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MIDDLEBURY | The Altemose Family of Middlebury participated in the Fresh Air Fund’s Friendly Towns Program this past summer and were among the winners of the Fund’s 2018 photo contest. more

The Vermont Eagle


Photo by Jerry Speier

Champlain Valley North volunteer leaders, Mary Sherman and Tracey Towers, attended the Fresh Air Fund’s annual Friendly Towns Leadership Conference in New York City last week. more

The Vermont Eagle


Photo by Vicki Bronson

HINESBURG | Every year, a handful of families in the region are Fresh Air host families. more

The Vermont Eagle


Photo by Katie Dolan

NORTH FERRISBURGH — The Johnson family of North Ferrisburgh welcomed back their 12-year-old Fresh Air friend, Vicky, on June 30. more

The Vermont Eagle

The Fresh Air Fund looks forward to celebrating National Volunteer Week every year. more

Letters to the Editor

MIDDLEBURY — Fresh Air summers are filled with children running barefoot through the grass, gazing at star-filled skies and swimming for the first time. more

The Vermont Eagle

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FERRISBURGH — Deena Miller of Ferrisburgh first found out about the Fresh Air Fund’s Friendly Towns Program as a child when she saw her neighbor hosting a Fresh Air child. more

The Vermont Eagle


Photo Ashley Lake

VERGENNES — When Marion Sullivan of Vergennes opened her door in the early afternoon recently, she was not expecting the familiar face that she saw. Standing in front of her was Andy Haines, her former Fresh Air child. more

The Vermont Eagle


Photo by Christopher Pratt

About eight years ago the Smith family of Johnsburg began a tradition of opening up its home to a disadvantaged New York City child. more

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