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Delta Firefighters Donate to Gift of Speech!

Delta Firefighters Donate to Gift of Speech!

Delta Firefighters Charitable Foundation (DFF) donated a total of $119,000 to fifteen different local charities during their December Days of Giving Campaign!  On their 8th day of Giving, December 22, 2023, DFF donated  $10,500 to us  in support of REACH Gift of...

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Fraserway RV Comes Through for Gift of Speech

Fraserway RV Comes Through for Gift of Speech

REACH had visitors with glad tidings for their holiday appeal on December 19, 2023.  Fraserway RV presented a cheque for $5000 towards REACH Gift of Speech 2023!  Many children have speech deficits that can limit their future and it is critical to provide support as...

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Lily’s Birthday Fundraiser for REACH!

Lily’s Birthday Fundraiser for REACH!

The Cameron family visited us Dec.14, 2023 to present us with a big cheque from a little girl! Lily turned three on November 4th and  mom Michelle and dad Dan decided to do something very special to celebrate her birthday. They asked that friends and families donate...

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REACH Gift of Speech given boost!

REACH Gift of Speech given boost!

Sending profound thanks to Elaine and David Bliss for their generous $5000 donation to REACH Gift of Speech on Nov.29, 2023! This holiday season, we launched our annual REACH Gift of Speech on Giving Tuesday, Nov.28 the global day of radical generosity. The Blisses...

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Giving Tuesday Event at Envision Ladner Branch

Giving Tuesday Event at Envision Ladner Branch

Giving Tuesday was November 28, 2023 and it is a global movement that “reimagines a world built on shared humanity and generosity” (givingtuesday.org). Envision Financial joined the movement and helped raise awareness and funds to support speech therapy for local...

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Local Kinsmen donate to Gift of Speech 2023!

Local Kinsmen donate to Gift of Speech 2023!

Members of the Kinsmen Club of Ladner-Tsawwassen visited Reach Child and Youth Development Society Nov.23rd with a $1500 cheque to support REACH Gift of Speech 2023 holiday fundraising campaign. The funds were raised at Kinsmen annual Crab and Corn dinner, held at...

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REACH receives CSRF support

REACH receives CSRF support

The Community Services Recovery Fund (CSRF) is a $400 million investment from the Government of Canada to support community service organizations, including charities, non-profits and Indigenous governing bodies, as they adapt and modernize their organizations. Now...

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Cascades Casino Delta Donates to REACH!

Cascades Casino Delta Donates to REACH!

Round Up for Reach at Match Eatery and Public House in Cascades Casino Delta benefited Reach Society in April 2023 as part of World Autism Month. All month long, patrons rounded up their cheque to the nearest dollar and proceeds were donated to REACH for autism...

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Global Container Terminals Teens Tour!

Global Container Terminals Teens Tour!

GCT Teen Social Saturdays (GCT TEENSS) youth visited Global Container Terminals (GCT) on June 10, 2023. GCT was the first corporate business to sponsor an annual program at REACH and by doing so has ensured the continuity and stability of this valuable program for six...

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Fortis for Families

Fortis for Families

In 2020, FortisBC made an initial three-year commitment to fund REACH SibShops program. This year, they extended that commitment for three more years. “The “FortisBC SibShops” Program now runs once a month from September to June,” notes Camille Netherton, REACH...

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Tsawwassen Legion Donates to REACH

Tsawwassen Legion Donates to REACH

President Tanya MacNeill and Ken Harvey visited us at head office July 05, 2023, with a donation from Royal Canadian Legion branch 289, Tsawwassen. We appreciate this support to local children in our community and Executive Director Renie D'Aquila and Fundraising...

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McHappy Day 2023 Raises $10,000

McHappy Day 2023 Raises $10,000

June 20, 2023 - McDonald’s South Delta owner/operator Nauman Jutt presented a $10,000 cheque to Reach Child and Youth Development Society’s Executive Director Renie D’Aquila in the Ladner restaurant on June 20.  It represented fundraising from this year’s McHappy Day...

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Central Walk Tsawwassen Mills Donates $1535

Central Walk Tsawwassen Mills Donates $1535

REACH Fundraising Manager Tamara Veitch received a $1535 donation from Tsawwassen Mills June 13, 2023. This generous donation was an additional contribution to La Belle Vie gala June 03, 2023. Tsawwassen Mills chose to make REACH the beneficiary from their Central...

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Autism Awareness Month – Match Pub

Autism Awareness Month – Match Pub

During April 2023, Match Eatery and Public House matched patron 'round-up's on their bills in support of autism funding at Reach Child and Youth Development Society.  Many thanks to Cascades Casino Delta, Match Eatery & Public House and Gateway Gives  for their...

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Fraserway RV Gives Holiday Gift

Fraserway RV Gives Holiday Gift

(December 15, 2022)  - Reach Child and Youth Development Society (REACH) had a visit from Rod Morgan, Operations Manager at Fraserway RV with a generous $5,000 donation today. It is a local example of the philanthropy Fraserway.com owner James Epp and staff extend...

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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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