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STARTS Graduates Raise Dough for JOIN!

STARTS Bake SaleSTARTS is a 6 week leadership development workshop that is offered at several REACH properties each year. Each session brings residents together to share their ideas about what it means to be a leader, discuss their vision of a healthy community, and build communication and leadership skills. At the end of the workshop series, each STARTS group selects and plans a community service activity.

The participants of our most recent STARTS group at Allen Fremont Plaza… Read More »

Go Team Cathy!

Cathy MayesCathy Mayes lives at Allen Fremont Plaza for 14 years. Cathy is a fitness buff, with a past focus on running and now walking, more specifically walking for a cause. Cathy has been involved in the African American Health Coalitions, Diabetic walk for 9 years and the past 6 as a Team Captain. She has led a team as high as 175 participants which she won an award for the largest team of the year. The walk is 3 miles or 1 1 ½  at the end of the walk there is a… Read More »

Holiday Toy Giveaway

Toy GiveawayOnce again, REACH is offering to help spread holiday cheer with our annual Holiday Toy Giveaway! Thanks to our partners at KGW and other local donors we are expecting to help more families this year than any before. Our events this year will be held at the following times and locations:

Gateway Gardens Community Room (WA Residents): 12/16 from 11:00-1:30

Covington Commons Fireside Room (WA Residents): 12/18 from 5:00-7:00

McCallister Village Community Room (WA… Read More »

Our Top Five Holiday Spending Tips

Spending TipsIt’s that time of year- are your finances ready for the holiday season?  Avoid financial stress in the New Year by considering these money management tips!

1) Make a plan
It sounds simple, and it is! The first step is to write down all the holiday expenses you think you’ll have this year- from gifts to decorations, meals, and travel costs.  Try to be realistic about how much each item on your list will cost. 

2) Do the math
Now that you know what you need,… Read More »

Resources for Clark County Residents

McCullerREACH continues to bring more resources to Clark County residents. In the past few months we have facilitated a Budget Buy and Save class series at the Orchards properties, taught Healthy Homes workshops at Gateway Gardens, and held Dollar$ense classes at McCallister Village. Thanks to the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington in supporting these classes. These classes have been available to Portland residents and we are pleased to now offer them to Clark… Read More »

Art for All

Arts for AllDo you receive Supplemental Assistance for Needy Families (SNAP)? If so, you are eligible to purchase up to 2 tickets, and possibly more, to local musical, theater and dance performances for $5. With a wide range of artistry you can truly be exposed to unique acts. Some of are the participating performance groups are the Oregon Ballet Theater, White Bird, the Portland Opera, the Portland Children’s Museum, Northwest Film Center and Portland Center Stage.

Arts… Read More »

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