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United Cerebral Palsy of Nebraska, Inc.
July 30, 2009

As a parent of a child with cerebral palsy,I am greatly disappointed in this organization. Over the years we have attempted to contact this organization via phone & email only to never have received any kind of response. We tried again a few months ago when we applied for a grant that this oraganization supposedly gives out to disabled individuals & their families for a computed device for our daughter. We took the time to fill out a lenghty application & provided all the additional paperwork as requested in the application. We have not heard ONE word! Not even acknowledgement that it was received. I don't know about other UCPs across the country, but this one certainly does not live up to its mission. Very, very sad for a program supposedly out there to help the disabled.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have never seen the results of this organization.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Respond to people seeking the help your program is supposed to provide.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Nothing

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

non-existent

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

I have no idea since I can't figure out what it is exactly they do.

Ways to make it better...

They bothered to respond to phone calls, emails, grant applications.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Lack of motivation to actually do what they say they do.

One thing I'd also say is that...

This organization is an embarrasment to the good ones out there.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
General Member of the Public & applied for a grant & attempted contact.

JOSHUA COLLINGSWORTH MEMORIAL FOUNDATION
July 7, 2009

My children have benefited from the Float4Life swim classes this organization funds through the local YMCA. My 2 year old now rolls over onto his back & reaches for the side of the pool without prompting. My 4 year old is way ahead of other children in his swim classes thanks to taking part in this program first. The book is entertaining & provides a memorable message to children about water safety. My children can quote passages out of the book! The mascot is adorable & a great role model for children. I cannot say enough wonderful things about this organization! The founders suffered a tragic loss & have selflessly turned that grief into a crusade to save the lives of other children through this great educational program. I highly recommend supporting this cause!

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

swimming classes for my children.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

keep up the good work!

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the fun & educational way they get their message across.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

very friendly & passionate about the organization's message.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

provide all children infant/toddler survival swim lessons.

Ways to make it better...

everyone knew about Josh the Otter!

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

keeping up with demand.

One thing I'd also say is that...

Josh the Otter would make a great educational cartoon!

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
Client Served & My children participate in their programs.