A Heartfelt Thank You...
To Sibyl Swartzendruber for providing childcare during the Partnership for Permanent Housing celebration and Stonegate Adventure Fun Day.
To Stonegate Fun Day Volunteers and Donors: Amy Bishop, Deirdre Caroll & her son, Reston Community Church and their band Field of Trees, Jay Lightfoot and Herndon United Methodist Church, Worldgate Cinemas, Edible Arrangements, Ledo Pizza, Buffalo Wing Factory, Quantum Management Company, Neva Murphy with CREW Northern Virginia, Roxanne Burkhart, Anthuan Phan, McLean Bible Church, the Urban League, Rabab Fatima, Gulnaz Rizvi, Amerigroup, Nature's Web, Patty with Mary Kay, and all of the staff at Stonegate.
To Jordan Schmuckler for organizing an outstanding food drive.
To Washington Plaza Baptist Church and Floris United Methodist Church for providing meals to a sick client who was unable to prepare meals for herself and two children.
To P+R Architects for organizing a family carnival and food drive.
To NII Holdings for supporting the Southgate Community Center carnival.
To Yuping Zhou and her teenagers for sorting food.
To Week of Hope volunteers at the ESSP Food Pantry, Cedar Ridge, and Laurel Learning Center.
To King of Kings Lutheran Church who led songs, games and crafts at Laurel Learning Center.
To Beloved Yoga for holding classes at Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center and Laurel Learning Center.
To Hutchison Elementary Summer School Principal Judy Baldwin, Ms. Georgette Nuss, teachers, and students for hosting a Help the Homeless mini-walk.
To Stephanie Carey, Monica Tressler, Mike Sneed, Diane Holland, Tweety Dong, Daniel Hoyle, Jacqueline Hoyle, Neva Murphy and Erin Kate for volunteering at the Embry Rucker Memorial Golf Tournament.
To Pastor Sal & Common Ground Church youth group for providing support at Laurel Learning Center and Embry Rucker Community Shelter.
From the Embry Rucker Community Shelter:
Thank you to following groups for preparing meals or providing bagged meals:
- Discovery Channel
- Sahana Rao and friends
- Calvary United Methodist Church
- Bogart and Associates
- Knights of Columbus
- Cooley, LLP Summer Interns
- St. Timothy's Vacation Bible School
- St. Anne's Mission Possible Camp
- NorthWest Federal Credit Union
To Debbie Turner and Achilles, her reading lab(orador), for coming to the shelter to let the children read to them.
To WAKA Kickball and Carpool for their continuing support and donations.