Katie's Pizza & Pasta Osteria to Hold April Giveback Tuesday Event Benefiting UCP Heartland
04/12/2019

The event is slated for Tues., April 23.

Online PR News – 12-April-2019 – St. Louis – Katie's Pizza & Pasta Osteria in Town and Country is proud to announce their upcoming Giveback Tuesday event on Tues., April 23. The event will take place at their location at 14171 Clayton Road and will benefit UCP Heartland.

Every month, Katie's Pizza & Pasta Osteria features a local nonprofit charity and donates 100 percent of profits from the entire day to the charity. Lunch, dinner, drinks, and carryout are all included. So far, Katie's Pizza & Pasta Osteria has donated $195,723 to local nonprofit organizations.

Funds raised from this Giveback Tuesday will directly benefit UCP Heartland's family support services for residential housing within the organization, specifically, their new Oak Tree respite home. A family-style home located in Webster Groves, Mo., the Oak Tree is a new facility that is currently being renovated before it is opened and ready for service. As a future replacement of Marlborough Hall, Oak Tree will offer a home away from home for adults with disabilities while their caregivers tend to business, family, or personal matters.

Founded in 1963, UCP Heartland is dedicated to providing supportive programs, services, and support for people living with a spectrum of disabilities. They serve children and adults living with several disabilities, including cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, traumatic brain injuries, and other physical, developmental, and intellectual disabilities.

UCP Heartland currently offers five key area programs to the children and adults they serve, including their family support services and the Adult Day Program, which provides individualized assistance for adults to choose activities and strengthen their skills. Additional programs include employment resources, a child development center, and residential services, which offers independent supported living assistance. In 2018 alone, UCP Heartland served 1,494 clients through these programs in St. Louis and Central Missouri.

"At the end of the day, being able to interact with the adults and children we serve is the best thing about UCP Heartland," said Becky Bogacz, Development Associate of UCP Heartland. "It is so gratifying to see our hard work come alive when we interact with our clients every day. Working and speaking with their caregivers and guardians is heartwarming and fulfilling. We get to see and hear how much our organization has benefited them, which makes it all worthwhile."

Katie's Pizza & Pasta Osteria is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Fridays, from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturdays, and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sundays. Happy Hour specials run Sunday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. Carryout orders are also available.

For more information or to make reservations, please call (636) 220-3238 or visit www.katiespizzaandpasta.com.

For more information about UCP Heartland, please visit www.ucpheartland.org.