September 15, 2013

INTENSIVE THERAPY MODEL WILL BENEFIT 23,380 SALVADORANS

​The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has allocated $848,766 to UCP Wheels for Humanity to work with the intensive therapy experts at the UCLA/Orthopaedic […]
September 12, 2013

CLIENT PROFILE: JORGE EDUARDO ZUNIGA

Since Jorge Zuniga fell out of a tree 3 years ago and injured his spinal cord, he had been using a rusted sling-seat wheelchair to get […]
September 5, 2013

SRI’S STORY—A VIDEO PROFILE

​When Sri Lestari was 23, she was in an accident that left her paralyzed from the waist down. For 10 years Sri was house-bound, assuming she […]
September 3, 2013

CLIENT PROFILE: FATIMA OLIVAS

Seventh grader Fatima Olivas has high hopes for the future — a house of her own and a career as a veterinarian. For now she’s getting […]
September 1, 2013

CLINICS IN NICARAGUA AND COSTA RICA

In January, UCP Wheels hosted two, back-to-back Seating Clinics in Nicaragua and Costa Rica, providing a total of 497 wheelchairs to people in need! WHO WE […]
August 26, 2013

TULITA ELEMENTARY CELEBRATES FOUR YEARS OF VOLUNTEERISM August 26, 2013

​Once again the students at Tulita Elementary School in Redondo Beach selected UCP Wheels to be their charity of choice and raised $2,250 for us! This is the […]
August 25, 2013

JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL EVENT: SEPTEMBER 28TH

Buy your tickets today at www.ucpwheelsinmotion.eventbrite.com!​ When a person lacking mobility is empowered by a wheelchair, a world of opportunity opens to them, and the world in […]
August 2, 2013

IN THE NEWS: SRI LESTARI TRAVELS BY MOTORCYCLE TO BRING AN EMPOWERING MESSAGE TO DISABLED

As appearing in The Christian Science Monitor: JAKARTA, INDONESIA Sri Lestari doesn’t let her inability to walk diminish her drive. For example, in May the social worker […]
July 7, 2013

VOLUNTEER IN A NEW WAY

What is it? The World CP Challenge is a fun, engaging and healthy initiative that improves the fitness of participants while having a positive impact on the lives of […]
June 30, 2013

WHERE WE GET OUR NUMBERS

​17 YEARS– UCP Wheels for Humanity (UCP Wheels) began in 1995 as the result of a small group of volunteers’ deep concern for individuals with physical […]
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