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Friends of Reston is a 501c3 organization that performs scientific, educational and charitable projects in support of Reston Association. Some of our community projects include park improvements, camp and tennis scholarships, environmental education and natural areas restoration. Federal Tax ID #54-1963597.




Camp Scholarships

RA Camps are a Reston tradition. Please consider making a donation to help send a child to camp whose family cannot afford tuition. A donation of $550 covers 2-weeks of tuition, transportation and tee shirts for one child. Donations in any amount are appreciated.

Reston Tree Fund


Reston is a certified Tree City USA and a Community Wildlife Habitat. Help keep Reston green by supporting our Tree Fund. Trees are planted in Reston's natural areas through the help of your donations in any amount.

Reston Recycles

Many of the RA recreation facilities around Reston are in need of recycling bins. The EPA estimates that 75% of the American waste stream is recyclable, but we only recycle about 30% of it. Donating to our recycling program is one way to help. Read more...

Reston's Official Bird-

The Pileated Woodpecker

Celebrate and conserve Reston's wildife. Limited edition prints (16" X 20") and small prints (6" X 8") by local talent Dana Scheurer are on sale at the Walker Nature Center. Read more...


2016 Best Civic-Community Group


Friends of Reston was honored to receive this award at the 25th Anniversary Gala. The nature of Reston has giving at its heart.


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Get Involved!


  • Make a cash contribution.

  • Donate in-kind goods or services.

  • Volunteer at an event.

  • Join a project committee.

Major Sponsors

Nature Center 5K

John Marshall Bank


Nature Center 5K/Spring Festival