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United Cerebral Palsy of Long Island: Life Without Limits GALA

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ORGANIZATION: UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY ASSOCIATION OF LONG ISLAND INC

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Join us at United Cerebral Palsy of Long Island's Life Without Limits Gala! Held at the historic Oheka Castle on Thursday evening, November 3, 2022, UCP-LI's Gala welcomes 200+ guests for cocktails and dinner, raffles, auction, dancing, live music and much more. Volunteers support us by welcoming and assisting our guests, selling raffle tickets/manning prize tables, helping the registration process, assisting with set-up/d├ęcor, etc. This is a wonderful evening, and you will work alongside another volunteer - volunteers work in pairs -- to ensure you are enjoying the evening while you support our organization. Oh, and dinner is on us! We will provide a brief training about a week or so in advance of the gala, to help introduce our volunteers to each other, and to provide an overview of the evenings activities; dress is formal (but wear comfortable shoes!). United Cerebral Palsy of Long Island provides programs and services to adults and children with disabilities throughout Long Island. We would love to have you join us - please call Karen Puritano to learn more: 631-232-0011 ext 452, or email kpuritano@ucp-li.org. Learn more about UCP-LI at www.ucp-li.org.

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About UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY ASSOCIATION OF LONG ISLAND INC

Location:

250 MARCUS BLVD, HAUPPAUGE, NY 11788, US

Mission Statement

Mission & Values Our Mission The Mission of UCP of Long Island is to Advance the Independence, Productivity, and Full Citizenship of People with Cerebral Palsy and other Disabilities. Our Values Our shared values are at the heart of our organization. We challenge ourselves to uphold these values with the goal of being a leader in the field of human services. In support of our mission, UCP of Long Island is guided by the following values: Excellence Superior quality in all we do. Integrity and Dignity Doing the right thing for the right reason. Treating everyone we encounter with compassion, sensitivity and respect. Empowerment Promoting full human potential. Responsibility and Accountability Efficiently and effectively managing all resources to the satisfaction of our stakeholders. Vision and Innovation Looking to the future and responding to needs in creative ways.

Description

United Cerebral Palsy of Long Island (UCP-LI) has an over 65-year history of fulfilling dreams, restoring hope and Creating Life Without Limits where it once seemed impossible. At the beginning of its history, children born with Cerebral Palsy or other developmental disabilities had a short life expectancy and were offered few, if any services. Many spent their lives growing up in institutions.

Today, as a result of the programs and services offered by UCP-LI, individuals with a disability are living long, rich lives. They are living independently in the community, achieving gainful employment, getting married, having children and so much more.

Through a wide range of programs and services, UCP-LI serves individuals with a range of developmental disabilities. At the Children’s Center a team of professionals offer students innovative Early Intervention, Preschool, and School Age programs. Our Adult Day programs build upon the skills learned in the early years and continue developing individuals’ interests in art, music, sign language, volunteerism and so much more. The Employment Connection helps prepare men and women to seek employment and continues to provide coaching and training as they navigate the workplace. United Cerebral Palsy of Long Island also has 31 family focused residential homes. Each home is beautifully maintained and offers 24 hour support to address the needs of each resident.

At United Cerebral Palsy of Long Island we are dedicated to Creating a Life Without Limits for each individual we serve.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
People with Disabilities
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, People with Disabilities

WHEN

Thu Nov 03, 2022
04:00 PM - 10:15 PM

WHERE

Oheka Castle135 W Gate DriveHuntington, NY 11743

(40.82905,-73.44855)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Design & Planning
  • Event Management
  • Customer Service
  • Fundraising
  • Retail / Sales
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 5 Hours
  • This is a Gala - so semi-formal attire (business wear) is requested.

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