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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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Charlotte with her new ukulele

Ukulele Kids Club Video Nominated for an Emmy Award

A video featuring the UKC in partnership with SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital has been nominated for an Emmy award.

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The UKC Music Miles 2022

Miles that bring music to medically fragile kids. From October 20th – 30th, 2022 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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Charlotte’s Story

It’s a cool October evening and my husband and I are heading out to a school Halloween party with Charlotte. Everything is going well but her bruises are getting worse…

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Ukuleles For Ukraine

In collaboration with the World Federation of Music Therapy’s Global Crisis Intervention Commission, we are looking to raise funds to support refugee children and youth working with music therapists in shelters across Europe.

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John’s Legacy of Music

Today we celebrate the life and legacy of John Byfield. But John is a ukulele supporter who we never got to meet in person.

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