February, 2024

Around the World: Meet Our International Camp Counselors 

Both campers and counselors at The Fresh Air Fund’s camps have opportunities to meet people from around the world! Last summer, The Fund employed camp staff from 21 different countries! With co Read More

December, 2023

Boosting Study Skills through The Career Awareness Program

Every Tuesday night at 6pm, Brandon and his tutor Marielle meet at The Fresh Air Fund office in Midtown Manhattan for their weekly tutoring session. After a long day of school for Brandon and wor Read More

November, 2023

Life After Graduation: How the College Connections Program Prepares Students for their Futures

From working with mentors on essays and college applications to establishing a professional network of contacts, The Fresh Air Fund’s College Connections Program (CCP) prepares high school stud Read More

November, 2023

Meet Maria Mejia: The Fresh Air Fund’s Deputy Director of Community Outreach, Partnerships and Support Services 

“I’m here because I believe that we are important, that we are making a difference. I believe that every single child deserves an opportunity to just forget about everything that is happening Read More

August, 2023

Meet our Fresh Air Campers!

This summer, we were excited to welcome both new and old friends to our sleepaway camps in New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley.  All our campers experiences are so unique and personal, and we hav Read More

July, 2023

Leadership and Commitment: Meet The Fresh Air Fund’s Summer Camp Directors 

Summer is a special time at The Fresh Air Fund’s camps – sunny days are filled with children jumping in the lake, conquering the ropes course, singing songs and maybe even catching their Read More

May, 2023

Meet Deborah Asirifi: The Fresh Air Fund’s Chief Program Officer 

“Some of my favorite memories come from moments when I have on a Fresh Air Fund t-shirt, I have either often received smiles and head nods, and have been stopped to listen to a story about some Read More

May, 2023

Dear Mom: A Series of Love Notes From The Fresh Air Team to Their Incredible Mothers 

May is one of our favorite months because summer is right around the corner, and because it includes Mother’s Day which is a time to honor the incredible mothers and mother figures in our life. Read More

April, 2023

More Than a Summer: A Parent’s Perspective 

We understand that deciding when your child is ready for their first summer overnight experience is a big decision and are excited to share some perspectives directly from parents of Fresh Air pa Read More

April, 2023

Meet Fresh Air Alum: Matthew Diaz  

Matthew Diaz from the Bronx was nine-years-old when he first visited the Weir family from Ramsey, New Jersey in 2010 through The Fresh Air Fund’s Friendly Towns Program. For the next seven summ Read More