November 22, 2013
Cornerstones staff and volunteers accept food donations and prepare the boxes the night before the Thanksgiving food distribution at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Reston. From left: Minnie Orozco, Urgent Needs and Life Skills Program Manager, Gail Greenberg, Board Member and volunteer, Susan Alger, Volunteer and Resource Manager, Embry Rucker Community Shelter, and Alacia Earley, Volunteer and Drives Manager.
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