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BUY PINK PUNNETS OF MUSHROOMS AT PICKnPAY IN SUPPORT OF RFR’s DITTO PROJECT

Help us uplift underprivileged survivors of breast cancer: Buy mushrooms in Pink Punnets this October  You may not know it but every member of the Reach for Recovery team is a breast cancer survivor herself. Even more amazing is that they are the only voluntary support structure for thousands of underprivileged women who have lost [...]

BUY PINK PUNNETS OF MUSHROOMS AT PICKnPAY IN SUPPORT OF RFR’s DITTO PROJECT2020-10-09T09:57:00+00:00

DANIELLE BITTON, RFR AMBASSADOR SHARES HER BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH MESSAGE

It's breast cancer awareness month, I can't believe it's already October! Wow what a year it's been. I survived and thrived and even though there were some scary moments I learnt to find meaning during my journey and with a positive mindset I got through it, always looking forward and finding the silver linings. I'm [...]

DANIELLE BITTON, RFR AMBASSADOR SHARES HER BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH MESSAGE2020-10-09T09:36:06+00:00

LAKE SMIT & PARTNERS IN DURBAN DONATES R88,000 TO RFR DURBAN

Great news from KZN via Reach for Recovery Durban! This week, Dr. Susan Chick, of Lake Smit & Partners presented a cheque of R88 000 to Reach for Recovery Durban, which was a percentage of mammograms done at their ''Just for Women Mammography Centre'' during October 2019. Sincere thanks and appreciation to Lake Smit & [...]

LAKE SMIT & PARTNERS IN DURBAN DONATES R88,000 TO RFR DURBAN2020-10-09T09:31:19+00:00

RFR HOSTS FIRST “REACHING FOR RENEWAL” ONLINE MINI SUMMIT

On Saturday, 29 August 2020, Reach for Recovery hosted a highly successful, informative and most inspiring 90-minute virtual volunteers’ mini-summit via Zoom. We welcomed almost 80 participants in attendance from across South Africa. Our speakers, Dr Jenny Edge (Head of the Breast and Endocrine Unit at the University of Stellenbosch) and life coach, Sally Joubert, [...]

RFR HOSTS FIRST “REACHING FOR RENEWAL” ONLINE MINI SUMMIT2020-09-09T09:31:25+00:00

RFR CELEBRATED NATIONAL VOLUNTEER’S DAY ON 27 JULY

Our annual National Volunteers’ Day is celebrated both in commemoration of our 53rd year in existence and to honour and recognise the incredible and selfless work of our volunteer community. We exist because of those who serve. We want to thank each and every individual who has worked tirelessly to support those on their breast [...]

RFR CELEBRATED NATIONAL VOLUNTEER’S DAY ON 27 JULY2020-09-09T09:12:27+00:00

RFR BLOEMFONTEIN HOSTS DRIVE THRU VOLUNTEERS’ TEA

Our enterprising RFR Bloemfontein group decided they would not let lockdown stop them from showing how much they care about each other. Having had to cancel their Volunteers' Tea planned for March, they decided to replace it with a drive-through stand! The volunteers who assisted at the table ensured that they keep a safe distance, [...]

RFR BLOEMFONTEIN HOSTS DRIVE THRU VOLUNTEERS’ TEA2020-09-09T09:04:51+00:00

FACES OF LOCKDOWN: DANIELLE BITTON

Reach for Recovery is extremely proud of our new Brand Ambassador, Cape Town-based singer Danielle Bitton, whose incredible story forms part of News24’s inspiring, “Faces of Lockdown” special project. The article showcases the incredible and courageous example set by leading South Africans to uplift and encourage their fellow citizens during lockdown. Danielle, who is fighting [...]

FACES OF LOCKDOWN: DANIELLE BITTON2020-09-09T08:50:40+00:00

REACH FOR RECOVERY IS STILL REACHING OUT!

The Covid-19 Lockdown is a challenging time for many in South Africa and across the world. Reach for Recovery has been built on a foundation of social outreach, empathy and emotional support of our breast cancer community. We continue to encourage people to reach out to our team if people are in need of emotional [...]

REACH FOR RECOVERY IS STILL REACHING OUT!2020-09-09T08:46:58+00:00

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