All over the world, Christmas is anticipated by children, more than anyone. Like your family, we, as the Esperanza Viva family, have our holiday traditions. The kids enjoy helping the staff decorate the home with lights and other Christmas decorations. There are afternoons for cookie-decorating and games as carols float through the air. On Christmas Eve, each dorm has a special dinner planned by their supervisors, and on Christmas morning everyone gathers for a day of celebration, playing together, and sharing Christmas dinner. This is a treasured time for the children, who learn that even though they are not with their biological families, they have people who love and care for them, and who show them God’s love at Christmas. As part of our extended family, you can help make our Christmas special when you give to the Christmas fund, providing delicious holiday meals, games and piñatas, and memories that will last a lifetime.