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Celebrating Autumn Holidays Safely

Celebrating Autumn Holidays Safely

BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has advice for safe celebration of Halloween including skipping parties, trick or treating in small groups and getting creative in making space when handing out treats. Visit their Halloween page to find out more.  Other holidays...

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REACH Raffles – 50/50 & Fairmont Hot Springs Getaway

REACH Raffles – 50/50 & Fairmont Hot Springs Getaway

And the fun continues! We introduced on-line raffles at our 2020 virtual gala and send thanks to all the guests, sponsors, donors and volunteers who made it a great success.  You can still participate in two of our raffles - the Fairmont Springs Getaway raffle boasts...

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Tsawwassen Mills Movie Night Benefits REACH

Tsawwassen Mills Movie Night Benefits REACH

Fresh Air Cinema aired Back to the Future and Toy Story 4 at Tsawwassen Mills. Entrance was by donation to Reach Society in the parking areas of the mall on Sept. 25 and 26, 2020. These events were COVID-19 safe and registrants received a $20 gift certificate to use...

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Announcing Reach for the Stars Virtual Gala

Announcing Reach for the Stars Virtual Gala

Our 8th Annual Reach for the Stars Gala with presenting sponsor Vancouver Fraser Port Authority aired virtually on Oct.03, 2020. The fun-filled atmosphere created by MC Steve Darling was appreciated by guests and REACH is very thankful to all who participated. The...

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Delta Summer Scavenger Hunt – Cruising for Clues

Delta Summer Scavenger Hunt – Cruising for Clues

Reach Child and Youth Development Society held an outside, physically distanced event  in Delta called Cruising for Clues – a Summer Scavenger Hunt on August 27, 28, 29 and 30th. Here are our winners and huge thanks to all who played and to prize donors Newmans Fine...

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REACH Annual General Meeting 2020

REACH Annual General Meeting 2020

Here are the smiling faces of our Reach Society Volunteer Board of Directors at last year's AGM. This year, we will be taking COVID-19 precautions and having a virtual event on Zoom, evening of Thursday, September 10th, 2020. Register with us at info@reachchild.org or...

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Support REACH COUNSELLING

Support REACH COUNSELLING

Mental Health is increasingly a concern as we live with the pandemic. Parents of children with special needs and their parents can receive counselling help at REACH. Due to COVID-19, families are experiencing increased anxiety and stress and we have got a fundraising...

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Vancouver Foundation awards $50,000 Grant to REACH

Vancouver Foundation awards $50,000 Grant to REACH

We are thrilled to announce that Vancouver Foundation has awarded Reach Child and Youth Development Society with a Community Response Fund flexible operating grant of $50,000.00. REACH sends out profound gratitude for these funds that mitigate the losses to our...

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Summer Music Therapy Virtual Groups

Summer Music Therapy Virtual Groups

Here are the descriptions of our summer music classes: U CAN UKE - Learn how to play the ukulele! Uke CAN do it! (Must have a ukulele.) This is a great class to do with an older sibling or mom and dad for a great family activity. Nothing is happier than the sound of...

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COVID19 Virtual Resource Page

COVID19 Virtual Resource Page

REACH coordinators and therapists have put together resources for you and your family to access at home during the COVID-19 crisis. There are five categories of helpful resources on the Virtual Resource Page - Apps & Websites; Activities to do at Home; Social...

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Volunteer Week 2020

Volunteer Week 2020

REACH is lucky to have 118 dedicated volunteers. We have Volunteer Directors who serve on our Foundation and  Society Boards. We have FINDS Children's Exchange in store volunteers and sorting volunteers. We have Events volunteers who help plan and work at fundraisers...

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CHOICES Fee-for-Service Virtual Therapies

CHOICES Fee-for-Service Virtual Therapies

REACH CHOICES program offers fee-for-service sessions with Speech Language Pathologists (SLP), Physiotherapists (PT), Occupational Therapists (OT) and Behavioural Consultants (BC) virtually during the COVID-19 crisis. If your child (infant to age 19) has a behaviour,...

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Coronavirus Update – Fraser Health

Coronavirus Update – Fraser Health

COVID-19 Update: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recommends that all Canadians  practice social distancing and stay home as much as they can. Access the the personal assessment tool for the virus here. In addition, The province has created a phone service to...

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3rd Annual Cheers for Children

3rd Annual Cheers for Children

Four Winds Brewing Co.hosted their annual fundraiser for REACH at Harris Barn in Ladner featuring music from the Star Captains (Soul, R&B), A2Z (Funk instrumental)  and Olin Brix (Pop) on Feb. 8th, 2020.  Over $20,000 was raised thanks to Four Winds efforts for...

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Music Therapy at REACH

Music Therapy at REACH

Reach Child and Youth Development Society (REACH) has a music therapy group for children with extra needs aged 8-12! A new session will be offered after Spring Break. The Upstagers - REACH Glee Club is a partnership with Note by Note Music Therapy and successfully...

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REACH Gift of Speech 2019

REACH Gift of Speech 2019

The ability to communicate with others is at the very foundation of a child's social, emotional and educational development. Gain insight into speech therapy with REACH GIFT OF SPEECH this holiday season! Watch videos of 4 year old Parvaan in therapy with Speech...

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A Taste of Reach 2019

A Taste of Reach 2019

Presenting sponsor Dilawri Group and Tasty Indian Bistro made our 3rd Annual Taste of Reach Fundraiser possible! This year's event was held December 3rd at Tasty Indian Bistro North Delta and featured elegant South Asian cuisine paired with fine wine and micro-brew...

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Mingler at the Mills 2019

Mingler at the Mills 2019

Mingler at the Mills evening with appetizers and boutique beverages to benefit Reach Child and Youth Development Society  raised $5,500 to support children with special needs.  Micro brewery tastes from Four Winds, Steamworks, Steel & Oak and Parallel 49. Fine...

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2nd Annual Hampton Cove Community Day of Golf

2nd Annual Hampton Cove Community Day of Golf

The 2nd annual community golf day to benefit Reach Child and Youth Development Society (REACH) took place on August 17, 2019 at The Links at Hampton Cove in Ladner. The Hampton Cove Community Open, Annual Golf Day for Charity brings the community together for summer...

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REACH Annual General Meeting 2019

REACH Annual General Meeting 2019

Everyone is welcome at REACH AGM. Join us to learn about what goes on behind the scenes. This is an enjoyable social event with food and refreshments included. Childcare is provided by experienced staff for all levels of needs.  Registration is mandatory: call...

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