March 13, 2013
Reach receives a donation of $1,375 from an undergrad entrepreneurship at Georgetown University.
March 1, 2013
Reach receives over $5,000 in proceeds from Commedia Dell Media and Journopalooza – two great events highlighting the talents of DC’s journalism community!
February 26, 2013
Check out our February 2013 newsletter, featuring our Perry Street Prep tutor, Zametria.
February 19, 2013
Reach receives a $10,000 grant from the Horning Family Fund.
January 29, 2013
January 22, 2013
Reach is featured on Scholastic’s blog!
January 15, 2013
Check out our latest newsletter!
December 31, 2012
On December 17th, we asked a question: Can we raise $14K in 14 days? The answer is yes! Today, we successfully closed our end-of-year campaign with more than $15,500 in generous donations.
December 28, 2012
Reach receives a $4,000 contribution from Lake Research Partners.
December 19, 2012
Check out Reach’s most recent newsletter: Patience, Passion, and Positivity!
December 17, 2012
Reach beliefs in recognizing the humanity in all people. Read Mark’s thoughts about how this belief drives the way we talked to our students about the tragedy in Newtown, CT.
December 12, 2012
Reach is pleased to receive $2,500 from the Morrison & Foerster Foundation.
December 5, 2012
Reach is named a Literacy Champion by Scholastic, the world’s largest children’s book publisher!
November 25, 2012
We are proud to announce that Reach has received a $10,000 grant from Comcast! This grant from the Comcast Foundation is in recognition of Comcast’s commitment to the communities where its customers and employees live and work. Since its founding in 1999, the Comcast Foundation has distributed more than $90 million in cash support of programs implemented locally in Comcast communities.
November 20, 2012
Reach receives a $15,000 grant from The Commonweal Foundation!
November 12, 2012
We are thrilled to announce that Reach has been awarded a $40,000 grant from The Claneil Foundation!
November 1, 2012
Reach is excited to announce a partnership with Stone Soup Films. Stone soup will work with Reach to produce a promotional video, and will release short video blogs throughout the process. Here’s the first one!
October 18, 2012
Program Director Kate Patton makes her first contribution to Reach’s blog: There’s Power in Numbers.
October 15, 2012
BlackTie-DC asks, “Have You Met Mark?”
October 11, 2012
Executive Director Mark Hecker’s blog post on privilege is picked up by the Council on Foundation’s Blog, RE: Philanthropy.
September 30, 2012
Reach raises $10,000 during the month of September, successfully earning a $10,000 match from the Patricia Kind Family Foundation!
September 27, 2012
Program Associate Jusna Perrin makes her first contribution to Reach’s blog: Words vs. Actions.
September 17, 2012
Reach launches its third programming year!
August 6, 2012
Reach Incorporated is excited to welcome Kate Patton, our new Program Director.
August 1, 2012
Sir.tv names Mark Hecker a Social Innovation Rockstar!
July 26, 2012
Reach Incorporated holds its First Annual Cornhole Classic.
July 10, 2012
Reach Incorporated receives a $2,800 grant from The Heron Oaks Foundation.
June 25, 2012
Executive Director Mark Hecker lectures at George Mason University.
May 30, 2012
We’re hiring! Learn how you could become part of our growing team.
May 25, 2012
Reach Incorporated receives a $10,000 grant from The Horning Family Fund!
May 17, 2012
New York Avenue Presbyterian Church’s Board of Deacons awards Reach Incorporated $3,500!
May 7, 2012
Reach Incorporated receives a $4,000 grant from The Crowell & Moring Foundation!
April 25, 2012
March 22, 2012
Reach Incorporated receives more than 250 books from students and families at Murch Elementary School!
March 8, 2012
Reach Incorporated is featured in The Washington Post!
February 28, 2012
Check out our February newsletter: Meet Sejal, hear about our continued progress, and learn about our February challenge!
February 10, 2012
Reach Founder Mark Hecker is featured on the Communities in Schools Beyond the Classroom Blog.
January 5, 2012
Reach tutors and students release an educational video: Learning Letters.
December 22, 2011
Reach Incorporated receives a $5,000 grant from The CityBridge Foundation!
December 16, 2011
Reach Incorporated receives a $10,000 grant from the Patricia Kind Family Foundation!
November 30, 2011
During the month of November, Reach was awarded grants from four foundations: The National Home Library Foundation, The Capitol Hill Community Foundation, The Morrison & Foerster Foundation, and The Luther I. Replogle Foundation. Great news!
November 9, 2011
Reach Incorporated participates in Washington DC’s Give To The Max Day!
November 7, 2011
Reach is one of four local nonprofits selected as a 2011 – 2012 Fair Chance DC partner!
November 4, 2011
Reach receives a $2,000 grant from the National Home Library Foundation!
November 2, 2011
Executive Director Mark Hecker speaks at the National University of Singapore!
October 27, 2011
Executive Director Mark Hecker speaks at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education!
September 19, 2011
We are pleased to welcome Julie Greer and Jeremiah Headen, our new Site Directors.
September 1, 2011
Reach Incorporated moves into its new office at 218 D Street SE!
September 1, 2011
Reach is pleased to welcome Jusna Perrin, our new Program Associate for Evaluation & Improvement.
July 21, 2011
Reach is pleased to announce a $2,500 grant from New York Avenue Presbyterian Church!
July 18, 2011
Reach receives a $1,500 grant from the Michigan-based Heron Oaks Foundation!
June 8, 2011
Reach receives a $5,000 grant from The Horning Family Fund!
June 2, 2011
Executive Director Mark Hecker is named a 2011 Echoing Green Fellow.
May 17, 2011
Reach receives a $1,500 grant from the Capitol Hill Community Foundation!
May 13, 2011
DC Lawyers for Youth issues a press release honoring Chynna, one of Reach’s talented tutors, for being selected as the April 2011 Young Achiever.
May 10, 2011
Reach receives a $2,500 gift from Bain & Company. The gift was made in honor of their March Madness Challenge winners: Jason Bhardwaj, Saleel Kulkarni, Drew Ball, Chris Bell, Jon Blotner, Geoff Ebeling, Dan Galemba, and Emmett Lyman.
May 5, 2011
ED Mark Hecker travels to New York City to participate in the finals of the Echoing Green Fellowship Competition!
May 2, 2011
Chynna, one of our talented tutors, is named the DC Lawyers for Youth’s April 2011 Young Achiever!
April 1, 2011
Reach raises over $71,000 through a successful March Multiplier campaign!
March 31, 2011
Reach receives a $10,000 grant from the Luther I. Replogle Foundation!
March 29, 2011
Executive Director Mark Hecker is named a finalist for the 2011 Echoing Green Fellowship! [PDF]
March 15, 2011
Reach will be raising some money at Maddy’s Bar & Grille on Tuesday, April 12th. Come join us for Ditto Residential Presents: Reach @ Maddy’s!
February 26, 2011
Executive Director Mark Hecker speaks at NYU’s Silver School of Social Work.
February 11, 2011
Chynna, one of Reach’s talented tutors, was nominated for the DC Lawyers for Youth Young Achiever Program.
January 4, 2011
Reach Executive Director Mark Hecker is named a semi-finalist in the Echoing Green Fellowship Competition!
December 23 , 2010
Reach is proud to announce the addition of two new board members: Crystal Moore & Dianne Samuelson. Read more about our two new members!
December 15 , 2010
Through our “Books For Break” campaign, Reach provides books for every student to take home during Winter Break!
November 19, 2010
Reach, Inc. receives a two year, $65,000 grant from the Snave Foundation – $32,500 will be given in 2010 and an additional $32,500 will be offered as a challenge grant in 2011!
November 15, 2010
Reach is approved as an official after-school provider for DC Public Schools.
November 11, 2010
Reach, Inc. receives a $5,000 grant from the CityBridge Foundation!
November 10, 2010
Reach, Inc. receives a $5,000 grant from the Luther I. Replogle Foundation!
October 14, 2010
Reach releases its October Update!
September 29, 2010
To celebrate Reach’s program launch, 80 guests helped Reach raised $5,000 at Reach Becomes Reality!
September 13, 2010
Reach launches programming at Hyde Leadership Public Charter School!
September 2, 2010
Reach announces Reach Becomes Reality, an event celebrating the organization’s launch.
August 24, 2010
Reach receives a $6,000 contribution from Jack Werner!
July 28, 2010
Manfred Macx goes live! All proceeds from the site’s first book will support Reach!
July 26, 2010
Deals for Deeds selects Reach, Inc. as one of three featured nonprofit organizations for the month of August!
July 20, 2010
Reach, Inc. receives a $15,000 donation from ARPC!
July 16, 2010
Akin Gump’s Jeans Day raises $800 for Reach, Inc!
June 17, 2010
Reach, Inc. is selected to participate in the “To DC, With Love Festival” presented by Capital Cause – stay tuned for more information!
June 7, 2010
Janelle Stevenson joins the Reach, Inc. team as a Communications Intern through the Georgetown University Masters in Professional Studies program!
June 1, 2010
Reach, Inc. is seeking new board members with expertise in law, public relations, accounting, and development.
May 27, 2010
Reach, Inc. receives a $2,000 grant from the Munson Family Fund!
April 30, 2010
Reach, Inc. receives a $1,300 grant from the Heron Oaks Foundation!
April 16, 2010
Reach, Inc. is chosen as the beneficiary of May’s DC Nerd Nite! Check out the Events tab for more information.
April 3, 2010
Reach, Inc. receives a $3,000 grant from The Crowell & Moring Foundation!
April 1, 2010
Reach, Inc. is selected as the beneficiary of The Town Tavern’s “Philanthropy Friday” on May 7, 2010.
March 19, 2010
Mike Young joins the Reach, Inc. Board of Directors! Click here to learn more about what Mike brings to the team.
March 1, 2010
Karin Johanson joins the Reach, Inc. Board of Directors! Click here to learn more about what Karin brings to the team.
February 15, 2010
Reach, Inc. raises $5,000 to receive the full match from The Patricia Kind Family Foundation’s challenge grant!
January 28, 2010
Reach, Inc. is proud to officially announce that Hyde Leadership Public Charter School will host our pilot site during the 2010-2011 academic year!
January 14, 2010
The Patricia Kind Family Foundation offers to match $5,000 in donations received during the next 30 days!
January 12, 2010
Reach, Inc. Founder, Mark Hecker, is named a semi-finalist in the competition to become an Echoing Green Fellow!
December 29, 2009
Reach, Inc. receives $400 from Whole Foods through their Nickels for Nonprofits program!
December 8 , 2009
Libations for Literacy, Reach, Inc.’s first public event in DC, raised over $1,500 to support launch efforts!
December 4 , 2009
Reach, Inc received $400 discretionary grant from The M.B. & Edna Zale Foundation – our second such grant of 2009!
November 17 , 2009
Reach, Inc. raises over $6,000 at a fundraising event hosted by Reach supporter, Karin Johanson!
November 15 , 2009
Reach, Inc. receives a $1,250 donation from Charles River Associates!
November 10 , 2009
The Magazine of the William Penn Charter School profiles Reach Founder, Mark Hecker. Please click here to read the article.
October 7 , 2009
Reach, Inc. Founder, Mark Hecker, is profiled by Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. Please click here to read the article.
September 17, 2009
Reach receives our first foundation grant, a discretionary grant from the M.B. & Edna Zale Foundation!
September 4th , 2009
Reach Founder and President, Mark Hecker, discusses the start-up process with Kevin McDonald, President and CEO of TROSA, an entrepreneurial nonprofit organization located in Durham, North Carolina.
September 1st , 2009
Reach, Inc. is chosen as one of two nonprofits to earn funds through the Nickels for Nonprofits program at Whole Foods P Street Store in Washington DC.
August 24th, 2009
Gibbons P.C. announces that their August “Jeans Day” netted $670 for Reach, Inc.
August 19th, 2009
Using Razoo, Reach, Inc. can now accept online donations. Unlike other online donation platforms, Razoo does not take a cut, so every cent goes to Reach!
Please click here to donate.
August 10th, 2009
Gibbons Law announces that Reach, Inc. will be the beneficiary of the law firm’s monthly “Jeans Day.” Last month, the selected organization received a donation of $725.
July 14th, 2009
Reach, Inc. was granted 501(c)(3) status by the Internal Revenue Service!
July 6th, 2009
To keep those interested informed about Reach, Inc.’s progress, we have launched a blog at www.reachincorporated.blogspot.com. Please click here to read the blog. We aim to update the blog on Mondays and Thursdays. We hope you’ll visit often and tell your friends!
July 2, 2009
Reach, Inc. is excited to announce our first mention in the press. In July’s issue of Language Magazine, there is a short piece on page 10 by Assistant Editor Kate Sommers-Dawes.
Please click here to read the piece.
June 4, 2009
Executive Director, Mark Hecker, delivers the student address at convocation for Harvard’s Graduate school of Education.
May 1, 2009
Reach, Inc. named winner of the 2009 Educational Enterprise Innovation Competition at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.