The Reston Sprint Triathlon is the largest triathlon in Virginia. The race hosts 1000 athletes annually and has raised over $350,000 for Cornerstones since the race was founded in 2007. Cornerstones is a nonprofit organization that promotes self-sufficiency by providing support and advocacy for those in need of food, shelter, affordable housing, quality childcare, and other human services. For more info click here.
Amy’s Amigos: Youth Making A Difference
Amy’s Amigos Be AMYazing! Reston Youth Triathlon benefits the Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation. Amy’s Amigos have raised over $75,000 for the Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation since the race was founded in 2011. The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation is an all-volunteer organization founded by families, friends, and physicians of children with brain tumors. Their mission is to raise funds for pediatric scientific research, to heighten public awareness of this devastating disease, and to improve prognosis and quality of life for those that are affected. For more info visit their site here.
Radford University SIG EP Brothers By the Wayside
RU SigEp Brothers by the Wayside is an organization that supports those in need when facing life changing events due to an unforeseen illness or other tragic and unexpected events. This organization supports an extended family of men who all believe in the practice of virtue, diligence, and brotherly love. The organization hosts a variety of charitable events such as A Radford Day of Service which is an annual service project that includes clean up and construction projects all done in memory of a fallen brother who passed too soon in life; charity golf tournaments; and other fundraising campaigns that fund this organization. “The goal is not to solve all life’s challenges but to make small kind gestures that can show that an extended family cares. This is a race without a finish line, but we will continue to run with virtue, diligence, and brotherly love as our guiding motivation,” Phillip Vera, President RU Ep Brothers by the Wayside. For more info visit their site here.
Swim Team Dads
With many miles riding our bikes, running the trails, or in the pool, we find further friendship in fitness. We regularly have fitness or activity-based challenges in order to keep our bodies and minds in shape. We plan to use these challenges to raise money for our chosen causes. We understand that adapting new fitness habits is difficult and often times fails. Our focus is to not just change habits but to have fun and raise funds while participating, so that it continues to be a part of who we are and our community. We strongly believe that if you practice healthy habits, you will be able to obtain a healthy lifestyle. For more info visit their site here.
Wounded Warriors Golf Classic
Wounded Warriors Golf Classic was created by very small community of golfers, some who serve in the military, who love the game and who also want to contribute to improving the lives of wounded veterans and their families. And in the fall we look forward to the WOUNDED WARRIORS GOLF CLASSIC where we tee it up with them in a day of competition and friendship.
Their mission is To salute the wounded veterans and contribute to established organizations who provide direct and meaningful assistance to them. For more info visit their site here.
Kids of Reston
OUR MISSION: Giving back so the next generation of Reston kids have the same opportunities to live, learn and play like we did.
We are focused on giving back to the community that gave so much to us as children. Kids of Reston fund raise from those who have already benefited from the Reston experience. We do this by giving the donated resources to assist Cornerstones in providing a home for a family in need. In addition, we help Cornerstones families in need with housing expenses including fees for pool passes, camps, sports clubs, music and art classes, and other recreation and leisure time activities. See more…
Friends of Lake Anne
Reston’s Lake Anne is a treasure, and the Friends of Lake Anne are passionate about ensuring it remains a vibrant community hub.
Lake Anne Village Center is the original village center of Reston, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. FOLA promotes education about the historical and architectural significance of the Lake Anne historic district’s public areas, as well as providing financial support for restoration and maintenance of the sculptural, fountain, landscape and architectural elements in the public Plaza. Learn more…
Radford Rugby Alumni Association
Since its inception in the mid 1980’s, the Radford Men’s Club Rugby team has been an integral part of the university’s club sports program. The team has established a history of success at multiple championship levels with titles spanning 2000-2012 that include Mid-Atlantic championships, Division II Virginia state championships, and two Division II national titles. Beyond sports performance, the Radford Men’s Club Rugby team focuses on developing well-rounded student leaders by promoting academic success and the importance of making a positive impact in the community.In order to continue its legacy of success, the Radford Men’s Club Rugby team strives to attract and retain promising student leaders. To assist with this effort, The Men’s Rugby Alumni Association at Radford University has established the Men’s Club Rugby Scholarship. The Men’s Club Rugby Scholarship will enhance the program’s ability to recruit, retain and reward student-athletes who will respectfully and proudly represent Radford University and make a positive impact in their communities. radfordrugbyalumni.org.
Park West Families 4 Families
The leadership of this CORE Cause, Christopher Cook, President,and Jay Butterworth, Treasurer, is focused on their group’s mission of “Helping families in need in our community” of Mount Pleasant, SC. After learning about CORE Foundation from their friends’ group, Swim Team Dads, Chis and Jay reached CORE for help.