Hope for Tomorrow Today
  
Events Edition
September 2013
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IMPACT SNAPSHOT
June 2013
14 families (totaling 40 individuals) and 73 single adults were served at our Embry Rucker Community Shelter.

4 of the 5 single clients who exited the shelter moved to permanent housing. Of the 5 families who exited the Embry Rucker Community Shelter 100% found housing
  
427 households (1,113 beneficiaries) were served by our Emergency & Self-Sufficiency Services Program. 262 households received bags of food and toiletry items, 98 households received information and referrals, 139 participated in life skills classes. More than $2,000 was provided to help 5 households in financial crisis avoid rental eviction or disconnection from a vital utility. 
  
Our Foreclosure Prevention program
assisted 13 households,
of which 2 households (8 beneficiaries) have thus far been able to modify their mortgage terms to avoid foreclosure.

 

With our Housing Counseling program 12 potential homeowners received pre-purchase counseling; 3 of those households are on track to be mortgage-ready.
  
Through our Pro Bono Legal Clinic at the Southgate Community Center, 20 people were given free consultation with a lawyer.

September

Treat Yourself

Dine at Chipotle and 50 percent of the proceeds benefit Cornerstones. Bring this flyer to dinner.

When: Sept. 18th; 4 - 9 pm
Where: Reston Town Center 11913 Freedom Dr
#35  Reston, VA 20190
  

Organize Your Life

Shop at The Container Store during the Grand Opening Weekend Celebration of their Reston store and 10 percent of all proceeds will be donated to Cornerstones. 

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When: Sept. 21st 9 am - 9 pm and Sept. 22nd 11 am - 7 pm
Where: Reston Parkway (north of Reston Town Center)
  
Nominate for Best of Reston
Nominations are now being accepted for Best of Reston honoring individuals, businesses, and civic/community organizations that have demonstrated significant contributions to the greater Reston/Dulles community in their commitment to community service, excellence, and involvement. Deadline Nov. 13th. Read More >>

October

Take Steps to End Homelessness

Join us to raise awareness and funds for our programs to prevent homelessness and provide affordable housing in our community.

  

The 2nd Annual Mayflowers Reston Town Center Help the Homeless Walk

When: Oct. 3rd; 12:00 noon - 1pm

Where: Promenade Reston Town Center

All walkers must preregister onlineContribution is $30 for adults and $20 for Youth (25 & under)

 

10th Annual Cornerstones Help the Homeless Community Walk at Festival on the Square

When: Oct. 27th; 1:30 pm

Where: Reston Heights, 11790 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA

All walkers must preregister onlineContribution is $30 for adults and $20 for Youth (25 & under)

November

Networking for Good

At this event, business professionals make excellent contacts while supporting Cornerstones which receives 100% of ALL event proceeds. 

When:  Nov. 13th; 5:30 - 8:30 pm

Where: Vapiano Reston

Register online Tickets $10 in advance; $20 at the door. 

 

Thanksgiving Basket Food Drive

For more than 10 years, generous donations from community members just like you help us provide Thanksgiving meals to 1,600 families each year.

Collection Dates & Times: Nov. 21st 1 - 5 pm; Nov. 22nd 9 am - 7 pm

Collection Place: St John Neumann Church,

11900 Lawyers Road, Reston, VA 20190

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Gifts for Kids Drive

With your support, our youngest neighbors can have a fulfilling and memorable holiday. Read More >>

Collection Dates & Times: Dec. 5th 9 am - 6 pm; Dec. 6th 9 am - 6 pm;

Dec. 7th 9 am - 1 pm

Collection Place: Cornerstones' main office, 11150 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 210, Reston, VA 20190
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GOLF MAKES AN IMPACT
Proceeds from the 19th Annual Rucker Golf Tournament on July 15th have now reached $95,000 for shelter, affordable housing, food and other essential resources. Read More >>
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Volunteers are needed to help set up and supervise the Help the Homeless walk routes. Contact Alacia Earley at 571.323.9568 or by email.

  

Volunteers are needed

to help accept, sort or distribute donations for the Thanksgiving  Basket Food and Gift for Kids Drives. Contact Alacia Earley at 571.323.9568 or by email.

 

Volunteers are needed to staff the Hunter Mill District Winter Coat Closet Tuesday mornings, Thursday evenings, and Saturday mornings starting November 9th through March 15th.

Contact Nate King at 571.323.9569 or by email.

 

Volunteer support is needed at the Embry Rucker Community Shelter. Contact Susan Alger at 571.323.1383 or by email.

 

Questions about other Volunteer Opportunities?

Contact: Alacia Earley, Volunteer & Drives Manager, at 571.323.9568 or by email.

OUR HEARTFELT THANKS
Click here to read about extraordinary volunteers who give their gifts of time, talent and donations.

Cornerstones | 571.323.9555 | www.cornerstonesva.org
11150 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 210
Reston, VA 20190