Hope for Tomorrow Today

March 2017
MAKE A
DIFFERENCE
Donate Your support makes a diffe rence in the lives of children, families, men and women -- every day of the year.

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A NEW CHAMPION

Working in purposeful and targeted partnerships  
enables greater community well-being. Read More >>
OUR HEARTFELT
THANKS

Extraordinary supporters and volunteers donate their gifts, time and talents.   Read More  >>
WELCOME HOME
Welcome Home Baskets are a wonderful way to show your support of families or individuals who are moving beyond homelessness and into stable housing.
 
Fill a large laundry basket or tall trash can with any or all of the following items: carpet cleaner, spray glass cleaner, toilet cleaner and brush, cleaning spray, laundry soap, paper towels, toilet paper, clothes hangers, tall kitchen trash bags, sponges, dish soap.  Contact us by email or at 571.323.9569  to coordinate delivery.
WISH  LISTS
A Message from Our CEO
72% of households leaving homelessness in Fairfax County are able to find and maintain stable housing. However, the fact remains: it is extremely challenging to find affordable housing for those experiencing homelessness in our community, even when they are working full-time.  Read More >>
Advocacy Update

Cornerstones' CEO Kerrie Wilson and other agency advocates joined forces with nonprofit organizations from around the state for Virginia Housing Alliance's annual Housing Advocacy Day, to speak on behalf of policies and funding that support affordable housing. Read More >>

The Inside Scoop

In the third segment of this edition of
The Inside Scoop, Cornerstones' CEO, Kerrie Wilson, talks about the efforts to build coalitions around issues like affordable housing which impact low income working families here in Northern Virginia and how Cornerstones has evolved over their four decades of serving the Reston area.
Valora's Story
Enabling people to feel "ho pe for to morrow today" is the core of Cornerstones' mission. We want those who come to us for help to know that we understand their need and desire to enjoy the dignity of self-sufficiency.  Valora's story is one of courage and resilience in a life journey that has been marked with many of the indignities that one human or group could inflict on another. Read More >>
CONNECT WITH US
EVENTS
Reserve Your Seats Now for the April 6th Event!

New this year! 22 finalists have been selected as candidates for the Cornerstones of Our Community - 2017 Best of Reston Awards and the chosen honorees will be revealed at the April 6th Awards Gala.  Read More  >>

Watch for highlights of each finalist on Facebook and Twitter leading up to the April 6th event!
LAUGHTER HELPS
EMPTY THE SHELTER
The 34th Annual Capitol Steps Benefit Performance raised critical funds for those with no place to call home. Read More >>
EXPERIENCE
CORNERSTONES
Want a greater understanding about our mission and the important work Cornerstones conducts in our community? Join us for a one-hour Experience Cornerstones Virtual Tour.  Read More >>
A PLACE TO
CALL HOME
A mother and her children have a safe and stable place to recover from homelessness thanks to CalAtlantic Homes  and its 18 trade partners who wor ked with HomeAid Norther n Virginia to ren ovate and upgrade a 3-bedroom townhouse in Reston for Cornerstones Housing Corporation.  Read More  >>