circleWithout the assistance of our corporate partner much of our specialized work would not be possible. Our longstanding relationship with Circle K is unique and unparalleled. Over 3,000 Circle K service, management, and leadership employees in Arizona dedicate themselves to our mission annually. They give of their personal time, money, and most creative fundraising abilities to increase contribution levels year over year.

The Circle K team has raised over $5.3 million for UCP of Central Arizona, UCP of Southern Arizona and Opportunity Village in Las Vegas through in-store canister collections and their annual Desert Klassic golf tournament. This support has meant that comprehensive services have been provided to individuals that would otherwise not be served. It has allowed us to expand our service agenda to meet the ongoing needs of our consumers and has encouraged countless children and adults to recognize and realize the possibilities of independence and self sufficiency through our programs.

Circle K has created a link in the community that would not otherwise exist; they have allowed UCP to be on the minds of every customer that goes through Circle K doors on a daily basis. The employees and business partners of Circle K have become valuable community advocates for the work of UCP. Their continuous commitment to our agency has become an unparalleled example of what true community collaboration means.

In addition, through the generosity of Circle K, who is providing lease payments through April 2017 a new UCP Downtown located on Roosevelt at 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ opened its doors in Spring 2016. This location provides an ideal opportunity for UCP to outreach into the central city community to develop programs so that more children and families, especially those who are low to moderate income, can receive the services they deserve. Thank you Circle K!

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Arizona Department of Economic Security – Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) is the major funder for Programs at UCP that include Home and Community Based Services, Day Treatment for Children, Day Treatment  for Adults, Day Treatment Summer Programs and some Therapy Services.

The Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP) is a statewide system of services and supports for families of infants and toddlers, birth to three years of age, with disabilities or delays. UCP is one of 4 agencies partnering in providing AZEIP services in three regions of the Maricopa county.

Community Health Charities connects UCP with more than 1,600 businesses and 17 million employees to support causes such as UCP’s  through a one-time payment or payroll deduction.

Through SRP’s Employee Booster Program, SRP employees have the opportunity to donate through a one-time payment or payroll deduction to charitable organizations, including UCP.

Vehicles purchased through a grant from the City of Phoenix Federal 5310 Program, provides door-to- door transportation for children and adults who participate in the UCP Day Treatment Program for Children, Day Treatment for Adults and Day Treatment for Summer Programs.

Arizona Community Foundation Summer Youth Program Fund- provides funding so that children with disabilities can engage in meaningful summer activities that include physical activity, music therapy, special interest classes and community outings

First Things First/ Quality First Program- provides scholarships for eligible families to receive tuition assistance at the UCP Early Learning Center.

Cox Charities provides funding to purchase Smart Boards so that the children in the Day Treatment Program can learn through visual stimulation and interactive activities.

The Bellows Fund is a UCP National initiative that provides persons with disabilities a grant to purchase  assistive-technology equipment. Grants are available to individuals enrolled in UCP Programs.

Walmart- For the past 11 years, Walmart has partnered with UCP in being the premier sponsor for our Bondurant Event now our Fun Run Walk and Roll. Through the Walmart Foundation Giving Program, UCP received grants from Walmart and Walmart Supercenter stores in Arizona annually.

Bashas’- Bashas’ customers have an opportunity to give back to a local non-profit just about every month in a Bashas' store, UCP has been the charity of choice 3 times in the past 3 years.

Premier Airport Food Services- is partnering with UCP through a water bottle campaign, where PAFS is giving a percentage back to UCP for each water bottle purchased. Apart from the monetary donation they are also promoting the UCP brand in all their 20 airport retail stores.

Gila River Indian Community State Shared Revenue Program provides much needed funding to support the operations of the  UCP Day Treatment Program for Children.

Tohono O’Odham Nation- provides children with disabilities scholarships to attend the UCP Early Learning Center.