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Oct 2018

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Homestretch selected for Purple Purse Challenge

Homestretch has been selected for the Fifth Annual All State Foundation Purple Purse Challenge! It is an online fundraising effort that runs from October 2-October 31 and the focus is on helping survivors of domestic violence. 1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. 65% of Homestretch families have fled an ...

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Feb 2018

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Falls Church News Press Commentary by Homestretch Executive Director Christopher Fay

Guest Commentary: Community Where All Can Contribute, Grow & Aspire

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Dec 2017

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A Home for the Holidays

“When I saw all the Christmas presents, I just broke down and cried.  Never did I ever dream that anyone would do that for me and my kids.” She smiled, remembering.  “It made us feel like we were finally in the right place, that maybe just maybe things might turn out all right for us […]

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Nov 2017

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Hope and Hard Work

  I began volunteering at Homestretch last year after reading about the success of its comprehensive approach to helping families who have fled difficult situations or dangerous countries. Over this past year it’s been easy to be overwhelmed by bad news — from refugee crises and dangerous conflicts around the world to ...

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Oct 2017

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Domestic Violence Has No Boundaries

  It had been nearly two years since I fled from my abuser with my two small children. I had gone through the hell of testifying in multiple court proceedings that included criminal charges and civil protective order hearings.  I was preparing for new trials in another state where he was also charged for crimes […]

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Aug 2017

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Teenstretch

A safe space is something that any teen could benefit from. At Homestretch, this space is offered for teenagers of the program in the form of Teenstretch. Teenstretch is a weekly after school program provided by Homestretch for children in seventh to twelfth grade. The program runs every Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. […]

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Jul 2017

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Homestretch Announces Addition of Four New Board Members

FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 19, 2017 – Homestretch, a Northern Virginia-nonprofit that helps transition homeless parents with children to financial independence, recently elected four new members to its Board of Directors for three-year terms. The new members are: David Chavern, president and chief executive officer of News Media ...

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