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Cornerstone Cares – Scrooge’s Scramble 2014

Scrooge’s Scramble 2014
December 25th, 2014

Each Christmas Day, December 25, we traditionally hold our annual Scrooge’s Scramble 5K walk/run to benefit The Cornerstone Foundation.After completing the course, participants gather for warmth and good cheer at the Cornerstone Community Center.In lieu of race fees, people can make donations to The Cornerstone Foundation in the form of cash or check. We also accepted “gently used” clothing, coats, canned goods, paper goods, and gift cards.

Canines and costumes are welcome!

Details and Schedule will be posted as the date gets closer.

You can view pictures from past events in the Events Archive.

Pictures from the recent Scramble shown here were originally published at: Scott Livingston.

Email jpromayko@sbcglobal.net or mlouwhite@comcast.net

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Cornerstone Cares – XMAS 2014
XMAS 2014
December 21st, 2014

Every year, in December, we traditionally hold our annual children’s Xmas party for the community.There is music for children’s dancing, face painting, games and prizes, magic show, winter coats provided by Knights of Columbus, and toys provided by Cornerstone Foundation.
And of course, Santa stops by to visit.Ages 2 to 10.Details and Schedule will be posted as the date gets closer.You can view pictures from past events in the Events Archive.

Pictures from the most recent Xmas party held December 21, 2014 are shown here.

Cornerstone Cares – Soup Fest 2014

Soup Fest 2014
October 6th, 201

An estimated 300 people packed the hall at St Bernard’s church in Rockville. The annual SoupFest event benefits the Cornerstone Foundation.Attendee’s sampled 6 different soups from local restaurants. The patrons were treated to breads, salad and deserts. There were many items raffeled. There was a presentation on the history of the Cornerstone Foundation by founder Helen Syriac. Chris Messina spoke about his life challenges and how Cornerstone helped him. Amazing Grace was sung by Doug George.Stephen Boyer of the Country Butcher of Tolland was awarded Best Soup.

Cornerstone Cares – Feistein's Challenge

March 1 thru April 30, 2014

Let Feinstein
Your Gift!

Cornerstone Foundation needs your help! For the 17th consecutive year, Alan Shawn Feinstein will divide $1,000,000 among hunger-fighting agencies nationwide, based on donations made between March 1 and April 30, 2014. The million dollars will be divided proportionately among agencies and houses of worship nationwide that are helping to feed the hungry.

Known as the "Feinstein Challenge," this annual fundraiser has helped the Cornerstone Foundation to continue to feed our hungry neighbors. Donations may include cash, checks, and food items valued at $1 per item.

Cornerstone Cares – Congressman's Visit

Go Rockville RAMS! Is that cool or what?

The Rockville Lacrosse Team recently did more than compete on the field. They helped to fight hunger in their community!

T-shirts were sold by the team for $10 each and all profits went to The Cornerstone Foundation. Novel Tees graciously created the design and provided the shirts at cost. Each T-shirt sold provided $6.25 to Cornerstone.

The main thrust of the campaign was within the Rockville High School community.

The Cornerstone Foundation is very interwoven with our local community, and we showcase who we are at various local events such as National Night Out and JesusFest. We recently enjoyed a visit to the Cornerstone Community Center by U.S. Congressman Joe Courtney and Foodshare. We also hold an annual "SoupFest" fundraiser and 5K walk/run fundraising events.

Speaking of community, we'd like to thank Pro-Window Cleaning in Manchester for washing the windows at the Soup Kitchen, Youth Center, and Shelter. They did an excellent job, working very hard at no cost to The Cornerstone Foundation. The owner is Gary Danforth, and the crew members were Julian Lush, Mike McGuire, and Chris Godfrey. The crew members volunteered their time. Pro-Window may be contacted at ProWindows@cox.net .

Subscribe to the free Tolland County Economy TV show "e-Job Bank" at www.TollandCountyEconomy.com. This is a free community service. Local full-time and part-time job openings at businesses, non-profits, educational and healthcare institutions, and government agencies in Tolland County and adjacent east-of-the-river towns are included.

Cornerstone Cares – SoupFest 2009

November 12th, 2009

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The Cornerstone Foundation, P.O. Box 2036, Rockville, CT 06066-1436
Phone: 860.871.1823 Fax: 860.896.5057 Email: info@Cornerstone-Rockville.org
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