Sunday, February 22, 2009

The Fresh Air Fund Program

I received an email from a reader who represents the Fresh Air Fund Program wanting some help spreading the news and wouldn't be a father or outdoorsman if I didn't try to help in some small way. It's all about the getting the kids outdoors.

Since 1877, The Fresh Air Fund, a not-for-profit agency, has provided free summer vacations in the country to more than 1.7 million New York City children from disadvantaged communities. Each year, thousands of children visit volunteer host families in 13 states and Canada through the Friendly Town Program or attend one of five Fresh Air Fund camps.

The Fresh Air Fund is now accepting applications for counselors for this coming summer of '09. They hire staff members with a wide range in some pretty amazing fields. They are looking for college-aged men and women who love to work with children. She put together this social media news release which explains it all:

If you know of someone who might be interested in the program, please contact Sara Wilson.


Deer Passion said...

Sounds like an awesome program! Will be checking into it...

Rick Kratzke said...

Same goes for me as well. I will check it out, thanks for posting the info.