continued As a chair, LeRoy reviews families for entrance interviews when they're interested, and repeats the interviews every three years for consistent participants.
“Taking in a child is a tremendous responsibility not to be taken lightly,” she said, but it's also a lot of fun. The program covers medical and liability insurance. If the family goes on vacation, insurance extends there.
If there is a problem with a visiting kid not connecting with the family, the program will change placement.
When LeRoy's husband died a year ago, a now 38-year-old Fresh Air kid attended the ceremony, and brought a Yankees jacket to bury with his summer family member.
“I can't understand why everybody doesn't do the same thing,” she said.
For more information, call LeRoy at firstname.lastname@example.org or Reidinger by email at email@example.com, or phone at 251-3263.