Hope for Tomorrow Today

May 2017
Cornerstones welcomes the support of community groups, businesses and individuals who want to organize a Friendrasier to benefit our programs and services. 

Some of the different events include a golf tournament, a wine tasting, a casino night, a concert, a bake or lemonade sale!

Click here for details about upcoming Friendraisers you  can support for Cornerstones!

Extraordinary supporters and volunteers donate their gifts, time and talents.   Read More  >>
Learn about just a few of the
many Cornerstones volunteers
who were recognized during Volunteer Appreciation Month
in April for  helping our neighbors take  steps toward healthy, stable lives Read More >>

Minnie Orozco, Program Manager 
at Cornerstones'  
Assistance Services and Pantry Program (ASAPP), shares why volunteers are so important to Cornerstones.

We welcome those looking for a one-time opportunity as well as those seeking to commit more  time. Click here for opportunities.
A Message from Our CEO
June is Children's Awareness Month
As school-age kids wind down their academic year and prepare for summer, we are reminded that some of the best learning can happen outside the classroom. The overarching goal of "Opportunity Neighborhood: Reston" or RestON  is to ensure that all children have access to the resources they need to succeed.  Read More >>

Back-to -School Drive Under way
Cornerstones is already preparing to help equip thousands of local children for the next academic year - children whose fam ilies often have to make a choice between food and bills or school supplies. 

It takes a few simple steps for you and/or your organization to help us make the 2017 Back-to-School Drive a success. Read More >>
Adam's Story
With one in five children in the U.S. living in poverty, awareness of the plight of children should be on every elected official's front burner. But so often these children are invisible to the public eye, especially when they live in an affluent area like ours. Read More >>
In the News
"The cost of living here puts housing out of reach for so many people," said Kerrie Wilson, Cornerstones.

Report: Fairfax County Homeless Population Down 47 Percent
Budget woes threaten progress as the number of homeless peop le dr ops below 1,000  for the first time in Fairfax County.
ICYMI: Increasing Local Housing Options Helps Reduce Any Additional Trauma for those Experiencing Homelessness (Kerrie Wilson, CEO, Cornerstones).  Read More >>
Your support makes a diffe rence in the lives of children, families, men and women -- every day of the year.
Cornerstones will receive a donation each time you use  Amazon Smile  for your online shopping! 
Children from Cornerstones' Laurel Learning Center attended the May 2nd Fairfax County Board of Supervisors proclamation of Childcare Professionals Week. Click here to learn more  about Laurel Learning Center.
2nd - 10th grade Computer Technology Program (CTP) students from Cornerstones' Cedar Ridge Community Center created inventions from recyclable materials and items found around their home.  The goal of the STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Math) theme was to tap into the natural curiosity of each child, discover creative solutions to everyday problems and to inspire kids with their own work as well as their classmates' innovative inventions!

Click here to learn about Cornerstones' Community Resource Centers.