Christmas In The City Event Expects To Serve 5,000 Homeless Children This Year

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This is the big weekend for holiday parties, and one of the biggest in Boston will likely be Sunday's Christmas in the City event — a one-day bash for thousands of homeless children who are staying in shelters in and around Boston.

Founder Jake Kennedy joined WBUR's Morning Edition to discuss the yearly event. He said they expect about 5,000 kids to attend this year. Listen to our full conversation with Kennedy above.

This segment aired on December 19, 2014.

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