EVENT: THE FRESH AIR FUND Main Line, PA COMMITTEE WELCOMES
NEW YORK CITY CHILDREN
16 New York City children arrive in Bryn Mawr to spend one or two weeks with volunteer host families in Wayne, Havertown, Jamison, Media, Newtown, Radnor, Devon, Doylestown, Ardmore, Chalfont, Villanova, and Berwyn
ARRIVAL TIME: 3:30 PM
PLACE: The Shipley Lower School
1030 Wyndon Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2824
INTERVIEWS: Sharon Willis, Fresh Air Fund volunteer
Local host families
Fresh Air children
The Main Line, PA Committee will be welcoming 16 New York City children as they arrive in Bryn Mawr on August 13, 2013. Volunteer host families share their summers for up to two weeks with Fresh Air children, ages six to 18, who leave behind the city streets to run barefoot in the grass or see the stars at night. Some children are leaving home for the first time, while others are returning to visit the same host families for consecutive summers.
The Fresh Air Fund is an independent, not-for-profit agency that has provided free summer experiences to more than 1.7 million New York City children from low-income communities since 1877. Each summer, over 4,000 children visit volunteer host families in rural, suburban and small town communities across 13 states from Virginia to Maine and Canada through The Fresh Air Fund’s Volunteer Host Family Program.
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