Hope for Tomorrow Today
January 2014
Your support makes a difference in the lives of children, families, men and women-every day of the year.
December 2013
  • 1,664 children (747 households) received toys and gift cards through the Gifts for Kids program.  

  • 1,081 households (3,823 beneficiaries)
    were served through our Emergency and Self-Sufficiency Services Program280 households

    received bags of food and toiletry items, 380 households received information and referrals, and 103 participated in life skills classes. 


    $1,032 was provided to help 3 households in financial crisis to avoid rental eviction or disconnection from a vital utility.


    The Foreclosure Prevention program assisted 5 households, of which 1 household (4 beneficiaries) has been able to bring resolution to their case to avoid foreclosure.


    2,227 instances of service were provided by C4HP/NRC for those facing eviction, homelessness, hunger, poor health or have needs for housing, health

    education, financial literacy, job development and food security.


    Our Healthy Families program served 86 participants to prevent child abuse and help at-risk families stay healthy.

    FY 2013

    Embry Rucker Community Shelter served 518 individuals (435 Adults and 83 children). 62% of the families and 24% of singles who exited the shelter moved to permanent or supportive housing. 

    Reflections -- Stu Rakoff
    Cornerstones' Chairman of the Board will be remembered by all who knew him as a leader, mentor and friend, and for his incredible courage through adversity.  Read More >>

    Terry's Story

    Terry and her husband were struggling to make ends meet for their family. The hardworking couple and their children were living in hazardous conditions until they found Cornerstones.  Read more >>

    Advocacy Update

    Advocacy is a critical part of our mission to advance policies and investments to strengthen our community and provide those vital resources.

    Best of Reston Honorees Announced
    These honorees were selected for their tremendous commitment to community service and improving the lives of others in the greater Reston area. They'll be awarded at the Best of Reston Gala on April 10th. Read more >>

    Stuff the Bus 

    Join Fairfax CountyFastran and Cornerstones to help Stuff the Bus with nonperishable food items to stock food pantry shelves. Volunteers from St. Anne's Episcopal Church will be on hand to collect your donation.

    Date: Saturday, February 8th

    Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Location: Shoppers Food Warehouse, 2425 Centreville Road, Herndon, VA 20171


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    Join us February 16th!

    The Capitol Steps are returning to the Hyatt Regency Reston  with another hilarious performance of political satire and music to benefit Cornerstones.

    Click here to become a sponsor or to reserve a table with friends! 



    Best of Reston Awards Gala, April 10, 2014

    recognizing this year's honorees and celebrating Robert E. Simon's 100th Birthday and 50 Years of Reston!

    The Results Are In -

    Help the Homeless Walks raised $126,063
    for Cornerstones!
    Click here to read about extraordinary volunteers who give their gifts of time, talent and donations.

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    Reston, VA 20190