April 30, 2018

OLEANA’S STORY

UCP Wheels’ empowerment programs link people with disabilities and their families to local resources, and establish community support networks to educate and create opportunities. Our program […]
April 20, 2018

NATALIA’S STORY

UCP Wheels’ empowerment programs link people with disabilities, and those that care for them, to local resources that can help them realize their personal abilities and […]
April 11, 2018

DYNAMIC YOUNG FUNDRAISERS DONATE $2 THOUSAND DOLLARS!

Staff at UCP Wheels (UCPW) were delighted to welcome two dynamic young fundraisers for a tour of the non-profit organization’s headquarters in Los Angeles last month. […]
November 27, 2017

UCP WHEELS TEAM ORGANIZES NATIONAL SEMINAR ON ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN INDONESIA

People with disabilities, Indonesian health leaders and academics, international and national disability associations, and humanitarian organizations are gathering in Jakarta, Indonesia, on December 7 for a […]
October 25, 2017

HOW THIS 6-YEAR OLD HAS HAD A MORE POSITIVE IMPACT ON HER COMMUNITY THAN MANY PEOPLE DO IN A LIFETIME.

Born with spina bifida, a birth defect in which a developing baby’s spinal cord fails to develop properly, Romina might easily have spent her life on […]
October 6, 2017

THIS WORLD CEREBRAL PALSY DAY, HELP CHILDREN LIKE OPHELIA ACHIEVE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL

Ophelia was born with cerebral palsy (CP), a physical disability that affects 5 million children in developing countries, and 17 million people worldwide. CP is the […]
September 18, 2017

ROMINA, 6, WOWS THE CROWD AT THE 2017 WHEELS IN MOTION GALA

More than 300 people attended the 2017 Wheels in Motion Gala at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles on September 9 – a record turnout for […]
September 5, 2017

WHEELCHAIR USER’S VOICE PARTICIPANTS COMPETE IN THE MAYBANK BALI MARATHON 2017

9,100 athletes, including 51 wheelchair users, assembled this past Sunday, August 27, at the Bali Marine & Safari Park Gianyar for the Maybank Bali Marathon 2017. […]
August 31, 2017

UCPWHEELS STAFF TAKE PART IN GROUNDBREAKING WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION SUMMIT

UCP Wheels for Humanity  staff members, Keoke King, Director of Social Enterprises and Karen Reyes, Project Coordinator – Wheelchair User’s Voice, traveled to Geneva, Switzerland, this […]
March 22, 2017

MINI-GRANTS: CREATING NEW OPPORTUNITIES

According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) World Report on Disability, both social and economic costs are tied to the absence of persons with disability (PWD) […]
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