Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays and Thank You for supporting United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego County this year.

We are grateful to all the individuals thanksgivingand businesses who attended our events, supported our programs and services, patronized our Thrift Stores and provided financial support to our fundraising efforts.

For over 5 decades, UCP has made the commitment to continue to assist each person who comes through our doors, whether young or old, in reaching their goal of living life to its fullest. We have been able to accomplish this because of the support and generosity of people like you.

We hope you will consider making a year-end gift to UCP. It's tax-deductible and you'll help us continue serving people with disabilities and their families with many vital and innovative services.

Life without limits for people with disabilities! Here's a look at what we do:


New Phone? Donate Your Old One To UCP!

Clean out that junk drawer and help United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego County at the same time. UCP has partnered with SecondWave Recycling to provide you with an EASY and FREE way to donate your old cell phones, PDAs and tablets.

SecondWave Recycling is an environmentally secondwaveand socially responsible organization that partners with non-profits to support their fundraising efforts. Old phones may seem useless but they contain valuable, renewable materials that can be used in the next generation of phones.

You can drop off your old cell phones, PDAs and tablets at a UCP Thrift Store in City Heights, Pacific Beach or Chula Vista. You can also click here to print a free USPS pre-paid shipping label or request a free pre-paid envelope. Be sure to type in "UCP" as your charity.

Properly disposing of your old devices will keep them out of landfills and help people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities by funding UCP's programs and services.


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Your generous support of our events allows UCP to enact real change — to revolutionize care, raise standards of living and create opportunities for people with disabilities. One person at a time, one family at a time, throughout our community.

Click on an event below to see the details.

The 32nd Annual Golf Classic was held on August 11th at golfThe Crossings at Carlsbad Golf Course. Golfers hit the links in bright sunshine and did their best to conquer a challenging course, while raising $60,000 for United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego County. After an afternoon of play, golfers were treated to dinner, a live auction and the awards banquet hosted by comedian Russ T. Nailz.

UCP thanks The Crossings at Carlsbad general manager Gary Glaser and his excellent staff and all the participants and supporters that came out to this annual event.


For the 31st year in a row, the San Diego City Fire Fighters graciously donated their financial support as “Title Sponsor” to the always wild and cwlcrazy “Celebrity Waiters Luncheon.”

This year’s edition was held on a sunny work day in mid-September and patrons were treated to good food, lots of local and Hollywood stars and the high energy of many of the San Diego City Fire Fighters, bayside at the Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa.

Russ T. Nailz and Susan DeVincent co-hosted the event and kept the festivities going at a lively pace. Tips were given freely and, with special live auctions, close to $54,000 was raised for the cause.


The 2014 No Limits Walk, held at De Anza Cove on Saturday, October 18, was a great day of Music, Food, Fun & Friends — and a resounding success! walk

This gentle 5k walk/roll around Mission Bay was attended by over 400 walkers and rollers.

With the help of our top fundraising team — Kelly Belly — our top fundraiser — Jason White — and our corporate sponsors, the event raised over $50,000 to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship for close to 10,000 people in San Diego County affected by Cerebral Palsy and other disabilities.

Thanks to all this year's attendees!

View the photo album here and the video below.


United Cerebral Palsy is pleased to announce that the tribute dinner honoring biotech pioneer David Hale as the “Life Sciences Leader of the Year,” was a halerousing success. The event, held on November 5th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel and Marina in downtown San Diego, saw nearly 400 people in attendance and helped raise in excess of $140,000.

The Association would like to thank the following sponsors for their support of the event:  Rady Children’s Hospital, Cushman & Wakefield, Domain Associates, Latham & Watkins, LLP, Scott Glenn and Cam Garner.

Funds raised from the evening will be put to use immediately to help fund numerous ongoing program services that UCP provides for local people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities — and their families — throughout San Diego County.


Shop AmazonSmile and Support UCP

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego County every time you shop, at no cost to you.

When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus logothat Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to UCP.

To shop at AmazonSmile simply click here from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to AmazonSmile to make it even easier to return and start your shopping.

Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages.

You use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

Click Here to start shopping. Please tell your friends and family about this easy (and free) way to support UCP San Diego.



Your dollars make a huge difference in the lives of people with Cerebral Palsy.


To our thrift stores, located in Pacific Beach, City Heights and Chula Vista.


Our success depends on the skills, talents, time and energy of our many volunteers.

More Ways To Help

Small Change Makes A Big Difference

Look for our coin canisters at your favorite Coco’s, Carrow’s and Original Pancake House locations.

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UCP Thrift Stores offer a unique shopping experience for our customers. We offer gently used products from vintage clothing and accessories to everyday fashions, household items, furniture, and antiques.

Our stores are conveniently located in Pacific Beach, City Heights and Chula Vista.

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Serving San Diego County since 1983, Precision Assembly is a unique business that can help with your bulk mail and assembly needs.

A division of United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego County, Precision Assembly offers quality service to customers and training and employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

The team of instructors and physically-challenged employees are dedicated to putting your needs first.

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Ready Stamps is a unique full service business that can help with stamps, engraving and printing needs.

A division of United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego County, Ready Stamps has been providing job training and employment for persons with disabilities since 1982.

As a manufacturer, we can provide quicker, more reliable service at a better price than those who are simply "supplying" marking devices.

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