Jefferson City Wing Ding Registration

Jefferson City Wing Ding Registration

The Jefferson City Wing Ding is coming October 10th to the Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds. Enjoy time with family & friends while supporting Gibbs Center! Wing Dings lets you take part in the action- you choose the winner while sampling unlimited wings from popular Jefferson City Restaurants. Don't miss out on the fun! Order your tickets by October 9th for $5 dollars off each admission ticket to Wing Ding.

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Partnership with KC Chief's and UCP Heartland

Partnership with KC Chief's and UCP Heartland

Great news! UCP Heartland announces a partnership with the Kansas City Chiefs football team. For every ticket purchased for games on 10/7, 10/21, & 11/11 using the online promo code UCPHEARTLAND, the Chiefs will donate $10 to UCP Heartland.
If you miss football, now is your chance to enjoy a game or two and support a beloved Missouri team!

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Family Resources

Family Resources

Finding helpful online resources can be time-consuming and challenging. We hope to be your support along the way by gathering useful resources and information on this page.
Let us help you navigate a world of confusing and complicated information about home and safety, legal services, technology, finance, travel, employment resources and more through well researched information contained in one convenient place.

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Ways to Give

Ways to Give

There are many ways to contribute to UCP Heartland – including financially through direct donations, memorials in honor of a loved one, event sponsorship, supporting UCP Heartland events, "Planned Giving" of your estate, and of course through the donation of your time and talents.
Each year, UCP Heartland also offers an exquisite new St. Louis area landmark ornament to collect and purchase for gift giving.

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Wing Dings – Unlimited Wings, Unlimited Smiles

Wing Ding is an interactive event featuring unlimited wings and the chance to vote on your favorite wings from the best of the best. Sample spicy, saucy and crispy wings from the most popular restaurants in your town. It’s an all-you-can-eat fun time! There’s music, dancing, and bragging rights. A time-tested wing competition in Missouri for decades, Wing Dings are a great way to try out delicious food from restaurants that may be new to you. Altogether, UCP Heartland has been hosting the Wing Ding for 60 years; 30 incredible years in Columbia, 22 years in Jefferson City, and St. Louis is in its 8th year of Wing Ding fun. Please join us and bring some friends to what is sure to be a tradition of fun and delicious evening.

Click HERE to register for the Jefferson City, MO Wing Ding on October 10th


Advanced Admission Tickets Purchased by October 9th:  $25

At the door: $30

Kids 5 and under FREE



Great news! UCP Heartland announces a partnership with the Kansas City Chiefs football team.

For every ticket purchased online using promo code UCPHEARTLAND, the Chiefs will donate $10 to UCP Heartland.

These are upper level seats at Arrowhead Stadium. Seating is limited and available only at the following games:

10/7 vs Jacksonville Jaguars at 12:00pm
10/21 vs Cincinnati Bengals at 12:00pm
11/11 vs Arizona Cardinals at 12:00pm

Purchase Tickets Now

Remember to use promo code:  UCPHEARTLAND

Questions?: Please Call Becky Bogacz UCP Development Associate at 636-779-2253



Following is the list of speakers and topics for our helpful Speaker’s Series:

M. Brigid Fernandez presenting “Spend Down” on September 26 at 6:00 p.m.

Peter Bradley and Carl Hoeninger are speaking on “Supported Living” on October 24 at 6:00 p.m.
Canterbury staff is working on setting up Game Night for program participants during these lectures so caregivers are able to attend the series. We hope to see you there!

M. Brigid Fernandez                







As a licensed attorney with Fernandez Elder Law, LLC, Brigid helps clients of all ages working in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, guardianship and conservatorships as well as Medicaid and Veterans Benefits planning.


In addition to her law degree, Brigid Fernandez is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Brigid worked for twenty years as a Medical Social Worker in an area hospital and pursued her law degree to continue her advocacy for older adults and persons with disabilities.


Click here to watch a video about UCP Heartland's new Gibbs Center in Jefferson City.

Looking for a meaningful career that allows you to make a difference in the lives of others?

We offer benefits (at just 30 hours) Medical, Dental, vision, supplemental insurance and 403b company contribution, flexible hours, and competitive wages for our direct care positions. You can learn about our open positions, complete an application, and meet with UCP Heartland staff at our weekly open interview sessions for direct care positions. Please bring your resume when you come.

When: Wednesdays, 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Where: UCP Heartland’s Canterbury Center – 8645 Old Bonhomme Road, St. Louis, MO 63132

For more information, please contact: Shalonda Hill, Human Resources Manager
Email: | Phone: 636-779-2280



Open Interviews on Wednesday



Volunteer Opportunity

Build relationships with children and youth living with disabilities as a Saturday Respite Club Volunteer in St. Louis!

When: 9am-4pm on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays each month (shifts possible)
Where: 8645 Old Bonhomme Road, St. Louis, MO 63132
Learn more & apply by emailing or calling 636-779-2278.


Support children and adults living with disabilities

For 65 years, UCP Heartland has provided caring services for people living with disabilities. And for 65 years, we have seen individuals, families and communities display compassion and generosity by giving time, talent and donations to support the children and adults in our programs.
Your support allows UCP Heartland to continue growing and innovating so we can offer the highest quality programs and services for people living with disabilities for years to come.
Your impact at work: We post stories and photos of our programs and activities on social media. Follow us to stay connected!

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UCP Heartland provides expert programs to people living with a spectrum of developmental disabilities including autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Muscular Dystrophy, Parkinson’s Disease, premature birth and Traumatic Brain Injury. We believe that people from all backgrounds and living with all abilities have the right to quality education, residential services, career opportunities and competitive wages. UCP Heartland promotes choice and full inclusion in community life. Our five service areas link program participants to resources and referrals, staff support, advocacy, and community integration services.


Please explore this site for more news, and events, resources and services that we provide. Have a question? Please call 636.227.6030.

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