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May 28, 2024

Mental Health Awareness Month: Breaking Stigma, Building Strength

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a crucial time to reflect on the importance of mental well-being for everyone, including one of the most vulnerable populations: homeless parents with children. At Homestretch, our mission to empower lives through safe housing and comprehensive social services goes hand-in-hand with addressing the mental health challenges faced by many of the families we serve.

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April 10, 2024

Celebrating Homestretch Volunteers: The Heartbeat of Our Community

In this month’s blog post we uplift the power of volunteerism, the lifeblood of our organization.

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March 06, 2024

Empowering Homeless Families: The Vital Role of Financial Literacy

In our society, financial literacy stands as a beacon of empowerment, guiding individuals and families toward stability and self-sufficiency. However, amidst the challenges of homelessness, this crucial skill often remains elusive for many. In this blog post, we explore the paramount importance of financial literacy in the lives of homeless families and how it serves as a catalyst for transformation and resilience.

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November 27, 2023

Giving Tuesday 2023

November 28th is Giving Tuesday. Help us continue to transform the lives of families experiencing homelessness.

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September 28, 2023

Baker and Moriarty Hosted their 4th Annual Cornhole Tournament

Every year, Baker and Moriarty host a cornhole tournament with proceeds going to Homestretch.

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September 19, 2023

Meet Tucker Wright, Homestretch's Youngest Champion

What do mattresses and bowling have in common? In Fairfax, a special event aims to raise enough money for Homestretch to buy mattresses for locals in need—by bowling. Many organizations host fundraising events throughout the year like this, but Homestretch’s “Strike Out Homelessness” event at Bowl America Fairfax on October 15 is special because of how it came to be.

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August 10, 2023

Corporate Partner Creates Cookbook for Homestretch Families

Thank you to Ecosystems, our long-time partner for creating a cookbook for Homestretch Families.

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August 10, 2023

Homestretch Awarded Grant from The Starbucks Foundation

As part of The Starbucks Foundation's Neighborhood Grants program, Homestretch was selected to receive a grant. This grant award is thanks to a nomination from our local Broaddale Starbucks in Falls Church who recognize our work with families experiencing homelessness.

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