Poverty and Homelessness Don’t Stop Just Because it’s Christmas

“‘Mama needs to get in the picture,” someone said as the wails of a child echoed down a hallway at the Bright Beginnings preschool. “That’s the only way it’s going to work.”

“And so Mama was summoned to join her little one alongside Santa and Mrs. Claus.

“The Christmas party is a highlight of the year. This was the first one in the school’s sparkling new building on Fourth Street SE. It was hosted by the Junior League of Washington, the organization that founded the charity 30 years ago.” Read more.