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Autism Acceptance Month

2024-04-08T11:56:02-07:00March 26th, 2024|Categories: News/Blog|

Establishing a structured schedule is a vital component of supporting loved ones during Autism Awareness Month Here are five essential tips to ensure a successful and effective schedule: Consistency is Key: Maintaining a consistent daily routine offers stability and predictability, providing comfort to individuals with autism. Aim to keep wake-up times, meals, activities, and bedtime consistent each day. Visual Schedules: Incorporate visual schedules to [...]

Tour de Palm Springs 2024 Recap!

2024-02-20T14:33:31-08:00February 20th, 2024|Categories: News/Blog|

What an amazing expression of UCIPE’s heartfelt mission to build a community dedicated to compassionate, life-changing programs and services for special needs families in the Inland Empire. Hosted by the Tour de Palm Springs, UCPIE’s more than 150 team participant riders and walkers raised approximately $30,000! These critical funds ensure that more children and adults with special needs on our wait list will [...]

Holiday Party 2023

2023-12-18T15:33:27-08:00December 18th, 2023|Categories: News/Blog|

"United Cerebral Palsy of the Inland Empire Spreads Joy at Annual Holiday Party" Rancho Mirage, CA - December 11, 2023 - United Cerebral Palsy of the Inland Empire (UCPIE) hosted its highly anticipated annual Holiday party on December 10, 2023, at the exquisite Rancho Mirage Westin Resort and Hotel. The event brought together families, friends, and supporters for a festive celebration filled with joy [...]

Custom Adaptive Bike Giveaway 2023

2023-12-20T14:43:42-08:00July 20th, 2023|Categories: News/Blog|

UCP of the Inland Empire is thrilled to announce the success of its recent bike fitting event, where a record-breaking 36 custom adaptive bikes were fitted for individuals with disabilities in a single day. These bikes will be custom made over the next 6 weeks for each rider’s abilities and give them an opportunity to meet physical therapy goals in a fun and inclusive [...]

Welcome John Sprogis, President/CEO

2023-06-01T14:18:06-07:00June 1st, 2023|Categories: News/Blog|

Dear Families and Friends, I hope this letter finds you in good health and high spirits. As the new President/CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of the Inland Empire (UCPIE), I am honored to address you and express my heartfelt appreciation for your unwavering support and commitment to our organization. First and foremost, I want to extend my deepest gratitude to the families who have [...]

Coachella Valley Firebirds

2023-05-30T15:50:42-07:00April 18th, 2023|Categories: News/Blog|

UCPIE Families love the Coachella Valley Firebirds! Old and new hockey fans are finding community at the Acrisure Arena.  We thank the Firebirds for their support of our families with loved ones with special needs. United Cerebral Palsy of the Inland Empire's mission is to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities.  Learn more about our programs: Custom Adaptive Bikes, [...]

Creative Spaces – Mathew Fritz

2023-04-19T11:46:58-07:00March 29th, 2023|Categories: News/Blog|Tags: |

UCPIE SUPERSTARS At United Cerebral Palsy of the Inland Empire (UCPIE) we are committed to helping our clients be the best that they can be so they can live their lives without limits. UCPIE believes everyone has a special talent and special things that they are capable of doing that stand out. It is also nice to get a helping hand [...]

Tour de Palm Springs 2023

2023-05-19T14:20:19-07:00February 13th, 2023|Categories: News/Blog|

Tour de Palm Springs is one of the largest cycling charity events of its kind in America.  Every year, we entertain 6,000-10,000 cyclists from 46 different states and 4 countries.  The 25th Annual Tour de Palm Springs was held on Saturday, February 11th, 2023. UCPIE Team Freedom was created by United Cerebral Palsy of the Inland Empire in 2012 and is the largest [...]

Holiday Drive Up 2022

2023-05-19T14:54:34-07:00December 28th, 2022|Categories: News/Blog|

United Cerebral Palsy of the Inland Empire (UCPIE) annual Holiday Party and Drive-Up Gift Distribution 2022.  UCPIE has been celebrating the holidays with their families with loved ones with special needs since it was founded in 1985.  For 14 years prior to the pandemic the party took place at La Quinta Resort and had 500 guests.  During the pandemic to keep families safe, UCPIE [...]

32nd Annual Bowl-a-thon

2023-05-19T15:20:53-07:00September 28th, 2022|Categories: News/Blog|

At the 32nd annual United Cerebral Palsy of the Inland Empire (UCPIE) Bowl-a-thon, held Sept. 10 at Palm Springs Lanes, every game was a perfect game. They were perfect — not always because of the scores but because the Bowl-a-thon reflects UCPIE’s mission: “Life without limits for people with disabilities.” This year's Bowl-a-thon drew approximately 150 people and raised $12,000 to support UCPIE's adaptive bike [...]

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