Fresh Air Fund--Host an inner city child for a week this summer!
- Organization: The Fresh Air Fund
- Causes: Kids
- Date(s): North of Boston travel dates are July 12th-July 23rd 2012
- Contact person: Christine Cutter
- Phone: 978 468 1442
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: www.freshair.org
Drop in to the HW Library Tuesday May 1st anytime between 4pm-6pm for
information on becoming a Host Family.
Summertime is Fresh Air time for thousands of New York City children growing
up in disadvantaged communities. Through The Fund’s Friendly Town program, close
to 5,000 children visit volunteer host families each summer in rural and
suburban communities. Fresh Air children stay for two weeks or more in 300
Friendly Towns across 13 Northeastern states from Virginia to Maine and
Since 1877, more than 1.7 million inner-city children, living in New York
City’s toughest neighborhoods, have experienced the joys of Fresh Air vacations.
The Fresh Air Fund is primarily supported by the generosity of thousands of
There is no such thing as a "typical" host family. If you have room in your
home - and your heart - to host a child, you could be one too.
Fresh Air children are boys and girls who live in New York City and are eager
to experience the simple pleasures of life outside the city.
Please consider hosting a Fresh Air Fund child this summer. The North of
Boston trip dates are July 12-23. There are additional travel dates that are
available if you are willing to drive a bit for pick up and drop off locations.
Age and gender of the Fresh Air Fund child can be requested. There is definitely
a need for host families for the 10-12 year old children. Children are between
the ages of 6 to 12 years old but may be re invited back until they are 18 years