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A Breath of Fresh Air

It is a breath of fresh air just to know that organizations like this exist.
Check out this video from The Fresh Air Fund:

The Fresh Air Fund is an organization that gives inner-city youth, from low-income families living in New York City, an opportunity to experience life in the country or suburbs. The program allows these children to enjoy a FREE, Fresh Air Vacation for two weeks in the summer.

Right Now, The Fresh Air Fund is in need of Host Families. If you live in any of the participating states (listed below), and if you have room in your home and in your heart, please open your door to a child this summer.

Contact The Fresh Air Fund for more details on becoming a host family. There are no financial obligations and hosts get to choose the age group and gender of the child they will bring into their home. So if you have an eight year old daughter, you could host a girl in that age group to hang out with your little girl and vacation at your home for two weeks.

The Fresh Air Fund is a Non-profit organization. They depend on tax-deductable donations. If you can't host a child, please consider making a donation so the Fresh Air Fund can continue to provide free vacations to disadvantaged youth.

Host Families have to live in one of the following states:


  1. That is such a cool idea. With pollution and people's individual choices to smoke I find myself craving a country get-away.

  2. So do I :)

    I grew up in Oklahoma and have been living in Philadelphia since I was 16. I never thought I'd miss running through a field soooooo much!

    This is really a great program. I'm hoping it can one day expand to other major cities.

    Thanks for commenting!

  3. awesome stuff! following now from MBC


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