Tenga Foundation Donates $3,000 To Help People With Developmental Disabilities Benefit From Animal Therapy

Top Quote Tenga Foundation grants UCP of Sacramento and Northern California with $3,000 to assist children and adults with adaptive horsemanship therapy to empower them to be more independent. End Quote
  • Sacramento, CA (1888PressRelease) December 22, 2017 - Tenga Foundation has awarded $3,000 to UCP Saddle Pals Adaptive Horsemanship Program. UCP of Sacramento and Northern California is the leading provider of comprehensive services for 5,730 children and adults born with a developmental disability and their families.

    The Tenga Foundation empowers people in the communities they serve by investing in the future of diverse community development. “The Foundation is proud to fund community nonprofits like, UCP who stand by their mission to empower people to live a life without limits,” California representative of Tenga Foundation, Ms. Risa Omega, President and General Manager of Channel 10, KXTV (ABC) believes organizations like UCP are great partners for Tenga Foundation to make a difference in this community.

    For UCP Saddle Pals program, nationally accredited by PATH International, we are able to promote growth, independence and improved quality of life for riders while helping them to develop a bond with the horse, and expand their knowledge and skills in a fun, supportive environment.

    “The Tenga Foundation is providing the simple act of riding a horse that can have intense positive results for a person with disabilities.” said Doug Bergman, UCP President and CEO. “This funding will mean that we can continue to provide services that benefit those with cognitive, physical and psychological disabilities. We are appreciate the Tenga Foundation for recognizing that people with disabilities can live a life without limits when they are empowered with the right tools.”

    About UCP of Sacramento and Northern California
    Each month, UCP of Sacramento and Northern California serves 5,730 children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families in Butte, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Shasta, Sutter and Yolo counties. Programs include Saddle Pals adaptive horseback riding, UCP’s Autism Center for Excellence at Sacramento State, adult day programs, independent living services, transportation and in-home respite care for families. For more information, visit www.ucpsacto.org.

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