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DANIELLE BITTON BALCONY SESSION, 24 APRIL 2020

Danielle Bitton, breast cancer survivor and Reach for Recovery ambassador will be presenting another balcony session this evening at 18:00,  Don't miss the opportunity to listen to her beautiful voice when she will not only provide entertainment for her neighbours and friends in Sea Point, but also raise funds for our organisation. Please go to [...]

DANIELLE BITTON BALCONY SESSION, 24 APRIL 20202020-04-24T11:31:05+00:00

REACH FOR RECOVERY PROUDLY INTRODUCES NEW AMBASSADOR

Reach for Recovery is proud and thrilled to introduce professional singer Danielle Bitton as our Ambassador. Danielle recently entertained her neighbours at her Sea Point flat and people living in flats nearby by singing from her balcony.  Thousands of people who watch her videos online notice that she is completely bald - yes, she is [...]

REACH FOR RECOVERY PROUDLY INTRODUCES NEW AMBASSADOR2020-04-23T10:31:45+00:00

REACH FOR RECOVERY’S DITTO PROJECT GIVES HOPE

The breast cancer support group Reach for Recovery is appealing to South Africans to support their Ditto Project. Launched in 2011, the project raises funds for external silicone breast prostheses that are provided free of charge to women who have undergone mastectomies. Says Stephné Jacobs, Board Chairperson of Reach for Recovery: “To date we have [...]

REACH FOR RECOVERY’S DITTO PROJECT GIVES HOPE2020-03-23T07:17:45+00:00

REACH FOR RECOVERY MESSAGE RE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

In response to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and government’s declaration of a national disaster, Reach for Recovery has decided to suspend breast cancer patient support services in public and private hospitals with immediate effect. We understand and support the decision by many hospitals to restrict the number of visitors to patients in hospital.  [...]

REACH FOR RECOVERY MESSAGE RE COVID-19 PANDEMIC2020-03-23T06:47:45+00:00

POWER OF PINK CAMPAIGN REACHES R5 MILLION MARK FOR THE DITTO PROJECT

After 10 years , the Power of Pink Campaign which aims to raise funds for Reach for Recovery's Ditto Prosthesis Support Project reached the R5 million mark!  This campaign has provided a silicone prostheses to more than 6500 state patients post a mastectomy due to breast cancer. On World Cancer Day, the Power of Pink [...]

POWER OF PINK CAMPAIGN REACHES R5 MILLION MARK FOR THE DITTO PROJECT2020-02-10T07:37:52+00:00

AMABELEBELLS DRAGON BOAT CLUB DONATES BAGS TO REACH FOR RECOVERY PENINSULA

AmabeleBells Dragon Boat Club is a great supporter of Reach for Recovery Peninsula. Not only did the Chairlady of the club, Heather Webb, recently donated 500 bags to Michele Coe, volunteer at RFR Peninsula and keen dragon boat racer herself, but they also do some sewing for the group during the year. The bags are [...]

AMABELEBELLS DRAGON BOAT CLUB DONATES BAGS TO REACH FOR RECOVERY PENINSULA2020-02-10T06:24:14+00:00

CANCER ALLIANCE SOUTH AFRICA WORLD CANCER DAY FOCUS: CANCER IN A CRISIS. ZIPHORA’S STORY

Ziphora Tau, 56, is a mother of two from the North West who is currently living in Vogelstruisfontein with her daughter and grandchild. In September 2019, she was diagnosed with cervical cancer at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital (CMJAH) after a biopsy was done. She came to Johannesburg because she felt that she would get [...]

CANCER ALLIANCE SOUTH AFRICA WORLD CANCER DAY FOCUS: CANCER IN A CRISIS. ZIPHORA’S STORY2020-02-04T09:22:25+00:00

CANCER ALLIANCE OF SOUTH AFRICA WORLD CANCER DAY FOCUS: CANCER IN A CRISIS. TINA’S STORY

Cancer care is a basic human right, but Tina passed away in December because Baragwanath Hospital did not have the drip medicine that was making her better. This is her story: Tina is seated on her couch, propped up by a pillow and being fed her breakfast porridge by a young lady. Another young lady [...]

CANCER ALLIANCE OF SOUTH AFRICA WORLD CANCER DAY FOCUS: CANCER IN A CRISIS. TINA’S STORY2020-02-04T09:13:48+00:00

MIDMAR QUALIFIER EVENT SUPPORTS REACH FOR RECOVERY

For the 3rd successive year, Bloemfontein Reach for Recovery sponsored pink 'Reach for Recovery' swimming caps at the Kovsie Aquatics Swimming Club open water event. This Midmar mile qualifier event was held on 18 January 2020 and is growing yearly. This year 460 swimmers took part in the event. This year Reach for Recovery helped [...]

MIDMAR QUALIFIER EVENT SUPPORTS REACH FOR RECOVERY2020-02-03T08:07:29+00:00

REACH FOR RECOVERY PENINSULA MEETING DATES 2020

CAPE PENINSULA BRANCH PROGRAMME FOR 2020 You are most welcome to attend the open meetings of the breast cancer support group, Reach for Recovery. Bring a friend and join us for tea or coffee, which will be served prior to the meeting. Listen to an expert talk on a relevant topic, share your fears and [...]

REACH FOR RECOVERY PENINSULA MEETING DATES 20202020-01-13T07:30:23+00:00