September Meeting

A Fall Update: Continued Progress on the Indonesia Project

This September, we met to discuss our progress on our Indonesia Project as well as to outline our future goals. We’re proud to announce that with the help of our partner, Environ Architecture, we have completed 90% of the orphanage’s design! We’ll be focusing on fundraising for the following year and are planning to have a gala in […]

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The Children of House of Imported Hearts

We hope this window into the lives of orphaned children will give you a better understanding of the project and our efforts to raise money to support their education and future.  “Now I’m in 1st grade of elementary school in Yogyakarta, Indonesia,” Andre writes. “I came from Surabaya on December 2011. I have 2 little […]

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Northern “Rakhine” School

We partnered with the local organization Myanmar Charity Group to build a school in “Seik Tara Village” in Northern Rakhine State of Burma/Myanmar. Architectural Design was provided by Ottolia & Barnes Architectural Firm. Knowing your client is one of the most important aspects of designing and building in a developing country. Within Arms Reach believes […]

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Sundie Zin wins the Long Beach Post “30 Women to Watch” award!

Our Chief Education Officer and founder Sundie Zin has won the prestigious 30 Women to Watch award- an honor given by the Long Beach Post & California Women’s Conference to outstanding women who have proven their ability to inspire the Long Beach community and the world! 30 Women to  Watch, an event aimed to “highlight […]

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Within Arms Reach is made up of enthusiastic individuals giving their time, energy, love, and life away to make a difference in the world.

We always operate on a firm budget, with very few staff and hundreds of resilient volunteers. Our primary budgets are simply designed to fund the projects.
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