Governor Baker Declares March 20 As Fresh Air Fund Day

Governor Charlie Baker has proclaimed that March 20 will be “Fresh Air Fund Day” throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Fresh Air FundThe day honors the Fresh Air Fund, a program that each summer sends New York City children to Westford and other local towns to help them explore new environments, meet people from different cultures and have enriching experiences.

The Fresh Air Fund has provided free summer experiences to more than 1.8 million New York City children since 1877 and new host families are sought in Westford and elsewhere.

For more information about hosting this summer, please call Allison Bernstein at 978-846-0404 or visit The Fresh Air Fund online at