do good things Sunday Partners

do good things Foundation has partnered with numerous dedicated charities for our do good things Sunday events. We strive to work with groups that share our passionate belief to do good things that make a difference.

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    2018 Spring – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

  • The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. Its core strategies include funding scientific research, educating the public and advocating for public policies in mental health and suicide prevention, and supporting survivors of suicide loss and those affected by suicide.

  • 2018 Spring – Floris United Methodist Church

  • Floris United Methodist Church is a community of people committed to making a difference in the lives of those in the community and in the world. Floris strives to reach people with the love and compassion of Christ and does so by being at the center of the community. Floris focuses on teaching children, students and adults about the Christian life through Sunday messages that tackle real life challenges and struggles.

  • 2018 Spring – Herndon High School Band

  • The Pride of Herndon” comprises Herndon High School band students and Director of Bands Kathleen Jacoby. This organization is supported by a group of generous volunteers. “The Pride of Herndon” has been selected to represent the United States and perform at the D-Day 75th Anniversary ceremonies in Normandy, France in June 2019. The Band will send approximately two hundred students, chaperones, and band instruments to France for the event. The organization is actively fundraising to help send all band students to this event.

  • 2018 Spring – St. Joseph Catholic Church

  • St. Joseph Catholic Church is a Franciscan Friar (TOR) staffed parish in Herndon, Virginia. The church welcomes all in the spirit and kindness of St. Francis of Assisi. St. Joseph Church seeks to provide a faithful atmosphere to celebrate the sacraments and scripture, profess and live our faith, and to grow spiritually in Christ. The church oversees various ministries, events, and catechetical opportunities, and oversees a K-8th grade school.

  • 2018 Spring – Veterans Moving Forward

  • The vision of charitable organization Veterans Moving Forward is to be a leading source of service dogs and canine therapy services provided to veterans with physical and/or mental health challenges. To make a meaningful difference in the lives of the nation’s veterans, and increase their safety and independence within their homes and communities.

  • FARA

  • The Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance has had significant accomplishments in the research and treatment of Friedreich’s ataxia in its short existence.  This same dedication was displayed by FARA’s leadership and the local families affected by Friedreich’s ataxia who worked tirelessly with Stone’s Cove to create a fruitful do good things Sunday.

  • Final Salute, Inc.

  • The Final Salute mission is to provide homeless female veterans and their children with safe and suitable housing. The organization was founded by a formerly homeless female soldier. Final Salute provides transitional housing to homeless women veterans and their children and helps to prevent homelessness by easing financial hardships.

  • Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia

  • Habitat not only works to provide affordable homes to those in need, but also teaches its clients sustainable practices so they are able to continue living in their new homes. Clients are required to complete 300 to 500 hours of “sweat-equity” and attend classes in order to be eligible to purchase their home. This is a great example of the do good things core value – teaching others how to fish for themselves.

  • March of Dimes

  • Every year, more than half a million babies are born prematurely and more than 120,000 are born with serious birth defects in the United States.  March for Babies has been coordinating walks since 1970 and has raised an incredible $2 billion to benefit all babies. Stone’s Cove KitBar partnered with the Fairfax March for Babies Family Teams Committee to host a do good things Sunday and help fund research and programs to prevent premature births, birth defects, and infant mortality.

  • Our Daily Bread

  • Our Daily Bread’s mission is to address the fundamental needs of Fairfax residents and help them maintain self-sufficiency. The organization accomplishes this by offering short-term food assistance, financial literacy classes, and distributing school supplies for children in need. ODB is an ideal do good things Sunday partner because its mission is aligned with our motto, “Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime.”

  • Readers Are Leaders

  • Readers Are Leaders is a local organization dedicated to eliminating illiteracy in elementary students while simultaneously fostering leadership skills in high school athletes. The organization has grown from supporting 90 students in 2002 to a program that involved 1,200 in 2012. We look forward to continue working with Readers Are Leaders and help increase the number of students involved even further.

  • Team in Training to Benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Typically, Stone’s Cove partners with non-profit organizations and charities for do good things Sundays, but in this case, we partnered with an individual. Amy’s drive to succeed was clear through her enthusiasm and energy from the first meeting. We worked together to host a successful do good things Sunday and are proud of her accomplishment.