For the 31st year, The Legal Aid Society has sponsored a holiday party for homeless and other vulnerable children and their families; 500 attended the event on Dec. 12 in Synod Hall on the grounds of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Standing, left to right, are Richard J. Davis, chairman of the Legal Aid Society, and Joshua Goldfein, staff attorney in the Homeless Rights Unit. Clustered around Santa are, from left to right, Ericka Fontanez, 3, Elias Barrientos, 3, and Winston Contreras, 9. In addition to contributions by members of the society’s board of directors and the board of advisers, toys, books and games were donated by Cravath, Swaine & Moore; Davis, Polk & Wardwell; Hughes, Hubbard & Reed; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy; Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason & Anello; Scholastic Books; Sidley Austin; Sullivan & Cromwell and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.