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The BG Singers

The Buffalo Grove Park District’s Community Arts Center is full of gorgeous hand-painted ukuleles that will help sick children across the world.

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The UKC Music Miles 2023

Miles that bring music to medically fragile kids from Oct 19 to Oct 29, 2023. Get your team together to walk, run, bike or skip for kids!

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Christina and her kids jump for joy for UKC Music Miles.

5 Ways To Succeed in the UKC Music Miles

My name is Christina, I am a children’s ukulele educator and I’m so thrilled to be racing for the UKC this Fall 2022! I am so excited to share with you 5 steps to succeed in The UKC Music Miles!

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2023 Live from the Clubhouse

Get ready for our rockin’ summer campaign that combines the magic of music with the power of giving. UKC Live From The Clubhouse is an Instagram LIVE concert series dedicated to raising awareness and funds for medically fragile children while sharing the precious gift of music.

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UKC Broadway Cabaret 2023

UKC Broadway Cabaret | May 8 2023 at The Green Room 42 in New York City | A Cabaret to support medically fragile kids with music featuring Toni-Award winner Laura Benanti, with your host, Joshua Turchin and performances by some of Broadway’s biggest stars! Sponsorship opportunities available.

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Ukulele Kids Club Celebrates 10th Anniversary With UKC Broadway Cabaret Fundraiser

The fundraiser will take place on May 8th at The Green Room 42 in NYC and will feature dinner, drinks, and a live show. The event will take place on May 8th, 2023 at The Green Room 42. | by Stephi Wild Apr. 10, 2023 | Broadway World

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Anna Kołodziej holding her Swedish Nyckelharpa

The UKC Welcomes Anna Kołodziej

I am an experienced musician, music teacher, and therapist based in Poland… As an educator, I specialize in working with children who have ASD and Asperger Syndrome and have worked with autistic preschoolers. I run rhythm and music classes for kids in one of Lublin’s kindergartens for kids with special needs…

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Ukulele Kids Club Celebrates 10th Anniversary With UKC Broadway Cabaret Fundraiser

The UKC Broadway Cabaret will showcase performances by Broadway stars, including Tony-award winning actress Laura Benanti, as well as stars from Wicked, Company, Hamilton, Frozen, and more. The event will be hosted by teen prodigy, composer & performer Joshua Turchin.

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The UKC Welcomes Four New Board Members in 2023

Celebrating our 10th anniversary of operations, we are welcoming four new board members in 2023. Hailing from different backgrounds and experiences, these four members are joining the organization in the hopes of helping the UKC reach more children in 2023 and beyond.

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Give the Gift of Music

What does music mean to you? How does it make you feel? How does it help you in your day to day? The UKC brings these moments to medically fragile kids all around the world every day and for us, THAT is the gift of music that heals.

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Dream Guitars Teams Up With Luthiers For A Cause

Dream Guitars, a leading retailer of fine guitars is teaming up with Luthiers For A Cause (LFAC), a philanthropic initiative run by luthiers to make a difference in the lives of medically fragile children.

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2022 Mid-America Emmy Winner

A video made for the Ukulele Kids Club (UKC), an international non-profit organization in partnership with SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital has won a Mid-America Emmy award in the health & medical short form content category.

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