Gratitude and Aloha

Gratitude and Aloha Facebook | Jun 8, 2018 Last month, students at the Punahou School in Oahu, Hawaii recently gave us at the Ukulele Kids Club a gift that will have a lasting impact. A group of 37 physics students were learning about sound wave propagation, and as is often the case in physics, real-world …

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The Power of a Ukulele on Healing Hospitalized Children

The Power of a Ukulele on Healing Hospitalized Children WSMV-TV, Nashville TN | Terry Bulger | Jul 5, 2017 “Congrats to Stephanie Epstein at Holtz Children’s Hospital. You remain our Modern Hero.” Meet Stephanie, our everyday hero who helps children as they heal through her innovative use of music and song. Doctors, nurses and …

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One Instrument At A Time

One Instrument At A Time YouTube | Bob Tigert | May 25, 2017 Music Therapists speak candidly about the use and value of ukuleles provided by Ukulele Kids Club. “Making a difference one instrument at a time.”

Bringing Music Home

Bringing Music Home UC Davis Health | Dec 2, 2016 Donated instruments help children cope, during and after hospitalization Fifteen-year-old Madison “Madi” Phelps, of Robbins, Calif., has been a UC Davis Children’s Hospital patient since she was 11 months old. Diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that causes persistent lung infections, she is often …

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Laila Learns the Ukulele

Laila Learns the Ukulele Nebraska Medicine | Aug 17, 2015 Three years ago, Laila Pettigrew had a kidney transplant at Nebraska Medicine – Nebraska Medical Center. Three weeks ago, her new kidney started to fail. The 13-year-old traveled from Pine Ridge, South Dakota to begin dialysis treatments. Three days a week, for three hours, Laila’s …

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Big Jack

Big Jack Corey Bergman | Sep 24, 2016 You guys will like this one… 5 months ago, I received a letter from “BIG” JACK through our network. Big Jack told me that he wanted to donate 15 ukuleles from his personal life-long collection directly to some of our UKC kids.You can tell from these pics …

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