Carpenter’s Shelter

Carpenter’s ShelterMission: Carpenter’s Shelter supports the homeless achieve sustainable independence through shelter, guidance, education and advocacy. Carpenter’s Shelter serves over 1,000 homeless and formerly homeless children and adults each year.
Website: www.carpentersshelter.org


cornerstoneCornerstones is a nonprofit organization that promotes self-sufficiency by providing support and advocacy for those in need of food, shelter, affordable housing, quality childcare, and other human services. We remain firmly rooted in the Reston community and embrace founder Robert E. Simon’s principle of inclusivity. We apply this value – that all may “live, work, play and serve” – in the many communities where we now operate.

mind and body fund: A fund we have at belovedYoga where we pay the teachers that teach at South gate and other special events for cornerstones so that their is no cost to the people or the community. we cover the cost.

BelovedYoga has created a Mind Body Fund through the Love Your Body Day that supports yoga teach- ers to go into the Corner- stones community making yoga accessible for ALL.



Founded in 2006, YoKid is a non-profit that provides instruction in yoga for kids & teens. While youth in today’s complex urban environments face ever-increasing challenges, there are greater levels of stress and obesity among kids & teens living in poverty. YoKid was created to help kids & teens confront these challenges by increasing their self-awareness, concentration levels and physical activity through yoga.
Website: www.yokid.org



Odanadi an International organization working to fight human trafficking and support women in need.
Website: www.odanadi.org

In previous years, Virginia Yoga Week has supported the following charities:

  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Dogs XL
  • Food For Others
  • Homestretch
  • King Street Cats
  • Living Beyond Breast Cancer
  • Smashing Walnuts Foundation/Piedmont Family
  • Yoga Gives Back


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