Personal Stories

  • Bob Loveman: Investing in Tomorrow’s Leaders

    We don’t have any kids and we are not parental but we have a lot of connections and can brainstorm with young people….”

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  • On the Fast Track to Victory

    “If you have a chance to be a part of UCAN you should, because you are going to come out ten times better…”

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  • The Foundations of Fostering

    With an extensive work history in social services, Denise Matthews was drawn to the idea of helping children in need…

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  • Zack’s Story: Building with Broken Pieces

    “I think people can be broken in a sense, but there are always ways to fix them.”

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  • Embracing the Power of Preparation

    “UCAN is part of my family, it is part of me.” – Karen Wilson…

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  • Meet Matt: UCAN’s Newest Auxiliary Board Member

    After a law school internship, Matt realized where he wanted to provide his support…

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  • Shaping Young Lives Through Speech

    It has been said that one should strive not to make their presence known, but to make their absence felt…

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  • Tatiara’s Story: On the Path to Success

    Tatiara came to UCAN approximately four years ago through the Family Works program…

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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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  • 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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