Monthly Archives: July 2018

LAKE SMIT & PARTNERS DONATES R70,000!

RFR Durban were invited to the beautiful Mammography suite of Lake Smit & Partners and presented with a very generous cheque of R70 000, which was a percentage of mammograms that were done in October 2017.  RFR is so thankful for the awesome relationship and partnership they share with  Lake Smit & Partners. Reach for [...]

HUBBY DREAM TEAM

One of the many blessings of the RFR Durban team is the strong committed support of their ‘Hubby dream team”. Their men in pink are at all the events,  putting up banners and gazebo’s, handing out pamphlets, talking to the men, and telling them…. “men get it too” ! Working together, they truly are a [...]

KWAZULU NATAL TEAM RAISING AWARENESS ON EARLY DETECTION OF BREAST CANCER

July was a busy month, where our volunteers reached out into a number of surrounding areas.  We are so thankful for our energetic, passionate and committed team who work tirelessly for this cause, and are so passionate about spreading awareness of breast cancer.  When detected early…  It CAN be beaten. A team of RFR volunteers [...]

REACH FOR RECOVERY ‘REACHING OUT’ INTO RURAL COMMUNITIES

Breast Cancer awareness in our rural communities is so desperately needed. Due to the lack of information, patients are often diagnosed when it is  too late. Reach for Recovery Durban recently trained local volunteers and launched a support group in Kwandengezi.  The people streamed in…  and the queue kept growing until the hall was filled [...]

REACH FOR RECOVERY EAST LONDON VOLUNTEERS’ PAMPER SESSION

Reach for Recovery East London recently celebrated the 50  yrs of Reach for Recovery supporting breast cancer patients by spoiling the volunteers in their group as well as the dedicated group of ladies who so willing give of their time to sew the care bags, cushions and softies.   The volunteers were treated to pamper session at [...]

Reach for Recovery and Dr Justus Apffelstaedt: Supporting patients in the breast cancer journey

The former Head of the Tygerberg Breast Clinic, Doctor Justus Apffelstaedt is collaborating with the national non-profit breast cancer support group Reach for Recovery to raise awareness and funds for their Ditto Project.  Reach for Recovery is a member of the international Reach to Recovery. Network/Program Launched in 2011, the Ditto Project has provided a [...]