Families can become homeless for many reasons.

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We are building a better world through education

For more than 30 years Homestretch has helped homeless families in Virginia become self-sufficient by giving them the skills, knowledge and hope they need to become productive participants in the community.

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How You Can Help

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Our Programs

homestretch summer programs

Homeless families flourish in Homestretch because we pay equal attention to the children as well as the adults. We ensure that every child can experience summer like other children. We equip every child with the support he needs to excel in school. We ensure children have books and school supplies, gifts on birthdays and holidays, shoes and clothes for all seasons, tutors to help with tough subjects, eyeglasses and dental care, and trips to parks, ballgames, and museums.

Will you consider a gift today to support Homestretch’s programs for children?

  • A gift of $100 will help provide swimming lessons for two children
  • A gift of $250 will send a child to summer camp
  • A gift of $500 will-new provide new shoes for 15 children
  • A gift of $1,000 will provide summer field trips for Kidstretch children
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Results Matter

2,000+

families helped since 1990

147.5%

the average rise in income for a graduating family

93%

of graduates remain employed a year after graduation

$681,352

in debts repaid over the last six years

62%

of adult clients enrolled in college or vocational training