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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 »

Bringing Health Home

Health HousingWhat would you do if you needed to address your health right now? You call your dr’s office, make an appointment, drive over and see a doctor or nurse.

But what if you don’t have a primary physician? Or access to car or public transit? In that case, you put it off until you can no longer ignore it, or until you end up in the emergency room.

Not only is it difficult for people living on low-incomes to afford housing, navigating the complexities of the health… Read More »

Count 1 to 3

Photo: Matt GiraudHold your breath; make a wish … count 1 to 3. Through REACH’s IDA program, residents have the opportunity to receive $3 for every $1 that they save. This can mean up to $12,000 to spend toward expanding a small business, purchasing a new home or going back to school. Because of this program, dreams are literally becoming reality for residents who take control of their financial future and set long-term goals. These Individual Development Accounts or IDAs for… 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 »

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 »

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