September 30, 2014 at 4:40 pm
Meet Our 2014 Award Recipients
UCP of Georgia held its Annual Making Strides at UCP Reception on September 17th at Maggiano’s of Little Italy in Buckhead, and presented the Above and Beyond Awards to those who provided exceptional service and support to United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia in 2014. Continue reading
January 29, 2014 at 8:00 am
Seven Clients of a Cerebral Palsy Group Were Stuck in the Storm
By Valerie Bauerlein, The Wall Street Journal
Armed with only a few mini-bottles of water and a bag of candy kisses in her purse, wellness coordinator Vontana Atkins waited out the storm with her clients—five men with developmental disabilities—for more than 20 hours.
August 29, 2013 at 4:38 pm
UCP of Georgia Board Member Jay Kapp was honored with the Ethel Hausman Volunteer of the Year Award.
The award is given to one volunteer in the United States whose efforts have made an outstanding contribution to United Cerebral Palsy and the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities. Jay received the award at the United Cerebral Palsy Association Annual Conference in San Diego on April 26, 2013. Continue reading
August 12, 2013 at 10:39 pm
Shop At Kroger? Your Purchases Can Help Raise Funds for UCP of Georgia
UCP of Georgia is participating in the Kroger Community Rewards Program, a great opportunity for our supporters to help raise funds for critical services UCP provides for more than 500 children and adults with disabilities and their families every day of the year. Continue reading
May 31, 2013 at 8:00 am
Saving nonprofit funds motivates Heise
By Tonya Layman, Atlanta Business Chronicle Contributing Writer
For Laura Heise, serving as chief financial officer of United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia Inc. is more than just watching every penny that comes in and goes out. It is about serving a purpose that makes the lives of clients better.
As the organization serves adults with developmental disabilities, Heise works to guide the finances, ensuring the money is spent wisely so that more services can be provided.
“In a nonprofit there is never enough money,” she said. “You have to run everything as tight and efficiently as humanly possible. My folks here do that ó we run very lean. We really have to finagle things and watch expenses so we can make the money go as far as it can.”