• Summer often doesn’t mean vacation for our students. Without school to occupy most of their day, summer break can mean boredom and little to no supervision. At Summer Lights, our kids have the opportunity to explore their interests, review their math and english, and play in a safe environment.  Through our partnership with the Capital […]

  • As our students get ready for the start of school each fall, they often lack backpacks as well as school supplies, such as notebooks, pencils, tape, glue, and binders. To meet that need, every year several local churches and organizations help outfit our students for the back to school season! Volunteers organize backpack and school […]

  • Little Lights helps people in our community become workforce ready both by assisting individuals as they search for jobs and by hiring people from the community to work at Little Lights. At the Little Lights Family Center, located in the Potomac Gardens housing complex, individuals can use the computer lab to search for jobs and […]

  • In 2011 the idea for the Little Lights Christmas Store was birthed out of a desire to use Christmastime to strengthen the families of Potomac Gardens and Hopkins public housing. We do that by providing gifts for parents to give to their children on Christmas morning. One week every December, we turn the Family Center […]

  • Since 2012, we have been a proud community partner of the DC Diaper Bank and glad to be a diaper distribution site for the low-income Washington, D.C. families that we serve. Every month, D.C. residents with a baby or infant can receive one box of 50 diapers for each child in their care. Why Diapers? Providing for a new child is expensive […]

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