A 501(c)(3) Organization · TIN 76-0079085

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Reach Unlimited believes our members with intellectual and developmental disabilities deserve a safe and healthy place to Live, Learn, and Earn. Community support is critical to Reach's ability to provide an enriching and meaningful life for members.
Bridging the Gap

Each year, Reach is tasked with bridging the gap in funding between the state Medicaid allocation and the actual cost of services for members each year. Currently that gap is $1.25 million or about $4,350 per member for day habilitation (not including residential services). Fun fact: the Medicaid rate for day habilitation is only $30 per day and has not had a significant rate increase since 2007!

Reach provides the most comprehensive programs in greater northwest Houston. This is done by maintaining a staff to member ratio of 1:5 at the Learning Activity Center and 1:3 in the group homes (the LAC ratio is 2-3 times greater than most day programs). Plus, Reach maintains 23 group homes and 30 vehicles in service of members.

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Why does Reach go above and beyond?
Because it is what every member deserves. Reach’s community of supporters give selflessly each year to ensure Reach’s members have an enriching life today and for the rest of their lives. The staff and its core group of volunteers work tirelessly to provide a fun and educational environment for members. And providing a Medicaid allocation quality is simply insufficient for our members’ success.

For every $1 donated, 89 cents goes directly to member programs and services. Reach prides itself on being a lean organization with incredible high standards of care.

Please consider bridging the gap for a member by donating today!

Friends of Reach Multi-Year Giving Society

Friends of Reach are cherished partners who provide the stability for members' futures. Friends pledge to support Reach's mission through a five-year financial commitment, with pledges beginning at $1,000 per year (or only $83.33 per month).

Matching Gifts

Supporters can double the impact of a gift through a matching gift with their employer.

Local Support

Supporters can help by shopping with Reach Corporate Sponsors, who underwrite programs, classrooms, events, group homes, and more.

Wishlist

Supporters can help meet the needs of Reach by donating new or gently used items for group homes and the Learning Activity Center.

Planned & Estate Giving

Supporters can help Reach achieve its mission of helping members Live, Learn, and Earn through a bequest in a will, living trust, or with a codicil.

For more information on donating to Reach, please contact Vanessa Bamber, Director of Fund Development, at (832) 570-6581 or vbamber@reachunlimited.org.