Make a DonationA monthly donation of £5 per month can make all the difference to smaller charities like ours and is far and away the easiest way to give. You can make a donation to Reaching Families via Local Giving. Alternatively, to request a standing order form please email us at email@example.com.
£10 will pay for the cost of printing our parent guides for one West Sussex family
£30 will pay for a parent to attend our 2 day Making Sense of It All Foundation course
£100 will pay for an Umbrellas group to enjoy a health & wellbeing activity
Fundraise for UsIf you are someone who likes to run, cycle or even jump out of airplanes perhaps you could organise a sponsored run or sky-dive for Reaching Families!! If that’s too exhausting then a coffee morning or pub quiz held for us would be just as effective in raising much needed funds to help sustain our work. To discuss these or other ways in which you could fundraise for Reaching Families please contact our Director, Brian O’Hagan on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer for Us
Can you contribute your time and experience to support other SEND families? Would you like to meet new people, provide emotional support and develop your skills? If so, you might be interested in training to be a Face-2-Face befriender. Our 8 week training course covers a range of vital skills and knowledge including:
- Active listening
- Verbal and non-verbal communication
- Confidentiality and self-disclosure
- Resilience and personal boundaries
- Life as a parent-carer
- Reaching Families and other local services
For further information on our next befriender training course please view the accompanying flyer or contact our Befriending Co-ordinators:
Join our Board of TrusteesWe are keen to recruit parent-carer trustees who have relevant experience or skills and who are committed to supporting parent-carers, able to help our charity grow and develop and ensure it is governed effectively. We are particularly interested in people who have a background in financial management, fundraising or event management, health, HR, supporting other parent carers, or who have a child with rare or complex needs.
If you are interested joining our board we would love to hear from you. For further information and an informal discussion please contact our Chair of Trustees, Helen Rodgers at: email@example.com.