KINGSTON — The Silver Lake Regional High University Library has teamed up with the Boston Bruins to take part in their yearly pajama drive to reward DCF Youngsters and Cradles to Crayons.
The PJ Drive’s aim is to accumulate 12,000 pairs of new pajamas for kids and teenagers in have to have. “We’re happy to be part of the hard work and hope to accumulate above 100 pair of PJs,” said faculty librarian Linda Redding.
The Boston Bruins PJ Push runs through March 15. The library will accumulate new pairs of pajamas for toddlers, kids and teenagers. Pupils in Crystal DeRosa’s Human and Community Caregiving class at Silver Lake made posters and generated a PSA that will be proven in the course of morning bulletins. Pupils also recorded a “Wake Up Call” for WCVB Channel 5 encouraging people across the Point out to take part.
Bruins forward P.J. Axelsson and his wife, Siw, started out the PJ drive in the course of the Boston Bruins 2007-08 season as a way to give to give back again to their group. The couple collected 1,600 pairs of pajamas for Cradles to Crayons which connects with social provider companies to recognize unique kids in have to have. In 2017, the drive expanded to reward DCF’s Wonderfund. DCF estimates that at any specified time the agency is doing work with 45,000 toddlers, kids and teenagers. DCF’s participation can help ensure that PJs remain in the spot in which they had been collected, benefitting local little ones and teenagers.
Collaborating libraries will compete with other companies for exclusive Bruins prizes which includes a street hockey clinic with Bruins Mascot Blades and autographed Bruins merchandise. The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners will work with the Boston Bruins to coordinate library participation in the drive. Libraries from close to the state use the Massachusetts Library System’s shipping provider, typically made use of to deliver guides and other library materials, to deliver their PJs to spot assortment spots which raises libraries’ potential to take part in the drive.