REACH highlights five years in community with trio of videos

REACH Edmonton celebrated five years in the community with the release of three videos showing the organization’s journey, goals and successes.

More than 300 people gathered at Central Lions Seniors Recreation Centre June 4 to celebrate REACH’s fifth birthday, which included the launch of the videos .

These short, made-for-the-web videos cover the themes of where REACH came from, what exactly the organization does, and how it makes an Impact across the city.

“These are short, dynamic videos that clearly lay out where we came from, what we’re doing and how it’s helping vulnerable Edmontonians across our city,” said Jan Fox, executive director of REACH Edmonton. “These videos include interviews with some of our most valuable stakeholders including Mayor Don Iveson, Police Chief Rod Knecht and many of our dedicated partners in community agencies. And the message is clear: REACH is helping Edmontonians work together to build a safer city in one generation.”

The first video, The REACH Story, tells the story how REACH came to be. Watch it here.

The second video, What We Do & Why It Matters, showcases our role in the community. Watch it here.

The third video, REACH Impact, highlights how we work with partners to create collective impact on complex social issues in Edmonton. Watch it here.

“When you watch these videos, the value of REACH in the community is clear,” said Fox. “If you’ve ever wondered what it is that REACH does or whether we’re having an impact, I encourage you to check them out.”