COMMUNITY FAMILIES

It only takes a single drop of water to create a ripple

Community We Call Family:

 

Reaching Down Inc continues to partner with many organizations on an annual basis who exist to strengthen their local communities. These organizations include the Vacaville Public Education Foundation, Solano Turkey Trot and the Kyle Hyland Foundation.

Past organizations have included the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention with the annual Solano County Out of the Darkness Walk, Merriment on Main with Vacaville's annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony and Mission Solano with their annual Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day events.

 

Vacaville Public Education Foundation:

 

Vacaville Public Education Foundation's annual Loop The Lagoon Fun Run raises money for Vacaville public schools. This annual event is a 10K Run/5K Run/Walk around the lagoon in Lagoon Valley Park on Pena Adobe Road in Vacaville.

To learn more about the Vacaville Public Education Foundation check out their website at  loopthelagoon.com

 

Solano Turkey Trot:

 

Solano Turkey Trot is a public benefit charity race in Solano County, California, comprised of 501(c)(3) partner organizations serving high risk children, families and seniors. They believe in a collective impact model with the goal of raising public awareness and education by holding fundraising and community events such as the Solano Turkey Trot. This annual event began on Thanksgiving Day 2009, with the vision of bringing a family-friendly 10K Run/5K Run/Walk to the local area. This event helps raise much needed funds to support the Solano Hearts United partner organizations in serving local families in need.

The two partner nonprofits include  Meals on Wheels of Solano County and  Suisun City Salvation Army KROC Center. The event is held in Suisun Valley in Solano County, with the main venue and start/finish line at Solano Community College.

To learn more about the Solano Turkey Trot check out their website at  solanoturkeytrot.org

 

Kyle Hyland Foundation:

 

The KHF is a nonprofit organization that was founded in May 2015 as a legacy for Kyle Hyland who died by suicide in December 2014, two weeks before his 17th birthday. 

In addition to maintaining a teen center in Benicia as well as providing mental health programs and other services to youth, the goal of the Kyle Hyland Foundation is to prevent any other family in Benicia from experiencing the pain and the loss that Kyle’s family suffered.

To learn more about the Kyle Hyland Foundation check out their website kylehyland.com