Author Archives Katie

  • We love seeing the relationships grow between our mentors and mentees,  but also realize the importance of developing relationships between the parents and mentors. This month, nine parents and eight mentors enjoyed  a delicious meal of fried chicken, salads, and a variety of desserts at our annual Mentor and Parent Luncheon. Some ice breaker questions […]

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  • It’s always a blessing and help to us when volunteers come and work with our kids. The youth group from Grace Community Church recently sent a great group of volunteers who spent the week helping out at Little Lights and worked with students at Homework Club. They helped students with homework, and had fun playing with them […]

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  • What better way to celebrate the start of warm, sunny summer days than by putting in a new playground? This past Friday, volunteers from various organizations as well as the community worked together to build a brand new playground at Potomac Gardens. The volunteers did a fabulous job drilling, pouring concrete, and constructing a very […]

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  • This past Friday, a group of students, with the guidance of staff, started a garden at the Little Lights Center. Heaven, Jada, and Tayshawn got to work weeding and spreading mulch. After that, they skillfully built two raised plant beds, filled them with soil, and planted some vegetables – including tomatoes and bell peppers. The garden, […]

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  • This year, twelve students eagerly rushed from the vans as they arrived at Camp Hope, which was held at Summit Lake Retreat Center in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Camp Hope is hosted by the Chinese Bible Church of Maryland, which provides wonderful counselors that work one-on-one with the kids. Throughout the week, students are able to form […]

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