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August 09, 2023

The Junior League of Northern Virginia Awards Homestretch a Grant

Homestretch is excited to partner with the Junior League of Northern Virginia – this women-led organization is committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. We'll leverage the grant to further enhance employment services for Homestretch adults.

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August 01, 2023

Homestretch Announces a New Executive Director!

Homestretch Executive Director Christopher Fay will retire after seventeen years at the helm of the organization.

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June 08, 2023

Read Our Latest Impact Report

Homestretch places a high value on measuring effectiveness. We want to know if the services we provide to families experiencing homelessness have a lasting impact. To that end, we periodically conduct outcome studies with the assistance of third parties with knowledge on data acquisition and analysis.

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February 16, 2023

FOX 5 spoke to Chris Fay

FOX 5 spoke to Homestretch Executive Director Chris Fay about the National Park Service clearing the homeless encampment at McPherson Square Wednesday. Fay says many of the unhoused people will probably move to another park because they don't have other viable options.

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November 30, 2022

Homestretch Executive Director Speaks at Poverty Conference

Executive Director Christopher Fay speaks about Homestretch at Poverty Conference.

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November 02, 2022

Certified Master Movers Helps Homestretch

Take a moment to read how Certified Master Movers helps Homestretch families.

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May 07, 2021

Homestretch Benefit Breakfast

In case you missed our May 6, 2021 Benefit Breakfast, take a moment to view this video and learn about Homestretch families and their success.

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December 17, 2020

Effective Giving

COVID-19 has showed Americans ability to come together to weather difficult times. It’s clear that we would not have been able to get through the past year without support from our neighbors and friends. With Americans seeking to give “like never before,” as Reuters put it, and with many great organizations and causes to donate to, it can be confusing, difficult, and at times overwhelming to decide where and how to donate. Continue reading below to view the steps we have outlined to help make this process a little easier.

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January 20, 2020

Our 30th Anniversary

We celebrated our 30th anniversary in 2020 with stories from many Homestretch graduates. They share their inspiring stories on how they were able to lift themselves out of homelessness and become self-sufficient with the help of Homestretch:

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