Breast Cancer Care ... A Second Chance

 

The aim of the Reach for our Recovery programme is to supply practical and emotional support to breast cancer patients and their families.

We intend our support to enable you to make relevant personal decisions and to find the motivation for recovery from breast cancer with an optimal quality of life.
Our
programme, with its carefully chosen, well trained volunteers, is approved by the medical profession and promoted by cancer societies world wide.

SERVICES
Our volunteers will provide the following services:

Visitation
We will visit your in hospital or at home either before or after your operation or as often as is practical
Volunteers
Our volunteers  are trained breast cancer survivors - we have been where you are now - we can help.
Emotional and practical support
This is provided at the time of diagnosis and, if necessary, at any later stage.

EVENTS

CSI Team, ABSA Bank, Heerengracht  host breakfast with proceed towards Reach for Recovery - more

Pink for Pauline breast cancer initiative - more

ABSA Bank staff host breakfast in 2013
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MEN CAN GET BREAST CANCER TOO!

Men Get Breast Cancer too

Most of the information that men with breast cancer need is the same as for women.
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FAQ’S

Be informed about Breast Cancer - read these commonly asked questions.

cancer questions

PERSONAL STORIES

New Info on our website

Read actual cancer survival stories
 - Prescribing medicine doesn’t equal taking medicine
 - An arrow and a star

NEWS

JUNE 2014 -  A FIRST AT REACH FOR RECOVERY 
NATIONAL MANAGER APPOINTED


Reach for Recovery is pleased to welcome Stephanie van Deventer as the first, ever- appointed National Manager of Reach for Recovery South Africa.

Stephanie brings over 16 years of experience working in the NPO sector focussing on cancer.  She is a dedicated professional with extensive experience in organisational development, strategic management, human resources and business administration. 

STEPHANIE VAN DEVENTER


Talking about her appointment, Stephn
é Jacobs, National Coordinator, said, “We are so excited to have Stephanie on board. Her invaluable experience and knowledge of organisational management will help Reach for Recovery grow and reach new heights.  We would like to formally welcome her in this new role.”

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REGIONAL EVENTS

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Events 2014: Western Cape and Gauteng

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Meetings in Pictures 2014:
Peninsula Group - Women’s Day at Pollsmoor Prison
New Leadership for Reach for Recovery
Pretoria Group: Tribute to Tannie Lily
Peninsula benefits from 67 Minutes for Mandela
Sing Along, Swazi Style
Durban Awareness Day
Pretoria Valentine’s Day Celebration

New board members in 2014 at Reach for Recovery

New Board Members 2014:  Left to right : Veronica Bruce, Elsabe Schlechter, Alison Ayre and Stephné Jacobs

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DONATING TO OUR CAUSE

DONATE TO REACH FOR RECOVERY
In order to carry out our work successfully, our organisation depends on donations from members of the public and organisations. If you would like to make a donation, please contact our Fundraiser, Beulah Jankelowitz, on:
Email: gautengsouth@reach4recovery.org.za
Mobile: +27 (0)83 377 0642

2014
Reach for Recovery Gauteng receives a donation from South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association (SAMFA).

Ross Richardson, Chairman SAMFA( South African Mushroom Farmers Association) donates to Reach for Recovery

Beulah Jankelowitz receives cheque from Ross Richardson, Chairman SAMFA

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Reach For Recovery, Cape Peninsula group, receives donations

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Ladies First Inc

Absolutely Special Trade

Next To Me
The Bra Recyclers

Our Cape Peninsular Group has received donations from the following generous organisations:
Ladies First Inc. from the USA has donated breast prostheses
Absolutely Special Trade (Germany) has donated 24B- stock silicone breast forms (in Pairs or x2), 27 B-stock single silicone breast forms and 20 of bras of varying sizes
Next to Me Intimate Apparel (USA) has donated 28 breast forms and 37 Mastectomy braziers
Local courier, DHL South Africa (Pty) Ltd. has agreed to undertake - for a twelve month period - 12 overseas shipments of further donations from international locations.
The Bra Recyclers - a USA-based company has recently entered into an agreement with us where they will regularly donate us recycled and new prostheses and bras.

We extend our sincere thanks to these sponsors.

 

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