REACHing for 40

For 40 years, REACH has brought purpose, fun for individuals living with disabilities

It started in a church basement in 1977. Now, at 40 years old, the 300-employee REACH has offices in three Southeast communities, serving 400 individuals with developmental disabilities.

REACH, Juneau’s largest service agency for those born with developmental disabilities, will celebrate its 40th anniversary April 14.

The organization has grown from the brainchild of a group of local families — each looking to organize activities for their children — to one of Juneau’s largest private employers.

Read the full article in the Juneau Empire.