Fresh Air Fund

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Think Sunshine! Volunteer as a Fresh Air Host Family

The Fresh Air Fund, an independent, not-for-profit agency, has provided free summer experiences to more than 1.8 million New York City children from low-income communities since 1877. Fresh Air children are boys and girls, from seven to 18 years old, who live in New York City. Children who are reinvited by host families may continue with The Fresh Air Fund through age 18 and can enjoy extended trips. Continue Reading →

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Top Stories of the Week: Cheerleading, Fresh Air Fund, Pomerance, Election

It was a busy week at Greenwich Free Press. Starting out with the GYCL Cheerleading Expo (why don’t other reporters cover this fantastic event?), and moving to Tuesday’s election, we rested for five seconds and published features on the Fresh Air Fund, the snag in plans to overhaul Armstrong Court. We also launched a series on stay-at-home parents returning to work. Continue Reading →

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Ever Thought about Hosting a Fresh Air Fund Child? How About This Summer?

You don’t have to have a pool and tennis court to give a city kid a nice vacation. We have beautiful Town beaches and parks. Fireworks and fireflies. Stargazing and smores. A lot of city kids find themselves parked in front of TVs and video games while their parents are away at work during summer vacation. They missing out on lemonade stands and playing in the sand. In fact, it’s not always possible to even go outside and play. Continue Reading →

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