COMMUNITY

Increasing amounts of data are being collected about our homes, our shopping habits and our spending. The research is confirming this instinctive observation: we own too much stuff. Study after study emphatically concludes that American families are overwhelmed by clutter and are generally stressed out about it. Did you know that the U.S. has 3.1 percent […]

Dan Hill, CEO of Hill Impact, — an integrated strategic communications and government relations firm located in Reston — has been recognized as the recipient of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America’s (BBBSA) 2017 Common Good Award. The prestigious award is presented annually to an outstanding individual or organization that provides a tremendous investment of in-kind services to […]

Shelter House was named Non-Profit of the Year by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber), The Voice of Business in Northern Virginia™. The award was presented at the Northern Virginia Chamber’s Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards at the organization’s Annual Chairman’s Luncheon in the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. Presented across seven categories, the […]

Ten Colombian orphans (ages 8-14) arrived on June 30, 2017 at Dulles International Airport for a four-week summer visit to enjoy life with a family, summer camps, and meeting new people through Kidsave’s Summer Miracles program. They will be staying with local host families in the DC/MD/VA Area while attending weekly events where families interested in […]

Viriginia Veterans Celebrate Memorial Day

Honoring those who served and fought for our freedom On May 25, Virginia Veterans (vavets.org) honored veterans with a Memorial Day golf tournament at Topgolf, Ashburn. The fundraising event included golf, raffle prizes, live music by Andrew Burleson, food, and an open-bar. All proceeds from the event were donated to the Virginia Veterans organization. More […]

Antonio Alves, CEO HBS Club of DC; Christian Lungarotti, Italian Embassy; Todd Hitt, President Kiddar Capital; Tatiana Merizalde, Cartier; Carlos Merizalde, Ermenegildo Zegna; Matthew Bullock, President, Walnut Industri

Washington elite gathered for a festive evening of creative cocktails, live painting, and music On May 19, Todd Hitt’s Kiddar Capital hosted Kiddar After Hours at the Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown. Mr. Hitt, noted benefactor of the arts in the region, held the event to highlight many of the creative organizations he has championed over the […]

From early June through the end of August, Reston Town Center will be spotlighting the hard work of some of the local entrepreneurs with Small Business Support Sundays (SBSS.) Much like the annual Small Business Saturday marked across the nation each fall, Small Business Support Sundays encourages the public to get out every Sunday and […]

Shelter House Joe Meyer

There is no question that Joe Meyer is the dynamic leader enabling Shelter House to continue to grow its mission to address the issues of homelessness and domestic violence in our community.  As Executive Director and CEO of this wonderful organization, he is focused on fostering a culture of excellence, mentoring and inspiring his team, […]