Hope for Tomorrow Today
November  2015

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DonateYour support makes a difference in the lives of children, families, men and women -- every day of the year.
Gifts for Kids Drive
You can make a child's holiday wishes
come true. 

Please contact us by November 30th to request a child's personalized wish list (average $60 - $75 per child). Fulfilling wish lists for teenagers and senior citizens is especially appreciated.
Delivering  for the Gifts for Kids Drive
Brighten the holidays for our home-bound senior citizens by delivering our Gifts for Kids Drive. Volunteer to deliver gifts and visit with three to four home-bound elderly. Who: Adults and families When: Saturday, December 12th; 8:30  - 10:30 am. To sign-up or learn more please contact us at: volunteer@

Celebration Hosts
Prepare a special meal, don a Santa suit or lead a craft activity at a special event to celebrate special occasions. Volunteers plan events, purchase any needed materials and food and lead the parties. Who: Adults and youth; 2 -15 volunteers 
When: Throughout the year. To sign-up or learn more please contact us at: volunteer@

Click here to learn about more opportunities.
A Message from Our CEO
Our vision is to foster a community where all are able to live work play and serve -- to sit at the table in our community with opportunities to fully participate, and to lend their voice in making our community better and stronger. Read More >>
Because of Your Support
More than 1,000 families will have a fulfilling Thanksgiving Holiday because of your support. Read More >>
Accenture was among the nearly 200 volunteers who supported Cornerstones' annual Thanksgiving Basket Food Drive.
Cold Weather is Here
Here's What to Do if You See Someone in Need

Emergency Shelter
If you see someone at night who is unsheltered and you think could be at risk of hypothermia, call the county's non-emergency phone line at

We are Ending Veteran Homelessness in Our Community 

The efforts we are making to find and house our homeless Veterans are working. Read More >>

Fairfax to End Veteran Homelessness: Every Veteran has a story, and a path to housing. Read More >>

VA is the fist state to "effectively end" veteran homelessness. Read More >>

Cornerstones' very own Hala Paskaleva is featured in the latest edition of Reston Lifestyle Magazine. Don't miss her inspiring story! Read More >>
Save the Date!
Jan. 31st
You can bet the Capitol Steps will tackle both sides of what is in the political headlines and all things equally foolish. What more would you expect from the group that puts the "MOCK" in Democracy?

For sponsorship opportunities please contact Kelli Horton at 571.323.9566 or Kelli.Horton@ cornerstonesva.org.
Thursday, Dec. 3rd
4-9 pm
German Military Reston

14th Annual Alternative Gift Market
Saturday, Dec. 5th
10 am - 2pm

The Joy of Christmas Concert
Sunday, Dec. 20th
5 pm

Click here for details and about even more Friendraisers supporting 
Cornerstones this holiday season!
Hear Him Roar
This little lion, a resident at the Embry Rucker Community
Shelter, was able to choose his favorite costume this Halloween because of the support of donors.