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Worthy Causes that PEKD Advocacy Supports
- Barry's Memorial Skate
An annual fundraiser in memory of Barry Kulick. Their worthwhile goal is to keep kids on the ice! We were happy to assist in this effort.
- Yuma Child Burn Survivors Campaign 2010
- Camp Courage:
We are proud to help support this event where children can excel and even thrive at camp without having to worry about the rejection, isolation, loneliness and frustration so often experienced by a child burn survivor when out in public.
- Community Housing Network
Looking for a service or program that might help you or someone you love? Community Housing Network has developed affordable housing programs throughout Oakland and Macomb counties that have helped many formerly homeless persons with disabilities and other low-income families find a place to call home. Check out their informative newsletters!
A non-profit advocacy organization that works for life without limits for people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.
Patti's comments: I am on the board of this fine organization.
- People First Language
Most evidence suggests that the guiding principle of disability policy in the twenty-first century will continue to be people first; affirming access, inclusion, self-determination, and quality via authority, appropriations, and case law.
- United Cerebral Palsy Releases 2010 Case For Inclusion
The 2010 Case for Inclusion report (medicaid.ucp.org), ranks all 50 states and the District of Columbia (DC) for Medicaid services provided to intellectual and developmental disability (ID/DD) populations.
- UCP Support for People with Disabilities in Haiti
UCP has updated the online Disaster Information Center that includes information regarding relief efforts, recommendations for donations, how UCP is supporting disaster relief, and future UCP plans to help people with disabilities affected by the earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12.