Ur Community Cares Inc

Nurture UR Neighborhood

MANCHESTER, CT   |  URCommunityCares.org

Mission

UR Community Cares (“UCC”) provides an innovative, intergenerational roadmap to connect local Volunteers with age-qualified adults in need of at-home assistance. Our secure online platform helps support Community Members as they age in place. Our services fill in the gaps of traditional home care by mobilizing residents to connect with each other. Town by town, we link people who can help to those who need help.

Ruling year info

2019

President

Michelle Puzzo

Treasurer

M.D. Birmingham

Main address

5 JAMIE LANE UNIT C

MANCHESTER, CT 06042 USA

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EIN

83-3706688

NTEE code info

Nonprofit Management (S50)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Nurture UR Neighborhood

UR Community Cares (UCC) is a secure online resource that connects volunteers with community members who are age 70 and older or age 18+ if the person has a physical injury or disability. UCC is up-to-date and compliant with the CDC’s COVID-19 protocols. It’s free for residents or groups to enroll online, complete a background check, and then schedule assistance for household tasks/errands, yard work and companionship visits (currently via remote/distant contact). Services include (but are not limited to) shopping and drop-off of food and other essentials including medical supplies, pet walking, taking out the trash, yard clean-up and anything else that provides peace of mind in difficult times. Once enrollment is done, “Community Deeds” can be scheduled quickly online, completed within a day or a few days at most, and repeated as needed (weekly, monthly or intermittently). UCC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that is 100% volunteer-based and donation-funded; town governments and local organizations are welcome to partially cover costs of directly supporting your residents.

Population(s) Served
Seniors
People with physical disabilities

Where we work

Awards

Brawny Giant 2020

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Our Sustainable Development Goals

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How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    UR Community Cares provides the connection that helps older adults ( age 70+) and people with physical disabilities (age 18+) live safely at home through community-based volunteer support. Participants undergo a free background check prior to enrollment with URCommunityCares.org.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.),

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    Volunteers requested more information upon sign up, so we are working on a volunteer handbook.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our board,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection,

Financials

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Ur Community Cares Inc

Board of directors
as of 8/19/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Michelle Puzzo


Board co-chair

M.D. Birmingham

Carolina Abed

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 8/19/2021,

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Decline to state
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person with a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 03/30/2020

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Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.