Imagine running through the grass in bare feet, gazing up at the glittering sky, looking for frogs in a pond… sounds like an idyllic childhood summer vacation.
The good people at the Fresh Air Fund have have asked us to help spread the word: host families are needed to give NYC children a summer vacation they will never forget.
This non-profit organization sends children and teenagers to rural families in the North-Eastern US and Ontario for up to two weeks. A fundraising campaign is also in full swing; donations are matched dollar-for-dollar. Just $24 buys a child a ticket to summer fun! If you would like to get involved, visit the above link for more information.