Please come to our Volunteer Training Sessions on October 28 and October 30 at 6:30p.m. at the shelter (217 Gordon Road, Falls Church, VA 22046)
On Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 2:00 PM, Friends of Falls Church Homeless Shelter is holding its third annual ShelterRide to benefit the shelter.
Falls Church Community Services Council (FCS), helps obtain and deliver needed furniture to one of our former shelter residents who recently moved into permanent Housing. FCS responded to Friends’ request for a couch, coffee table, end table, floor lamp, small dining room table, and chairs. Many thanks to FCS for their help and support.
On October 13, the rain stopped just in time for the second annual ShelterRide to take place at 2pm. Despite the gray skies, over 50 cyclists attended the ride, pedaling from Tricentennial Park at Grove Avenue in Falls Church to Gallows Road and back again. Individuals and families with small children participated in this year’s ride. Each participant […]
Thank you to everyone who came out for our inaugural Shelter Ride. Thanks to everyone’s generosity we were able to raise more than $1000! 47 people rode in the event! Thanks to Kim Trundle and Hannah Jordan for organizing this event. [Show slideshow]
The Friends of Falls Church Homeless Shelter reopened for the winter season on Dec. 1 and has been full every day since. Please support our efforts to bring a little warmth and hope to those less fortunate during these cold winter months. Visit our Donate and Volunteer pages to learn how you can make a […]
Even with the unseasonably warm winter the Northern Virginia area has experienced, the Falls Church Homeless Shelter, a winter shelter operated in the City of Falls Church, has still had to turn away upwards of 40 people this season. The shelter will operate one more month this season, to April 1. The shelter, which has […]
Last winter, the Friends provided shelter, a warm bed, meals, and counseling to 38 different homeless persons- 35 men and 3 women – who stayed an average 38 nights at the Shelter. Twenty-three of the residents were chronically homeless and 12 were employed full- or part-time. The Shelter was full almost every night, averaging 12 […]