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The Secret To Putting Caring Into Action On A Local Level

You’ve probably heard the phrase “all politics is local.” The “local” refers to making sure national representatives are still taking care of the needs of the folks back home in their districts.  The same principal applies to putting caring into action on a local level.  Our local communities and neighborhoods can be the North Star … Read moreThe Secret To Putting Caring Into Action On A Local Level

Fall 2020 Scholarship Winners

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As we approached the November 30 deadline for the UCA Fall Scholarship Essay Contest, we found ourselves cheering on the last-minute influx of essays coming through the Scholarship website portal. Back in September, it was with faith and fingers-crossed that we sent out the invitation to high school juniors and seniors announcing the Scholarship Contest.  … Read moreFall 2020 Scholarship Winners

The Caring Way to Change

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As the late, great Robin Williams once said “never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.” Robin’s words are so pregnant with truth. All we have to do is think of the caring people we know to give birth to the changes they’ve made in the lives of … Read moreThe Caring Way to Change

3 Aspects of Compassionate Disagreement

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One of the most useful skills we can cultivate in this day and age is the ability to patiently listen and connect with someone who holds a different belief, or opinion than our own. There have been a series of major events this year that embody the clear division that exists between families, communities, and … Read more3 Aspects of Compassionate Disagreement

Fall Caring Scholarship

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Unified Caring Association’s Fall Caring Scholarship Contest is in full swing as of October 1st.  High School Juniors and Seniors from all over the country have been invited to write a 500 or more word essay about their caring actions and ideas to make change for the better in one of four categories – Children, … Read moreFall Caring Scholarship

Everyone Loves Receiving a Care Package

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UCA is excited to announce our new line of Care Packages.  Each featured Care Package contains carefully chosen specialty items to support, encourage or simply brighten someone’s day. Everyone loves receiving a care package! They arrive in a lovely box surrounded with colorful raffia and a personal message of care. Our exclusive Care Packages are … Read moreEveryone Loves Receiving a Care Package

Skillful Communication in Relationships

Part of living a healthy and vibrant lifestyle includes being able to nurture relationships with family, loved ones, and members of the community. These human connections are essential to our well-being and fill us with a sense of belonging that is unique unto itself. Nurturing relationships takes skillful communication. Nevertheless, effective communication can at times … Read moreSkillful Communication in Relationships

I Want to Become More Humble

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C.S. Lewis once said, “Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.” This quote by Lewis conveys the importance of being humble. Knowing how important being a humble person is, I realize the human capacity I most want to nurture in myself is humility. To me, humility is a powerful characteristic … Read moreI Want to Become More Humble

Education System is Limiting the Potential of Our Children

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“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today”. – Malcolm X. This is the pinnacle of education. Education is the enlightenment, the ability to think. Education is the ultimate form of power, the intelligence that is acquired through the pure form; it is the greatest achievement … Read moreEducation System is Limiting the Potential of Our Children

Caring for Children One X-Ray at a Time

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Growing up in a financially struggling community, I have always wanted to help others. At a young age, I knew I had always wanted a career in the medical field because of wanting to help others. A fairly recent experience has truly shown me what it means to care for children. I have viewed first-hand … Read moreCaring for Children One X-Ray at a Time