Fresh Air Fund families don’t host kids for the glory. They sure don’t get paid.
The many Westport families — and others throughout the tri-state area — who welcome less-privileged boys and girls from New York City just want to share their blessings. They may also want to open their own children’s eyes to the bigger world.
Still, it doesn’t hurt to get a few kudos now and then.
The Schachter family of Westport got some the other day. They learned they’re winners of the Fresh Air Fund’s 2016 photo contest. Their shot — of their guest, 9-year-old Jonathan, baking a giant cookie with his host brother Aiden — was selected from hundreds of submissions.
It’s more proof — if any is needed — that hosting a youngster for a week can definitely be a “sweet” experience.
(Interested in hosting a Fresh Air child next summer? Click here, or call Nicole Johnston: 212-897-8953.)
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