Famed Television Host and Best-Selling Author Dr. Venus Nicolino to Attend UCP's Wheels for Humanity Annual Gala

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Based on Current Fundraising Efforts this Year, Projected to Exceed $500k

It’s an amazing charity doing incredible things around the world. I love that almost every dollar this charity raises goes directly to providing these services to those most in need

Dr. Venus Nicolino aka Dr. V, Famed Television Host, National Best-Selling Author and Board Member of UCP Wheels for Humanity, will attend their annual gala event this Saturday, September 28 at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles. UCP Wheels for Humanity is a charity focused on providing wheel chairs and wheel chair services to those most in need around the world including locations such as the Ukraine, El Salvador, Indonesia, among other countries.

“It’s an amazing charity doing incredible things around the world. I love that almost every dollar this charity raises goes directly to providing these services to those most in need.” Says Dr. V. “Based on my and my husband’s fundraising efforts this year, we have successfully raised over $120,000 for this amazing charity. After this weekend's gala event, the projected total fundraising should exceed $500,000, which would be the most we have ever raised."

UCP Wheels for Humanity is a subsidiary of United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA). UCP Wheels for Humanity’s mission is to promote greater inclusion for people with disabilities globally, through mobility, therapy, advocacy and empowerment. For more information about UCP Wheels for Humanity visit http://www.ucpwheels.org

UCPLA has grown significantly since its inception in 1944 and is now the largest nonprofit provider of direct-care services for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Southern California. The organization’s commitment to the founding mission of advancing the independence, productivity and full citizenship of children, teens and adults with developmental disabilities and those with similar service needs is unwavering. For more information about UCPLA visit http://www.ucpla.org.

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