Some CORE Causes stay with us for years, while others use our expertise as a launch pad to become their own 501(c)3. We proudly support our CORE Cause Alumni!
Hear from our CORE Cause Leaders about how CORE Foundation has enabled them.
Desks for Distance (D4D) was created by a high school junior, Colby Samide. He combined his love of woodworking with a passion to help his peers during the pandemic.
This private library for Northern Virginia’s LGBTQIA+ community became a CORE Cause in May 2022. Under the leadership of Leon van der Goetz, this project graduated to alumni status in one year by securing its own 501(c)3. NoVA Prism Center & Library was the 2022 CORE Cause Rookie of the Year.
Off The Charts Club developed the caring spirit of youth to aid and empower their peers battling cancer.
During the pandemic, Woodworking with a Purpose (WWP) gifted over 2,200 handmade desks to students building a better community one nail at a time. WWP gained nationwide recognition on Good Morning America, Fox News, and more.
CORE Young Leaders
In partnership with Leadership Fairfax, CORE co-led a program to develop future leaders. This team led a positivity campaign during the COVID-19 quarantine to lift the spirits of those in our community.
E4E provided critical support during the pandemic providing desks and headsets to students learning from home. They quickly mobilized resources that kept teachers and students motivated at home.
Friends of American Aid Inside Ukraine delivered humanitarian aid, including medical supplies, medicine, food, and protective gear for civilian aid workers and first responders to those in need deep inside Ukraine. They leveraged an on-the-ground network of small vans and courageous drivers and focused on smaller, safer, less-congested border regions via Romania and Slovakia.
Friends of Czemu By Nie (FOCBN) assisted ongoing humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. FOCBN partnered with Czemu By Nie (CBN) in Poland, an association of social initiatives actively delivering relief supplies to and assisting refugees out of Ukraine.
Friends of Homes for the Missing Middle
Homes for the Missing Middle was founded by Susan Soffer, a retired architect, to address concerns over rising middle-class Americans who find home ownership unaffordable. Their mission is to make a difference in the quality of life for people of every age, gender, race, and class by making middle-income home ownership possible.
“Footwear to Share” Eagle Scout Project
Luke and his troop collected hundreds of gently used athletic shoes to send to be recycled or used in developing countries. Luke helped the environment and CORE Foundation creating a win-win.
Goals Soccer Camp
Goals Soccer Camp was established by high school students who love the game and wanted to inspire the next generation of soccer players!
Kids of Reston
Their mission is to give back so the next generation of kids in Reston, VA, have the same opportunities to live, learn, and play like we did.
Lumerit teaches macro trends happening in higher education that can benefit corporations and all students.
Miles for Myels
Miles for Myels 5K and Fun Run raised funds and awareness for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation.
The mission of Park West Familes 4 Familes was to help families in need in our community of West Park. They held fundraising events to build community. They also donated to other 501(c)3 public charities, such as ALS Foundation, that their supporter base was passionate about.
Seniors Sheltering in Place
During the pandemic, CORE Foundation partnered with Cornerstones to provide bi-weekly grocery deliveries and a friendly smile to elderly residents at a high risk for COVID-19.
Wounded Warriors Golf Classic
This golf event raised $100,000 for programs to support veterans and their families.