Your Donation Funds UOAA Educational Programs
UOAA has a vision for the future: A society
where people with ostomies and intestinal or urinary diversions are
universally accepted and supported socially, economically, medically and
psychologically. In 2012, your donations have brought us closer to our
Please help us fund our educational programs to a new level in 2013.
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See what your generosity will make possible…
- Increased communication to the medical community: UOAA is now providing its support groups with an instructional manual on ostomy care to be presented as an in-service to home health care nurses and agencies across the nation.
- Inspiring confidence within the medical community: UOAA’s new DVD demonstrates the proper techniques for a volunteer to visit a person who has, or is planning to undergo, ostomy surgery. The film is used in conjunction with the Visitor Training Manual.
- Showing new ostomates that they will have a good quality of life after surgery: “Living with an Ostomy” is a new DVD that dispels the stigmas and myths surrounding ostomy surgery. Your contributions produced 1,000 copies that are being distributed to support groups and medical professionals for viewing by patients.
- Endless possibilities to increase public awareness of ostomies: You can “Twitter” us, visit us on Facebook and join the community of ostomates on our discussion board.
Donate $100 or more and you will become a member of our “UOAA Phoenix Society.” As a top donor you will receive the president’s periodic updates by e-mail. Please consider making a generous donation today.