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Reston Interfaith helps people build more stable lives by connecting them to

vital resources that solve their needs for housing, childcare, food or financial assistance.  



March 2013

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January 2013
Volunteers served over 2,900 meals between December 1st and March 31st to over 280 truly homeless individuals seeking shelter through our Hypothermia Prevention Program.

Hunter Mill District Winter Coat Closet Volunteers distributed more than 5,000 donated coats to neighbors struggling to keep warm this season. 

13 families (totaling 39 individuals) and 46 men and women were served at our Embry Rucker Community Shelter.
868 bags of food and toiletry items for 232 households were provided by our ESSP Program.
Neighbors came to our Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center 3,800 times for services.
Join other supporters committed to making a difference in the lives of children, families, men and women-every day of the year.

Your legacy gift can continue to bring positive change to someone's future. Consider Reston Interfaith in your will or planned gifts. For any information to guide your consideration call Steven Miller, VP of Resource Development at 571-323-9574 or e-mail him at steven.miller@restoninterfaith.org

March Madness

Reston Interfaith CEO, Kerrie Wilson, calls a technical on the impact of sequestration on homeless and low-income working families in her opinion piece published in the Connection Newspapers last week. Read the article.


Speak Out: Fairfax County Budget

Maybe it is time for Fairfax County to consider a dedicated source of revenue for housing to meet the growing and urgent needs faced by so many in our community? Consider the Human Service Council's recommendations and speak out by attending one of the Town Hall meetings (see April schedule). Learn more about the Fairfax County advertised budget for Fiscal Year 2014.

100K Homes Registry Week: What We Learned
Registry Week key findings about Fairfax's chronically homeless men and women were released during a community debrief held March 4th. Read more or watch the video summary.
Did You Know...
In Northern Virginia, renters need to earn $27.15 per hour, or an annual salary of $56,480, to afford our area's fair market rent of $1,412 for a two bedroom apartment. That rent translates into a work week of 148 hours by a minimum wage earner ($7.25/hr) to afford rent and also have income for food, transportation, utilities, medical and child care. Read more.
Food Recovery Program Brings Milk, Fruit and More to Those in Need
Reston Interfaith is saving more than $1,000 a month in dairy expenses with the help of the Fairfax County Public School Food Recovery Program. Read more.

Congressman Calls on Reston Interfaith to Highlight Free Tax Return Service

Congressman Gerry Connolly gave a public briefing at Reston Interfaith's Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center to highlight free tax services. Read more.



April 11, 2013

Hyatt Regency Reston

6:00 pm


Don't miss the "Best" night out in Reston -- celebrating our community where neighbors live, work, play and serve. To register, please contact Ali Robbins at 571-323-9572 or .

 Mark your calendar:  


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July 15, 2013

River Creek Club

11:00 am check-in


Check out these other community events benefitting Reston Interfaith!


On Saturday, April 20th the Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center will host a free Book Fair. Volunteers are needed to help with set up, assisting children with picking out books, food preparation, and clean up.


Read about this and more volunteer opportunities.



These committed supporters

make it possible to meet the needs of families and individuals every step of the way. Read more.
Reston Interfaith | 571-323-9555 | www.restoninterfaith.org
11150 Sunset Hills Road
Suite 210
Reston, VA 20190