Run For A Reason 5K

Sheri Wegner

Click to see results The Run For A Reason race was established as a part of UCP’s 58th year anniversary in 2012 and is an integral part of the UCP family of events. This is one of the many events that support the programs and services of United Cerebral Palsy of Central Minnesota. We invite participants of all ability levels.

Oktoberfest

Sheri Wegner

UCP of Central MN is getting ready to host their annual Renaissance Faire; this year’s theme is OKTOBERFEST! Molitor’s Quarry Bar and Grill  425 35th St NE, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379 Featuring Bear’s Den Pig Races @ our event: FOOD AND DRINK TASTING: 6th Ave Bistro   —   Dickey’s BBQ  —  Mongo’s Grill Flying Pig Pizza  —  Christine’s Sweet Confections Viking

A great video to watch about UCP’s mission

United Cerebral Palsy of Central Minnesota’s mission is to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people experiencing physical or invisible barriers. This video encompasses everything that UCP is about. If you know someone who could use our help, please show them this video.   http://

How Maddie Overcame Being Born with Cerebral Palsy

    Maddie was born with cerebral palsy. However, she never let it affect who she has become as an adult. Maddie just graduated from St. Cloud Apollo High School and participated in volleyball and track and field during her high school career, but what many people didn’t know was that she overcame a lot as a toddler to be able

Brianna’s UCP Story

  Brianna made a fateful decision on a subzero night in the winter of 2013. The decision to leave friends after an argument and to walk in the snow cost her dearly. Brianna ended up in knee-deep snow and her body began to shut down after walking for 45 minutes. She ended up suffering severe frostbite and lost her fingers

E-Waste Event

Sheri Wegner

**If it has a plug or takes batteries we will recycle it! Also accepting Clothing, Collectibles and Furniture for a “Free Will” donation Recycling Fees: •**40¢ per pound for all Electronic Waste •Computers, Laptops, Monitors, TV’s, Microwaves, Hairdryers, Blenders, DVD players, etc •Large Appliances $45.00 •Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Range, Washer, Dryer, Air Conditioner, Dehumidifier, Hot Water Heater, etc. *Net proceeds benefit

Arts For All – Arts and Crafts Workshop

Sheri Wegner

Creativity in an inclusive & empowering environment… art  (ärt) n. The conscious use of the imagination in the production of objects intended to be contemplated or appreciated as beautiful, as in the arrangement of forms, sounds, or words.   At UCP we welcome you as you are. Our UCP Family invites you in to our house; a beautiful mosaic of creative thought, unique

Robo Arm Saves the Day

You have heard of Robo Cop, but how about Robo Arm? For some, this simple piece of Assistive Technology (AT) saves the day. UCP provides complementary AT demos for individuals with ANY disabilities as well as short term loans to ensure the technology will work before it is purchased. Our staff can also assist in coordinating funds, education, and even

This is Water

“I wish someone would have told me that adulthood was living the same day on repeat,” I found myself confessing to a colleague one day in the teacher’s lounge. “You needed someone to tell you that Hill?”  He stated at me with surprise. I nodded in disappointment. The thing is: I used to lay in bed at night as a

Why I need people to cheer me on.

Last summer, my sister-in-law ran a 5K in Nisswa, MN.  The rest of us sat on the sidelines, drinking coffee, cheering her on.  When she finished she suggested that we all run it next year as a family. I’m not a runner. But I do thrive on achieving long-term goals. After I completed 16 weeks of doctoral level coursework this