The Zonta Club of Montgomery County Joins NCCF for a Celebration of Poetry, Purpose and Vision

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When local author Charles Gensheimer approached NCCF’s Executive Director, Dr. Sheryl Brissett Chapman, knew exactly what she wanted to do with them. With help from the Zonta Club of Montgomery County, a longtime NCCF supporter, she invited students from the J.C. Nalle Community School in Southeast, DC to become illustrators, putting pictures to Gensheimer’s words. She envisioned a series of poetry books, bound and published, that would help children escape the challenges they faced in everyday life. Read the article.

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Founded in 1915 as an orphanage in the District of Columbia, NCCF is a private, nonprofit child and family welfare agency with a commitment to serving poor, disadvantaged, abused, neglected and/or abandoned children, youth, and their families.

Current program services include emergency shelters and transitional housing for homeless families, a high-intensity therapeutic group home, therapeutic and traditional foster care and adoption, independent living for youth transitioning to adulthood, teen parent services, and community-based prevention services that promote academic achievement, parental involvement, economic and vocational stability, and healthy families. Our programs have become social service models, redefining both NCCF’s reputation and the agency’s position in the human service continuum in the Washington Metropolitan Region.

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