604-946-6622 info@reachchild.org

Reach Blog

Canada Day Strawberry Fundraiser at Emma Lea

Fresh berries anyone? Emma Lea Farms is making REACH the beneficiary of concession sales on Canada Day for the 6th year in a row! We are very grateful to be included on July 1 again this year. Look for us at the REACH tent from 11-3 and share in the celebration with us.

read more

LEGO – Based Social Skills Camp

Does your child love lego? This summer camp consists of 5 half days of Lego Based Social Skills instruction, August 26-30, 10-2, M-F. Content for the Lego Based Social Skills group is based on resources by Dr. Daniel LeGoff and the Children’s Friendship Training...

read more

2019 Reach for the Stars Gala

Sending out a giant thank you to our community - guests, volunteers, donors and sponsors! Reach for Stars: Shining Lights Gala was a heartwarming success on so many fronts. Fantastic young performers from our programs and family stories added a glimpse into what REACH...

read more

2nd Annual Cheers for Children Fundraiser

On February 2nd, 2019 Four Winds Brewing Co. held their annual fundraiser for Reach Child and Youth Development Society at Harris Barn in Ladner and raised $20,000 for REACH! The evening of live music, beverages and food featured local music acts Marin Patenaude, the...

read more

Harvest Fest 2018 benefits REACH

Delta Firefighters Charitable Foundation donations from Harvest Festival are always significant and heartfelt. This year was no exception as members were on hand at Reach Child and Youth Development Society with a cheque for $65,000 that included a $25,000 donation...

read more

2nd Annual A Taste of Reach Fundraiser

Our 2nd Annual Taste of Reach during the GRAND OPENING of Tasty Indian Bistro Yaletown was a terrific success ! Sending out a huge thank you to all our guests, sponsors, donors and volunteers! This elegant evening featured divine South Asian cuisine paired with wine,...

read more

REACH Legacy Giving supported by David and Elaine Bliss

Announcing REACH Legacy Giving We are very grateful to David and Elaine Bliss who are the inaugural donors to REACH Legacy Giving. Spearheaded by Foundation Director Agnes Douglas, this new fundraising venture is for those donors who are interested in leaving funds in...

read more

Hampton Cove Community Open Benefits REACH

The 1st Annual Golf Day for Charity at The Links at Hampton Cove on August 11, 2018 was a terrific success! This fundraiser for REACH was organized by Glenn Issler, Michael Lepore and The Links at Hampton Cove's Earl Francis. Commenting on how the event first came to...

read more

FINDS Children’s Exchange Open Inside REACH Centre!

Beginning in February 2018, FINDS Children's Exchange opened inside REACH's new centre for children to serve families with high quality children's items. Proceeds from FINDS support children in REACH programs. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10-2, our unique concept store...

read more

REACH Benefits from Battle of the Badges

May 14, 2018 Cheques for $500 from the Delta Police Association and the Delta Firegighters Charitable Society were presented to REACH as a charitable contribution from February's Battle of the Badges hockey game. Pictured from left: DPD Chief Neil Dubord, S/Sgt....

read more

Loose Parts Play at Reach North Delta Preschool

Have you ever heard of the theory of loose parts? It sounds like something you would find in an Engineering text book, not literature about play. Reach inclusive preschool in North Delta introduced “loose parts” play  to preschoolers in February and were...

read more

Reach Preschool Newsletter – January 2018 Winter

WELCOME BACK We are so excited to welcome everyone back from our winter break to our beautiful new facility. Our new facility has been built from the ground up with the goal of enhancing your child’s learning and social experience. We are now located in the heart of...

read more

Anxiety and Our Kids

(Written by Yvonne Mc Kenna, counsellor  at Reach Child and Youth Development Society in Delta BC, adapted from a talk by Gordon Neufeld, March 4, 2011) What is anxiety? Anxiety is the feeling of being unsafe, uneasy or apprehensive. It can be specific (“I’m afraid of...

read more

Counselling Helps Parents Struggling With Emotions

New perspectives - Counselling helps parents struggling with emotions Being a parent means that you experience emotions that are stronger and deeper than you ever imagined. This includes love, happiness, pride, frustration, guilt, fear and others. Juggling...

read more

Infant Tummy Time

New position helps promote urge to crawl Babies don’t come out with manuals, but parents are inundated with many things to do and not to do with a new baby. One of these recommendations is tummy time. This refers to putting a baby on a flat surface, like...

read more

Child Care Challenges

Finding the right setting for your child. Sally is coming to the end of her maternity leave and is thinking about her return to work and finding a childcare provider for her little girl. She wonders, who can I get to look after my daughter? How do I know...

read more

Update On Our New Child Development Centre

Reach Child and Youth Development Society will soon be moving to our building currently under construction at 5050 47th Avenue in Ladner, BC. Here is the rendering of the finished building that will be situated between Ladner Pioneer Library and Memorial park,...

read more
facebook Youtube Twitter