Read more about what's new with our programs, issues our work addresses like trafficking, homelessness, and poverty, and updates on our work and your support.
We are thankful for anyone able and willing to help us communicate our work. If you have creative ideas to help us spread the word through social media, print, television, an online publication, or another medium, or if you are a member of the press, we would love to talk to you. Please contact our Communications Manager.
Learning Series: Youth Homelessness in Fairfax County
We held a virtual discussion with two local leaders on the subject of youth homelessness. Together, we'll learn more.Read
Join Our 2S Task Force
We are updating this page with our immediate needs as we respond to changing circumstances.Read
Thank You & Happy New Year from Second Story Staff!
As we start off the new year, we reflected on how your support made our 2022 a little brighter. Learn how you made an impact across all Second Story programs.Read
Giving Tuesday: Second Story’s Holiday Letter
Read Second Story's 2022 holiday letter from our Board President to learn more about how you can support our mission.Read
Holiday Gifts for Youth
Every year Second Story gives a few holidays gifts to the youth in our programs to help make their holidays brighter, and we need your help to make it happen.Read
Donate Thanksgiving Baskets
Donate Thanksgiving baskets this holiday season and help feed a family of six through Second Story's Community Based programs.Read
Register for our Beacon of Hope Virtual Fundraiser
Register for our Beacon of Hope Virtual Fundraiser so you can help ensure Second Story's programs remain open and uninterrupted in the year ahead.Read
Help us provide new clothes for youth!
Donate new clothes to help families and youth in Northern Virginia! Help restock basic necessities to make sure young people have what they need to to reach their full potential.Read
4 Facts You Didn’t Know About Human Trafficking and Youth
While human trafficking is a growing problem throughout the country, our backyards are no exception to this. Read on to learn more about human trafficking and youth.Read
Learning Series: Human Trafficking in Northern Virginia
Join Second Story staff for a frank discussion about human trafficking and learn how our programs provide much-needed support to victims.Read
Help us send young people back to school!
We're looking for at least 1000 backpacks filled with school supplies to be donated by August 15th. Your donations will help provide youth a sense of normalcy as they look to an uncertain academic year and help ensure their education isn't disrupted.Read
Celebrating 50 Years
It all started in the early 1970s when community members began noticing increasing numbers of young people running away from their homes. The teens were looking for help. At that moment in 1972, we stepped in to help. 50 Years later, we're still here, offering safe havens and opportunities to youth and their families experiencing crisis.Read
Second Story Celebrates National Volunteer Month
Last year alone, 486 volunteers donated 8,486 hours of time to Second Story! To all of our volunteers, including those who are new and those who’ve stood with us for the past 50 years, we say THANK YOU!Read
Easter Basket Donations for Young Mothers
Help provide Easter baskets to young mothers in need. Provide a bundle of joy to children and parents this Easter season.Read