Help give kids an memorable knowledge subsequent summer by donating to a Summer Camp Fund

August 15, 2017 - summer camp

One stay teaches boys presence skills for a woods — and life. Another gives kids influenced by a parent’s cancer a chance to only be kids. And nonetheless another shows kids how to bond with any other without electronic devices.

Summer stay is an memorable knowledge for kids. And we can assistance hundreds of kids have that knowledge subsequent summer by donating to a Observer’s Summer Camp Fund.

The Summer Camp Fund was combined in 2009 for children whose families can't means stay though assistance. Since then, it has lifted about $1.3 million and sent some-more than 2,500 children to a far-reaching accumulation of day and sleep-away camps. This summer, some-more than 500 kids are attending 33 camps interjection to donations from readers and a community.

The idea this summer is to lift $215,000 to send hundreds some-more to stay subsequent summer. We’ve roughly reached that goal, though we need your assistance in these final weeks to pull us over a top.

“I’m a loyal follower in a energy stay has to figure a child’s life,” pronounced Fred Whitfield, president, arch handling officer and minority owners of a Charlotte Hornets and this year’s titular chairperson of a Charlotte Observer Summer Camp Fund. “Camp can
make we a improved student, a improved particular and eventually a improved citizen”

To donate, revisit charlotteobserver.com/summercampfund or send donations to The Summer Camp Fund, P.O. Box 37269, Charlotte, NC 28237-7269. If we have any questions, call 704-358-5520.

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