Thursday, February 10, 2011

Catching Up With The Latest - Fresh Air Fund

I have been spending most of my time concentrating on the day job and to sticking to my fitness goals (that is, participating much more) and haven't done as much philanthropic highlighting. It's been really good for my overall health and I feel pretty fabulous. However, I need to give some link love to one of my favorite causes:

Fresh Air Fund
: Yep, it's that time of year again. On March 20 the Fresh Air Fund half-marathon is happening. They need your help:

The Fresh Air Fund is looking for runners and sponsors to join our Fresh Air Fund-Racers team for the NYC Half-Marathon this coming March 20th. This is a great way to participate in NYC's premier road race while helping Fresh Air Fund children.

We are also in need of host families for this Summer. Host families are volunteers who open their hearts and home to a child from the city to give them a fresh air experience they never forget.

Go to the link here for more information.

Not every child is fortunate enough to have grown up on the coast of California and able to surf, swim, and dive like I was (or even near a forest or other wonderful outdoor space). Although I didn't have much growing up I always had nature and for that I am quite grateful. Check out the Fresh Air Fund and see how you can help.


Anonymous said...

Ran across your blog today while surfing the web - pun intended - for fellow female sports bloggers. Just wanted to say that I love the Fresh Air Fund too! So um, thanks for sharing. Have a great rest of the week :)

Apryl DeLancey said...

Well thank you for stopping by and have a great week yourself!

Lindsay said...

I'm very fortunate as well to have grown up with nature nearby - biking, making tree forts, camping, etc. It's easy to take that for granted.

Apryl DeLancey said...

Aah, tree forts! Love that!