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.




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Get set and go:

Sunday October 17, 2021

Join us for our inaugural Friends of Reston Fall 5K!

All ages are welcome to run, walk, or stroll the 5K route starting at Brown’s Chapel Park at 8am and ending with an awards celebration, prizes, and live music.

Get details and advance registration at through October 15.

On event day, check-in and in-person registration will begin at 7am.

Proceeds will fund youth scholarships and enrichment in Reston Association programs.

Sponsorships are available – from $200 up to $5,000 – and in-kind donations for goodie bags and prizes for the participants are also very welcome. 


Contact to receive Fall 5K sponsor information.

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Get Involved!


  • Make a cash contribution.

  • Donate in-kind goods or services.

  • Volunteer at an event.

  • Join a project committee.

Camp Scholarships

Reston Camps have promoted friendship and fun for over 40 years. Donation help send children to camp whose family cannot afford tuition. A donation of $600 covers 2-weeks of tuition, transportation and tee shirts for one child. Donations in any amount are appreciated.

Help Friends of Reston Send Kids to Camp


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.

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Environmental Education

Reston is known for its green spaces, and fostering an environmental stewardship ethic in the community is the mission of the Walker Nature Center. Our projects support  environmental education programs for all ages. 

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.