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REACH Legacy Donors David and Elaine Bliss

REACH Legacy Donors David and Elaine Bliss

On September 22, 2022, Elaine and David Bliss visited Reach Child Development Centre in Ladner for a meeting where Society President Phyllis With, Foundation Chair Denis Horgan and staff Executive Director Renie D'Aquila and Fundraising Manager Tamara Veitch...

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Delta Community Foundation Donates to Reach Society

Delta Community Foundation Donates to Reach Society

Delta Community Foundation has donated $5,000 to support counselling services offered by Reach Child and Youth Development Society. Representatives from the foundation made the donation during a visit to Reach’s development centre, located at 5050 47th Ave. in Ladner,...

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TOOB Contributes $3000 to REACH

TOOB Contributes $3000 to REACH

The Tsawwassen Order of Old Bastards supports the residents of South Delta and assists the young, the elderly, and other individuals or organizations in need. TOOB Vice President David Bliss delivered a cheque for $3,000 to support children at REACH on September 21,...

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REACH Summer Series Camps

REACH Summer Series Camps

REACH Summer Series Summer Camps that have comprised 8 weeks of fun for complex kids at our child development centre in the heart of Ladner! From tie-dying, to creating wishes boxes to keep their wishes for themselves safe, to waterpark fun behind Reach, to getting to...

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Cheers for Children 2022 Fundraiser for REACH

Cheers for Children 2022 Fundraiser for REACH

CHEERS FOR CHILDREN 2022  raised just over $35,000!! Reach Society is grateful to Four Winds Brewing Company for throwing this live music fundraiser was s a 19+ event that took place at Southlands Market Square, just across the street from where Four Winds new brewery...

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The TOOB donate to REACH!

The TOOB donate to REACH!

David Bliss and Sheila Yip from The TOOB service club in Tsawwassen visited us March 15, 2022 with a donation to REACH. The TOOB's mission is to support community organizations in South Delta. We thank them for thinking of us! REACH Executive Director Renie D'Aquila...

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Driver’s Experience Group to support REACH!

Driver’s Experience Group to support REACH!

A free event for REACH program children and families  occurred May 15, 2022.  A group of performance and exotic car enthusiasts - The Driver's Experience Gruppe (DXG) drove their vehicles to Reach Child and Youth Development Society's head office in Ladner and...

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Delta Hot Chocolate Fest

Delta Hot Chocolate Fest

The hot chocolate festival supported children at REACH in the Aboriginal Supported Child Development program! The organizer, South Delta Local, offered locals extra special treats from Delta coffee shops and bakeries and $1 from each sale will be donated to REACH!!...

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Southlands Toy Drive for REACH Kids!

Southlands Toy Drive for REACH Kids!

On November 20th,  Century Group Southlands hosted a Christmas at Southlands event where 800 registrants helped light an enormous Christmas tree and enjoyed caroling, festive crafts and community. A toy drive for Reach Child and Youth Development Society was part of...

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Envision Financial Donates $97,000to local charities

Envision Financial Donates $97,000to local charities

On December 15, 2021, Michael Voros, Branch Manager of Ladner Envision brought in a cheque for $24,073 to support REACH. Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union, pledged to donate $2 for each valid member vote cast online, by telephone or by text...

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Premium Fencing Donates to REACH Preschool South

Premium Fencing Donates to REACH Preschool South

Premium Fencing put up a terrific fence for preschoolers at Reach Society Child Development Centre in Ladner this year. We send a big thank you to Brent and Simon Mitchell who facilitated this generous donation that keeps our 3-5 year olds safe when they're playing...

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Fraserway RV donates $5,000 to REACH Gift of Speech

Fraserway RV donates $5,000 to REACH Gift of Speech

Reach Child and Youth Development Society (REACH) had visitors with glad tidings for their holiday appeal.  Fraserway RV presented Renie D’Aquila, Executive Director, with $5000 towards REACH Gift of Speech 2021 on December 16th, 2021. Many children have speech...

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Lehigh Cement supports Holiday Hampers for REACH families!

Lehigh Cement supports Holiday Hampers for REACH families!

Lehigh Cement held a food and toy drive for REACH kids and Charlene Leach brought the generous donations in with the help of mom Verna and dad Tuba December 14th. REACH's Kristin Bibbs gladly helped unload the laden vehicles to be stored for distribution to REACH...

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Envision Supports Program Equipment

Envision Supports Program Equipment

Envision Financial just keeps giving to registered local charities! Right now, their Simple Generosity campaign is live and a wonderful opportunity exists to make #CommentsOfKindness and tag us on this Envision Facebook post and Reach Child & Youth Society will...

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4th Annual A Taste of Reach – Drive Thru Edition

4th Annual A Taste of Reach – Drive Thru Edition

The 4th Annual Taste of REACH event was held on Friday, April 23rd , 2021 at Tasty Indian Bistro's  North Delta location. As in previous years, a delicious dinner was provided by sponsor Tasty Indian Bistro to our valued guests. Each ticket provided 2 appetizers, 2...

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FortisBC supports REACH through COVID-19 and beyond!

FortisBC supports REACH through COVID-19 and beyond!

FortisBC visited us on January 19, 2021  to donate masks, gloves, re-usable slippers, cleaning wipes and hand sanitizer to help with REACH therapy session safety during COVID-19! Sending a BIG THANK YOU to FortisBC, who is a committed REACH sponsor of our SibShops...

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BC Fresh supports REACH with iPad funding for programs

BC Fresh supports REACH with iPad funding for programs

BCfresh provided $6,000 to purchase 6 iPads for virtual service provision for REACH programs this month! Children benefit greatly from these learning aids. In our photo, a young client with autism in our Applied Behavioural Analysis program uses an iPad to help with...

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REACH receives funding from Delta Foundation

REACH receives funding from Delta Foundation

Reach Child and Youth Development Society (REACH) was supported by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund and Delta Foundation this summer because of COVID-19 impact on in-person therapy services. REACH received a $25,805 grant in July from their...

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Port Fundraising Gala Committee Pandemic Support to REACH

Port Fundraising Gala Committee Pandemic Support to REACH

We are very grateful for the special pandemic support from our sustained donors during 2020. In August, REACH received a letter from Port Gala Committee members DP World Vancouver, Global Container Terminals, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and Western Stevedoring...

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REACH Art Auction for Autism – THANK YOU

REACH Art Auction for Autism – THANK YOU

Reach Child and Youth Development Society launched Reach for Beauty: Art Auction for Autism on July 26, 2020. The generosity of local artists made this on-line silent auction to support children possible and all the wonderful supporters who bid on artwork. We raised...

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Envision Financial Community Help Fund and REACH

Envision Financial Community Help Fund and REACH

After the COVID-19 pandemic emerged this spring, the Community Help Fund of Envision Financial, a division of  Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union and First West Foundation donated to REACH to support the purchase of PPE supplies. Learn more...

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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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REACH COVID-19 Safety Plan

REACH COVID-19 Safety Plan

REACH is committed to keeping our staff and families safe during COVID-19. Keep reading below for our list of measures to limit the exposure to COVID-19: FIRST LEVEL PROTECTION – ELIMINATION Those with symptoms of illness or with ill members in household prohibited...

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Coast Capital Supports REACH with  COVID-19 Grant

Coast Capital Supports REACH with COVID-19 Grant

The Coast Capital Savings Community Leadership Team approved $5,000 in support from their COVID Relief to help families with emergency funding, counselling and PPE for clients and staff. This grant directly helps those in the communities we serve - Surrey, Delta and...

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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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TSBC provides surfacing for REACH North Delta Playground

TSBC provides surfacing for REACH North Delta Playground

Our new community playground at Reach Inclusive Preschool North is ready for action! We are grateful to announce a $19,812.00 grant from Tire Stewardship BC that made the playground surfacing possible. The playground is accessible to children of all ages and...

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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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2nd Annual A Taste of Reach Fundraiser

2nd Annual A Taste of Reach Fundraiser

Our 2nd Annual Taste of Reach during the GRAND OPENING of Tasty Indian Bistro Yaletown was a terrific success ! Sending out a huge thank you to all our guests, sponsors, donors and volunteers! This elegant evening featured divine South Asian cuisine paired with wine,...

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REACH Legacy Giving supported by David and Elaine Bliss

REACH Legacy Giving supported by David and Elaine Bliss

Announcing REACH Legacy Giving We are very grateful to David and Elaine Bliss who are the inaugural donors to REACH Legacy Giving. Spearheaded by Foundation Director Agnes Douglas, this new fundraising venture is for those donors who are interested in leaving funds in...

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Thank you to the TOOB

Thank you to the TOOB

David Bliss presented a $3,000 cheque to REACH at our Annual General Meeting on September 13, 2018. These funds were raised by the TOOB and are earmarked for preschool playground equipment. Thank you for your community mindedness members of the TOOB.

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Announcing Mingler at the Mills Fundraiser

Announcing Mingler at the Mills Fundraiser

Delicious Milestones appetizers accompanied micro-brewery, spirits and VQA wine tastes for guests who attended September 29, 2018. Local popular breweries Four Winds, Parallel 49 and Steamworks were featured alongside Goodridge & Williams Distilling, Indigenous...

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Hampton Cove Community Open Benefits REACH

Hampton Cove Community Open Benefits REACH

The 1st Annual Golf Day for Charity at The Links at Hampton Cove on August 11, 2018 was a terrific success! This fundraiser for REACH was organized by Glenn Issler, Michael Lepore and The Links at Hampton Cove's Earl Francis. Commenting on how the event first came to...

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North Delta and Tsawwassen Vancity Branches Support REACH

North Delta and Tsawwassen Vancity Branches Support REACH

June 2, 2018 Vancity North Delta and Tsawwassen representatives present Reach Society President Donna Burke, Reach Foundation Chair Denis Horgan and Executive Director Renie D'Aquila with $10,000 of funding for REACH Therapies programs just before Reach for the Stars...

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REACH Benefits from Battle of the Badges

REACH Benefits from Battle of the Badges

May 14, 2018 Cheques for $500 from the Delta Police Association and the Delta Firegighters Charitable Society were presented to REACH as a charitable contribution from February's Battle of the Badges hockey game. Pictured from left: DPD Chief Neil Dubord, S/Sgt....

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Ladner-Tsawwassen Kinsmen Present cheque to REACH

Ladner-Tsawwassen Kinsmen Present cheque to REACH

May 7, 2018 Ladner-Tsawwassen Kinsmen presented Development Manager Kristin Bibbs and Executive Director Renie D'Aquila with a cheque for $2500 raised from local community events. President Ian Sandham invited Kristin and Renie to attend their monthly evening meeting...

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Reach Shredding Fundraiser Raises $3215

Reach Shredding Fundraiser Raises $3215

Reach Shredding Fundraiser Raises $3215 DELTA, BC (April 21, 2018) – ReMax Progroup Realty and South Delta Financial Group-Raymond James supported local children with developmental disabilities and the environment very successfully at the ReMax parking lot in...

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Four Winds Brewery supports REACH with Cheers for Children

Four Winds Brewery supports REACH with Cheers for Children

March 1, 2018 Four Winds Brewery co-owner Adam Mills with staff Seamus Munns and Justin Longoz present REACH Development Manager Kristin Bibbs with a cheque for $14,260.13 at Harris Barn. The funds were raised at Cheers for Children, a country music concert evening...

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Open Connection Ladner Donates

Open Connection Ladner Donates

February 8, 2018 Paula Lloyd from local business Open Connection in Ladner brought in a $1,000 donation to support the REACH Building for Children Together Campaign today. Facilitated by Foundation Director Ulf Ottho, we were delighted to meet the Lloyds and show them...

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Air G Supports REACH

Air G Supports REACH

January 22, 2018 Mariam Ekizyan and Antonia Kwok from Air G visited to present a cheque for $7,440 accumulated from fundraising activites on behalf of REACH during 2017. As well as the cheque presented to Renie D'Aquila and Kristin Bibbs,employees at Air G provided...

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Sharma Family Donates $5000

Sharma Family Donates $5000

Hari and Satish Sharma and their family visited Reach Child and Youth Development Society Preschool in North Delta with a $5000 donation today. “Maple Leaf Homes and the Sharma Family love to support the communities we develop in. Helping local societies like Reach is...

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Thank You To Local Community Club Toob

Thank You To Local Community Club Toob

TOOB president Dave Stanton presents a $3,500 cheque to Reach Society executive director Renie D’Aquila (right) and development manager Kristin Bibbs at the building site of the new child development centre in Ladner. This cheque was made possible by the TOOB’s...

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