|

Fresh Air Fund celebrates 137th summer of brightening lives

Photo/Susan Woog Wagner

Photo/Susan Woog Wagner

Region – The Fresh Air Fund will celebrate its 137th summer of serving NYC children this year. The Fresh Air Fund, an independent, not-for-profit agency, has provided free summer vacations to more than 1.7 million New York City children from low-income communities since 1877. Fresh Air children experience simple pleasures like running barefoot through the grass, gazing at star-filled skies, and creating memories that last a lifetime.

Through the eyes of Fresh Air children, families often rediscover the beauty of their own communities.? The bus will be arriving July 19 for a one-week, 10-day, or two-week visit.

For more information on how you can sign up to become a volunteer host this summer, contact Theresa Kane at 978-618-0676 or Theresa.kane@friendlytown.org, or The Fresh Air Fund at 800-367-0003. Additionally, you can find more information online at www.freshair.org.

Short URL: http://communityadvocate.com/?p=34806

Posted by on Apr 28 2013. Filed under Neighbors helping neighbors, Region. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply


- five = 3

Recently Commented

  • Victim: Sai Srinivas Boyapati, 8 Brookhaven rd, Worcester is a jobless liar, who convincingly takes money from...
  • AtoZ: Arrested, Sai Srinivas Boyapati, 45, of 8 Brookheaven Rd., Worcester, for larceny over $250. This man is a...
  • Mike Collette: We are pumped to offer such a great program to the kids of the Metro West area!
  • Doctors Express Marlborough: Thanks for the message. We are open 7 days a week: 8 to 8 Monday through Friday and 8 to...
  • STEPHEN: DO YOU HAVE PEDIATRICIANS ON STAFF?