The St. Mary’s chapter of Christmas in April dispatched 1,200 volunteers to 20 homes in southern Maryland to clean and make repairs. The group focuses on those with low incomes, particularly the elderly, veterans and the disabled.
April 28, 2012 Amanda Easter, left, and Terri Gately clean blinds and windows in the home of Louis and Mary Holley in Hollywood, Md. The Holleys are in their 80s and live in a remodeled African American schoolhouse built in 1915. Linda Davidson/THE WASHINGTON POST Buy Photo