Monthly Archives: March 2019

RFR MEMBERS ATTEND 6th WE CAN AFRICA SUMMIT IN JOHANNESBURG

On 15 and 16 March 2019, 8 representatives from Reach for Recovery attended the 6h Annual WE CAN Africa Breast and Cervical Cancer Advocacy Summit in Johannesburg. Women's Empowerment Cancer Advocacy Network (WE CAN) is an advocate organization for breast and other women’s cancers around the world. We were exposed to exciting presentations and robust [...]

REACH FOR RECOVERY RECEIVES FUNDING FROM LOTTO

Reach for Recovery is very grateful to have been granted an amount of R338,268 from the National Lotteries Commission! The funds will be used to continue delivering practical and emotional support services to breast cancer patients and their families. Reach for Recovery’s volunteers support more than 5000 breast cancer patients per year. Although this service is [...]

LACE UP FOR CANCER

This year's Lace up for Cancer that took place on Sunday, 24 February in Cape Town is reported to be one of the biggest in the history of the event! The annual event includes a 5km or 10km walk in support of those who have lost their loved ones or fought against cancer. The organizations were extremely [...]

BREAST HEALTH EDUCATION AT BELL EQUIPMENT

Shirley Gottschick, Chairperson of RFR Johannesburg was invited to address ladies working at Bell Equipment on breast cancer. Shirley shared with the group how important early detection for breast cancer is to ensure successful treatment and a full recovery.  The ladies were also informed of the services that REACH for Recovery provides to breast cancer patients and [...]

PLAYING FOR PINK DONATES R150,000 TO REACH FOR RECOVERY

Reach for Recovery is grateful to have received a wonderful donation of R150,000 from the Playing for Pink Ladies Invitational Polo event hero in October 2018 for the fourth consecutive year. This event does not only generate much needed money to benefit many people and impoverished women enabling them to feel confident again after having experienced [...]