Cool JobBurlington's King Street Center Teaches Job Skills Through its Church Street Lemonade Stand. Photographed by Daria Bishop.
The King Street Lemonade Stand in Burlington has operated every summer for nearly 20 years, qualifying as an institution on the Church Street Marketplace.
King Street Center is a privately funded, nonprofit social-service agency that offers programs of enrichment and diversion for hundreds of youths from lower-income families, about 60 percent of whom are children of refugees.
The following photographs are scenes from the King Street Center and its lemonade stand.
Community volunteer Bonnie Ferro reads with Paw Tho Ka Mae, 10.
Community volunteer Kate Mattina of Burlington spends time with Farah Jameel, 9.
Volunteer Meg Ashman of Burlington reads with Jasper Martinez, 10.
Faiza Jafar swings on the King Street playground.
Eh Kaw Ku enjoying King Street's playground.
Children smile as they watch Circus Smirkus perform at King Street Center.
Mowlid Abdi squeezes citrus fruit for King Street Center's lemonade stand.
Mowlid Abdi, Halima Said and teen staff manager Kat Cable are ready for customers on Church Street.
Halima Said shakes lemonade for customers on Church Street.