Bonita Weinstein

Reston Farm Market Donates 20 Christmas Trees to the FACET’s Next Steps Shelter Families

Reston Farm Market announced today that it will be donating 20 Christmas trees to the FACET’s Next Steps Shelter Families.

FACETS helps families facing homelessness find housing, including through 18 emergency Next Step shelter units, and connects them to life-changing services to help them stabilize their lives.

“We are honored and humbled to share the Christmas spirit with those less fortunate through the FACET’s Next Steps Family Shelter Program - after all, that’s what Christmas is all about,” said Bonita and Lowell Weinstein, owners of the Reston Farm Market.

The donated Christmas trees will be delivered to the three community centers that FACETS operates that are located in affordable housing communities, including Ragan Oaks in Fairfax, Wedgewood in Annandale, and Barros Circle in Centerville on December 13th, 2018.

According to the FACET’s media announcement, homelessness is a real problem in the Fairfax County-Falls Church community. A majority of the people who are a homeless are in working families with children. With critical help from volunteers and partnerships with the faith and business communities, FACETS works to prevent and end homelessness throughout Fairfax County.

Image Courtesy: Sean Panfil Photography

WJLA - Let's Talk Live: The Teal Pumpkin Project

The 2018 Teal Pumpkin Project is this Saturday, October 28th. The event will raise awareness of food allergies to create a safer and inclusive Halloween for all. There will be painting and pumpkin decorating, crafts, along with more activities offered by the Reston Farm Market. This morning, Bonita Weinstein and Erika Greer joined Let’s Talk Live show at the WJLA News to talk more about what to expect. Watch it here.

Source: WJLA - Let's Talk Live
Published on October 23, 2018