Hope for Tomorrow Today
HELP THE HOMELESS
Artwork by Layla Megahed, 5th Grade Aldrin Elementary School 2014 Help the Homeless TShirt Design Winner
Will you register for a walk, sponsor or make a donation for our one of our annual Help the Homeless events? Your participation supports Cornerstones' Rapid Re-Housing Challenge to move 15 families and 25 individuals
from the Embry Rucker Community Shelter to housing by Sept. 30th. 
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Walk in Their Shoes on Oct. 2nd
Each participant in this year's Reston Town Center Walk will walk for a family or individual housed through Cornerstones' Rapid Re-Housing Challenge. Walkers will learn the journey that led to the family's or individual's homelessness and how supporting the walk helped move them to stable housing. Read More >>

Oct. 19th Community Walk Supports Those Recently Housed
Your participation in this walk helps provide basic and essential items, such as pillows, dishes and food for those who moved into stable housing through Cornerstones' Rapid Re-Housing Challenge. Read More >>

Two Brothers Have a Home
8 families and 6 individuals have already moved into stable housing since the start of Cornerstones' Rapid Re-Housing challenge on July 1st, including Aamar and Taabish, two brothers who, without their mother and father, found themselves at the Embry Rucker Community Shelter. Read more >>

OTHER NEWS
Advocacy Update
Cornerstones continues to support the expansion of Medicaid and asks that you please reach out to Governor Terry McAuliffe and your state representatives to encourage them to fight for Medicaid expansion. Read more >>
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers  (adults ages 21+) are needed for SNAP-at-Market Farmer's Market (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as Food Stamps) to facilitate clients using their benefit to purchase fresh, locally-sourced food directly from vendors at the Reston Farmer's Market. 

When: Saturdays, 7am - 10:30am and 10am - 1pm through November. 


To sign-up or learn more please contact us at:  volunteer@cornerstonesva.org.


 

DEADLINE -- AUGUST 12TH
More than 3,200 backpacks are needed for this year's Back-to-School Drive (an increase of 1,000 backpacks from last year)
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OUR HEARTFELT THANKS
These extraordinary volunteers donate their time, talents and gifts. Read More >>

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July/August 2014
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Reston, VA 20190