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On 7th September 2017, VLV Hanekam Branch hosted a Liz Meiring Show which was held in Uitenhage. Reach for Recovery was asked to pink up the event by decorating tables and the entrance hall to create awareness for breast cancer. The show was well supported over 190 people in attendance. We got to meet Liz [...]
On 20th October 2017 local RFR Uitenhage Chairperson Estelle Botha was invited to do several breast awareness talks in 20 minute sessions at the Aegis Company within VW. It is a call centre where many people work on the same floor. Sessions started at 11:00am and ended at 3:30pm. What a great way to create [...]
Johan Oosthuizen is a local guy from Uitenhage who loves to raise funds for a special cause by cycling from city to city. In October 2017 he cycled from Johannesburg to Durban to raise awareness for people who have to deal with a cancer diagnosis on a daily basis. He decided to donate R5000 to [...]
On 26 October 2017 members of the Franskraal and Gansbaai communities gathered to participate in the annual breast cancer awareness walk. Despite raining conditions, the group enjoyed a lovely walk along the coast. Franskraal Neighbourhood Patrol members manned the water station and also assisted some participants who could not finish the route. After the walk [...]
During our recent Board of Management meeting, Stephné Jacobs awarded board member Edith Venter with a special Board Member of the Year Certificate for her outstanding services to Reach for Recovery. Edith Venter’s Playing for Pink Ladies Invitational Polo Event hosted at Inanda, Sandton in October 2016 raised R100,000 for our Ditto Prosthesis Support Project. [...]
Reach for Recovery hosted their Annual General Meeting on 4 November 2017 at Kolping Conference Centre in Durbanville. Our guest speaker was Jill Ritchie, well-known philanthropist and fundraiser for non-profit organisations with more than 30 years of experience. She shared her thoughts on the challenges facing non-profit organisations as far as fundraising is concerned. Stephné [...]
On 5 October Paarl Reach for Recovery celebrated their 25th year and Reach for Recovery National’s 50years of delivering services to breast cancer patients and their families. The event took place in Wellington where numerous exhibits were attended by the 180 guests. This year each guest received a prize. Guests enjoyed the presentation by Marion [...]
On Saturday, 14 October 2017 Rita, Jasmeen and Emily who are all RFR volunteers from Pretoria joined women of the Saulsville Methodist Church and took to the streets to spread the message of breast health. The campaign was organised by Major Puleng Bucibe, not a breast cancer survivor herself, but a person with a heart [...]
You are most welcome to attend the open meetings of the breast cancer support group, Reach for Recovery. Bring a friend if you like and join us for tea or coffee, listen to an expert talk on a relevant topic, share your fears and problems, or simply chat to women who have had similar experiences. [...]