserving of the award that they feel keeping it to themselves wouldn’t do it justice. Jean… Continue Reading…

CONGRATULATIONS TO TRUMAN ELEMENTARY ON WINNING THE 2017 UCT GIVES BACK AGAIN VIDEO CONTEST AND $10,000!!!

Posted April, 2017 by: UCT

What can we say… we like to give money away! Especially when the money is supporting a special education program like the one at Truman Elementary in Springfield, Missouri – our winner of the UCT Gives Back AGAIN to Schools video contest. We are also thrilled to award the 2nd place $5,000 prize to another deserving school – Waldron Learning Center in… Continue Reading…

UCT Gives Back AGAIN video contest for schools coming AGAIN soon!

Posted September, 2016 by: Anita Neal

Helping people with intellectual and developmental disabilities has been UCT’s number one community service project for over 60 years. In that spirit, in 2013 we awarded $10,000 to a program for students with intellectual disabilities at Galax Elementary School in Galax, Virginia, through our UCT Gives Back video contest. The following year we gave $10,000 to a similar program at Eldon High… Continue Reading…

UCT Charities – helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Posted December, 2015 by: Anita Neal

UCT has supported programs for individuals with intellectual and development disabilities for over 60 years. It’s one of our top projects. Across North America our local councils support organizations like Special Olympics and Best Buddies International as well as schools, workshops, and programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. UCT is the proud sponsor of ASHA (American Special Hockey Association), because… Continue Reading…

Galax Elementary Wins $10,000 from UCT Gives Back

Posted February, 2013 by: UCT

In a heated race to the finish, Galax Elementary pulled ahead in the final hours of UCT Gives Back – thanks to a little help from the local TV station and a lot of love and votes from the local community. All Linda Hunter, a teacher at Galax Elementary School’s Cooperative Care Center for Exceptional Children (CCEC) in Galax, Virginia, wanted when… Continue Reading…

Weekend happenings

Posted February, 2013 by: UCT

Voting for our UCT Gives Back contest ends tomorrow.  We have had over 77,000 votes so far, and I’m excited to find out who wins.  The $10,000 prize will certainly help whichever school is the winner.  There is still time to vote—help your favorite school win.   Also this weekend, UCT will be hosting the Winter Hockey Festival at Ottawa Park in… Continue Reading…

Get Out the Vote – Help UCT Award $10,000!

Posted January, 2013 by: UCT

UCT Gives Back is awarding $10,000 to one deserving school…and YOU decide which one! That’s right – 9 very deserving finalists have been selected from schools that submitted videos showing how the $10,000 prize would help their program for students with intellectual disabilities, or for students training to become teachers of students with intellectual disabilities. These 9 schools need YOUR support to earn… Continue Reading…

There’s still time to enter our “UCT Gives Back” video contest for $10,000!

Posted November, 2012 by: Anita Neal

Schools in your community with programs for people with intellectual disabilities or universities with programs to train special education teachers still have time to enter our “UCT Gives Back” video contest for $10,000. No kidding – $10,000! The contest is open to schools in the U.S. and Canada. The process is simple, and the $10,000 UCT will give the school with the winning… Continue Reading…

If Your School Could Use $10,000 Read This Post!

Posted September, 2012 by: UCT

UCT gives back to people with intellectual disabilities by sponsoring a video contest for $10,000! UCT is excited to announce our upcoming video contest, “UCT Gives Back” which will award $10,000 to one very deserving school. UCT Gives Back is open to schools with programs for people with intellectual disabilities or universities with programs to train special education teachers – and the… Continue Reading…

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