50 years of Care

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS EVENT IN DURBAN

We were totally overwhelmed by the response and support for RFR from the people of Durban during our recent breast cancer awareness event.  We have grown exponentially over the past couple of years, and had to find a bigger venue this year for our annual Breast Cancer Awareness Event…..  and it was still too small.!!   [...]

50 SHADES OF PINK FUNCTION IN BLOEMFONTEIN

On 16 September about 250 ladies gathered at the MONTEBELLO function venue for Reach For Recovery Bloemfontein’s second tea party to raise awareness on breast cancer.  The theme this year was “50 shades of pink”.  Each host was expected to decorate her table accordingly…there were some beautiful tables in many shades of pink.  The event [...]

DONATION OF PROSTHESES TO REACH FOR RECOVERY, DURBAN

"Donne Ness (of Physio Solutions) presented Jenny Caldwell of Reach for Recovery with a wonderful donation from a sponsor in the USA of prostheses. Reach for Recovery  KZN is over the moon with this donation, as there is a section of the survivor population that have very basic medical insurance plans that exclude the cover [...]

50th Anniversary invitation

Invitation to 25th celebration: West Rand

RFR CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF CARE AND SUPPORT

Reach for Recovery volunteers, all of them breast cancer survivors, gathered in Mossel Bay over the weekend of 28-30 July to celebrate 50 years of unique service to patients faced with the trauma of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Chairperson  Stephné Jacobs gives the background: "Without the volunteers our organisation would not exist, so in [...]

DURBAN WELCOMES NEW VOLUNTEERS TO THE REACH FOR RECOVERY FAMILY

Reach for Recovery Durban KZN are thrilled to welcome 11 precious ‘new additions’ to our RFR family.  After an intense 3 day course, our Breast Cancer survivors were equipped with the skills and knowledge, which was transferred with warmth, caring and respect.  Our facilitator & trainer, Anette Simenton, a registered Social Worker, presented this course [...]

Impo Distributors donates a percentage of their sales

Impo Distributors, who created a range ”pink with purpose” over October last year, and have  donated a percentage of their sales to RFR  and presented this cheque to them last week.  They are very supportive of breast cancer . Our volunteers will be going to give a talk to their staff (about 100) on breast [...]

New members to our board of management

George Peer Support Training

Over the weekend of March 10th -12th 13 Ladies from many walks of life were trained in George by Vice Chair Alison Ayre ably assisted by stalwarts Margie Heins (best muffin maker in George) and Veronica Bruce who had sourced out a good local catering service . Of these 3 were being retrained and 10 [...]