Welcome to REACH-A-Child™

“Helping First Responders Comfort Children-In-Crisis”

Vision Statement

“The first response is a book to comfort a child-in-crisis” Is REACH-A-Child™’s vision. Whether the children are in an automobile accident, victims of domestic disturbance or temporarily homeless, REACH-A-Child™ wants to help First Responders engage these children in a positive way through the power of a book.

“Due to the nature of our work, Wisconsin State Troopers are regularly tasked with assisting victims through extremely difficult situations. Often times, those victims include children. The REACH-A-Child™ initiative provides a valuable tool to help children during times of crisis. Providing a book and a backpack to a child in crisis diverts their attention from the tragic situation and allows the Trooper to comfort them. The mission of the Wisconsin State Patrol is to promote highway safety and enhance the quality of life for all Wisconsin citizens and visitors by providing and supporting professional, competent and compassionate law enforcement services. The REACH-A-Child™ organization provides a beneficial tool that allows us to accomplish our mission.”

– Captain Charles Teasdale (Wisconsin State Patrol – Southwest Region)

Recent News

Winter Music Festival Benefiting REACH-A-Child™


On Saturday January 28th, REACH-A-Child™ attended a Music Festival at The Lone Girl Brewing Company. During the hours of five to eight, 10 percent of all sales went to REACH! This was put on by some of our long time supporters from Building SolutionZ. During the evening, four music acts performed; Derek Buckley, Thirsty Jones, Moxie and Country Wide Rocks. We are so happy that Building SolutionZ decided to partner with us for this event. We had a blast!

Thanks to Building SolutionZ for partnering with us for this event!