Hope for Tomorrow Today
September 2014
Your support makes a difference in the lives of children, families, men and women -- every day of the year.
August 2014

Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center and Connections for Hope Partnership provided 1,327 instances of services to youth and adults who were facing eviction, homelessness, hunger, poor health or who had other human service needs in areas of housing, health, education, financial literacy, job development and food security. 


789 households (2,163 beneficiaries) were served by ASAPP (Assistance Services and Pantry Program, formerly ESSP)650 households received bags of food and toiletry items, with some households also receiving counseling through the Wellness Support program; 390 households received information and referrals and/or participated in life skills classes. $1,000 was provided to help 2 households in financial crisis to avoid rental eviction (data for June/July).


The Foreclosure Prevention program assisted 33 households, of which 8 households (24 beneficiaries) have thus far been able to bring resolution to their case to avoid foreclosure.  In the Pre-Purchase Counseling program, 43 households were assisted, with 1 completing a home purchase (data for June/July/August).


Our Heartfelt Thanks
These extraordinary supporters and volunteers donate their gifts, time and talents. Read more >>

Your Steps Can Make a Lifetime Difference 
Your participation in the Help the Homeless Walks supports Cornerstones' Rapid Re-Housing Challenge to move families and individuals from the Embry Rucker Community Shelter to affordable housing. Read More >>

3rd Annual Reston Town Center Walk, 
hosted by Mayflowers Floral Studio
When: Thursday October 2nd; 12:00 noon

Where: Mayflowers Floral Studio to the Embry Rucker Community Shelter and back. Register Here


11th Annual Community Walk
When: Sunday, October 19th, 1:30 pm

Where: Embry Rucker Community Shelter to St. Anne's Episcopal Church and back. Register Here


A Message From Our CEO 

There is much we can do together to improve the health and well-being of our community today. Read More >>

Advocacy Update

Access to affordable health care is critical to the health and well-being of our families and community. Read more >>
No One Should Go Hungry this Thanksgiving

For many in our community with stressed budgets and financial challenges, a Thanksgiving dinner just isn't possible. Your support of Cornerstones' annual Thanksgiving Basket Food Drive will help make a fulfilling holiday possible for 1,000 families this season. Read More >>


You Can Make A Child's Holiday Wishes Come True 

Financial hardship and homelessness are hard on children and the holiday season can be especially difficult. For families in need, often there isn't enough money to spend on gifts. With your support, our youngest neighbors can have a fulfilling and memorable holiday. Read More >>


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Try our new easy-to-use online application to nominate outstanding individuals, organizations and businesses for their distinctive service!

Canned Food Drive Assistants Help unload and sort food donations and stock shelves at the Food Pantry. Who: Adults & teens able to lift up to 50 lbs. When: Oct. 3 & 4.

Event Staff Community Day at Stonegate volunteers are needed to set up tables, games, serve food, and clean up after the event. Who: Adults and youth at least 16 years old. When: Sat.Oct. 25, 10am-4pm. 

Homework Helpers Help elementary and middle school students with their homework and school projects one-on-one and in a group at least once a week. Who: Teens & Adults. When: Sept. - May, Mon. & Wed., 3:30 - 6 pm.

To sign-up please email us or click here to learn more.


Looking for a fun way to spend your Saturday and raise money for one of Cornerstones' supportive partners? Check out the Cards4Kids Poker Tournament! Click here.

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11150 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 210
Reston, VA 20190