- Healthy, non-perishable food items:
cheese or peanut butter crackers, cereal (preferably low sugar), milk boxes, beef jerky, apple sauce (no sugar added), fruit cups (in natural fruit juice), granola bars, power bars and cereal bars, single-serve Chef Boyardee items*, single-serve soups (with pull-tab opening)*, packaged nuts, trail mix, dried fruit, peanut butter, jam/jelly, individually packed pretzels/goldfish/etc., boxed drinks and juice, canned tuna
*Single-serve items that require heating should be in microwavable containers.
- New, unopened personal hygiene items:
feminine hygiene products, laundry detergent, shampoo and conditioner, bar soap, body wash, deodorant, body lotion, shaving cream, razors, toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, hairbrushes, combs and hair ties
Embry Rucker Community Shelter
The Embry Rucker Community Shelter is a 70-bed residential shelter that provides healthy, safe, emergency housing for families and single men and women. They are dedicated to helping the clients overcome the circumstances that led to their homelessness and facilitate their transition to stable housing.
The Shelter is currently seeking donations of:
- Disinfecting wipes
- Hand soap
- Bottles of bleach
- Hand sanitizers
Donations can be dropped off at:
11975 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, VA
Cornerstones – one of Restoration Church’s local community partners – is currently collecting school supplies and vital PPE. Items like masks, face shields and gloves will equip families in our community, who are in need of safety and success but need your help.
They are accepting donations at the Reston National Golf Course every Saturday through the end of August.