For all of the talk of juvenile violence in Baltimore, it may be easy to overlook some young people who are working towards a brighter future.
Who could forget the inspirational story of the Cardinal Shehan Children's Choir and their practice video that went viral last month and earned them an appearance on Good Morning America?
They were back at it today.
The choir kicked off the annual fall luncheon at the school sponsored by the Women's Education Alliance.
The alliance is made up of 400 women from throughout the Greater Baltimore area that raise money to support Catholic community schools serving economically disadvantaged families in the city.
In addition to Cardinal Shehan, they support Archbishop Borders, Holy Angels and Saints James and John schools.
“We supply scholarships to get them in the classroom, and we supply any kind of direct support to the school,” said Betty Contino, the Women’s Education Alliance chair, “It could be as little as back-to-school supplies to we build playgrounds. We’ve also put technology in all four schools so they can compete.”
In fact, the boys and girls of the Cardinal Shehan choir are set to perform at the CityCenterDC Holiday Tree Lighting in D.C. on November 25.