Hope for Tomorrow Today
November 2014

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Data for Oct. 2014
The Embry Rucker Community Shelter housed 16 families totaling 53 people (including 37 children) and 35 adult individuals. Of the families who exited the shelter, 71 percent moved to permanent housing and 70 percent of the singles who exited the shelter moved to permanent housing.


Connections for Hope Partnership (C4HP) provided 3,599 instances of services including 
social services, education, health and well-being, arts and culture,housing, financial literacy, job development and food security.

Community Case Management services were provided to 107 individuals to keep them stably housed and out of homelessness. 29 families (including 51 children) and 3 single adults received rapid-rehousing, diversion and prevention services. 

The Foreclosure Prevention program assisted 22 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, 3 households were assisted and are in the preparation stages for a home purchase.


Our Pro Bono Legal Clinic at the Southgate Community Center provided 14 people free consultation with a lawyer.

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

Teens Hoping to Have a Gift to Open This Holiday

Financial hardship and homelessness are especially hard on families during the holiday season. Teenagers can feel particularly insecure because of their circumstances. A coffee shop or clothing gift card will provide them a moment of joy. Read More >>


The Capitol Steps return on Sunday, January 25th with another evening of political satire to benefit Cornerstones! Read More >>


And the Awards Go To

Cornerstones received several distinguished awards in just the past two months for effective programs to support those most in need in our community. Read More >>


Advocacy Update

Housing that is affordable is critical to economic recovery and building our thriving workforce. Cornerstones is playing our part to ensure that emergency and affordable housing along the full spectrum of need is available. Read More >>

A Happy Halloween
Because of your support, this precious power ranger enjoyed a Halloween evening of fun during his family's stay at the Embry Rucker Community Shelter.

DonateYour support makes a difference in the lives of children, families, men and women -- every day of the year.

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Holiday Shopping and Fun to Benefit Cornerstones!

German Armed Forces Christkindlmarket:

Experience a German Christmas market right here in Reston! Thursday, December 4th; 5 - 8 pm

Annual Alternative Gift MarketA donation to Cornerstones in someone's honor makes a great holiday gift! Saturday, December 6th

10am - 2pm  

Gifts from the HeART Exhibit:

Find the perfect item crafted by local artists! Saturday, December 6th; 11am - 4pm 


Have a coat to donate for our Winter Coat Closet? Drop off a coat at one of 21  Tropical Smoothie Cafe locations in Northern Virginia and receive a smoothie for 99 cents between Nov. 15th and Dec. 31st.



Your time and talents are needed! 

- English Teaching Assistant 

- Gifts for Kids Organizers 

- Robotics Coaches 

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

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11150 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 210
Reston, VA 20190