UKC Stories

Meet Ryder T!

Meet Ryder T.! A UKC Kid Ambassador Jan 27 2021 There are kids out there that are filled with hope and positivity, those are the kids that change the world. One such kid is Ryder, he is our newest UKC Kid Ambassador and he is raising funds to help other kids in the hospital. How Ryder …

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Ready To Rock!

Ready to Rock! Meet the newest UKC Kid from Children’s Hospital of Orange County. She is an 8-year old girl who was newly diagnosed with a chronic autoimmune disease. The ukulele gave her an opportunity to focus her creative energy into something positive and has the opportunity to continue to be a support for her …

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Emery Facebook | Jun 29, 2019 Emery my daughter loved learning and practicing the Ukulele with the music therapist while she was staying at University of Iowa for bone marrow transplant. She is so thankful for having one donated to her from you so she can keep learning.

Isa’s Song

Isa’s Song Stephanie Epstein | May 10, 2017 Isa wrote this song with me last week, prior to regaining her speech. She was struggling to walk, stand, and talk without pain and discomfort, and songwriting gave her an outlet to express her frustration with her hospitalizations (at multiple hospitals) and how much she just wanted …

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Eva’s Story

Eva’s Story Facebook | Aug 1, 2018  “I’m a board certified and licensed music therapist and work specifically on the floor at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Music is such a motivator for all of our kids. It connects them which is one reason why I do ukulele …

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