Darien families needed for Fresh Air kids
Published 5:24 pm, Wednesday, March 27, 2013
For more than 40 years Fresh Air children from New York City have been visiting Darien families for a one- to two-week summer vacation.
The Fresh Air Fund is looking for host families who are willing to welcome an inner-city child into their homes while having the child take part in their lives and all that the Darien community has to offer. Hosting a Fresh Air child is often an enriching and rewarding experience for the child as well as the host family.
The weeks are from July 13 to 26 or Aug. 3 to 10. There is flexibility in scheduling alternative dates that might better accommodate the host family's summer plans. There are no financial requirements for hosting a child. Volunteers may request the age group and gender of their Fresh Air child.