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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.

Monica Smiley, LUV Award recipient

CANAL FULTON – Monica Smiley and Linda Bell, state-tested nursing assistants at Chapel Hill Community, a United Church Homes community, have been recognized with the Living UCH Values (LUV) Award for 2018.

Sharon Frisch, LUV Award recipient

UPPER SANDUSKY – Sharon Frisch, a licensed practical nurse at Fairhaven Community, a United Church Homes community, has been recognized with the Living UCH Values (LUV) Award for 2018.

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.

Corporate News

  • Barrington Square Resident Gives to Premature Babies

    Posted: February 21, 2019

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  • From Millie, with Love

    Posted: February 21, 2019

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  • Glenwood Earns Community Choice Award for Engagement

    Posted: February 20, 2019

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  • 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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Century Club

Celebrating 100 years

Congratulations!

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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