Monday, November 28, 2005

Washington Examiner: Features-Faith - Extending the season of giving

Washington Examiner: Features: "Faith - Extending the season of giving
Charities hope holiday spirit aids yearly needs
By Elizabeth Dehoff
Examiner Faith Editor
Published: Wednesday, November 23, 2005 8:17 PM EST
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White House adviser Claude Allen enjoys being the honorary executive chef. Allen grew up in the surrounding neighborhood. Photos by Jessie Webb/For The Examiner

Human need never takes a holiday. Fortunately, neither does charity.

Local nonprofits say the period between Thanksgiving and New Year's brings floods of volunteers and donations, with many offers of assistance coming from churches and other religious groups that want to help the needy during the holiday season."

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