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News and Events

There's always plenty of good news and activities to share. Visit often to keep up-to-date on the latest information and news from the senior care and affordable housing communities of United Church Homes.

Campaign for Abundant Life is on pace to reach goal of $20 million

The Campaign for Abundant Life is increasing in momentum as more individuals, churches and community partners respond with support. 2018 marks year two of the five-year comprehensive campaign. The goal is to...

From Kenya to Friendship Plaza, Lincoln Heights, Ohio

Friendship Plaza, one of United Church Homes’ affordable housing communities, isn’t just home to Yvonne, but her brother Paul also lives there. When he was 11 years old, Paul also lived with Yvonne as he spent a summer vacation with her in Nairobi, Kenya. Today, they live in Lincoln Heights, Ohio, one of America’s first black suburbs, according to an article by The Atlantic, The Destruction of a Black Suburb.

Donor Appreciation Events held from May through October

United Church Homes honored supporters at annual Donor Appreciation Dinners from May through October.

MaryJane, liver transplant recipient

MaryJane and Mitch, partners who both work at United Church Homes’ Cypress Run in Immokalee, Florida, are grateful for the support UCH gave them over the years.

Charitable Giving Strategies

We have seen some major changes to our tax law this year. As a result, many individuals are finding new ways to make their charitable giving even more tax advantaged! Linda is a great example, as she has always been a faithful donor to her church and other organizations, but will no longer be able to give enough to exceed the new standard deduction ($12,000 for individuals and $24,000 for married couples filing jointly). She has been a meticulous saver and worked hard to build up her IRA. When she reached the age of 70 ½, she was required to start taking distributions from her IRA. However, instead of taking the full distribution for herself, she now directs a portion of it to charities she supports.

Becky Stacy, Pilgrim Manor Administrator

Becky Stacy recently joined the staff of United Church Homes as the new administrator of Pilgrim Manor in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Introducing Amy Bonacuse, UCH's new Director of Marketing

Amy joins UCH with a broad background in marketing communications from multiple industries. 

Most recently, she was vice president of communications and marketing for The Ohio Society of CPAs. She also led marketing efforts for The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, and worked for clients in the healthcare and logistics sectors at a central Ohio-based marketing agency.

Corporate News

  • Campaign for Abundant Life

    Posted: December 06, 2018

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  • A Journey from Kenya to Friendship Plaza

    Posted: December 06, 2018

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  • Supporters Honored at Donor Appreciation Events

    Posted: December 04, 2018

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  • UCH Supports Staff Members through Liver Transplant

    Posted: December 04, 2018

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  • Charitable Giving Strategies for Those 70 ½+: The Charitable IRA Rollover

    Posted: December 03, 2018

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Century Club

Celebrating 100 years


United Church Homes celebrates our Centennial Year by honoring residents who also turn 100 years old or older in 2016. 

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UCH Events

  • Monthly Caring for the Caregiver Programs Held at Fairhaven

    Posted: September 05, 2014

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  • Exercise with Brian

    Posted: June 04, 2012

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