Friends of Reston

Friends of Reston

Established in 1999, Friends of Reston for Community Projects, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Its mission is to support Reston Association in performing charitable, educational and scientific purposes. Friends of Reston is a 2016 Best of Reston honoree for Best Civic Community Organization.

If you would like to make a tax deductible donation, you can donate online using our secure PayPal account with any major credit card. If donating by check, please make checks payable to Friends of Reston and send your donation to Friends of Reston, 11450 Glade Dr. Reston VA 20191. You may indicate if you are contributing towards a specific project (e.g. camp scholarships, nature center, trees, etc.). Thank you for your generosity. 

For the latest news on Friends of Reston, please visit www.friendsofreston.org or like us on Facebook

Projects

Friends of Reston raised over $1.5 million for the funding of its flagship project, Nature House. Nature House is a year-round environmental education building located at the Walker Nature Center on Glade Drive. It is LEED Gold certified by the U.S. Green Building Council. 

Other Current Projects

• RA Camps Scholarship Program
• RA Tennis Scholarship Program
• Reston’s Official Bird Designation
• Adopt-A-Bench Program for recreation areas and pathways
• Adopt-A-Bike Rack for Reston’s for recreation facilities
• Adopt-A-Recycling Bin Program for recreation areas
• Pony Barn Park Renovation
• Tree Planting & Habitat Restoration
• Watershed Education & Stream Monitoring

Board of Directors

Jessica Robinson, President
Bonnie Haukness, Vice President
Robert Wood, Treasurer
Carol Nahorniak, Secretary
Katie Shaw, Executive Director
Cindy Beyer
Aurelia Dinoso
Fran Lovaas
Glenn Walker
Ellen Graves (Ex-Officio)
Cate Fulkerson (Ex-Officio)

Contact Us

Katie Shaw
Executive Director
Friends of Reston
11450 Glade Drive
Reston, VA 20191
E-mail: kshaw@reston.org
Phone: 703-435-6510

Federal Tax ID # 54-1963597