Blog

  • 2016 Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony

    An inspiring evening filled with gratitude for our amazing supporters and volunteers…

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  • Donor Appreciation Dinner

    In September of 2015, soon after moving into UCAN’s Therapeutic Youth Home, several young people became inquisitive about their new space…

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  • Kendell’s Story: Evolving Through 360 Community

    Fourteen-year-old Kendell came to UCAN approximately one year ago through a referral from his school…

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  • Caring Donors Make 2015 Annual Toy Drive a Huge Success

    We would like to thank all of the individuals who donated…

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  • Alexis and Aaliyah – A Giving Tuesday Story

    After the birth of her daughter, 23 year-old Alexis never felt more scared and alone….

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  • Adventure Therapy Shows Youth a New Perspective

    UCAN’s exciting partnership with Chicago Adventure Therapy helps underserved Chicago youth have a lasting impact…

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  • UCAN Expands Services to Support Military Families

    UCAN’s Counseling and Youth Development Services jumped at the opportunity to participate in a project hosted by Duke University…

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  • A Powerful Mentor, Advocate and Investor

    When asked why he is committed to supporting UCAN’s youth with his time, talent and treasure, UCAN Governing Board member Markell Bridges has a simple answer…

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  • Earl finds connections through mentorship

    Earl came to UCAN at age 20 through The Peace Hub program after watching several friends and family members fall victim to gun violence…

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  • Nashauna and UCAN – A partnership for life

    Nashauna has grown up fast and takes pride in telling the details of a somewhat difficult story…

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