I received this note from Sara who works for The Fresh Air Fund.
I don’t know if you’ve heard of The Fresh Air Fund before, but we could use your help and I thought that you and your readers would appreciate this news. The Fresh Air Fund is now accepting applications for counselors for this coming summer of ’09. We hire staff members with a wide range in some pretty amazing fields. We are looking for college-aged men and women who love to work with children.
The Fresh Air Fund, an independent, not-for-profit agency, has provided free summer vacations to more than 1.7 million New York City children from low-income communities since 1877. Nearly 10,000 New York City children enjoy free Fresh Air Fund programs annually. In 2008, close to 5,000 children visited volunteer host families in suburbs and small town communities across 13 states from Virginia to Maine and Canada. 3,000 children also attended five Fresh Air camps on a 2,300-acre site in Fishkill, New York. The Fund