About the OSTOMY LAS VEGAS SUPPORT GROUP - UOAA Chapter
Mission Statement - UOAA
The United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. (UOAA) is a national network for bowel and urinary diversion support groups in the United States. Its goal is to provide a nonprofit association that will serve to unify and strengthen its member support groups, which are organized for the benefit of people who have, or will have intestinal or urinary diversions and their caregivers.
Membership in UOAA is open to any former UOA chapter or other nonprofit support group that chooses to affiliate with it.
The Phoenix magazine, the official publication of the UOAA, is published quarterly and serves as a major source of funding for the organization’s activities. All interested individuals are encouraged to subscribe.
UOAA has a IRS 501(c)(3) charity status that its affiliated support groups can use as an umbrella.